No Attempt Made To Frame Uniform Civil Code Despite Judicial Exhortation: SC

  At the outset, there can be no denying that it is a matter of greatest concern that none other than the Supreme Court which is the highest court in India has just recently in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Jose Paulo Coutinho vs. Maria Luiza Valentina Pereira & Anr. in Civil […]

Right To Access Internet Is Part Of Right To Privacy And Right To Education: Kerala HC

It is highly remarkable that the Kerala High Court has just recently on September 19, 2019 in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Faheema Shirin RK Vs State of Kerala and others in WP (C) No. 19716 of 2019 (L) has taken a giant step forward by declaring clearly, categorically and convincingly that […]

Government Notifies Strict Provisions Of Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019

                       It is most heartening to learn that as per an official release, the Government has notified 63 provisions of the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019 including the ones dealing with enhanced penalties for various traffic offences. The new clauses would come into effect from September 1, 2019. The Ministry of Road Transport and […]

SC Dismisses Pre-Arrest Bail Plea Of P Chidambaram

                   In a big jolt to former Finance Minister – P Chidambaram, the Supreme Court most recently on September 5, 2019 in the notable judgment titled P Chidambaram Vs Directorate Of Enforcement in Criminal Appeal No. 1340 of 2019 (Arising out of SLP (Cri.) No. 7523 of 2019) has dismissed the fervent plea of pre-arrest […]

Ambiguity in Preferential Voting Rights

Disha Jain Preference shareholders are entitled to number of benefits as opposed to ordinary shareholders due to their position in the company. The foremost benefit being that they will be paid first when the company makes a decision of the payment of dividends. They are not entitled to voting rights, which is enjoyed by the […]

Institutional Independence and Financial Autonomy Integral To Independence Of Judiciary: Supreme Court

It is most heartening, most gladdening and most refreshing to learn that the Supreme Court has in a recent judgment titled State Of Rajasthan And Ors Vs Shri Ramesh Chandra Mundra & Ors in Civil Appeal No. 457 of 2004 while exercising its civil appellate jurisdiction delivered on July 11, 2019 has very rightly and […]

NDPS: Reverse Burden Of Proof Does Not Absolve Prosecution From Establishing Prima Facie Case Against Accused: SC

It must be mentioned right at the outset that in a significant development, the Supreme Court in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Hanif Khan @ Annu Khan Vs Central Bureau Of Narcotics Through Inspector L.P. Ojha in Criminal Appeal No(s). 1206 of 2013 delivered on August 20, 2019 has observed clearly and […]

Government Notifies Strict Provisions Of Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019

It is most heartening to learn that as per an official release, the Government has notified 63 provisions of the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019 including the ones dealing with enhanced penalties for various traffic offences. The new clauses would come into effect from September 1, 2019. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said […]

Judicial Service – HC Can’t Modify/Relax Instructions Issued By Public Service Commission: SC

                               In a noteworthy and commendable judgment titled The State of Tamil Nadu & Ors Vs G Hemalathaa & Anr in Civil Appeal No. 6669 of 2019 (Arising out of SLP (C) No. 14093 of 2019) delivered by the Supreme Court on August 28, 2019, a strict, stern and strong message has been sent […]

Review And Reconsider Conviction And Sentencing Of Jadhav: ICJ To Pakistan

“Truth and justice have prevailed. Congratulations to ICJ for a verdict based on extensive study of facts. I am sure Kulbhushan Jadhav will get justice.” –       PM Narendra Modi                                                    It goes without saying that in a major legal and diplomatic victory for India and also simultaneously in a major legal and diplomatic setback along with […]