Category: Human Rights

In the Udaipur Murder case, special remand of all accused has been extended for 10 days in police custody

Supreme Court’s ruling on the MTP Act might lead to India criminalizing marital rape

One of the few nations in the world that has not yet made martial rape a crime is India. The topic has generated a lot of discussion recently in a nation where the courts are increasingly defining the right to individual autonomy as a right that should be valued and defended. The Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court is concerned about the "disturbing trend" of lower courts hearing bail requests that are now before the high court.

Gangster and former “Gogi Gang” member denied interim release in order to undergo mother’s surgery by Delhi High Court

A criminal and former “Gogi Gang” member was granted temporary bail on Tuesday by the Delhi High Court so that he could attend his mother’s operation. Bhupender Singh alias Bhutta was appearing in court to request bail after being charged with violating Sections 186, 353, 332, 307, 224, 482, 392, 397, 120 B read with

PH High Court Upholds Life Sentence for Man Who Raped 12-Year-Old Niece, Declaring That “Sacred Relationship of Uncle & Niece Was Besmirched”

On Wednesday, the Punjab and Haryana High Court affirmed the life sentence given to a man who had sexually assaulted his own 12-year-old niece in 2008. The Court made the following observation after noting that the accused was the victim’s actual uncle: “The factual matrix of this appeal is unfortunately related to a sordid and

Employees of Air India are given till Ganesh Chaturthi to leave their employee housing as the Bombay High Court declines to overturn their eviction orders

The Bombay High Court gave employees of Air India and other unions permission to stay in their Kalina staff quarters until the end of Ganesh Chaturthi festivities on September 24. Three employee unions, the Aviation Industry Employees Guild (AIEG), Air Corporation Employees Union (ACEU), and All India Service Engineers Association (AISEA), challenged eviction notices directing

Notice is published by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in Ajay Maken’s petition contesting Karthikey Sharma’s election to the Rajya Sabha.

In response to a petition submitted by Congressman Ajay Maken, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday sent notice to Rajya Sabha Member Kartikeya Sharma. In the most recent Rajya Sabha elections, Maken disputed Sharma’s victory. After receiving support from the BJP and JJP, Sharma, an independent candidate, won the Rajya Sabha election. In

High Court in Kerala has given magistrates the authority to send cases of domestic violence to mediation.

The Kerala High Court ruled that any alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism may be used to resolve civil disputes, regardless of the venue in which they are currently pending. In a recent decision (Mathew Daniel v. Leena Mathew), the Kerala High Court ruled that a Magistrate court with jurisdiction under the Domestic Violation (DV) Act

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