Law

News about judgements of the courts and articles regarding specific laws of the land that matter.

Sexual Assault Vs harassment: Bombay HC Judge who gave ‘skin-to-skin contact’ judgement refuses to charge accused under POCSO

Hearing a criminal appeal against the conviction and sentence awarded to a 50-year-old man for molesting a five-year-old girl, Justice Ganediwala observed that the case comes under the gambit of…

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti sentenced to 2 years in jail for assaulting AIIMS staff, soon gets bail from High Court

A Delhi Court had found AAP MLA Somnath Bharti guilty of manhandling security personnel at the AIIMS and sentenced him thereof

Delhi Court convicts AAP MLA for assaulting AIIMS security staff in 2016, could go to jail for up to 2 years: Details

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti was convicted Rouse Avenue Court in Delhi for assaulting security staff at AIIMS Delhi in 2016

Arrest warrant issued against journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta in a defamation case filed by the Adani Group: Details

Thakurta's article was first published in the Economic and Political Weekly. After EPW's owners took down the article it was published on The Wire.

‘Consensual affair’ between minors and adults not a valid defense, says SC: Here’s why it is significant in view of growing Grooming Jihad cases

The Supreme Court on the 13th of January delivered a very significant judgment in a case involving the kidnapping of a minor.

Madhya Pradesh High Court adjourns bail application of ‘comedian’ Munawar Faruqui: Details

Munawar Faruqui had moved the MP HC seeking bail after the magistrate’s court and sessions court rejected his bail plea

Tutoring to give false testimony and more: Delhi Police exposes Mehmood Paracha, says Prashant Bhushan has no regard for law

Prashant Bhushan had questioned the search carried out by delhi police at Pracha's office terming it "malafide".

Adultery should be a crime in armed forces: Centre tells SC

The Centre contended that decriminalising adultery might cause instability as defense personnel stay away from their families for long durations.

Terrorist organization Sikhs For Justice announces 1.8 crore Rs for hoisting Khalistani flag on Republic Day at India Gate

Sikhs For Justice's Pannu said in a video that the Indian tricolour is the 'symbol of oppression' and each Indian flag should be removed and crushed.

So-called farmers blame SC of ‘helping centre’ by forming a committee, say protest to continue: Details

Even as SC stayed implementation of three farm laws, formed committee to hold talks, agitating farmers continued to remain defiant