BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE P.N. BHAGWATI

Judges should be of stern, stuff and tough fire , unbending before power, economic or political, and they must uphold the core principle of law which says, be you ever so high, the law is above you.” –   Justice P.N. Bhagwati The complete boldness of Justice P.N. Bhagwati’s vision, philosophical, rationale and futuristic imprints of … More BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE P.N. BHAGWATI

Custody order and Child under Domestic Violence Act

Custody order Notwithstanding any provision in any other applicable law, the Magistrate may, at any stage of the hearing, petition for a protection order or any other relief under the law or provision, granting temporary custody of any children to the offender, such person or person making a claim on his/her behalf and stating, if … More Custody order and Child under Domestic Violence Act

Helpline Details for victims of Domestic Violence Act (Senior Citizen)

Introduction Elder abuse includes physical, emotional or sexual harm to older adults, financial exploitation or neglect of their health by those directly responsible for their care. As the elderly become weaker, they are less able to take care of themselves, resist bullying or defend themselves if attacked. Mental or physical illnesses can make them more … More Helpline Details for victims of Domestic Violence Act (Senior Citizen)

Difference between Bailable and Non-Bailable offences

Introduction The word ‘Offence’ is defined in section 40 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 and Section 2(n) of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 which states that any act or omission of any act which is made punishable under aforementioned acts will be termed as offence. Offence is further classified upon its nature and … More Difference between Bailable and Non-Bailable offences

Basic rules relating to transfer of Property

The Transfer of Property Act of 1882 (“The Act“) took effect on July 1, 1882. It establishes procedures for the transmission of property between living people that are consistent with the rules governing its devolution after death. In terms of immovable property, it also completes the code of contract law. This Act does not cover … More Basic rules relating to transfer of Property

Residence Order under Domestic Violence Act

Introduction Residence order under the domestic violence act protects women’s right to reside in a shared household. If an aggrieved person has been expelled from the shared household then she can claim residence order under Section 19 of the DV Act. The Magistrate may pass a residence order thereby restrain her dispossession from the shared … More Residence Order under Domestic Violence Act

CASE ANALYSIS: STATION MANAGER, INDIAN AIRLINES V. Dr. JITESHWAR AHIR

           “Life is short, do not make it shorter with negligence.” The situation in this case can be depicted precisely by this quote. Negligence whether committed by oneself or by others can cost one’s precious life which can never be bought back. No sum of money is sufficient in exchange of one’s life, as said  “If … More CASE ANALYSIS: STATION MANAGER, INDIAN AIRLINES V. Dr. JITESHWAR AHIR

AN OUTLINE OF MYANMAR’S POLITICAL TURBULENCE

I. INTRODUCTION Myanmar has faced military control, civil strife, isolation from world affairs, and extreme poverty during its decades of independence. The military junta was deposed in 2011, paving the door for a military-installed transitional administration and ushering in what many hoped would be a new beginning for the Southeast Asian country. In 2015, Myanmar’s … More AN OUTLINE OF MYANMAR’S POLITICAL TURBULENCE

CASE ANALYSIS :A.K. GOPALAN VS. STATE OF MADRAS (AIR 1950 SC 27) / PREVENTION DETENTION CASE

The Right to life and Due process of law had undergone a remarkable journey in India from A.K. Gopalan to Maneka Gandhi. Both cases Surfaced around political persons yet the change in mindset of Indian judiciary over a span of time can be witnessed from these cases.  WHO WAS  A.K. GOPALAN? Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan was … More CASE ANALYSIS :A.K. GOPALAN VS. STATE OF MADRAS (AIR 1950 SC 27) / PREVENTION DETENTION CASE

Protection Order and Monetary relief under Domestic Violence Act

Protection order Every state has laws to protect victims of domestic violence from further abuse. These laws vary, but they all provide for a protective order, sometimes called a “protection order” or a “restriction order.” Once signed by the judge, the order tells the abuser to stop harming the victim. While an order does not … More Protection Order and Monetary relief under Domestic Violence Act

What is Attestation?

Attestation is the act of seeing and then signing a formal document to ensure that it was correctly signed by those who are bound by its contents. Attestation is a legal acknowledgement of a document’s authenticity and a confirmation that suitable procedures were followed. Essentially, an attestation is an official declaration that something is real … More What is Attestation?

Shared Household under Domestic Violence Act

Introduction According to section 2(s), the household in which the woman accused of violence lives or at any stage or at any point in a family relationship, alone or with the respondent, is defined as “shared household”. The duration of cohabitation is not defined before a house can be considered a “shared household”. This provision … More Shared Household under Domestic Violence Act

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE 65TH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

National Commission for Scheduled Castes and National Commission for Scheduled Tribes stated under Article 338 and Article 338 A of the Indian Constitution are a constitutional body and not a statutory body. Some other authorities like The National Commission for Minorities (1992), The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (2007) are statutory bodies as … More SALIENT FEATURES OF THE 65TH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

Environmental Issues & Human Intervention : A Direct Threat to Royals Kingdom- # Save Sunderbans

Introduction Understanding The Mangrove Forests: – Mangroves are the plant-communities occurring in inter-tidal zones along the coasts of subtropical countries and Tropical countries. – Mangrove forests perform multiple ecological functions like production of woody trees, provision for habitat, food and spawning grounds facilities for fin-fish and shellfish, provide provision of habitat for different beautiful and … More Environmental Issues & Human Intervention : A Direct Threat to Royals Kingdom- # Save Sunderbans