The Central Government has informed the Supreme Court that it has proposed compensation of ₹ 50,000 to the people who died due to COVID-19. The affidavit filed by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs states that ex-gratia assistance will be paid by the respective states’ State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF). As recommended by the National... Continue Reading.
This article on ‘Criminal Law and Freedom of Speech’ is written by Nilanjana Banerjee and explores the limits imposed by the USA on the criminalisation of speech. I. Introduction Freedom of expression is an immensely important right for every individual and free speech is an inseparable part of it. First amendment offers a descriptive view... Continue Reading.
On Wednesday the Karnataka HC granted 4 weeks of time to the state government to comply with the order as the last chance. Earlier HC was directed to consider providing 1 % reservation for the transgender in all state-owned corporations. The bench comprising of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Sachin Shankar Magadum held... Continue Reading.
Professor R V Dhanapalan Moot Court Competition (Second National Moot Court Competition) will be organized by The Central Law College, Salem from 19th-21st November 2021. A scanned copy of the filled registration form and D.D. shall be sent to [email protected]. About the Organising Institution The Central Law College Salem is recognised by the Bar Council... Continue Reading.
On Wednesday the constitutional validity of the privilege granted to the Kodavas was upheld by the Karnataka High Court granted in the case of Capt. Chetan YK (Retd.) v. Union of India. The exemption enables the Kodavas to possess firearms without a license under the Arms Act, 1959. Acting Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and... Continue Reading.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court discharged the Chhatisgarh appeal put up by stimulating the High Court™s order staying the investigation into the FIR filed against Dr Raman Singh, BJP National Vice President and former Chief Minister, and BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra for their tweets claiming that the Congress party has prepared a toolkit to tarnish... Continue Reading.
This article titled ‘Lawrence v Texas- Decriminalising Homosexuality’ is written by Nilanjana Banerjee and discusses the decriminalizing of homosexuality. I. Introduction Homosexuality is the physical, mental, sexual attraction between members of same-sex or gender. The term homosexual is a hybrid of Latin and Greek words. The common alternatives to the term homosexual are gay, lesbians,... Continue Reading.
SUPREME COURT REITERATES CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN A COURT CAN DECIDE UPON INTERIM RELIEF UNDER ARBITRATION ACT The Bench of Hon’ble #SupremeCourt of India in the case of Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India Ltd. vs Essar Bulk Terminal Ltd. [Civil Appeal No. 5700/2021], vide its Judgment dated 14-09-2021 held that the Court can continue to decide an... Continue Reading.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday provided relief to Gehna Vashisht by staying the order of the Bombay High Court. The Bombay High Court rejected the anticipatory plea of the actress concerning the porn film case. The bench headed by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and BR Gavai ordered that there is no need to arrest Gehna... Continue Reading.
This article titled ‘Racial Discrimination-a hurdle?’ is written by Nilanjana Banerjee and aims to discuss discrimination on the basis of race and restricts it to the contest of the US. I. Introduction Inequality exists everywhere, perhaps it is the everydayness of inequality that makes it look like it is justified. There are numerous basis of... Continue Reading.