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FREE Live Streaming of 7 Webinar Series on ‘New and Emerging Aspects of Law’

FREE Live Streaming of 7 Webinar Series on ‘New and Emerging Aspects of Law’

About LawEscort LawEscort is the most advanced Search Engine for Law related institutions and Events in India. It is also a great source for Legal News, Scholars’ Articles, and latest legal updates. About The Event LawEscort is organizing FREE Live Streaming of pre-recorded Webinar Series on 7 ‘New and Emerging Aspects of Law’ on Facebook…

Passport: A Constitutional Right

Passport: A Constitutional Right

Passports in India were first issued during the British time in 1914, during the First World War under the Indian Passport Act, 1920. The passports were issued to British subjects of the British Indian Empire, as well as to British subjects from other parts of the British Empire, and subjects of the British protected states…

Law on Prostitution in India

Law on Prostitution in India

Prostitution is the exchange of sexual pleasure for financial benefits. Female prostitution is perhaps the oldest profession all over the world. It is perhaps the most hated profession. It can be defined “as the practice in which a female offers her body for promiscuous sexual intercourse for hire etc.” However, a new definition has been…

General Rules for Grant of Bail under Cr.PC

General Rules for Grant of Bail under Cr.PC

The provision as regards bail and bonds has been dealt with in Chapter 32 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973. While there does not exist a definition of the term bail in the Code, the basic objective of bail is to secure the presence of an accused person in the Court at the time of…

Madras High Court suo moto considers violence at doctor’s burial

Madras High Court suo moto considers violence at doctor’s burial

A special bench comprising of  Justices M Sathyanarayanan and M Nirmal Kumar of the Madras High Court on April 20 on its own took into cognizance of the barbaric incidents  that took place while the body of doctor who served the people suffering from Coronavirus was taken for burial at Velangadu on Sunday. The bench…

The Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956: A Critique Of Section 11

The Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956: A Critique Of Section 11

The Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956 (hereinafter, HAMA) has been beneath many challenges since its enactment. A major criticism was the patriarchal tenor that ran through the Act and placed women at an inferior position as regards the taking and giving of children for adoption. This was addressed and requisite amendments were made by…

PIL filed in SC seeking nationalization of healthcare

PIL filed in SC seeking nationalization of healthcare

Amidst the entire country trying to tackle and overcome the pandemic, a PIL was filed in the Supreme Court stating that the healthcare sector must be nationalized until the pandemic is under control. The PIL was filed by a Delhi based Advocate Amit Dwivedi on Wednesday seeking direction to the Centre and the state to…

SC issues notice on plea seeking ‘immediate evacuation’ of Indian students stranded in the UK

SC issues notice on plea seeking ‘immediate evacuation’ of Indian students stranded in the UK

Taking contention of the worsening situation due to the Pandemic created by COVID-19, the Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre on a petition filed by Advocate Madhurima Mridul seeking immediate evacuation of the stranded Indian students in the United Kingdom. The petitioner also contended that due to the embargo imposed by the government…

Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind moves SC seeking action against media for communalizing Nizzamudin Markaz issue

Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind moves SC seeking action against media for communalizing Nizzamudin Markaz issue

Jamiat ulama-I-hind is an organization of Islamic scholars, which has moved the Supreme court seeking action against the media for communalization of the Talibhi Jamaat meeting which was held in Delhi’s Nizammudin. The plea is filed by Advocate Ejaz Maqbool, plea states that certain sections of the media have been using “Communal headlines” and “bigoted…

Blocking National Highways by Karnataka for preventing people from accessing medical facilities violates Articles 19 and 21:Kerala tells SC

Blocking National Highways by Karnataka for preventing people from accessing medical facilities violates Articles 19 and 21:Kerala tells SC

The Kerala government told the Supreme Court on Monday that Karnataka is blocking National Highways in order to prevent Coronavirus, the state is not only preventing the movement of those individuals who are in fatal need for medical treatment, but is also hindering the movement of essential commodities through the said roads. Some roads are being…