The Supreme Court has remarked that courts need to be careful when it comes to sentencing lawmakers as the automatic disqualification of parliamentarians upon conviction is a drastic measure.
A bench comprising of Justice KM Joseph and Justice BV Nagarathna made the observation after they were apprised by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) KM Nataraj that Section 8(3) of the Representation of the People Act leads to automatic disqualification of a parliamentarians soon after they are convic...
The Lok Sabha Secretariat has disqualified Rahul Gandhi from the House after a district court in Surat found the senior Congress leader guilty in a criminal defamation suit and slapped a two-year jail term on him.
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.
The Gauhati High Court has directed the respondents in the Union of India as well as Assam through the Women and Child Development Department to observe strict compliance of the requirement of the Supplementary Nutrition Programme through Anganwadi Centres for pregnant women and lactating mothers.
The Division Bench of Justice Achintya Malla Bujor Barua and Justice Robin Phukan disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) instituted by a practicing lawyer of the High Cour...