Section 125 CrPC: Unmarried Daughter Can Claim Maintenance From Father: Madras High Court

It has to be acknowledged right at the outset that in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled R Kiruba Kanmani Vs L Rajan in Crl. O.P. No. 15336 of 2019 delivered on June 17, 2019, the Madras High Court has very rightly held that unmarried daughter can claim maintenance from her father by filing […]

Condition Of Lady Advocates Vulnerable: Lawyer Approaches Supreme Court Seeking CBI Enquiry In Darvesh Yadav Murder Case

To start with, a woman advocate named Ms Indu Kaul who is a regularly practising lady advocate duly entered on the roll of bar Council of Delhi under Advocates Act, 1961 has approached the Supreme Court by filing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking CBI enquiry in the murder case of Ms Darvesh Yadav who […]

Why Is CJI So Conspicuously Silent On More High Court Benches?

 It is a matter of greatest national shame that Uttar Pradesh which is the biggest state amongst all the states in India with maximum population at more than 22 crore as UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Prime Minister Narendra Modi keep proudly bragging about at public rallies time and again which is more than […]

Ban Advocates From Carrying Weapons Inside Court Premises

It is most horrifying to learn that a 37 year-old young and promising lawyer Darvesh Yadav who had just recently on June 9, 2019 been elected as the first woman chairperson of Bar Council of UP was on June 12 just three days later shot dead right inside the Agra District Court by another lawyer […]

Enact Strict Law To Ensure Personal Safety Of Doctors

  Let me begin with a candid confession: I have not seen God with my own eyes whom I worship but yes I have always seen the best creation of God – “Doctors” right from my childhood days because whenever I had any problem of any kind pertaining to my physical well being, my parents always […]

Mere Aggressive Behaviour Of Wife Not A Ground Of Divorce: Punjab and Haryana High Court

It has to be candidly conceded by all of us that a Division Bench of Punjab and Haryana High Court comprising of Hon’ble Mr Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain and Hon’ble Mr Justice Harnaresh Singh Gill in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Ravinder Yadav Vs Padmini @ Payal in FAO-M-126-2019 (O&M) delivered on May […]

INSANITY DEFENSE: and THE ISSUES WITH IT

The concept of “responsibility” arises with most of the cases involving human conduct and presence of guilt, knowledge of the act and its consequences. A person thoroughly oblivious about its surrounding, or unaware of the distinction between right and wrong, is not the one to punish.  Punishing someone who is not responsible for the crime […]

Court Cannot Destroy Faith & Beliefs Of People: Madras HC Rejects Plea Against Performance of Yajnas For Rains

                              In a unique and remarkable observation, the Madras High Court just recently on May 15, 2019 in V. Anbazhagan vs. The Commissioner, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, No. 119, Uthamar Gandhi Salai, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600034 in W.M.P. Nos. 14435 & 14436 of 2019 has clearly and convincingly ruled that, “It is performed […]

Forcible Sex Is An Illegal Intrusion In The Privacy Of Wife And Amounts To Cruelty: Allahabad HC

In a latest, landmark and laudable judgment delivered by the Allahabad High Court in Case – First Appeal No. – 296 of 2018 on May 24, 2019 has explicitly and elegantly held that forcible sex, unnatural or natural, is an illegal intrusion in the privacy of the wife and amounts to cruelty against her. This […]

Uttar Pradesh Must Have At Least 10 High Court Benches

Let me begin on a very bitter note by pointing out that crime against women are multiplying most rapidly in UP and this is most felt in West UP which is the worst affected of all the regions of UP. Throwing of acid on woman or rape, gang rape, molestation and all other forms of […]