Law and Life

Death penalty only in rarest of rare cases: asserts SC

Many times we have said that death penalty be given only in rarest of rare cases ..

She has to live with her child; interim maintenance of Rs 50,000 granted
Accused is young not beyond reform; So no gallows, says SC
A misplaced bravado

Eyewitness of a murder incident can be a mute spectator: SC

An eyewitness of a murder incident could be a mute spectator, the Supreme Court observed. Evidence tendered by him when he is a witness ..


Ridiculing husband amounts to cruelty, a cause for divorce: HC

Ridiculing the husband before friends and relatives and challenging his dignity amounts to cruelty that is a cause for divorce, the ..


Medical college fined Rs 2 cr by apex court for fraud

For fraud and deception, the Mahavir Institute of Medical Science in Telangana was fined Rs 2 crores by the Supreme Court. The court ..


Dear Magistrates, your handwriting must be legible, warns HC

For want of a legible handwriting, the case before the High Court shall not be defeated. So the High Court directed all the subordinate ..

Supreme Court

Use technology to tackle disasters: SC

Technology now is on a revolutionary pathchanging thelife of man and itsvastpotentialitieshave to be usedby the governmentto tackledisasters ..


Weed out negligent doctors, they have criminal mind: HC

The Bombay High Court was forced to make sharp criticism about doctors when hearing an anticipatory bail petition of two doctors. ..


A boy named Aby James is now Arundhathi

The mother of a boy named Aby James, broke into tears in the High Court and told the honourable judges: “My son is now wandering ..

Students may err but do not treat them as criminals

Students may err but do not treat them as criminals

For doing a wrong thing, how can the college authorities treat a student like a criminal? The authorities cannot be harsh and impose ..


How can rape occur if they live together for quite some time? Asks HC

Submission of a woman to her lover to have physical relationship or any relationship between two persons who have become majors on ..

social media and law

Incitement to violence on social media amounts to waging war against govt: Punjab HC

Social media has become inevitable in our daily life. But it cannot be misused. Apart from public exhortations and campaigns, those ..


Unwarranted litigation a drain on state exchequer: HC

Why should the State Government indulge in unwarranted litigation that is a severe drain on the state exchequer? asked the Kerala High ..


Why Taj Mahal is neglected? SC asks its Protector

Are you not concerned about the iconic Taj Mahal, the Supreme Court asked the Archaeology Department of India which protects the world ..

family court

SC flays cryptic judgments given by lower courts

Time and again we have called upon the High Court and other courts to give reasoned judgments by narration of facts thorough examination ..

chain snatchers

Delhi HC wants stringent punishment for chain snatchers

The Delhi High Court asked the Union Home Ministry what steps it has taken to make provisions for stringent provisions to deal with ..