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Kerala High Court affirms – Any Form Of Sexual Approach Or Behaviour That Is Unwelcome Will Come Under The Definition Of ‘Sexual Harassment’

The bench comprising Justices AM Shaffique and P. Gopinath observed that any form of sexual approach or behaviour that is unwelcome will come under the definition of ‘sexual harassment’ under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. While upholding a single bench judgment [ Anil Rajagopal v. State of Kerala …

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Transgender to Appear as Separate Category in Gender Classification of Prisoners in NCRB’s Study – Centre tells Delhi High Court

A statement to this effect was made by Additional Solicitor General in a PIL seeking inclusion of separate data on transgender prisoners in NCRB reports. The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that a communication has been issued to all the states and union territories to include data of transgender prisoners under a …

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Treat plea as representation seeking criminal law amendments to make it more stringent: SC asks Centre

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court asked the Ministers of Home Affairs, Law and Justice and Women and Child Development to treat a plea as a representation which seeks directions for reforms and amendments in criminal law to make it more stringent and deterrent in cases of rape with grievous injury, gang rape and rape/gang-rape with …

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It’s an important and integral part of the Constitution: SC on Article 32

The Supreme Court in a reportable judgment on December 3 has illustrated that Article 32 of the Constitution of India is an important and integral part of its basic structure. The bench comprising of Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice R Subash Reddy and Justice M R Shah observed that- “Article 32 is an important and integral …

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Consenting adults have right to live together, families can’t interfere – Allahabad

A division bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday, November 30 observed that nobody, including parents, has the authority to interfere with two adults living with their free will. A bench of Justices Anjani Kumar Mishra and Prakash Padia said that,  “Live­-in relationship is a relationship which has not been socially accepted in India, …

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Installation of CCTVs in all police stations and Central probe agencies – Supreme Court Directs States/UTs

In order to check police brutality, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered, the Centre, states and union territories to install CCTVs with night vision cameras in each police station, in the offices of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), National Investigating Agency (NIA), Enforcement Directorate (ED), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Serious …

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Justice Madan Lokur’s lecture on Social Justice, Dignity Jurisprudence and Personal Liberty.

Justice Madan B Lokur (Retd.), during the Seventh Sunil Memorial Lecture on Nov 29, touched a wide range of issues concerning ‘Judiciary And Social Justice, Dignity And Personal Liberty, Human Rights And Frights’. Here is the Full Text of his lecture- Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen, It is indeed a privilege to deliver the Sunil …

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Digital Ecosystem Needs Legal Framework Says Union Law Minister At JGU Conference

“Technology is going to be play a very crucial role in the future of Law Education and India must play a leading role in the international legal system,” said Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice in his inaugural address for the global academic Conference on the theme …

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CHEQUE BOUNCE/DISHONOR [Section 138 of the NI Act,1881] When the intention Of drawer to not make payment is clear, drawee need not wait for 15 days to file a complaint: Allahabad High Court

The bench of Justice Dr. Kaushal Jayendra Thaker observed that proviso (c), which prescribes the fifteen days period, is to see the bona fide of the drawer of the cheque and is with a view to grant him a chance to make the payment. It said “The only object of proviso (c) to Section 138 …

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Interim Order In Writ Petition Challenging SARFAESI Proceedings Should Generally Not Be Passed Without Hearing Secured Creditors: SC

The bench comprising Justices L. Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi opined that though the High Courts are well aware of the limitations in exercising their jurisdiction when affective alternative remedies are available, but a word of caution would still be necessary for the High Courts. [C. Bright v. District Collector, CIVIL APPEAL NO. …

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