ADR MECHANISMS IN FAMILY DISPUTES

ABSTRACT India is a secular state wherein a large population professes and practices different religions. The Indian legal system, over the years, has also developed in lines with the different religions being practiced in India. We have several personal laws governing different religions. Alternative Dispute Resolution processes are encouraged these days due to its number … Continue reading ADR MECHANISMS IN FAMILY DISPUTES

INFAMOUS INCIDENT TOOK PLACE IN UP, 11 YEAR OLD GIRL FOUND DEAD IN THE FIELDS, MIGHT HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED : SAYS POLICE

Timeline: October 1st, 2020 Police found dead body of a 11yr old girl with her head smashed with bricks. She went to the fields to answer a call of nature on October 1, the accused found her alone and murdered her, said police. The incident took place in Gopiganj area in eastern Uttar Pradesh (around … Continue reading INFAMOUS INCIDENT TOOK PLACE IN UP, 11 YEAR OLD GIRL FOUND DEAD IN THE FIELDS, MIGHT HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED : SAYS POLICE

Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Act, 2020 Receives Presidential Assent

The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Act, 2020, that includes protection of healthcare personnels during epidemics, has received presidential assent and has come into force. The Act was passed by the Rajya Sabha on September 19, 2020 and by the Lok Sabha on September 21, 2020. The Central Government, under this Act gets expanded powers to prevent … Continue reading Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Act, 2020 Receives Presidential Assent

ROLE OF “MENS REA” NECESSARY TO PROVE ANY OFFENCE: SUPREME COURT

The Supreme Court of India, setting aside the conviction of a man in the abetment of suicide of his wife, stated that in order to prove any crime, the role of “mens rea” is necessary which is stated under Section 107 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).The bench comprised of Justices N.V. Ramana, Surya Kant … Continue reading ROLE OF “MENS REA” NECESSARY TO PROVE ANY OFFENCE: SUPREME COURT

SC quashes PIL for inquiry into alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 pandemic

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to consider a PIL filed by retired bureaucrats in which the government was accused of mismanagement of the covid-19 epidemic in the country. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, a bench headed by Justice LN Rao including Justice Ajay Rastogi said that despite the advisory issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs … Continue reading SC quashes PIL for inquiry into alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 pandemic

Punjab and Haryana Bar Council resolves to resort to ‘peaceful agitation

For peaceful agitation if Courts in Punjab and Haryana do not resume partial physical functioning at the earliest announced by The Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana.after the lockdown and the partial resumption of physical hearings in various courts across the country same be done in Punjab and Haryana as well. In an ultimatum, the … Continue reading Punjab and Haryana Bar Council resolves to resort to ‘peaceful agitation

Defence Ministry signs contract for supply of multi-mode hand grenades to Indian Army

In yet another boost to ‘Make in India’, the Ministry of Defence on Thursday signed a contract worth Rs 409 crore with a Nagpur-based company for the supply of 10,00,000 multi-mode hand grenades to the Indian Army. The contract was signed by the Acquisition Wing of Defence Ministry.These grenades will replace the hand grenade design … Continue reading Defence Ministry signs contract for supply of multi-mode hand grenades to Indian Army

Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Gujarat govt rules regarding change in labour laws

The Supreme Court has stricken down the April 17 notification of the Gujarat Labour and Employment Department, that grants exemption to each factory in Gujarat from provisions of the Factories Act, 1948 regarding daily operating hours, weekly operating hours, intervals for rest, and spread-overs of adult staff and even from the duty to pay overtime … Continue reading Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Gujarat govt rules regarding change in labour laws

Lady advocates write to CJI seeking constitution of High Court-monitored probe in Hathras rape case

A collective of 47 lady advocates of the Supreme Court have written to the Chief Justice of India S. A. Bobde seeking constitution of a High Court-monitored investigation and trial to ensure ‘strictest and swiftest’ possible punishment to the accused in the Hathras rape case.Urging the court for immediate intervention, the lady advocates have also … Continue reading Lady advocates write to CJI seeking constitution of High Court-monitored probe in Hathras rape case

Bail has been granted to Activist Akhil Gogoi by NIA Court in Chabua Police Station Case:

Activist Akhli Gogoi was alleged to led a crowd of around 6000 people who tried to murder the police officer on duty. Also the crowd was alleged to cause economic blockade and pelting of stones and one of the informants was grievously injured.On the basis of the said allegations Akhli Gogoi was registered under Sections … Continue reading Bail has been granted to Activist Akhil Gogoi by NIA Court in Chabua Police Station Case: