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  Mar. 2014
  Feb. 2014
 APRIL 2014
Vol 20, Part 4  
Whither Women in Judiciary - "Lady Justice" - INSIGNIA" in Peril? - Hemant Kumar
With the long- overdue and much- awaited Women’s Reservation Bill aimed at ensuring their one-third representation in the Lok Sabha and the State Assemblies once again failing to see the light of the day and all set to get lapsed soon, thanks to the lackadaisical attitude of our learned lawmakers towards its due passage, it is equally appalling that the percentage of “Fairer Sex” in the third as well as the strongest pillar of our democratic set-up viz. ..... Read More..
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Case Study

   Clinical Records and res ipsa loquitur - By Anoop K. Kaushal

Jai Prakash Mehta v. Dr. B. N. Rai
Revision Petition No. 2347 of 2008 decided by the Hon'ble National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, New Delhi.
Facts: Petitioner Jai Prakash Mehta on 26 th June, 1998 while he was employed as a contract labourer by Respondent No. 2 and working on electrification of a railway line sustained serious injuries due to electric shock, which included serious burn injuries on his right arm, and he became unconscious. Respondent No. 2 (employer) first took him to one Dr. Sanjay Singh, who stated that it was a medico-legal case. Without informing the police, Respondent No. 2 thereafter took him to Respondent No.1/Doctor, who was an ENT Specialist and who advised x-ray of chest and right arm on the same day and prescribed some ointments and medicines..Read More....

Study Abroad

   School of Law Villanova University

Founded in 1953 as part of Villanova University, Villanova Law has educated more than 10,000 lawyers who have taken their place in the profession. Villanova has earned the reputation as a top-notch law school by refusing to compromise on excellence.  Villanova is committed to academic freedom as a fundamental principle, and emphasizes the value of critical, searching inquiry and open debate.  . Read More.....


   Editorial - Mr. Manish Arora

Media and the courts are the only viable defense against excesses at the hands of both the government as well as influential individuals who might want to bend the rules or exploit or do both in order to gain impermissible advantage of some sort. In a democracy like ours, a vigilant media is a boon. Fortunately, our media and our courts have not let us down for the most part. However, every now and then we do hear of deviant conduct, which needs to be adequately addressed .Read More.....

Cyber Space

   Cyber Crime Offenders of Younger Age Group Rising National Crime Records Bureau - Hemant Gade

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Data between 2008 and 2011 depicted that around 60 percent of the people arrested for cyber crimes belonged to the age group of 18 to 30 years. The cyber crimes include activities such as forgery, obscene publications as well as hacking.
The NCRB data revealed that from 2008 to 2011, 1184 people were arrested in context with the cyber crimes and that this number was on the rise. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Economic Offences Wing) SD Mishra explained that most of the offenders came from the younger generation age group and that these people were aware of various means and methods which can be used for exploiting the cyber space. .Read More.....

Supreme Court Judgements

      Nandlal Wasudeo Badwaik v. Lata Nandlal Badwaik , 2014 (1) SCALE 99 (SC): Crl. A. No. 24 of 2014;
      Decided on 6-1-2014 [Chandramauli Kr. Prasad and Jagdish Singh Khehar, JJ.]
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       Public Interest Foundation v. Union of India , W.P. (C) No. 536 of 2011;
       Decided on 16-12-2013 (SC): 2013 (15) SCALE 482 
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  :: Bombay HC came down heavily on Jail officer for disobeying court order   

:: 8 convicted in Jhaliamari adivasi ashram inmates'' rape   

:: J&K HC dismiss PIL against use of Pepper Gas by security forces   

:: Court rejects Asaram''s bail petition   

:: Allahabad HC stays warrant against BHU VC   

:: PM not to be interrogated by CBI in coalgate scam: SC   

:: J&K HC directs HRD ministry to file objection on Prime Minister''s Special Scholarship Scheme   

:: Petition against Rahul''s controversial remark accepted   

:: Jharkhand HC to announce verdict on Lalu''s appeal tomorrow   

:: J&K HC directs HRD ministry to file objection on Prime Minister''s Special Scholarship Scheme   

:: Petition against Rahul''s controversial remark accepted   

:: Citing lack of evidence, the Madurai bench of Madras High Court (HC) set aside the death penalty imposed on two persons in a quadruple murder case. The Tirunelveli 2nd Additional Sessions Court Judge T S Nanda Kumar awarded death sentence to Kaattu Raja (32) and ''Vettum'' Perumal (33) on December 26, 2012 for murdering Jayakumar (35), his wife Shanmugathaai (33), their daughters Indhira (11) and Bhuvaneswari alias Chitra (8) in their house at Meenavankulam village in Tirunelveli district on April 19, 2007. Jayakumar was working as watchman of a farm. Kaattu Raja suspected that his wife Subbalakshmi (29) was having an illicit affair with Jayakumar and enraged over this, he and his relative Perumal hacked all the four members of the family to death. The victims belonged to Scheduled Caste community. The Kalakadu police had registered a case of murder under the provisions of IPC and also slapped charges under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act against Kaattu Raja and Perumal   

:: Jharkhand HC grants bail to Nalin Soren   

:: Madras HC sets aside death penalty of 2 men in quadruple murder case   

:: HC stays Ramdev''s brother''s arrest as ''victims'' back off   

:: HC stays arrest of doctor, sends notice to govt   

:: Himachal Pradesh HC initiates ''suo moto'' action against unconcerned attitude of UGC   

:: Himachal Pradesh HC initiates ''suo moto'' action against unconcerned attitude of UGC   

:: Vadra land deal: SC breather for Congress, Gandhi family   

:: Satyam scam: ED files charge sheet against Raju, 212 others   

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