Directives for eateries issued by Allahabad High Court ; wants state to prescribe quality standards for manufacturing of masks

The Allahabad High Court has directed the state government to prescribe quality standards for manufacturing masks and sanitisers as per the directives of Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR).  The division bench of Justice Siddhartha Varma and Justice Ajit Kumar has issued guidelines for restaurants and eateries and said if restaurants permit people to have … Continue reading Directives for eateries issued by Allahabad High Court ; wants state to prescribe quality standards for manufacturing of masks

Pakistan government reopens Kartarpur Corridor as COVID-19 situation ‘improves’.

Pakistan government has announced that the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on its side has been reopened as COVID-19 situation in the country has improved. As per the notification issued by Pakistan Ministry of religious affairs on Friday, Indian visitors are allowed to come daily from dawn to dusk as per the bilateral agreement made in … Continue reading Pakistan government reopens Kartarpur Corridor as COVID-19 situation ‘improves’.

UPSC Candidates who possess admit cards are not obstructed in any manner from reaching their centers- Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has directed the state government and Delhi Police to ensure that candidates who possess admit cards for appearing in the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination on October 4, are not obstructed in any manner from reaching their centers Justice Pratibha M. Singh, while hearing the petition through video conferencing, noted that as … Continue reading UPSC Candidates who possess admit cards are not obstructed in any manner from reaching their centers- Delhi HC

Constitutional Law: Sovereign Immunity

Introduction The sovereign immunity alludes to the way that the government can't be sued without its assent. Sovereign immunity, or crown immunity, is a lawful precept whereby a sovereign or state can't perpetrate a legitimate wrong and is invulnerable to common suit or criminal arraignment, carefully talking in current writings in its own courts. A … Continue reading Constitutional Law: Sovereign Immunity

UNIFORM CIVIL CODE

ABSTRACT The concept of ‘Uniform Civil Code’ is based on the timeless and universal principle of equality before the law. Thus, UCC means one law and one nation. No distinction between majority and minority community. Equal rights and same laws for all in all civil matter and discrimination against none. Article 44 of the Constitution of … Continue reading UNIFORM CIVIL CODE

Karnataka government gives nod to proposal to include Transgender in OBC category for the purpose of recruitment.

A notification was issued by the Director of the Karnataka State Police about the vacancies for 'men' and 'women' for filling up 2,467 posts. This notification included the specification about age, height, weight and other criteria only for “men and “women”. This was a clear violation of the fundamental rights of the third gender. On … Continue reading Karnataka government gives nod to proposal to include Transgender in OBC category for the purpose of recruitment.

State govt. had no power to mandate 25% domicile reservation in NLSIU: Karnataka HC

A division bench of Justices B V Nagathrama and Ravi V Hosmani of the Karnataka High Court have invalidated the 25% reservation mandate for admitting domicile students in the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU). The bench has ruled that the University is unique and of national character not amounting to that of … Continue reading State govt. had no power to mandate 25% domicile reservation in NLSIU: Karnataka HC

THE ROLE OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN CRIMINAL TRIALS IN INDIA.

ABSTRACT : The basics of Plea Bargaining and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) have been explained in the initial part of this article. The application of ADR in criminal trials in India has been highlighted to give a better understanding of the entire concept of plea bargaining and its analysis, concerning India. Further, various judicial decisions … Continue reading THE ROLE OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN CRIMINAL TRIALS IN INDIA.