While some ruling BJP leaders demand that the Places of Worship Act, 1991 be repealed, legal experts describe it as a weak law with ambiguous clauses
Judges calling slum dwellers ‘encroachers’ goes against constitutional human rights and indicates the sorry state of the poor
Legal experts say politically motivated demolition drives threaten rule of law and principles of natural justice
A car belonging to Tamil actor Silambarasan, popularly known as Simbu, recently met with an accident, which resulted in the death of a passerby. The driver of...
‘Indian Idol 12' fame Pawandeep Rajan and Arunita Kanjilal have landed in legal trouble as they refused to shoot and promote a music album.
The law also legalises the cultivation and industrial production of hemp. Recreational marijuana use continues to be prohibited.
Tripura Law Minister Ratan Lal Nath has met with the officials concerned to push the plan for setting up a full-fledged law university, the official said.
The recent exoneration of three death-row convicts by the Supreme Court poses complex questions about capital punishment and its application in India.
"Governments are expected and duty bound to create a secure environment so that the judges and judicial officers can function fearlessly," he said.
He said there is a need to develop judicial infrastructure and it would result in more respect towards courts.
AIMPLB (All India Muslim Personal Law Board) has urged Centre to refrain from ‘useless and harmful laws’, after the Cabinet had last week approved a...
“This is why I had recommended last time for some form of uniform policy of reservation for girls for entry into law colleges across the country,” he said.
P Varavara Rao, the activist and poet is presently facing trial in the Bhima Koregaon case.
The former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has send a legal notice to erstwhile state’s Governor Satya Pal Malik over his alleged “defamatory” remarks...
The dying declaration has always been disputed by the accused parties for its manipulation by the police even in the most sensational cases. The most recent...
He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.
If production of porn involves or leads to crimes against women, it needs eradication, not regulation
A patchwork of laws is deployed against porn, confusing rather than clarifying the fraught terrain where blind spots abound
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s best private law institutes (in partnership with ICARE) can help students make an informed choice
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s best government law institutes (in partnership with ICARE) can help students make an informed choice
A new anti-trafficking law is an improvement, but has too many teething flaws to make it a watertight instrument to tackle the crime and the criminals
Unwarranted curtailment of individual liberty in the name of counter-terrorism by the State is the greatest tragedy of our times.
Nicolas Sarkozy is accused of having spent almost twice the maximum legal amount of 22.5 million euros (USD 27.5 million) on a re-election bid that he lost to...
Among all our laws, Section 43D(2) of UAPA is arguably the most violative of principles of justice—it totally eclipses procedural fairness, and permits...
It’s come to this. Mr Good Governance passes a 'black law' in the dead of night—after a legislative day turned into a riot. Bihar wonders at the route...