Unmarried Couples Living As Husband and Wife Will Be Presumed Married- SC

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Any unmarried couple who lives as husband and wife are to be presumed legally married and in such cases, the woman would be legally eligible to inherit the property of her partner after his death, said a ruling by the Supreme Court of India. A bench comprising Justices Amitava Roy and MY Eqbal stated that continuous cohabation of a couple would naturally More...

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By Divya On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Supreme Court wants Government to make Juvenile Law More Deterrent

The Supreme Court of India asked the government to make all necessary changes in the current juvenile law in a bid to make it more deterrent and send a stronger message to the society that the life of a victim More...

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By Divya On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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AIBA recommends Radical Reforms in Judiciary – Report

The All India Bar Association (AIBA) has suggested a series of radical reform in judiciary to boost its functional efficiency. The suggestions put forward by AIBA included, greater financial independence for judiciary, More...

By Divya On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Delhi Court draws similarities between Drunken Driver and Suicide Bombers Proposes Stringent Punishment

Calling drunken drivers not much different from suicide bombers set out to kill themselves and others on the road, a Delhi Court said that tougher and more stringent punishment were the need of the hour to curb More...

By Divya On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Bar Licenses to stay only with Five-Star Hotels – Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court said it would not intervene in the new liquor policy brought in by the Congress government in power. This would essentially mean that all liquor bar hotel in the state, save those in five-star More...

By Divya On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Worried over growing cases of rash driving SC asks for tougher punishment

Thousands of people lose their lives in road accidents every month in India and an overwhelming majority of those are caused by reckless and drunken driving. In fact, cases involving rash driving are increasing More...

By Divya On Monday, March 30th, 2015
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Appoint Prosecutors at the Earliest Possible – Delhi High Court to UPSC

The Delhi High Court asked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to appoint Assistant Public Prosecutors in the lower judiciary to reduce the pendency of cases. “The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) More...

By Divya On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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No compensation under WCI Act 1923 for deceased employee insured under ESI ACT 1948 – SC

The Supreme Court of India has ruled that employees insured under the Section 2 (14) of the Employee State Insurance Act, 1948 is not entitled to any compensation from the employer under the Workmen Compensation More...

By Divya On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

SC’s landmark decision to Protect Online Freedom of Speech

The Supreme Court of India delivered a landmark judgment to protect online freedom of speech (on the Internet). While doing so, the apex court scrapped a controversial law (Section 66A of the IT Act) that many More...

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By Divya On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Govt approves 33 per cent Reservation for Women in Non-Gazetted Police Posts in UTs

The Union Cabinet of the Modi government, chaired by the Prime Minister himself, has approved 33 per cent reservation for women – horizontally and each category (OBC, SC, ST, and others) in direct recruitment More...