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Places Of Worship Act, 1991: When A Law Itself Is Put To Trial

Places Of Worship Act, 1991: When A Law Itself Is Put To Trial

While some ruling BJP leaders demand that the Places of Worship Act, 1991 be repealed, legal experts describe it as a weak law with ambiguous clauses

27 May 2022
Courts Backing The Executive On Demolitions Is More Painful

Courts Backing The Executive On Demolitions Is More Painful

Judges calling slum dwellers ‘encroachers’ goes against constitutional human rights and indicates the sorry state of the poor

13 May 2022

The Maws Of Justice: Demolishing The Principles Of Natural Justice

Legal experts say politically motivated demolition drives threaten rule of law and principles of natural justice

Tamil Actor Simbu’s Car Runs Over A Man; Driver Arrested

Tamil Actor Simbu’s Car Runs Over A Man; Driver Arrested

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...

24 March 2022

‘Indian Idol 12's Pawandeep Rajan, Arunita Kanjilal Land In Legal Trouble

‘Indian Idol 12' fame Pawandeep Rajan and Arunita Kanjilal have landed in legal trouble as they refused to shoot and promote a music album.

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03 March 2022
Costa Rica Legalises Medicinal Marijuana Use, Hemp Growing

Costa Rica Legalises Medicinal Marijuana Use, Hemp Growing

The law also legalises the cultivation and industrial production of hemp. Recreational marijuana use continues to be prohibited.


05 February 2022
Tripura To Soon Have National Law University: Official

Tripura To Soon Have National Law University: Official

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.


28 January 2022
A Case Against Death Penalty

A Case Against Death Penalty

The recent exoneration of three death-row convicts by the Supreme Court poses complex questions about capital punishment and its application in India.


26 December 2021

"Judges Appointing Judges" A Propagated Myth- CJI Ramana

"Governments are expected and duty bound to create a secure environment so that the judges and judicial officers can function fearlessly," he said.


26 December 2021
Judiciary Faces Perennial Problems, If Unsolved Will Haunt My Successors Too, Says CJI Ramana

Judiciary Faces Perennial Problems, If Unsolved Will Haunt My Successors Too, Says CJI Ramana

He said there is a need to develop judicial infrastructure and it would result in more respect towards courts.


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21 December 2021
'Refrain From Fixing Marriage Age; It's Interference In Personal Liberty': AIMPLB To Centre

'Refrain From Fixing Marriage Age; It's Interference In Personal Liberty': AIMPLB To Centre

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...


15 December 2021
CJI Ramana Rues Quite Low Representation Of Women In Judiciary

CJI Ramana Rues Quite Low Representation Of Women In Judiciary

“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.


12 November 2021
Delay In Publishing Of P Varavara Rao Poems Attributed To ‘Unfavourable Legal Opinion’

Delay In Publishing Of P Varavara Rao Poems Attributed To ‘Unfavourable Legal Opinion’

P Varavara Rao, the activist and poet is presently facing trial in the Bhima Koregaon case.


22 October 2021
Ex J&K CM Mehbooba Takes Legal Recourse Against Satya Pal Malik Over ‘Defamatory’ Remarks

Ex J&K CM Mehbooba Takes Legal Recourse Against Satya Pal Malik Over ‘Defamatory’ Remarks

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...


02 October 2021
Dying Declaration: Should Its Electronic Recording Be Made Mandatory?

Dying Declaration: Should Its Electronic Recording Be Made Mandatory?

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...


14 September 2021
West Bengal Advocate General Kishore Datta Resigns Citing 'Personal Reasons'

West Bengal Advocate General Kishore Datta Resigns Citing 'Personal Reasons'

He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.


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13 August 2021
Yes, But No! Watching Porn is Individual Choice, But It's Also Crime Against Women

Yes, But No! Watching Porn is Individual Choice, But It's Also Crime Against Women

If production of porn involves or leads to crimes against women, it needs eradication, not regulation


13 August 2021
India’s Porn Laws Reveal Nothing, Hide Much More

India’s Porn Laws Reveal Nothing, Hide Much More

A patchwork of laws is ­deployed against porn, ­confusing rather than ­clarifying the fraught terrain where blind spots abound


31 July 2021
Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2021: India's Top 33 Private Law Institutes

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2021: India's Top 33 Private Law Institutes

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s best private law institutes (in partnership with ICARE) can help students make an informed choice


31 July 2021
Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2021: India's Top 13 Government Law Institutes

Outlook-ICARE Rankings 2021: India's Top 13 Government Law Institutes

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s best government law institutes (in partnership with ICARE) can help students make an informed choice


31 July 2021
New Anti-Trafficking Law Good In Intent But Misses Key Points

New Anti-Trafficking Law Good In Intent But Misses Key Points

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


02 August 2021
Law Blow: Harsh Laws Are Always Used To Suppress Dissent And Opposition

Law Blow: Harsh Laws Are Always Used To Suppress Dissent And Opposition

Unwarranted curtailment of individual liberty in the name of counter-terrorism by the State is the greatest tragedy of our times.


22 June 2021
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Faces Jail Term In Campaign Financing Trial

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Faces Jail Term In Campaign Financing Trial

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...


19 April 2021
Clause By Clause, Taking Liberties With Human Liberty

Clause By Clause, Taking Liberties With Human Liberty

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...


16 April 2021
Draconian Shadow Of Sushasan

Draconian Shadow Of Sushasan

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...


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