INDIA PLANNING TO DECRIMINALISE BOUNCED CHEQUES, SARFAESI PROVISIONS MAY HURT BANKS, CLOG COURTS

India planning to Decriminalise Bounced Cheques, Sarfaesi Provisions may hurt Banks, clog courts. Decriminalising economic offences including bounced cheques and violation of the provisions of a loan recovery law, a move that may come as a blow to lenders and trigger litigation seems to be India’s plan. Around 39 economic offences in 19 acts are … Continue reading INDIA PLANNING TO DECRIMINALISE BOUNCED CHEQUES, SARFAESI PROVISIONS MAY HURT BANKS, CLOG COURTS

Loss of smell and taste – New Symptoms of Covid-19

The health ministry has assured that patients with coronavirus treatment facilities have been reporting symptoms like, fever, cold, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, expectoration, myalgia, rhinorrhea, sore throat and diarrhea, and now the loss of smell and taste has been added to the list as per the recent records and the revised clinical management protocols … Continue reading Loss of smell and taste – New Symptoms of Covid-19

Venugopal Agrees To Centre’s Proposal To Continue As Attorney General For India For One More Year

The Constitutional law expert and Senior Advocate Kottayan Katankot Venugopal popularly known as KK Venugopal has agreed to Central Government’s proposal to continue as Attorney General for India for one more year. Venugopal was appointed as the Attorney General of India on June 30, 2017 after Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi stepped down as the Attorney … Continue reading Venugopal Agrees To Centre’s Proposal To Continue As Attorney General For India For One More Year

DELHI HIGH COURT TAKES SUO MOTU COGNIZANCE OF NON PAYMENT OF SALARY TO DOCTORS.

High Court of Delhi took suo motu cognisance on the basis of news reports that reported non payment of salary to the resident doctors in certain hospitals. The DMC contended that such salaries were not paid due to financial constraints. It was contended by the Additional Solicitor General that the Delhi government has made the … Continue reading DELHI HIGH COURT TAKES SUO MOTU COGNIZANCE OF NON PAYMENT OF SALARY TO DOCTORS.

Delhi HC: Victim shall be issued Notice in Bail Proceedings in all POCSO Cases

In the case of Miss G (MINOR)Through: Ms. Tara Narula, AdvocateVs State of Delhi The court said non-issuance of notice to the complainants or victims is not merely a procedural lapse, but is clearly contrary to the unequivocal legislative mandate and settled law. Section 439 of the Code of Criminal Procedure-(a) In sub-section (1), after … Continue reading Delhi HC: Victim shall be issued Notice in Bail Proceedings in all POCSO Cases

Rajasthan HC Issues direction to terminate pregnancy of a rape victim.

Justice Sandeep Mehta han and doctor justice Pushpendra Singh Bhati made a remark regarding right of a minor rape victim to make reproductive choice. The decision was taken by division bench after it was appealed. The single judge bench observed that:There needs to be a balance between right to privacy of the victim and the … Continue reading Rajasthan HC Issues direction to terminate pregnancy of a rape victim.