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Remove Mosque from Court Premises : HC

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Remove Mosque from Court Premises : HC

Lucknow: Allahabad High Court has directed the removal of a  58 year old mosque called ‘Waqf Masjid High Court’ from its premises within three months for encroachment and asked the state government to delete the words “high court” from the name in all documents. The court directed its registrar-general to ensure that in future, no […]

Will Cancer claim China’s jailed Nobel Man of Peace?

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Will Cancer claim China’s jailed Nobel Man of Peace?

Beijing, Jun 27:  China’s jailed Nobel laureate, granted medical parole for treatment of liver cancer, is receiving medical treatment from eight renowned cancer specialists in the country, prison officials said. Liu, 61, was sentenced to 11 years in jail on December, 2009 by a court in Beijing for engaging in activities designed to overthrow the […]

VHP affiliated trouble makers on the prowl in MP

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VHP affiliated trouble makers on the prowl in MP

The rise of so-called fringe groups whose sole agenda seems to harass the minorities is on the rise in Madhya Pradesh. Members of Matrushakti, a female wing of the VHP, and Bajrang Dal (responsible for the gruesome burning alive of the Australian national Graham Staines and his two small sons in Orissa(Odisha) a decade or […]

Since JJ Act says Juvenile cannot be arrested, no anticipatory bail

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Since JJ Act says Juvenile cannot be arrested, no anticipatory bail

Chennai: The Madras High Court has ruled that a juvenile accused of committing a crime cannot be arrested and this legal position obviates the need for them to seek anticipatory bail. The ruling was given by a division bench of justices S Nagamuthu and Anita Sumanth, which had been tasked by the then Chief Justice […]

Punjab Farmer wins Train in legal battle with Railways!

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Punjab Farmer wins Train in legal battle with Railways!

The railways ignored this farmer’s pleas for compensation for land they acquired for railway tracks, , and now they are alert because  a court has awarded him a train! He’s the third farmer to be awarded a train … surprised?, well read on… A Ludhiana farmer’s battle for proper compensation for land seized to build a […]

Justice isn’t blind, the Court doesn’t wear blinkers!

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Justice isn’t blind, the Court doesn’t wear blinkers!

New Delhi: “Justice is not blind and nor do the courts wear blinkers,” Delhi High Court has said while coming down hard on a man for keeping his 94-year-old mother “out of her own home” for 16 years by engaging her in litigation over possession of the house built by her. While imposing costs of […]

South Asia should criminalize ‘Enforced Disappearances’

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South Asia should criminalize ‘Enforced Disappearances’

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) held a Conference on Enforced and Involuntary Disappearances in South Asia on the eve of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances (30 August). Lawyers and activists who attended the conference called on South Asian States to immediately criminalize […]