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Under what circumstances the right of private defense of body extends to causing death

The right of private defence is a very valuable right and it has been recognized in all free, civilized and democratic societies within certain …

Parole in India

The Prisons Act of 1894 being Act No. 9 of 1894 has defined the furlough system and the parole system under Sections 5(A) and 5(B) of the Prisons …

Limits of Sec 151 of CPC clarified by the Calcutta High Court

Section 151 of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (CPC) preserves the inherent power of civil courts in the matter of a civil suit. Often armed with this …

Why we fail in the court of law

<b>Why we fail in the court of law</b><p>We come across this maxim everyday which is famously known as “<i>ubi jus ibi remedium</i>”. But do we really get the …

Schadenfreude

5 Things to know before purchasing a house or flat from the builder

Are you planning to buy your dream house? Have you made the final choice for your ideal home and just left with signing of the house agreement? Is …

First Information Report (FIR)

<b>What is FIR or First Information Report?</b><p>An FIR / First Information Report is a report of a crime filed with the police to record and initiate the …

Divorce on Cruelty

The most used terminology in the courts of law is “Your Honor I cannot continue this sacred relation because of the cruelty committed on me”, but the …

Castes are just imaginary

Imaginary Casteism is Indias Divide and Rule Policy Political Economics of India<p><b>Abstract</b><p>This article centres on the very issue - whether there …

13 Changes Modern Advocate need in Indian Courts

<b>1. Dress Code Change:</b> No doubt Indian lawyers wear power dress and we as citizens respect the dignity of it, yet mostly the black and white …

Art of Legal Writing: Impact and Analysis

This article is a humble effort on the given topic as a learner. It is an effort on a subject, which as a part of legal profession; I know is the one …

Right to Service Act, 2011 - A weapon to eliminate the corruption

The Right to Service Act, 2011 has empowered people to seek hassle free, corruption free and time bound service delivery mechanism in the govt. …

The Game of Money (Bill)

As a student of law each time I read the Indian Constitution I wondered what was so special about the Money Bills which 'must' be always introduced …

Pending Court Cases - Others

The data on pendency of cases is maintained by the Supreme Court and High Courts. As per the information available, 58,906 cases are pending in the …

Specific Performance of Contract

The Specific Relief Act, 1963 have come with an sole objective to grant the specific reliefs in multiple ways like specific performance of contract …

Radiation Therapy

Appointing quality lawyers under Legal Aid Scheme - Others

All persons in custody are eligible for free legal services including filing of bail petitions provided they are covered under Section 12 of the …

Daughters right in ancestral property

The first question after the Supreme Court recent ruling in <i>Prakash & Ors</i> <b>v. Phulavati & Ors, rendered on 16 October 2015</b> comes to everyone’s mind is …

India

Supreme court advocates-on-record association and others v. Union of India

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><p><i>Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association and Others</i> v. <i>Union of India</i>[1], also called the second Judge’s case was adjudged by a nine …

India

Appointment of Judges - Others

A statement showing the approved strength, working strength and vacancies of Judges in the Supreme Court and High Courts as on 29.02.2016 is given at …

Shah Bano to Shayara Bano: Supreme Court issues notice in Triple Talaq, Polygamy challenge [Read petition] - Bar & Bench

After inviting a lot of attention, both negative and positive, for its remarks in the Sabarimala temple entry case, the Supreme Court has today fired …

Supreme Court begins hearing challenge to AIBE, questions rationale behind exam - Bar & Bench

The Supreme Court has commenced hearing in a petition challenging the All India Bar Examination (AIBE). While hearing arguments in a petition filed …

SC: LAW ON EQUAL RIGHT FOR DAUGHTERS IN ANCESTRAL PROPERTIES IS PROSPECTIVE ...

SC: LAW ON EQUAL RIGHT FOR DAUGHTERS IN ANCESTRAL PROPERTIES IS PROSPECTIVE<p>In a verdict that can have a cascading effect on matters related to …