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PRASHANT JHA

Allegations about manhood of husband forcing him ...

The Delhi High Court recently observed that wife raising allegations about 'manhood' of her husband can be very depressing and mentally traumatic which ultimately contributes to mental cruelty and harassment of the husband....

ROSHAN SANTHALIA

Supreme court ruling on transit anticipatory bail: new law or old wine in a new bottle?

The Supreme Court has recently pronounced a judgment which ostensibly settles the law on the proposition: “Whether the power of the High Court or the Court of Session to grant anticipatory bail under Section 438 of the CrPC could be exercised with respect to an FIR registered outside the territorial jurisdiction of the said Court ?”

PRASHANT JHA

Legal advice given by solicitor general to central government exempt from rti act

The Delhi High Court recently held that the legal advice given by the Solicitor General of India to the Government of India and other government departments is exempt from disclosure as per Section 8(1)(e) of the Right to Information Act of 2005 (RTI Act) [Union of India and Anr v Subhash Chandra Agrawal].

NARSI BENWAL

Advocate brijesh trivedi elected president of gujarat high court advocates' association

Advocate Brijesh Trivedi was on Friday elected the President of the Gujarat High Court Advocates' Association (GHCAA).
Trivedi was voted as the President with 1,060 votes defeating his nearest rival and former GHCAA President Pravinsinh Jadeja who secured 580 votes.

RATNA SINGH

Sc/st act not attracted if caste-based verbal abuse takes place inside house with no outsider

The Allahabad High Court recently held that verbal abuse by utterance of caste name of a member of Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe would not be an offence under Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (SC/ST Act) if such incident takes place within a house where no outsider is present.

SATYENDRA WANKHANDE

President gives assent to three criminal law amendment bills

The three bills to overhaul India's criminal justice system on Monday received the assent of the President of India. The development has been notified on the website of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. It is yet to be published in the Gazette of India.

NEHA JOSHI

Eight maharashtra trial court judges transferred to new courts in mazgaon

Eight city civil and sessions court judges in Maharashtra have been transferred from the court's principal branch to its new branch in Mazgaon, Mumbai with effect from January 2, 2024, amid protests by lawyers against such a transfer.