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  May 2016
  April 2016
Legal One Liners for Judicial Service Aspirants

. First woman c hief Justice of Nepal is Sushila Karki.

. New Chairman of National Human Rights Commission is H.L Dattu.

. No fault liability means absolute liability even without any negligence or fault.

. An encumbrance in legal parlance is a liability on property.

. A husband and wife have a right to each other's company known as Conjugal right.

. Result of successful prosecution is conviction.

. Ipso facto means by reason of that fact.

. Requisition means Taking control of property temporarily.

. Ex parte means a decision or order passed in the absence of a defendant.

. British Constitution is a Unitary Constitution.

. Right to property is not a fundamental right.

. A puisne judge of a High Court is a judge other than the Chief Justice.

. Intra Vires means within the powers.

. Amongst the High Courts of India, Allahabad High Court has the maximum strength of sanctioned judges.

. Rana Bhagwan Dass is the only Hindu Chief Justice of Pakistan.

. Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is the present Hindu Chief Justice of Bangladesh.

. Right to vote is a constitutional right. National Voters Day is celebrated every year on January 25 .

. Impeachment is the procedure to remove the President of India.

. Power to decide the election petition vests with the High Courts.

. First Law Minister of India was B.R. Ambedkar.

. Parole is the temporary release from custody which does not suspend the sentence or period of detention .

. World's Consumer Rights Day is observed every year on March 15.

. India's first international arbitration centre will come up in Mumbai.

. Telangana is the first state in the country to make gender education compulsory at the graduation level.

. Human Rights Day is observed on 10 th December.

. Rajasthan is the first state to bring minimum qualification of Class X for contesting the panchayat polls.

. KC Wheare called the Indian Constitution as quasi-federal.

. National Legal Services Day is celebrated every year on November 9 .

. Article 40 of the Constitution directs the State Government to form Village Panchayats.

. The Constitution 100th Amendment Act allows Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh .

. Constitution Day is celebrated on 26 th November .

. The Chairman of the 21 st Law Commission is Justice BS Chauhan (Retd.).

. Uniform Civil Code is applicable only in Goa.

. Eleven duties are provided under Part IV-A of the Constitution.

. Social Justice Bench is the brain child of Retd. Chief Justice of India HL Dattu.

. Three High Courts in India have jurisdiction over more than one state (Union Territories not included).

. 91 st Constitutional Amendment states that the total number of ministers including Prime Minister in the Council of Ministers shall not exceed 15 per cent of the total number of the House of People.

. Pacta sunt servanda means the agreements entered into by the States will be respected and followed by them in good faith.

. In a criminal case an accused person who in consideration of his prosecution offers to give evidence against another accused is called approver.

. First Chief Justice of India H. J. Kania.

. Parliament of India consists of the Lok Sabha, the Rajya Sabha and the President of India.

. The President of India can make laws during recess of parliament through Ordinances.

. Plea Bargaining is a procedure by which an accused pleads guilty in exchange for a lesser punishment.

. When a judge make certain remarks in the course of his judgment which are said by the way and do not have direct bearing on the facts at hand, such remarks are called obiter dictum.

. Where one party is in a position to dominate the will of another and uses his superior position to obtain the consent of a weaker party, the consent is said to be obtained by undue influence.

. A writ issued by the superior courts (i.e., the Supreme Court and the High Courts) to any public authority including judicial bodies to perform a public duty: Mandamus

. The Supreme Court of India ruled that an unwed mother can be the sole legal guardian of the child without the consent of the father. ( ABC v. State of NCT of Delhi).

. The Supreme Court approves Haryana State law on minimum education of candidates to contest in elections of Panchayats in the case of Rajbala v. State of Haryana.

. The Supreme Court quashed the Union Government's decision to include Jats in the Central OBC list. (Ram Singh v. Union of India ).

. Right to Information is an integral part of the fundamental right to the freedom of speech and expression guaranteed by the Constitution of India. ( Supreme Court of India v. Subhash Chandra Aggarwal ).

. The Supreme Court struck down section 66A of the IT Act, 2000 and held the same as unconstitutional in the case of Shreya Singhal v. UOI.

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