Muskan Gunecha

Calcutta High Court: Notice to Attend Hearing Does Not Vest Jurisdiction Upon Authority to Decide an Issue Which the Statute Does Not Approve

The Calcutta High Court in its judgment stated that mere issuance of notice directing the parties involved to attend a hearing along with all necessary documents does not vest a jurisdiction upon the respective authority to decide the case when the statute does not even empower it to adjudicate upon. 

Orissa HC: Gandhi’s Dream of Women Feeling Safe to Walk at Midnight Is Falling Short of Reality

The Orissa High Court upheld the conviction of the man under POCSO for sexually assaulting a 13-year old girl and stated that Gandhi’s dream that women would feel safe to walk in the streets in India at midnight is falling short of reality. 

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