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HC ordered West Bengal government to compensate trafficking survivor even before trial commences

Calcutta High Court in its historic judgment on Monday, June 25, 2018, ordered West Bengal government to compensate a trafficking survivor even though the trial is yet to begin. The Court observed that legal proceedings took months and sometimes...

Delhi High Court Orders That Getting A Prosthetic Arm Is A Matter Of Right

A 16-year-old class 12th student from Delhi is celebrating, upon getting a prosthetic arm, pursuant to a Delhi High Court order. In its order, the court stated that the boy shall get the prosthetic limb as a “matter of...

Order of Banning Sport Activities By Uttarakhand High Court Has Come Up Like A Blow To Adventure And Sports In Rishikesh

The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered a ban on all water sports activities including river water rafting and paragliding. The court observed that these activities were being carried out in absence of any policy and has given two weeks...

Cruelty Includes Refusal of Repaying The Loan Taken In The Name Of Wife Rules Uttarakhand High Court

Uttrakhand High Court has added another aspect to cruelty as a ground of divorce in its recent judgment. Judgment declares that if a husband fails to repay the loan taken by him in name of his wife and fails...

Father Granted Anticipatory Bail For Sexually Assaulting His Six-Year-Old Son By Kerala High Court

The petitioner was residing with his son in a room in Calicut Tower Hotel, Khozikode in the month of November in 2015. During their stay in the hotel, one day petitioner touched and held his son’s manhood in his...

Cruelty Includes Forced Sex And Same Is A Valid Ground For Divorce Declares Punjab And Haryana High Court

Punjab and Haryana interpreted the provision of cruelty and gave it a new dimension by ruling that forced sex is cruelty and same can be considered as a ground for divorce. Facts of the Case and Arguments advanced Petitioner was united...

Naming A Man In Suicide Note Not Enough To Charge Him With Abetment, Rules Punjab And Haryana High Court

Case Name: A.R Madhav Rao and others v. The State of Haryana and another Coram: Justice P.B BAJANTHRI Punjab and Haryana High court interpreted the law related to the suicide notes in its recent judgment. The decision gives some relief to...

Waging War Against The State Includes Inciting People On Social Media Rules Punjab And Haryana High Court

Punjab and Haryana High Court ruled that inciting people on social media against Government of India amounts to waging war against the state. It increased the reach of the court in cyberspace with its latest verdict. Facts of the Case The...

Punjab High Court sends Lawyer for One-Month Imprisonment for posting on Facebook against the High Court Judge

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on 31st May sentenced an advocate to one-month imprisonment for criticizing a High Court Judge in a Facebook post. The Facebook post pertained to three personal cases which were decided against the lawyer,...

Kerala High Court declared adults in live-in relationships cannot be separated by writs

Kerala High Court in its judgment gave validity to live-in relationships when it decided that couples who have attained majority cannot be separated from each other through the use of writs just because they are in a live-in relationship....

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