Category: Law ministry

Nirbhaya case: Agonising wait must end as finality of death penalty is important.

source:- Death penalty has been held to be a valid form of punishment in India by the Supreme Court. But can convicts inordinately delay their execution by using procedural loopholes in the law? The question is being asked in view of delay in execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape

MP govt to withdraw helmet exemption for women and children.

source:- A petitioner had contended that the relaxation given to women and children was violative of the Constitution’s Articles 14, 15(1) and 21 and also defeated the purpose for use of helmet that was made mandatory for two-wheeler riders under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Madhya Pradesh government had exempted women and children

Karnataka HC upholds Senior Designations of 18 Advocates.

Source:- The Karnataka High Court recently dismissed petitions challenging the designation of 18 lawyers as Senior Advocates in November 2018. A Division Bench of Chief JusticeAbhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Mohammad Nawaz also looked into the constitutionality of the High Court of Karnataka (Designation of Senior Advocates), Rules, 2018 (Senior Designation Rules) which were

BJP Leader Seeks Urgent Supreme Court Hearing To Remove Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh Protesters.

Source:- BJP leader Nand Kishore Garg has urged the top court for an urgent hearing, considering the difficulty faced by residents due to the nearly-two-month-long protest on a road connecting Delhi and Noida. Also, various other arterial roads of Delhi have been facing traffic congestion due the protest. New Delhi: The Supreme Court asked

Nirbhaya’s parents urge Delhi High Court to speed up convicts’ executions.

Source:- New Delhi: Nirbhaya’s parents urged Tuesday the Delhi High Court to expeditiously decide the Centre’s plea challenging stay on execution of the four convicts in the case of their daughter’s gangrape and murder. Advocate Jitendra Jha, representing the parents of Nirbhaya said he mentioned the matter before the court for early disposal of

Madras HC seeks report to terminate mentally-ill woman’s pregnancy.

Source:- The 55-year-old petitioner submitted that after her husband’s death, she reared sheep in her village to make ends meet. MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court sought a report from the Dean of government Sivaganga hospital on a petition filed by a woman seeking permission to terminate pregnancy of her 26-year-old

Revised IT intermediary rules in 2 weeks after law ministry’s nod.

Source:- The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) will seek the law ministry’s views on the validity of the provisions in the draft document before notifying the rules, they said. The government is expected to notify within two weeks the revised IT intermediary guidelines that seek to make social media companies more responsible for

Why Kerala Has Gone to Supreme Court Against the CAA.

Source:- ‘The Centre’s new citizenship law imperils India’s constitutional values. No person who wants democracy to flourish can afford to be silent in this struggle against communalism.’ India’s history in the first half of the 20th century is immortalised by our glorious national struggle against colonialism. In these early years of the 21st century,

Protests Against Anti-Citizenship Law Rally At Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh.

Source:- As slogans were raised against the anti-CAA sit-in at Shaheen Bagh amid heavy police presence, cops removed posters that said the site of sit-in would be cleared soon. New Delhi: Dozens of members of a right-wing group gathered on Sunday afternoon at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi, the heart of protests against the Citizenship