October 6, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

HIGHLIGHTS OF INDIA-RUSSIA BILATERAL SUMMIT 2018 – ECONOMIC AND INFRASTRUCTURE ASPECTS

The Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi and the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir V. Putin met for the 19th edition of the Annual Bilateral Summit held on 04.10.2018 to 05.10.2018 in New Delhi. In…

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October 6, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT CORROBORATION OF EXTRA-JUDICIAL CONFESSIONS NOT MANDATORY

Extra-judicial confessions are those confessions that are made by an accused before any person other than a magistrate or in a court. It is a free and voluntary confession of guilt by a person accused of a crime…

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October 6, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

DOCTOR FINED FOR WRITING MEDICO-LEGAL REPORT IN POOR HANDWRITING

The Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court, in the case titled Fahad & Ors. v. State of UP, through The Principal Secretary, Home Department and Ors., decided on 25.09.2018, has fined the doctor for writing medico-legal reports shabbily…

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October 1, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT ALLOWS ENTRY OF WOMEN IN THE SABARIMALA TEMPLE, KERALA

The Sabarimala case has been one of the most keenly awaited judgments. The Supreme Court, by 4:1 majority, in the Writ Petition titled Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors. V. The State of Kerala & Ors., delivered its…

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October 1, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT DECLARES ADULTERY IS NOT A CRIMINAL OFFENCE

A five Judge Bench consisting of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Rohinton Nariman, Justice DY Chandrachud, and Justice Indu Malhotra passed a Judgement in conformity with Right to Equality by striking down Section 497 the Indian Penal Code…

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September 27, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA RESTRICTS SHARING OF AADHAAR INFORMATION

The Supreme Court of India has recently held vide Judgment dated 26.09.2018 (Judgment) that it is not mandatory for citizens of India to share their Aadhaar card with private entities such as telecom companies, banks, etc. The Supreme…

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September 27, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

SUPREME COURT ON COMPENSATION TO ACCIDENT VICTIMS IN CASE OF NO MOTOR VEHICLE THIRD PARTY INSURANCE COVER

Recently, the Supreme Court in Usha Devi and Anr. vs. Pawan Kumar and others dated 13.09.2018 has held that the victims of motor vehicle accidents where the vehicles are not insured for third party insurance in India [Accident(s)]…

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September 24, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

WIDOW’S ENTITLEMENT FOR FORMER HUSBAND’S PENSION AFTER REMARRIAGE

The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on 12th September, 2018, ordered restoration of the family pension in the name of Renu Gupta and has held in the Order that a widow of a deceased Government servant is eligible for…

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September 19, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

STAMP DUTY NOT NECESSARY FOR ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN ARBITRATION AWARDS IN INDIA: SUPREME COURT

The Supreme Court Bench of Justice RF Nariman and Justice Indu Malhotra has, in the case of M/s. Shriram EPC Limited v. Rioglass Solar SA dated 13.09.2018, settled a long standing contentious issue by holding that the payment…

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September 8, 2018 In Blog, Uncategorized

THE SUPREME COURT DECRIMINALIZED CONSENSUAL SEXUAL RELATION BETWEEN ADULTS OF THE SAME GENDER

Recently, a 5 Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India, in Navtej Singh Johar and others vs. Union of India 2016, has passed a judgment dated 06.09.2018 (Judgment) whereby it decriminalized the act of consensual sexual…

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