Case Analysis: Anil Kumar v. State

Decided on: 16th November, 2021Bench: Justice Subramonium PrasadCase details: The Delhi High Court has denied bail to a POCSO accused tuition instructor, saying that it will take years for the youngster to recover from his or her trauma.Case brief:In a bail hearing, Justice Subramonium Prasad agreed with the tuition teacher, who was charged with sexually... Continue Reading →

Case Analysis: Bal Raj v. Priya and Others

Order Dated: 12.11.2021CORAM: HON'BLE MRS. JUSTICE MANJARI NEHRU KAULCase Details: A defaulter cannot be sentenced to more than one month of composite civil imprisonment: High Court of Punjab and HaryanaCase brief:The Punjab and Haryana High Court ruled on Friday that a magistrate court cannot impose composite civil imprisonment for more than a month at a... Continue Reading →

SECTION 79 OF IPC, 1860 ​

ACT DONE BY A PERSON JUSTIFIED, OR BY MISTAKE OF FACT BELIEVING HIMSELF JUSTIFIED BY LAW.​ NOTHING IS AN OFFENCE WHICH IS DONE BY ANY PERSON WHO IS JUSTIFIED BY LAW, OR WHO BY REASON OF MISTAKE OF FACT AND NOT BY REASON OF A MISTAKE OF A LAW IN GOOD FAITH, BELIEVES HIMSELF TO BE JUSTIFIED BY LAW, IN DOING IT.​ ​ILLUSTRATION: A... Continue Reading →

DOCTRINE OF STARE DECISIS- AN APPRAISAL

INTRODUCTION The maxim explains the doctrine of stare decisis. When court settles an issue, a conflict or a controversy between parties it becomes the law on those issues and conflicts. Such a decision is a precedent. A precedent is a statement of law found in decision of the superior court. Such decisions are binding to... Continue Reading →

CASE BRIEF: Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd v. Bheema & Anr.

Judgement dated: 8 November, 2021 Bench: Single judge Justice A Badharudeen, Kerela High court Case details: If any person, whether as passenger or as owner of the vehicle, shares the seat of the driver of a three-wheeler goods carriage, the same violates insurance policy conditions. On January 23, 2008, at approximately 14:30 hours, while the... Continue Reading →

FREEDOM OF PRESS AND LEGAL PROVISIONS

INTRODUCTION The press's position and significance in a democracy is well understood. Under its ambits, Article 19(1) of the constitution grants freedom of speech and expression, as well as freedom of the press. The presence of a free, independent, and influential media is essential to democracy, especially in a society as diverse as India. The... Continue Reading →

SHORTAGE OF UNDERGROUND WATER- LEGAL PROVISIONS

The Groundwater (Sustainable Management) Bill of 2017 was drafted as a model bill to decentralize groundwater control. Water is recognized as a public trust, with water security measures and groundwater protection zones included. "Groundwater as a local source of water may become even more important in the future in the face of the push for... Continue Reading →

CHILD MARRIAGE – VOID OR VOIDABLE

Child marriage means “a marriage to which either of the contracting parties is a child”. Child means “a person who, if a male, has not completed twenty-one years of age, and if a female, has not completed eighteen years of age”. Many a times, in discussions and discourses, terms like ‘early marriages’ or ‘forced marriages’... Continue Reading →

US Hegemony and Balance of Power.

ESTABLISHMENT OF US HEGEMONYThe sudden collapse of the Soviet Union While one of the two superpowers ceased to exist, the other remained with all its powers intact, even enhanced. Thus, it would appear that the US hegemony began in 1991 After Soviet Power disappeared from the international scene. Iraq invasion of Kuwait In August 1990,... Continue Reading →

Juvenile Delinquency in India

INTRODUCTION Juvenile delinquency is the involvement of minors in criminal activities. A person's behaviour is defined as "delinquent" when he deviates from the normal course of his social life. In other words, a criminal delinquent is someone whose acts are dangerous to society and to himself. Running away from home, using inappropriate or vulgar words,... Continue Reading →

MOB LYNCHING- A NEW METAPHOR OF HATE

Introduction Mob lynching is a term used to describe the acts of targeted violence by a large group of people against human body or property both public as well as private. In simpler word it can be said that mob lynching is an illegal activity done by crowd of people who turn aggressive towards an... Continue Reading →

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