Gradual transformation in outlook of judiciary for women

Once Charles Fourier said “One could judge the degree of civilization of a country by social and political position of its women.” Rightly said but outlook of judiciary for women cannot be ignored. The judges presiding over a bench for dealing cases are not only lamp bearer of a society or are not there just […]

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Position of Sexual Harassment Laws in India

Sexual Harassment laws in India Right to equality provides for indiscrimination on the basis of caste, gender, religion or place of birth. However, practical life differs a bit. The position of women in the society where it is economic, social or political has not been really encouraging compared to men. The situation worsens when there […]

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Ireland’s Abortion Referendum: Yes wins with 66.4%

  Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removing a developing life or fetus before it can make due outside the uterus. A premature birth that happens unexpectedly is otherwise called a miscarriage. A fetus removal might be caused deliberately and is then called an induced abortion, or less often, “induced miscarriage”. At the […]

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Zero FIR

BLOG- ZERO FIR: A Brief Overview

What is ZERO FIR? As per the Sec 154 of Criminal procedure Code, every Police officer is law-bound to register the First Information Report of any cognizable offence committed, irrespective of the jurisdiction in which the offence was committed. When a cognizable offence is reported, the police officer registering the case forthwith starts the investigation, […]

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husband's salary

HIGH COURT- Wife is Entitled to Know the husband’s salary

The Madhya Pradesh High Court, on May 15, 2018, upheld the order of Central Information Commission while observing that a wife is entitled to know husband’s salary. The petition was filed by the wife, seeking maintenance from her husband, alleging that her husband being a high and reputed officer in Telecommunication Department (BSNL) drawing salary […]

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adultery

Section 497 and 498 of IPC are dusty Victorian remnants

Since its initiation, the law identified with adultery in India has been liable to grave contention in regards to a few of its key issues. The lawfulness of these laws in India has contended in view of their inclination to demonstrate an unmistakable feeling of sexual orientation predisposition. What is Adultery by the definition of […]

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Amendment of POCSO Act

Amendment of POCSO Act: death penalty to rapist

Amidst the national wide indignation over the gang-rape of eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, Union cabinet, according to reports, has approved the ordinance of Amendment of POCSO Act, 2012 and promulgated to amend the punishment in the case of rape of minor, below 12 years of age. The present amendment would provide the […]

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UNNAO RAPE CASE

UNNAO RAPE CASE- Not arresting rape accused BJP MLA Sengar is breach of law says Legal Experts

In the Unnao Rape Case, the FIR has been lodged and the MLA his brother and others are arrested, the victim and her family are given police protection but they are still suffering because of power and the money power of the other party, i.e. MLA. The choice of the Uttar Pradesh police not to […]

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