Category: legal news

Germany warns of ‘consequences’ if Thai king breaches law

Source:-https://www.hindustantimes.com Germany warned of “immediate consequences” if Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn broke the law on its soil as thousands of protesters gathered outside its embassy in Bangkok on Monday, stepping up the pressure in their campaign for changes to the monarchy. The demonstrators submitted a letter questioning the king’s legal status in the European country

Kesavananda Bharati, India’s most famous petitioner, dies at 79

Source:-indialegallive New Delhi: Kesavananda Bharati, the seer who ensured that the basic structure of India’s Constitution will remain undisturbed through the several amendments that came through the Parliamentary process, providing a long life to India’s democracy and federalism, died yesterday at age 79. Bharati was seer of the Edneer Mutt in the Kasargod district of

Hong Kong security law: UN experts voice deep concerns

Source:-bbc The legislation has been widely criticised since it was imposed by Beijing in June after months of huge pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong last year.In the letter made public on Friday, experts said the law breached international legal obligations.They also voiced concerns it could be used to prosecute political activists.The law, which criminalises secession,

Delhi High Court to rule on rapists’ delay tactics.

Source:- deccanchronicle.com NEW DELHI: The four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case are “trying the patience of the nation,” the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Sunday, challenging the trial court’s order staying their execution. The court, which was giving a rare Sunday hearing to the matter, has reserved its order. Nirbhaya’s

Nirbhaya Case: Experts Say Centre’s Demand For Individual Hangings Bad In Law.

Source:- outlookindia.com The Centre on Februrary 1 moved the Delhi High Court for immediate execution of the death convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case. It argued that individual hangings were possible. Presently, all four convicts have been delaying their executions by taking advantage of the death law. The court has scheduled the hearing

Finance Ministry looks for budget stopgap.

The Finance Ministry is considering the possibility of borrowing under the Public Debt Management Act to finance new state investment projects in case the 3.2-trillion-baht budget expenditure for fiscal 2020 hits further snags. Solutions to push public investment to boost the country’s economic growth are crucial amid the export slowdown, as the state investment budget

Pakistanis, Bangladeshis face legal action for rallying against India over Kashmir issue

Source: moneycontrol.com Ever Since Home Minister Amit Shah announced the abrogation of Article 370, stripping Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, scattered skirmishes have been reported from the Valley. Several Pakistanis have also joined the rhetoric, condemning the Indian government for the way it has been tackling the issue by introducing a lockdown. While