Law

Can consider foetus as minor child while granting Indian citizenship, says Madras High Court

Madras High Court has said that a child is entitled to get back citizenship even though its parents renounced the same when it was in the womb.

31-year-old man gets 5 years in jail for sexual assault attempt on minor girl in Mumbai

A Special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court sentenced a 31-year-old man to five years in prison for attempting to sexually assault a minor girl.

Kerala High Court scripts history, has 7 women judges for the first time ever

Out of 38 judges in the Kerala High Court, seven are women. This is the highest in the court's history.

Bombay High Court seeks reply from hospital over plea on transfer of embryos

The Bombay High Court has sought a reply from a private hospital regarding a plea over the transfer of embryos.

Calcutta HC upholds single bench order of CBI probe into 'illegal' appointments in govt-aided schools

The Calcutta High Court upheld the orders of a single bench that directed the CBI to investigate 'illegal' appointments in government-aided schools.

Calcutta HC directs WB minister Partha Chatterjee to appear before CBI

The Calcutta High Court has asked West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning on Wednesday.

BJP MLA Jay Kumar Gore gets gets interim relief from arrest in document forgery case

Jay Kumar Gore, a BJP MLA from Satara, has been granted interim bail in a document forgery case. The case will be heard again on June 9.

Pune businessman Hasan Ali Khan pleads not guilty, requests trial in PMLA court

Pune businessman Hasan Ali Khan has pleaded not guilty to the charges framed against him by a special court in Mumbai on Wednesday and has requested a trial in the PMLA court.

Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukerjea's release terms same as that of ex-husband Peter

The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Indrani Mukerjea's release conditions are the same as those of her ex-husband Peter.

SC releases Rajiv Gandhi's killer Perarivalan citing Article 142: What is it and how SC used it in past cases

The SC has ordered the release of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's killer under Article 142 of the Constitution. He was in jail for 31 years and was released on the plea of the Tamil Nadu government.

Noida operational creditor not financial creditor: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that Noida is not a financial creditor but an operational creditor under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).

What is Places of Worship Act that has been invoked in Gyanvapi Mosque case?

The Places of Worship Act of 1991 states that the nature of all places of worship, except Ram Janmabhoomi–Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, shall be maintained as it was on August 15, 1947.

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