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Sidhu jailed for 1 year : Supreme Court

Written by Shaurya Mahajan Today, the Supreme Court enhanced the sentence of Navjot Singh Sidhu to one year imprisonment in a 1988 road rage accident in which one person by the name of Gurnam Singh had died. The Court allowed had the review petition preferred by the family of victim Gurnam Singh against its 2018 Supreme Court verdict that had […]

AG Perarivalan Released

AG Perarivalan, a convict in well known case of Rajiv Gandhi Assasination has been released after 32 years of imprisonment by the Supreme court division bench comprising of Justice Nageshwar Rao and BR Gavai while invoking Article 142 of the constitution. While releasing the convict, the court took into consideration the circumstances that caused inordinate delay in deciding Perarivalan’s early […]

Plea in Delhi HC for livestreaming of Same – Sex Marriage Case

Written by Shaurya Mahajan The central government has recently opposed a demand for the livestreaming of proceedings before the Delhi High Court for the case seeking legal recognition of same sex marriages. The government has contended that the matter is neither of national importance and nor does iy affect the majority population of the country. The government further contended that […]

Bombay HC denies anticipatory bail to teacher who called student ‘Dharti ka bhoj’

Maharashtra high court bench denied anticipatory bail to the chairman of an international school, booked for allegedly abetting the suicide of a class 10 student. J.Vinay Joshi while hearing the case said that “teachers can reprimand students but not in a language that could shatter their tender minds.” In the following case the chairman of the school is held because […]

Indrani Mukerjea makes bail : SC

Written by Shaurya Mahajan Today, the Supreme Court granted bail to Indrani Mukerjea in the case alleging the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, considering the fact that she has been under custody for 6.5 years, and that the trial is not likely to complete soon. Apart from the conditions to be imposed by the Trial Court, the Apex Court […]

Delhi High Court’s Split verdict on Marital Rape opens up Substantial question of law for Apex Court

Written by: Neha Virmani Quorum of two judge bench of Delhi HC comprising of Justices Harishankar and Rajiv Shakdher while hearing a batch of petition over the complicated issue pertaining to Section 375 Exceptions which talk about “Martial Rape”, had a split verdict and thus, they opened the case for appeal to Apex Court on the bases of “involvement of […]

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