Jeffrey Redding’s A Secular Need: A Review by Farzana Haniffa

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:January 7, 2024
  • Reading time:9 mins read

(Prof. Farzana Haniffa’s review is the third post in our blog’s round-table book discussion on Prof. Jeff Redding’s A Secular Need: Islamic Law and State Governance in Contemporary India moderated by Prof. Rohit De. The introductory post and links for other responses can be found here.) Redding’s book lays out the manner…

Law students write to Chief Justice of India over attack on judiciary

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:16 mins read

To,The Hon’ble Chief Justice of IndiaSupreme Court of India,New Delhi – 110 00115.10.2020Respected Sir,We are law students of various law schools. As students of law, we are taught in our class rooms that the independence of the judiciary is of utmost importance in protecting the pillars of a democracy. We…

SVAMITVA Yojana Cards: Monetising land with the ability to impose property tax

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:7 mins read

In a laudable move by the centre, property cards have been distributed to those living in rural segments in order to deliver land ownership rights and allow them to use this as an asset for borrowing funds. By Shivanand Pandit ON April 24, 2020, Panchayati Raj Diwas, the prime minister…

Dispute resolution: Alternative and pre-litigation processes

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:6 mins read

A recent appeal in the Supreme Court by the Youth Bar Association of India has suggested that the processes be made mandatory. It said that if implemented these would avoid adding to the huge pendency of cases already existing in courts across the country. By Sujit Bhar Do the words…

Decision of Punjab University challenged in Punjab and Haryana High Court for third time

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:2 mins read

New Delhi (ILNS): The decision of Punjab University (PU) not to conduct entrance examination for admission in five-year law course has now been challenged in the Punjab and Haryana High Court for the third time.   Yesterday, the High Court adjourned the hearing till October 21 and directed the Punjab…

What are the Various Types of Contract?

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:5 mins read

Contract Types Overview In the event that you are considering what are the various types of contract, at that point you are pondering about the contrasts between one of the most basic parts of a business. A contract is a legally authoritative agreement between at least two gatherings in which…

Transfer of case not possible on mere apprehension of danger, says Supreme Court

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:4 mins read

New Delhi (ILNS): The Supreme Court has said that “While assurance of a fair trial needs to be respected, the plea for transfer of case should not be entertained on mere apprehension of a hyper sensitive person.” Justice Hrishikesh Roy dismissed a plea filed by investigative journalist Umesh Kumar Sharma,…

Allahabad High Court orders stay on demolition of disputed structure on private land across UP

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:6 mins read

New Delhi (ILNS): The Allahabad High Court has issued a stay order spanning an entire series of demolition orders on structures on private land. The demolition orders were issued by the Uttar Pradesh government. These demolition orders had been issued before expiry of the date of appeal that the landowners…

Judges’ association, SCBA come out in support of sitting judge of Supreme Court, blast Andhra CM’s letter

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:2 mins read

New Delhi, Oct 17 (ILNS): All India Judges Association (AIJA) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) have condemned the letter dated October 6, 2020, sent to Chief Justice of India by Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy making serious allegations against a sitting judge of the Supreme Court. The…

Mumbai court orders FIR against Kangana Ranaut and her sister for allegedly ‘spreading communal hatred’

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:2 mins read

New Delhi (ILNS): The Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court today ordered an FIR against actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel. The FIR was ordered after a private complaint was filed stating that Ranaut was “creating divisions between communities and spreading communal hatred.”   This is the second FIR against the star for her…

UAPA: Single-window solution to curb dissent, journalism

  • Post category:Legal News
  • Post last modified:May 7, 2023
  • Reading time:6 mins read

The arrest of a journalist en route to Hathras has unveiled the draconian features of the Act, under which anyone can be arrested for a period of six months without any proof of anti-national activities. It raises serious questions about violation of human rights. By Neeraj Mishra THE tragedy in…

End of content

No more pages to load