Legal Weekly is a compilation of landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon how Railways had to heavily compensate for an employee's weakened health during the job and how a caste cannot be changed post-marriage.
“A 11-month-old baby was recently operated after being raped. What is the magic stick to change the mindset of individuals who commit such crimes? It’s fear. We need immediate relief. Within six months of the crime committed, award them with death penalty,” Maliwal told indianexpress.com.
Legal Weekly is a compilation of landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon the court taking strict action on a stepfather who abused her daughter and how the court banned a drug to preserve vultures.
“The sex maniacs are prowling in the society like wild wolves to quench their sinful bodily lust. They leave no stone un-turned. In this evil pursuit they even do not spare infants and children,” the Allahabad HC observed in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old.
The two guests giving an analogy, reverted that they enjoyed playing cricket in the playground of Eden though the playground Eden did not allow them to play cricket at a time, while one played in the morning, another played in the evening.
"..It means something and it is there because, for two hundred years, attempts have been made by foreign rulers to keep them in groups apart with their customs and other things in order that the foreigners' rule may be smooth. The rulers did not want that there should be any change."
Speaking strongly in favour of gender-neutral laws, Constitutional lawyer and feminist intellectual Karuna Nundy points out, “vaginal intercourse has been kept legal and the anal intercourse has been criminalised.”
"Women sleep outside the house to avoid the sleeping husband in the house," said Nonibala. Unaware of the concept of marital rape, many women do not know that forceful intercourse within a marriage constitutes a crime.
Striking a direct conflict with the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, IPC implies that a girl can get married at the age of 15, whereas definition of a child under the Child Marriage Act has been stated as 18.
The Supreme Court's landmark judgment underlining privacy as a fundamental right last week generated hope in many for progressive verdicts especially in cases pertaining to homosexuality (Section 377) and marital rape (Section 375) pending in various courts.
Data protection in India is governed by loosely constructed provisions of the Information Technology Amended Act, 2008 (ITAA) under Sections 43-A and 72A of the Act. The effort to bring in a second legislation -- Personal Data Protection Bill -- governing data protection and privacy has been in the pipeline since 2006.
In 2007, the Delhi High Court added a clause where talaq-e-bidat or triple talaq would be considered as one revocable talaq in one of the cases. The principles to prove the validity of triple talaq remained the same as mentioned in several landmark cases.
Legal Weekly is a compilation of the landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon the fundamental right to practice religion and the struck down NDMC bye-laws.
Legal Weekly is a compilation of the landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon right to self-defence extended to protect minor from rape by the Delhi high court & Justice served to accused even after death, followed by legal news about notice to the Centre for imposing GST on sanitary napkins every Saturday
As early as 1954, the apex court observed in a ruling that right to privacy is not a recognised right listed under Article 19 of the Constitution and held that it would not be possible to import the right by 'strained construction'. But this did not bind the court to restrict the scope of Article 21 (right to life and personal liberty).
Legal Weekly is a compilation of the landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon the relevant judgments and orders trending, followed by legal news every Saturday.