Allahabad High Court says permitting authority has power to withdraw it even if there’s no such provision in relevant law

The Allahabad High Court on Friday said in an order that the authority which has given permission under Section 21 of the General Clauses Act has the right to withdraw it even if there is no such provision in relevant law. The Division Bench of Justice Ashwani Kumar Mishra and Justice Vikram D. Chauhan passed … Read more

BSF for Borders: Extension of jurisdiction by Centre- National Security and Liberty

An important part of being raised as a BSF officer’s kid was to get acquainted with the vagaries and challenges of a borderman’s job and to learn about their life-threatening situations along India’s international borders in states and union territories afflicted with insurgency and terrorism. The task of protecting the borders stretched to the protection … Read more

Complexities of Privacy

By Sujit Bhar Among the many important bills to be considered in this winter session of Parliament, the Personal Data Protection Bill of 2019 will be critical. This will be an initiative of the Ministry of Law and Justice. The first time the Bill was tabled was on December 11, 2019, introduced in Lok Sabha … Read more

Delhi High Court upbraids SDMC over concretization of trees, says people are becoming alien in their own environment

The Delhi High Court on Friday rebuked South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on the issue of concretization of trees in the capital, and said it is the worst kind of human rights abuse as it changes the whole environment of people. The court had sought response SDMC and Delhi Police on concretizing hundreds of trees. … Read more

कोर्ट ने जताई नाराजगी, जज बोले- अदालत में ड्यूटी पर तैनात पुलिसकर्मियों का निहत्था होना चिंता का विषय

दिल्ली की एक अदालत ने अभियोजन ‘नायब कोर्ट’ यानी अदालत में ड्यूटी पर तैनात पुलिसकर्मियों के अदालतों में ‘निहत्थे’ आने को चिंता का विषय बताया है. अदालत ने कहा कि नायब कोर्ट का ऐसे समय में अदालतों में निहत्थे आना और भी बड़ी चिंता का विषय है, जब सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने भी निचली अदालत के … Read more

Man moves Supreme Court, seeks compensation for hate crimes

The victim of a hate crime in Uttar Pradesh has moved the Apex Court to demand compensation for victims of hate crimes & seek punitive action against police personnel who refused to register a case & instead put pressure on the victim to withdraw complaint. The plea filed by 62-year-old Kazeem Ahmed Sherwani, a resident … Read more

जज ने घर बुला रेप भी किया, 15 लाख के जेवर भी ले लिए, सस्पेंड हुआ

शुक्रवार (26 नवंबर 2021) को एक महिला का बलात्कार करने के आरोप में सिविल जज को गिरफ्तार किया गया है।, गिरफ्तारी की पुष्टि करते हुए लोअर दीर के जिला पुलिस अधिकारी (डीपीओ) इरफानुल्ला खान ने बताया कि पीड़िता को निचली अदालत के सीनियर सिविल जज जमशेद कुंडी के सरकारी आवास से बरामद किया गया। रिपोर्ट्स … Read more

HC stays Trial Court order directing action against SHO and IO over distinct chargesheets in Rape Case

On Friday, the Delhi High Court stayed an order of a trial court directing action against a station house officer (SHO ) and an investigating officer (IO) for filing distinct charge sheets in connection with the rape of a minor. Justice Anu Malhotra stayed an order dated November 24 in which the trial court had … Read more

Judicial Infrastructure: Pressing Need

By Dr G.V. Rao The Law Commission of India performs the important function of bringing about law reforms. It is empowered to recommend legislative reforms with a view to clarify, consolidate and codify particular branches of law where the government felt the necessity for it. So far, 21 Law Commissions have been constituted and have … Read more

Allahabad High Court refuses to quash FIR against Yes Bank officials in multi-crore scam

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday refused to interfere in the FIR filed against Yes Bank officials in a multi-crore share scam and dismissed the petition related to it. The Division Bench of Justice Mahesh Chandra Tripathi and Justice Subhash Vidyarthi passed this order while hearing a petition filed by Yes Bank Limited. The petition … Read more