Debasish Kar Gupta sworn in as Calcutta HC chief justice

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 Justice Debasish Kar Gupta was sworn in as the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court here on Tuesday. Justice Gupta was functioning as the acting chief justice of the high court after Chief Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya retired in September. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered him the oath of office at the high court. Gupta… Read more »

Justified or Unjustified demand of High Court Bench in Western UP

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 Lawyers may be wanting High Court Bench in Western U. P. for their convenience. Has it ever been thought from the side of litigants? I had once an opportunity to go to Allahabad High Court in connection with a writ petition which is located 400 kilometres from my hometown. Distance is enough for incurring exorbitant… Read more »

An Analysis of DNA Profiling Bill 2018

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“DNA profiling” is not a new term for all, because we have studied during school time. It is a technique by which individuals can be identified and compared via their respective DNA profiles. But now it is taking the form of legislation in India in the DNA profiling bill 2018 . Recently union cabinet passes… Read more »

Witch Hunt- The Socio-Legal Intricacies

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By: Yashda Garg  Witch hunt is an archaic and a barbaric practice consumes numerous lives every year. Yet, interestingly, the violence ensued by it is mercilessly silenced and wrapped in the garb of custom. In fact, with the passage of time, the mass approach has only reflected blindness towards the issue. Furthermore, despite the tremendous amount… Read more »

Alwar Lynching: Supreme Court seeks, Rajasthan Government reply on contempt plea

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra today, sought explanation from Vasundhara Raje led Rajasthan government over the issue pertaining to Akbar alias Rakbar who was attacked by alleged cow vigilantes in Ramgarh, Alwar, due to suspicion of being a cow smuggler. A bench of  Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M…. Read more »

Dabholkar murder case: Main accused remanded in CBI custody

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PUNE: The alleged main shooter arrested in the Narendra Dabholkar killing case received ‘shooting training’ at various places in Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Central Bureau of Investigation told a court in Pune on Sunday. Andure, a resident of Aurangabad, was nabbed from Pune, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) spokesperson said earlier. The entire conspiracy… Read more »

Faculty cannot follow full time course while teaching: Madras High Court

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CHENNAI: Acting as a faculty member, condemning the rituals of pursuing a full-time course of a teacher or professor, the Madras High Court has made it clear that the university or the concerned college can not be allowed without prior permission. . The university/institution and the recognition authorities must ensure that no teacher/professor is permitted… Read more »