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Day: June 27, 2020

Delhi HC Notifies Samadhan On-Line Mediation Project For Holding Mediation Session Through Video Conferencing

June 27, 2020

The Delhi High Court has notified “Samadhan On-Line Mediation Project” at its Mediation & Conciliation Centre in an attempt to hold virtual sessions for dispute resolution amid COVID-19 pandemic. At present, the total pendency at the Centre is 846 which includes 670 Court Referred Mediation Matters and 172 Pre-Litigation Matter. 4 are Pre-Institution Mediation matters. […]

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Case Summary : Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India

June 27, 2020

Citation : W. P. (Crl.) No. 76 of 2016 Bench : Dipak Misra, CJI; Rohinton Fali Nariman, J.; A. M. Khanwilkar, J; D. Y. Chandrachud, and Indu Malhotra, J FactsThe central issue of the case was the constitutional validity of section 377 of IPC, 1860 insofar because it applied to the consensual sexual conduct of adults of an equivalent sex privately. During […]

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Case Summary : Mohd. Ahmed Khan v. Shah Bano Begum And Ors

June 27, 2020

Citation : 1985 AIR 945, 1985 SCR (3) 844 Bench: Y.V. Chandrachud, D.A Desai, O Reddy, Venkataramiah Chinnappa, Rangnath Misra Facts – The appellant married to the respondent in 1932 and five children were born out of the wedlock. The appellant drove the respondent out of matrimonial home in 1975. In April 1978, the respondent […]

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THE CHANGING PARADIGMS RELATING TO THE OVERCROWDING OF PRISONS DURING THE COVID – 19 PANDEMIC

June 27, 2020

Author :- Ayesha Majid INTRODUCTION The unprecedented Covid- 19 has created new challenges and new situations in every field and the law and legal practice is no different. It has led to many changing dimensions ranging from the virtual meeting apps, remote hearing, closing of courts to electronic filing, restricting hearing to only urgent matters […]

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Telangana HC Notice Government On Plea To Stop ‘Illegal Transportation & Slaughtering’ Of Camels

June 27, 2020

The High Court of Telangana has issued a notice to Government and GHMC in a petition seeking directions to stop alleged ‘illegal transportation of camels from Rajasthan to Telangana’ for slaughtering. Chief Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan and Justice Vijayasen Reddy directed the greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to ensure that no camel slaughtered in the […]

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