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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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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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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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Mere Insult Of A Person Is Not An Offence Unless It’s On Account of Him/Her Belonging To SC-ST: SC

Referring to the provisions of the SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act the bench, comprising Justices Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi observed that all insults or intimidations to a person will not be an offence under the Act unless such insult or intimidation is on account of victim belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe. …

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