A bill effectively limiting parties from forming contenders to current leaders by eliminating “non serious” candidates, is about to be passed in Kazakhstan.
According to the court, a woman is just a vulnerable body incapable of knowing what’s best for her and what she wants.
The court has directed the state government to coordinate with the Centre and take necessary steps to declare cow as a national animal.
Justice Seth was the first woman chief justice of a high court and one of the members of the Justice Verma Committee, constituted after the December 2012 Delhi gangrape.
The High Court has decided to stay the ban for four weeks amid anger and chaos from state governments and non-BJP parties.
The leader remains optimistic about North Korea’s new missile programme despite technical restraints and says he will retaliate to US military provocation.
Argentineans are determined to not forgive or forget the criminals who killed or disappeared more than 30,000 people.
Issues of terrorism and global trade were much talked about, but disappointment was rife when Trump didn’t talk about Russia or back a climate change deal.
Gulzar Ahmed Wani was a 28-year-old PhD student when he was picked up by the police. After being tried in 15 different cases, he is finally going to walk out of jail.
China is under pressure by the US to apply more sanctions on North Korea, and quickly, as its missiles programme continues to grow.
The 75 year old was executed for the murder of his girlfriend’s husband after being on death row for more than 30 years.
The Inner Mongolia police chief took took over 2 million yuan in bribes in his three decades of duty.
The fact that three vacancies – at the ICJ, ITLOS and the Continental Shelf Commission – have arisen at the same time makes the diplomatic task more complex
The matter resurfaced after a news report of a voice recording of the minister in which he was found condoning the violence.
The new law has missed the opportunity to recognise the rights of students with disabilities to reasonable test-taking environments.
Naveen Jindal and others have been summoned to a special CBI court on September 4 for alleged cheating and criminal conspiracy in a coal scam case.
Hopefully the Jadhav matter will encourage Indian policy makers to take international law and its obligations and institutions more seriously, rather than as an encumbrance or distraction.
Special CBI judge Bharat Parasher sentenced former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and two senior government officials for two-year imprisonment in the case.
Although it seems that single people have finally arrived, they still don’t enjoy the legal benefits that are granted to married people.
In conversation with Abdul Wahid Shaikh who was incarcerated for nine years on false charges for the Jully 11, 2006 Mumbai train blasts. He has recently been acquitted.
After Winning Provisional Battle in Jadhav’s Case at the ICJ, India Must Now Settle in for Long Haul
At this stage, it would probably be in India’s interest to stretch the ICJ case as long as possible, as this would at least ensure that Jadhav is not executed by Pakistan pending a final judgment.
If anything, Pakistan’s lawyers made it clear through their points that there is indeed a dispute between the parties over the interpretation and application of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
While making judgments, courts are supposed to go beyond the crime committed to gather a holistic picture of the accused’s life. But the lack of training and resources makes this difficult to practice.
Ahok is only one among many people in Indonesia who have been jailed under the country’s controversial blasphemy law.
Special teams also raided the premises of Chidambaram and INX’s Indrani and Peter Mukherjea over irregularities in manner in which FDI approval was granted.
The AIMPLB believes the Quran sanctions wife beating but is willing to let that ‘right’ be trumped by secular law. So why is it insisting on the sanctity of patriarchal practices that are not Islamic?
The apex court appeared concerned regarding the options that would be left to a Muslim man if all forms of talaq were struck down.
Arguments centred on question of urgency, and the status of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations
A large part of Ram Jethmalani’s cross examination of Jaitley focused on alleged misappropriation of funds during his time at the DDCA.
The case has been transferred bearing in mind the aggrieved family’s assertions that Alwar’s police is too close to the city’s political establishment to deliver justice to the family.
The case of Luis Muiña, a civilian in prison for his participation in kidnappings and torture in 1976, sparked the massive protest demonstrations in Argentina over the past week.
The UK’s Crown Prosecution Services will be arguing on behalf of the Indian authorities when Mallya’s extradition is heard in London on June 13.
Justice Siddharth Mridul held that there was adequate material on record which justifies framing of charges against the Ansals and others.
The Centre has made it mandatory for citizens to have an Aadhaar card to access schemes like LPG subsidy, Jan Dhan and the Public Distribution System.
While the final decision over legalising sports betting is a policy decision, there are more than enough precedents for the Supreme Court to take a stand on the issue.
The apex court said each side will be given two days to present their arguments.
The Supreme Court Order Sentencing Justice Karnan to Six Months’ Imprisonment Sets A Wrong Precedent
The court has also overstepped its authority by ordering a gag on media coverage of Karnan’s statements without giving the media a chance to put forward its objections.
Aadhaar and its many connotations have grown to be among the most burning issues on the Indian fore today, that every citizen aware of their rights should be taking note of.
Fifty-four people went on trial in Nigeria on alleged charges that they were celebrating a gay wedding, which is outlawed in the country.
Justice C.S. Karnan is the first high court judge to have been found guilty of contempt of court.