The Uttar Pradesh government has filed a detailed status report in the Supreme Court regarding the killings, which took place during police encounters in the state.
UP Standing Counsel Ruchira Goel filed the status report in response to a Supreme Court directive issued on August 11, in the case of Vishal Tiwari vs Union of India.
The Apex Court had ordered the submission of an affidavit outlining the stage of investigation or trial in cases specified by the petitioner, and also to con...
The Delhi High Court has recently restrained the misuse of the name, image, voice and other attributes of persona, including the “jhakaas” catchphrase of actor Anil Kapoor for commercial gain. Acknowledging that such misuse can damage a celebrity’s right to endorsement, the Court also added that “fame for a person comes with disadvantages” and “this case shows that reputation and fame can transcend into damage”
No one has been arrested so far for Hardeep Singh Nijjar’s murder and police investigations are still going on. So, what prompted Trudeau to escalate the issue and accuse India of his killing based on “credible information” on the floor of parliament? And follow it up with the expulsion of an Indian diplomat?
The Bill has raised questions whether it is an attempt by the executive to control the judiciary. Is the freedom of advocates being compromised? Rajshri Rai, editor-in-chief, APN channel, delved into the matter in India Legal’s TV show
The diplomatic crisis between India and Canada should not surprise either governments. Both sides know exactly what happened, where, when, why, and how. The tremendous power of electronic intelligence utilized by the “five eyes-nations” computing and analytical skills deciphered actions and communications around the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Canada. The five are the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia
The Law Commission of India has rejected the suggestion to reduce the age of consent to 16 years under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
The Commission observed in its 283rd report on the ‘Age of Consent under the POCSO Act that after a careful review of existing child protection laws, various judgements and considering the maladies of child abuse, child trafficking and child prostitution that plague the Indian society, it had come to the conclusion that it was not...