The Central government recently informed the Delhi High Court that the bar on married males or females from being considered for the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Department, the legal arm of the Indian Army, is a reasonable restriction placed in public interest and national security.
The Division Bench headed by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma is seized of a plea challenging the prohibition on the basis of marital status for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army to the dep...
Telangana has filed a plea in the Supreme Court alleging inaction by the governor regarding assent to several bills. Considering the general disillusionment with governors’ exercise of discretion, an out-of-the-box solution is needed.
The entry of the law firms from abroad could hit Indian lawyers and affect their income. Should there be an ombudsman to check their credentials and accounts and are Indian law firms needlessly worried?
At an event organised to celebrate International Women’s Day, the chief justice of India expressed a need to ensure zero tolerance for inappropriate behaviour and improper use of language against women. He will release a legal glossary in this regard.
The recent verdict of the Supreme Court on the disaster has laid bare the failings of the central government. It has also underlined the need for a strong commitment to environmental protection. The India Legal show on APN channel, hosted by the channel’s Editor-in-Chief, Rajshri Rai, sought opinions from legal experts and activists on the judgment. A report.