Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Sexual Offences: Leering at a Child is Punishable

The Bombay High Court has said that looking at a minor boy or a girl with a sexual intention will invite the provisions of...
Selfie, No Sex

Selfie, No Sex

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya A Delhi techie’s plea for divorce on grounds that his wife was obsessed with social media shows that as people...
There are around 100 professional spas and massage parlours in Chennai which abide by the law/Photo: justdial.com

Chennai’s Spas & Massage Parlours: Brothel Brouhaha

Above: There are around 100 professional spas and massage parlours in Chennai which abide by the law/Photo: justdial.com In a scathing indictment of the police,...

Desi Jugad Finds A Way Around Govt’s Porn Ban

Not for the first time, the Modi government asked all internet service providers to ban hundreds of pornsites and not for the first time,...

Toll-freebies

Above: A toll plaza run by the National High­ways Authority of India in Karnataka/Photo: skyscrapercity.com Lawyers’ associations in the state have filed a petition in...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Husband’s Salary: Paying for the Slip

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence In an interesting development, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has ruled that a wife has the right to know...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Rape Case: Compromise, the Name of the Game

Gender stereotypes affect judgments in rape cases as was evident in two recent cases in the Delhi High Court which had different verdicts given...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

Top judgments of Delhi HC in 2017

~By Kunal Rao There were some interesting judgments in 2017 that need to be recorded for posterity. They range from legal opinion on playing a...
Ashutosh Maharaj Case: A Matter of Faith

Ashutosh Maharaj Case: A Matter of Faith

Above: (Left) Ashutosh Maharaj, who is supposed to be in samadhi; (right) the Dera which he heads claims to have 15 lakh followers across...
Rajasthan High Court

Judges under Notice

Above: Rajasthan High Court In a rare case, the apex court issued notices to two Rajasthan High Court judges who retired in 2016 and were...

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