Category: News

Best Law Colleges in India (2020)

“Oh, you’re studying law? Maybe you can help me out someday if I get into trouble.” – be ready to hear this often. Choosing a law college can be confusing. We’ve broken down several questions that we at lawordo commonly get from students and parents. Even before scrolling down the list understand if you should pursue law

Lok Sabha Passes Aadhaar Amendment Bill 2018

The LS today approved Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018 to amend the prevailing laws in relation to the use of biometric data for authentication of identity for the purposes of grant of services, benefits and subsidies. The bill was forwarded with small debate by the house in presence of a low appearance. The

Two-Finger “Virginity Test”- Should it be Removed From Medical Textbooks?

Dr Indrajit Khandekar, professor of forensic medicine at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (MGIMS) in Maharashtra’s Sewagram, has allegedly written to the Medical Council of India (MCI) seeking abolition of the ‘two-finger test’ or the ‘virginity test’ from the medical curriculum. Dr. Khandekar has contended that the test has no scientific basis and violates

Pre and Post Matric Scholarships & Fee Reimbursements: Minority Students, Delhi

Department of Welfare of SC/ST/OBC, Government of NCT of Delhi invites applications from students for various scholarship and fee reimbursement schemes as given below. Reimbursement of Tuition Fees for SC/ST/OBC/Minority students of Class I to XII studying in recognised private Schools Financial assistance for purchase of stationery to SC/ST/OBC/Minority Students of Class I to XII

Abusive Language Will Not Constitute Abetment Of Suicide

Abusing Not Abetment To Suicide “There should be evidence capable of suggesting that the accused intended by such act to instigate the deceased to commit suicide.” The Supreme Court observed that an act of insulting a person by using abusive language will not, by itself, constitute the abetment of suicide.  Allowing the appeal filed by a

Justice Rohinton Nariman On How Nani Palkhivala Influenced Constitutional Law

How Nani Palkhivala Influenced Constitutional Law – Justice Rohinton Nariman The coincidence was how the famous jurist Nani Palkhivala got the chance to argue a portion of India’s milestone Constitutional cases, for example, the Golak Nath, Keshavananda Bharati, and Minerva Mills cases, Justice Rohinton Nariman said at the sixteenth Nani Palkhivala Memorial Lecture in Mumbai.

Judges are Intuitive Reasoners – Justice Chandrachud

Judges Are Artists In Their Own Right, Says Justice Chandrachud Similarly, as novelist shape the traits of the characters in their work, judges rely on the facts and circumstances presented to them in order to make a story they accept to be the most plausible one in the conditions of each case. Like essayists, judges

Gujarat HC Refuses to Ban Kedarnath Movie

Gujarat HC Refuses to Ban Kedarnath Movie A division seat of Chief Justice A S Dave and Biren Vaishnav J. rejected the PIL that requested for a prohibition on the release of the film saying that it hurts the “religious believes” of Hindus. Prakash Rajput, leader of International Hindu Sena, had filed the PIL asserting

Justice Lokur, Protector Of Human Rights, Retires

Justice Madan B Lokur held court for one last time on Friday, December 14, 2018. The day was also the last working day before his retirement on December 31. Justice Lokur headed the social justice bench of the Supreme court for protecting the rights of the poor and unprivileged sections of society. Justice Lokur will

SC Gives Government Clean Chit On Rafale Deal

The Supreme Court on Friday, December  14, 2018, gave a clean chit to the Narendra Modi Government on its decision  to procure 36 fully loaded Rafale fighter jets from French company Dassault Aviation. The bench comprises of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K M Joseph, while dismissing PILs said: “In

Law Intern found dead after filing Sexual Harassment complaint against lawyers

#Metooo Law Intern found dead in Bengaluru after filing Sexual Harassment complaint against lawyers A law intern who had recently filed a police complaint against lawyers for sexual harassment has been found dead in her paying guest accommodation at Malleswaram, Bengaluru, reports Times of India. According to ToI, the intern who hails from Andaman and Nicobar Islands had come to

Exam Date AMU Law Entrance Exam 2019

Exam Date AMU Law Entrance Exam 2019 ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY The Admission Exam dates for various courses including 5 Year BA LLB has been announced by Aligarh Muslim University at www.amucontrollerexams.com. The entrance Exam will be conducted on May 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM. Eligible students will be able to fill the application form from

Birth Of Third Child Automatically Disqualifies A Person To Contest In Panchayat Election: SC

Birth Of Third Child Automatically Disqualifies A Person To Contest In Panchayat Election: SC The Supreme Court stated that a person, who has three children, is automatically restricted from contesting Panchayat Polls and such a person will also be disqualified from holding the post of a member or Pradhan in a Panchayat. The petition was filled by

SC Stays NGT Order Clearing Chardham Project In Uttarakhand

On Monday, October 22, 2018,the Supreme Court stayed the order of National Green Tribunal (NGT) which had cleared the ‘Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna’ that aims at improving the connectivity to Char Dham pilgrimage centers in the Himalayas. The petition was filled by  a NGO ‘Citizens for Green Doon’, said that ” the 900 km project in