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How Supreme Court order on Bihar children deaths portrays the fails of Democracy

In a democracy, people are given the power to choose their own ruler, because it is assumed that the chosen ones will do their...

Sabarimala Private Member Bill – Is it an Attempt to Override the Supreme Court?

A private member bill has been introduced by NK Premachandran, a Member of Parliament from Kerala, that seeks to overturn the effect of Supreme...

APCR conducts legal awareness workshop for victims of IMA Depositors

Association for Protection of Civil Rights (APCR) conducted a legal awareness workshop for the victims of IMA depositors on July 5, 2019, at Gandhi...

Justice V Ramasubramanian appointed as the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.

The central government has notified the appointment of Justice V Ramasubramanian as the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court. He has replaced Justice Dharam...

Judiciary must stand up to populist onslaughts on its independence: CJI Ranjan Gogoi in...

Speaking at a conference of Chief Justices at Sochi in Russia, CJI Justice Ranjan Gogoi pointed out the need of judiciary to stand up...

Supreme Court to hear a PIL on wildfires in Uttarakhand on 24 June

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a PIL on 24 June seeking steps to prevent wildfires in Uttarakhand. The PIL sought urgent...

Attack on the Right to Representation? – The Curious Case of the Lawyers Collective

On June 1 2016, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) suspended the FCRA registration of Lawyers Collective (LC), a prominent association of lawyers,...

‘Election Commissioners must be appointed through a collegium of Prime Minister, Opposition Leader and...

Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) M.N. Venkatachaliah here on Thursday emphasized the need for the Election Commissioners to be appointed by a system...

A PIL in SC seeks directions to constitute team of medical experts for treatment...

A petition was filed by advocates Manohar Pratap and Sanpreet Singh Ajmani, members of Youth Bar Association in the wake of the death of...

The curious case of Prashant Kanojia and Priyanka Sharma: Supreme Court goes beyond legality,...

Protector of Fundamental Rights Supreme Court has been rightly said as the guardian of the constitution as it safeguards the fundamental right of the citizens....

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Judging Vacations

Who doesn’t like a good vacation? How much vacation is too much vacation? The vacations taken by the courts in India have long been under...

The curious case of Prashant Kanojia and Priyanka Sharma: Supreme Court goes beyond legality,...

Protector of Fundamental Rights Supreme Court has been rightly said as the guardian of the constitution as it safeguards the fundamental right of the citizens....

Opinion: Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 violates the fundamental right to equality

Ever since the amendments to the Citizenship Act, 1955 tabled in the Parliament, it has received widespread criticisms across all quarters from politicians to...

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Bar on the Second Suit: Order II Rule 2 of CPC

Order II rule 2 of CPC read as: “2. Suit to include the whole claim     (1) Every suit shall include the whole of the claim...

Recording of Confession (Section 164 of CrPC)

What is a Confession? A confession is a formal statement admitting guilt. Mr.Justice Stephen in his Digest of the law of Evidence defines confession as “confession...

Specific Performance as a form of a Relief

What does the term specific performance mean in the context of a contract? Simply put, specific performance is a very specific type of relief through...

How to check Patent Status Online

Intellectual Property is that kind of property which include abstract ideas or intangible stuff created by human beings. Trademarks, copyrights, geographical indication, patents, etc...

Kerala HC upholds the Principles of Natural Justice for the Update of Voters’ Lists:...

Universal adult franchise is one of the most crucial ingredients of Indian democracy. The right to vote is said to be derived out of...

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Call for Paper: 2nd Conference on Criminal...

Introduction Aiding Hands Foundation is organizing its 2nd conference on "Criminal Justice System in India: Emerging Dimensions" to be held in...

IMS Law College, Noida is organizing “1st...

Introduction IMS Law College is a law school located in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. The college is affiliated...

Call for Applications for the position of...

Number of Positions Two (02) Legal Associates Monthly Salary 25,000/- per month. (consolidated). Job description for Legal Associate Assisting in consultancy and training assignments, undertaking research...

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