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Supreme Court To Hear The Petition Filed By Students To Conduct CLAT Re-Examination Tomorrow

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is conducted as per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the convenience of the students seeking admission to various National Law Universities in the country. An entrance test is conducted to provide a list...

Bombay High Court Slapped A Fine Of Rs.50,000 For Illegal Arrest Of Woman After Sunset

The Bombay High Court imposed a fine on the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for the arrest of a woman after sunset, which is undoubtedly in direct contravention of Section 46 (4) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). Facts...

Supreme Court fined Google, Facebook and Microsoft for not curbing sexually explicit contents on Social Media

Supreme Court on Monday, 21 May 2018 showed its disappointment over the delaying tactics of the social media giants such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft being unable to take any concrete measures in preventing the usage of the social...

Calcutta High Court rules on Blocking of Roads for Political Goals

The recent judgment by Calcutta High Court with respect to the blocking of roads for political procession is a commendable verdict. The Honourable Court decided the matter on May 8, 2018. The Court had clubbed two writ petitions filed...

No parties can be influenced to take divorce by mutual consent

Hindus after coming into force of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 can seek to put an end to their marriage by either obtaining a declaration that the marriage between them was not valid on the grounds (a person already...

Madras HC Deprecates Practice of Converting Man Missing Cases as Habeas Corpus petitions

The petitioner’s husband had gone missing after he left home in 2011. The petitioner filed a man-missing case with the police in 2017. The petitioner’s move to thereafter invoke writ jurisdiction came under the Court’s criticism after it was...

Rajasthan High Court Directs State to Cancel Driver’s License of those Using Mobile Phones while Driving

In India, each year more than 150,000 people die in a road accident which is about 400 fatalities a day.  Despite Governments, various efforts the deaths and injuries sustained in road accidents do not seem to be reduced.  In...

Supreme Court has refused to Stay the swearing-in of BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa as Karnataka Chief Minister at 9 AM

The apex court, which commenced the hearing at 2:11 AM and ended at 5:28 AM, however, made it clear that the swearing-in and the government formation in the state would be subject to the final outcome of the case...

Talking on mobile phone while driving is not illegal: Kerala High Court

Kerala High Court on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, ruled in favour of the petitioner stating that talking on mobile phone while driving is not illegal under Kerala Police Act, Section 118(e). If such a behaviour needs to be condemned...

Assessing the impact of amendments to the Commercial Courts Act, 2015 on Indian economy

After presidential assent on May 3, 2018 the amended Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015 came into force with a view to increase efficiency in the resolution of commercial disputes and subsequently...
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Petition Before Andhra Pradesh High Court Points Out Irregularities Which Vitiate Fair and Free Elections To Various Divisions of Eluru Municipal Corporation

The writ petition made directing the respondents to rectify the errors and illegalities pointed out by the petitioners, before issuing a notification to conduct fair and free elections in Eluru Municipal Corporation without waiting for a copy of this order, as requested by the Learned Government Pleader for Municipal Administration, to proceed with the process of rectification of errors in Electoral Roll of Eluru Municipal Corporation.
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Sikkim High Court: Vehicular Accident Victim Forced to settle for Lesser Compensation Than Initial Claim

Petitioner has filed a complaint claiming monetary compensation against the accident in which she was the victim. The High Court of Sikkim modified the claims and by the tribunals and finalized the amount at Rs. 8,30,059.43.

The High Court of Gauhati Acknowledges Problem in Appointment of Legal Officials

Introduction A writ petition has been filed by several petitioners upon the improper transfer of their posts as Additional Public Prosecutor to the respondents Facts of...

High Court of Sikkim Cancels Appointment of Petitioner For Post of Civil Judge-Cum-Judicial Magistrate Due to Non-Disclosure of Criminal Case

Invoking the jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, the High Court of Sikkim cancelled the appointment of the Petitioner on the post of Civil Judge-cum-Judicial Magistrate due to non-disclosure of facts.

Mother Files Petition Before Delhi High Court To Admit Her Mentally Ill 32-Year-Old Child

MOTHER FILED PETITION TO ADMIT HER MENTALLY ILL 32-YEAR-OLD CHILD   Excerpt The present petition was filed before the High Court, Delhi, by the Petitioner to seek...