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SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

Above: Karti Chidambaram. Photo: YouTube Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, will have to cooperate with the CBI by appearing in...
Athlete PU Chitra (left) and ace sprinter, Dutee Chand, were disallowed at different times from competing on important international platforms. Photo: Wikimedia.com and UNI

Sports: Law of the Land

Above: Athlete PU Chitra (left) and ace sprinter, Dutee Chand, were disallowed at different times from competing on important international platforms. Photo: Wikimedia.com and UNI S...
Kerala HC revokes BCCI’s life ban on Sreesanth

Kerala HC revokes BCCI’s life ban on Sreesanth

Former India pacer S Sreesanth seen coming out of the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Kerala. Picture: UNI  The former India pacer had been acquitted...
​Technical challenge on time-bound chargesheet and bail dismissed by SC

Dowry complaints will have to be verified before arrests: SC

The top court directs setting up of Family Welfare Committees in each district to verify complaints; court against pulling in all in-law family members in...
Court order creates panic amid nursing students in Karnataka

Court order creates panic amid nursing students in Karnataka

Above: Staff Nurses of various Tamil Nadu Government Hospitals observing a day-long fast in support of their various demands including Time Bound Promotion (file...
Bombay HC awards lifer compensation for 3 yrs 9 months more spent in jail

Bombay HC awards lifer compensation for 3 yrs 9 months more spent in jail

The fact that even a life-term prisoner has rights in a democracy was amply demonstrated by the Bombay High Court on Friday (July 15) when it...
Allahabad HC notice to govt on raising of engg. college fees

Allahabad HC notice to govt on raising of engg. college fees

Above: A private engineering college in UP Many AICTE-approved private engineering colleges in and around Allahabad have raised their fees for B.Tech, M.Tech and MBA...
Picture: Anil Shakya

India Legal show: Judicial selection procedure needs upgrading, say panellists

The recent edition of India Legal show debated the contentious issue of ‘corruption in Judiciary’. Taking the cue from the recent episode of the...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Minor’s Testimony: No Child’s Play Here

The testimony of a 12-year-old boy who saw his father being murdered by killers hired by his mother was accepted as “reliable” by a...
It is well known that Gujarat’s prohibition policy is geared not to succeed

Gujarat: Getting Wet While Dry

The state’s judiciary has criticized its prohibition policy by pointing out numerous leakages. Decades of ban have only fuelled a multi-crore, black money spewing...
Tearful meeting with mother and wife for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Deep State “Justice”

Death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former Indian naval officer by a military court, is just a pawn being used by Pak to strengthen...
Supreme Court

The Right Person for the Right Job

The MoP between the judiciary and the government should keep in mind various issues before there is speedy disposal of the huge backlog of...
The Kerala government secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram. Wikimedia/Syed Shiyaz Mirza

Kerala: Clash of the Titans

The Kerala High Court has come down strongly on the government with regard to cases filed against senior bureaucrats, including KM Abraham, a former...
President Dr Rajendra Prasad, Chief Justice of India SR Das, Vice-President Dr S Radhakrishnan, Lok Sabha Speaker S Ayyangar and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru at the inauguration of Supreme Court building on August 4, 1958. Photo: Courts of India—Past to Present

Courting the Past

Courts of India—Past to Present with its evocative photographs and illustrations, historical and philosophical background and structure of our justice delivery system, is a...
Important Judgments of 2016

Important Judgments of 2016

From rescuing elected state governments from President’s rule, allowing women into religious shrines and permitting them to terminate pregnancy well past 20 weeks, to...
Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

November 26, 2016 was observed as Law Day all over India, especially by members of the legal fraternity. The day is celebrated to honour...

The dropping of sex ratio still remains a social affliction and a disease: Supreme...

Voluntary Health Association of Punjab versus Union of India decided on 8th November, 2016 By Robin David The Supreme Court (Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Shiva...
Madras High Court

Madras High Court hit by fund crunch

In a sign of growing tension, the Tamil Nadu government has not given enough funds for the judiciary, forcing the Madras High Court to...
Legal luminary and legal educator Prof. NR Madhava Menon

Continuing Education for Lawyers Crucial: Prof. NR Madhava Menon

At a felicitation ceremony for this “Father of Modern Legal Education in India”, many issues were discussed including the need for more law schools...
Madras High Court 1

Madras High Court bats for classical languages

In an outstanding judgment, the Madras High Court has said that Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Odia are classical languages, just like Tamil, bringing an...
Jharkhand High Court

Jharkhand High Court: Positive Activism

The higher judiciary in Jharkhand ensures that the government becomes pro-active in setting up an old-age home By Prabhat Singh in Ranchi While there are several...
(L-R) Bombay High Court; Chief Justice Manjulla Chellur

Bombay HC gets a woman chief justice

Justice Manjulla Chellur took over as the new chief justice of the Bombay High Court on August 22. She is the second woman after...
judge illustration

Can Judges Get Blanket Protection? 

While the Judges Protection Act of 1985 gives protection to judges for acts done during the discharge of their duties, they are also made...
Illustration: Amitava Sen

Love has Borders

A Mumbai man’s effort to rescue his Pakistani beloved from a forced marriage lands him in jail. For his hapless parents, it has become...
Kanhaiya Kumar _Speech

Delhi High Court pulls up police over Kanhaiya

The Delhi Police got a rap on its knuckles from the Delhi High Court recently for its foggy stand on cancellation of interim bail...
AAP RALLY IN NEW DELHI

No ceasefire in Delhi’s Battle Royale

The Delhi High Court while adjudicating between the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) and the Union of India has clarified that...
Lawyers and journalists engage in fisticuffs at the Kerala High Court in Kochi

Black Robes Vs the Pen

Work came to stop in courts across Kerala as a confrontation between the press and the legal fraternity took an ugly turn. Finally, the...
main pic of the attire story

Of Gowns, Chapkans, Achkans and Dhotis

The origins of lawyers wearing black gowns lie in medieval England, In India, depending on the weather and the relevant high court, rules regarding...
Lawers protest in Telengana

Round one goes to higher judiciary in Telangana

Judges and lawyers in Telangana were up in arms over the appointment of Andhra Pradesh judges in their state. However, the judges returned to...
Two high courts to get new identity

Two high courts to get new identity

The Union cabinet today cleared the decks for renaming of the Madras and Bombay high courts. A bill in this regard will be placed...

Telangana government restrains unruly lawyers

The Telangana government has issued a circular directing district collectors, superintendents of police and police commissioners of Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Warangal to ensure that...

Absence of injury does not negate rape

India Legal Bureau A recent judgment of the Himachal Pradesh High Court (Gurmukh Singh and ors. vs State of Himachal Pradesh and Ors.) held that...

Husband gets divorce as wife inflicts mental cruelty

India Legal Bureau The Delhi High Court recently granted a decree of divorce to a man on the ground that he suffered mental cruelty from his wife. The...

Repair potholes at the earliest, says Bombay High Court

India Legal Bureau The Bombay High Court recently lambasted the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The court pulled it up for not filling potholes before the...

No bail plea of Namdhari in Ponty Chadha case

The Supreme Court today dismissed the interim bail plea of the Uttarakhand Minority Commission ex-chairman Sukhdev Singh Namdhari in the murder case of liquor...

No Olympics for Sushil Kumar

It is the end of the road for wrestler Sushil Kumar as far as his donning the India cap in the Rio Olympics this...

Bill for Jats Stayed

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has cracked down on a bill passed by the Haryana government in March which gave job quotas to this dominant community.

Owning disproportionate assets per se no crime, says SC in Jaya case

The disproportionate assets case related to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and others came up before the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The apex court made...

Punjab and Haryana High Court pulls up Centre and NCRB over CNG Pipeline

Punjab and Haryana High Court has slammed the centre and the National Gas Regulatory Board (NCRB) for going slow on the construction of CNG...

Supreme Court Suggests Floor Test In Uttarakhand Assembly; Centre To Respond On May 4th

The Supreme Court of India has suggested floor test in the Uttarakhand Assembly while posting the matter for further hearings to May 4. A division bench...

President’s Rule To Continue In Uttarakhand Till April 27th As Supreme Court Stays High...

In a huge blow To Congress and a big relief for BJP, Supreme Court bench headed by Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh...

Watch out for Big Brother!

In an unprecedented move, the High Court here has suspended a judicial magistrate for corruption. Will this send a message to the subordinate judiciary...

Court Says Judges’ Recruitment Cannot Be Advertised Publicly; Asks Petitioner To Read NJAC Judgement

A lawyer filed a petition, requesting that recruitment for judges should be advertised publicly as those who want to apply for the same can...
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“Maintain Dignity of Court”

The Patiala House clashes fly in the face of Bar Council of India rules which require an advocate to comport himself as befitting an...

No relief to Kanhaiya till February 29

The Delhi High Court again adjourned the bail plea of JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar to February 29. The Delhi Police had sought...

Expedite and dispose of in two weeks, says SC to Gauhati High Court on...

The Supreme Court sent the petition pertaining to disqualification of MLAs back to Gauhati High Court, directing it to expeditiously dispose of the matter...

JNU Row Turns Delhi Courts Into Battlefield

#JNU Faceoff: PIL filed by Ranjana Agnihotri demanding NIA or CBI probe in the JNU row has been dismissed by the Delhi High Court...

Disorder over Order

The order of a judge of the Gujarat High Court where he remarked on reservation almost led to his impeachment before the offending paragraph...

Mumbai Police Under Scanner

Though Maharashtra stayed the jail convictions of 11 Mumbai policemen for allegedly killing gangster Lakhan Bhaiya, the apex court took a dim view of it and asked...

Fast-Track Separation

A Gujarat High Court order has waived the mandatory six-month cooling period in granting a divorce. Could it pave the way for quick divorces in...

“Bhaijaan” Walks Free

December 10 was a watershed day for Salman Khan as he was acquitted in a hit-and-run case. Like many other cases in India, shoddy...

Swamy’s Dark Herald

The Delhi High Court ruling in the Herald case will make political parties accountable for fund spending. All eyes will be on December 19...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Can a Deity Own land?

A Rajasthan High Court judgment has held that if temple lands are transferred to a tenant for cultivation, they cannot be immune from acquisition...

'High Court News India' - 47 News Results

SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

Above: Karti Chidambaram. Photo: YouTube Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, will have to cooperate with the CBI by appearing in...
Athlete PU Chitra (left) and ace sprinter, Dutee Chand, were disallowed at different times from competing on important international platforms. Photo: Wikimedia.com and UNI

Sports: Law of the Land

Above: Athlete PU Chitra (left) and ace sprinter, Dutee Chand, were disallowed at different times from competing on important international platforms. Photo: Wikimedia.com and UNI S...
Kerala HC revokes BCCI’s life ban on Sreesanth

Kerala HC revokes BCCI’s life ban on Sreesanth

Former India pacer S Sreesanth seen coming out of the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Kerala. Picture: UNI  The former India pacer had been acquitted...
​Technical challenge on time-bound chargesheet and bail dismissed by SC

Dowry complaints will have to be verified before arrests: SC

The top court directs setting up of Family Welfare Committees in each district to verify complaints; court against pulling in all in-law family members in...
Court order creates panic amid nursing students in Karnataka

Court order creates panic amid nursing students in Karnataka

Above: Staff Nurses of various Tamil Nadu Government Hospitals observing a day-long fast in support of their various demands including Time Bound Promotion (file...
Bombay HC awards lifer compensation for 3 yrs 9 months more spent in jail

Bombay HC awards lifer compensation for 3 yrs 9 months more spent in jail

The fact that even a life-term prisoner has rights in a democracy was amply demonstrated by the Bombay High Court on Friday (July 15) when it...
Allahabad HC notice to govt on raising of engg. college fees

Allahabad HC notice to govt on raising of engg. college fees

Above: A private engineering college in UP Many AICTE-approved private engineering colleges in and around Allahabad have raised their fees for B.Tech, M.Tech and MBA...
Picture: Anil Shakya

India Legal show: Judicial selection procedure needs upgrading, say panellists

The recent edition of India Legal show debated the contentious issue of ‘corruption in Judiciary’. Taking the cue from the recent episode of the...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Minor’s Testimony: No Child’s Play Here

The testimony of a 12-year-old boy who saw his father being murdered by killers hired by his mother was accepted as “reliable” by a...
It is well known that Gujarat’s prohibition policy is geared not to succeed

Gujarat: Getting Wet While Dry

The state’s judiciary has criticized its prohibition policy by pointing out numerous leakages. Decades of ban have only fuelled a multi-crore, black money spewing...
Tearful meeting with mother and wife for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Deep State “Justice”

Death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former Indian naval officer by a military court, is just a pawn being used by Pak to strengthen...
Supreme Court

The Right Person for the Right Job

The MoP between the judiciary and the government should keep in mind various issues before there is speedy disposal of the huge backlog of...
The Kerala government secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram. Wikimedia/Syed Shiyaz Mirza

Kerala: Clash of the Titans

The Kerala High Court has come down strongly on the government with regard to cases filed against senior bureaucrats, including KM Abraham, a former...
President Dr Rajendra Prasad, Chief Justice of India SR Das, Vice-President Dr S Radhakrishnan, Lok Sabha Speaker S Ayyangar and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru at the inauguration of Supreme Court building on August 4, 1958. Photo: Courts of India—Past to Present

Courting the Past

Courts of India—Past to Present with its evocative photographs and illustrations, historical and philosophical background and structure of our justice delivery system, is a...
Important Judgments of 2016

Important Judgments of 2016

From rescuing elected state governments from President’s rule, allowing women into religious shrines and permitting them to terminate pregnancy well past 20 weeks, to...
Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

November 26, 2016 was observed as Law Day all over India, especially by members of the legal fraternity. The day is celebrated to honour...

The dropping of sex ratio still remains a social affliction and a disease: Supreme...

Voluntary Health Association of Punjab versus Union of India decided on 8th November, 2016 By Robin David The Supreme Court (Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Shiva...
Madras High Court

Madras High Court hit by fund crunch

In a sign of growing tension, the Tamil Nadu government has not given enough funds for the judiciary, forcing the Madras High Court to...
Legal luminary and legal educator Prof. NR Madhava Menon

Continuing Education for Lawyers Crucial: Prof. NR Madhava Menon

At a felicitation ceremony for this “Father of Modern Legal Education in India”, many issues were discussed including the need for more law schools...
Madras High Court 1

Madras High Court bats for classical languages

In an outstanding judgment, the Madras High Court has said that Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Odia are classical languages, just like Tamil, bringing an...
Jharkhand High Court

Jharkhand High Court: Positive Activism

The higher judiciary in Jharkhand ensures that the government becomes pro-active in setting up an old-age home By Prabhat Singh in Ranchi While there are several...
(L-R) Bombay High Court; Chief Justice Manjulla Chellur

Bombay HC gets a woman chief justice

Justice Manjulla Chellur took over as the new chief justice of the Bombay High Court on August 22. She is the second woman after...
judge illustration

Can Judges Get Blanket Protection? 

While the Judges Protection Act of 1985 gives protection to judges for acts done during the discharge of their duties, they are also made...
Illustration: Amitava Sen

Love has Borders

A Mumbai man’s effort to rescue his Pakistani beloved from a forced marriage lands him in jail. For his hapless parents, it has become...
Kanhaiya Kumar _Speech

Delhi High Court pulls up police over Kanhaiya

The Delhi Police got a rap on its knuckles from the Delhi High Court recently for its foggy stand on cancellation of interim bail...
AAP RALLY IN NEW DELHI

No ceasefire in Delhi’s Battle Royale

The Delhi High Court while adjudicating between the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) and the Union of India has clarified that...
Lawyers and journalists engage in fisticuffs at the Kerala High Court in Kochi

Black Robes Vs the Pen

Work came to stop in courts across Kerala as a confrontation between the press and the legal fraternity took an ugly turn. Finally, the...
main pic of the attire story

Of Gowns, Chapkans, Achkans and Dhotis

The origins of lawyers wearing black gowns lie in medieval England, In India, depending on the weather and the relevant high court, rules regarding...
Lawers protest in Telengana

Round one goes to higher judiciary in Telangana

Judges and lawyers in Telangana were up in arms over the appointment of Andhra Pradesh judges in their state. However, the judges returned to...
Two high courts to get new identity

Two high courts to get new identity

The Union cabinet today cleared the decks for renaming of the Madras and Bombay high courts. A bill in this regard will be placed...

Telangana government restrains unruly lawyers

The Telangana government has issued a circular directing district collectors, superintendents of police and police commissioners of Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Warangal to ensure that...

Absence of injury does not negate rape

India Legal Bureau A recent judgment of the Himachal Pradesh High Court (Gurmukh Singh and ors. vs State of Himachal Pradesh and Ors.) held that...

Husband gets divorce as wife inflicts mental cruelty

India Legal Bureau The Delhi High Court recently granted a decree of divorce to a man on the ground that he suffered mental cruelty from his wife. The...

Repair potholes at the earliest, says Bombay High Court

India Legal Bureau The Bombay High Court recently lambasted the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). The court pulled it up for not filling potholes before the...

No bail plea of Namdhari in Ponty Chadha case

The Supreme Court today dismissed the interim bail plea of the Uttarakhand Minority Commission ex-chairman Sukhdev Singh Namdhari in the murder case of liquor...

No Olympics for Sushil Kumar

It is the end of the road for wrestler Sushil Kumar as far as his donning the India cap in the Rio Olympics this...

Bill for Jats Stayed

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has cracked down on a bill passed by the Haryana government in March which gave job quotas to this dominant community.

Owning disproportionate assets per se no crime, says SC in Jaya case

The disproportionate assets case related to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and others came up before the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The apex court made...

Punjab and Haryana High Court pulls up Centre and NCRB over CNG Pipeline

Punjab and Haryana High Court has slammed the centre and the National Gas Regulatory Board (NCRB) for going slow on the construction of CNG...

Supreme Court Suggests Floor Test In Uttarakhand Assembly; Centre To Respond On May 4th

The Supreme Court of India has suggested floor test in the Uttarakhand Assembly while posting the matter for further hearings to May 4. A division bench...

President’s Rule To Continue In Uttarakhand Till April 27th As Supreme Court Stays High...

In a huge blow To Congress and a big relief for BJP, Supreme Court bench headed by Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh...

Watch out for Big Brother!

In an unprecedented move, the High Court here has suspended a judicial magistrate for corruption. Will this send a message to the subordinate judiciary...

Court Says Judges’ Recruitment Cannot Be Advertised Publicly; Asks Petitioner To Read NJAC Judgement

A lawyer filed a petition, requesting that recruitment for judges should be advertised publicly as those who want to apply for the same can...
Patiala house, supreme court, high court, bar council of india, bar council, bci, jnu, jnu delhi, jnu sedition, lokmanya tilak, Patiala house court

“Maintain Dignity of Court”

The Patiala House clashes fly in the face of Bar Council of India rules which require an advocate to comport himself as befitting an...

No relief to Kanhaiya till February 29

The Delhi High Court again adjourned the bail plea of JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar to February 29. The Delhi Police had sought...

Expedite and dispose of in two weeks, says SC to Gauhati High Court on...

The Supreme Court sent the petition pertaining to disqualification of MLAs back to Gauhati High Court, directing it to expeditiously dispose of the matter...

JNU Row Turns Delhi Courts Into Battlefield

#JNU Faceoff: PIL filed by Ranjana Agnihotri demanding NIA or CBI probe in the JNU row has been dismissed by the Delhi High Court...

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