Wife Expected To Be With Husband’s Family: Cannot Compel To Stay Separated From Mother-In-Law Without Justifiable Reason: Uttarakhand High Court

It has to be said in all fairness that in a landmark, latest and extremely laudable judgment titled Sheenu Mahendru vs Sangeeta @ Soniya in First Appeal No. 139 of 2017 which was reserved on May 10 and decided on May 23, 2019, a Division Bench of Uttarakhand High Court comprising of Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia […]

Substantial Question Of Law Requirement Not Mandatory In Second Appeals Before Punjab & Haryana HC: SC

  It has to be conceded right in the beginning that in a latest and significant judgment titled Kirodi (Since Deceased) Through His LR vs. Ram Parkash & Ors. in Civil Appeal No. 4988 of 2019 (@ Special Leave Petition (C) No. 11527 of 2019, it has been held by the two Judge Bench of […]

No Law And No Court Can Compel Anyone To Sing Anything

                                                               I am very clear on one thing right from the time I was child: No one can compel anyone to sing anything which he/she does not want to sing. There is not even an iota of doubt in my mind that no law and no court can compel anyone to sing anything against […]

No New Appointments To Be Made From In-Service Candidates Against Bar Quota To District Judge Post: SC

In a major and significant development with far reaching potential consequences, the Supreme Court which is the highest court has on May 10, 2019 in Dheeraj Mor vs Hon’ble High Court of Delhi [Petition for Special Leave to Appeal (C) No(s). 14156/2015 (Arising out of impugned final judgment and order dated 19-02-2015 in WPC No. 9303/2014 passed […]

Mere Pendency Of Civil Case Between Complainant And Accuused Not A Ground To Qash Criminal Case: SC

Let me begin at the very beginning by first and foremost explicitly pointing out that in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Md. Allauddin Khan vs The State of Bihar & Ors in Criminal Appeal No. 675 of 2019 (Arising out of S.L.P.(Cri.) No. 1151 of 2018) delivered just recently on April 15, 2019 […]

Delhi High Court Directs Government To Set Up 18 Fast Track And 22 Commercial Courts

In a path breaking and hugely significant development, the Delhi High Court in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Prag Chawla vs Government of NCT of Delhi and another in W.P.(C) 3939/2019 has very rightly and commendably directed the government of NCT Delhi to decide on the establishment of 18 fast track courts […]

Is The Criticism Of In-House Procedure Justified?

           It is most hurting to see that there is a scathing criticism of the Supreme Court’s in-house procedure without understanding it properly. It is being widely propagated that the clean chit given to the incumbent CJI Ranjan Gogoi by the three-Judge in-house panel headed by second most senior Supreme Court […]

Why Should UP Have Least High Court Benches In India?

        Let me begin on a bitter note by expressing my profuse disappointment and utmost disenchantment with the continuous and callous disregard of more than 19 crore people living in different parts of UP which is more than 10 small states put together by Centre since 1947 till 2019! Why is it that only Eastern […]

Men Too Have Right Not To Be Defamed And Denounced

“You do me favors, I do you favors 30 years later lets call it “me too” A strong woman does not wait 30, 20, 10 years to speak up, she slaps him on the first “bad touch” and knocks him out Don’t hide your weakness, the favors in returns that you enjoyed and the work […]

Successive Bail Applications Should Be Placed Before The Same Judge Who Considered The First One: Supreme Court

  In a fresh and latest development, the Supreme Court on May 6, 2019 has in a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled M/s Gati Limited Vs. T. Nagarajan Piramiajee & Anr. in Criminal Appeal No. 870 of 2019 [Arising out of SLP (Cri.) No. 6677 of 2018] reiterated as it has several times in […]