DELHI HC DIRECTS DELHI JUDICIAL ACADEMY TO EDUCATE JUDGES ON JUVENILE LAW

IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI. CRL.M.A. 14463/2016 in CRL.A. 371/2015 Date of decision : 20th September, 2016 CHANDERJEET KUMAR @ KISHAN                         ….. Appellant Vs. STATE                                                                                               ….. Respondent CORAM:       HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE GITA MITTAL HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE P.S. TEJI A juvenile was wrongfully incarcerated for duration beyond the maximum punishment prescribed for juvenile convicts under the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children)…

‘CLASS ACTION SUITS’ —- UNDER CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT CAN BE FILED FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL THE CONSUMERS: NCDRC (FB)

AMBRISH KUMAR SHUKLA vs . FERROUS INFRASTRUCTURE PVT. LTD. CONSUMER CASE NO. 97 OF 2016 DECIDED ON 07.10.2016   BEFORE- HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE D.K. JAIN,PRESIDENT HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE V.K. JAIN,MEMBER HON’BLE DR. B.C. GUPTA,MEMBER The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that a complaint under Section 12 (1)(c) of the Consumer Protection (CP) Act can be filed only on behalf of or for the benefit of all the…

Whether court should permit production of additional documents when case was put for pronouncement of judgment?

Supreme Court of India in the case tiled as “M/S Bagai Construction Tr.Prop vs M/S Gupta Building Material Store” on 22 February, 2013 held as under : That no additional documents can be allowed at the this belated stage and that too after the conclusion of the evidence and final arguments and after reserving the matter for pronouncement of judgment, we are of the view that the plaintiff cannot be…

Bombay HC denounces trend of eleventh hour rush to Courts to stall Movie release

Bombay High Court in the case bearing No:Suit (L) 693/2016 in the case titled as “AkashAditya Harish Chandra Lama vs Ashotosh Govarikar & Ors.” decided om 02.08.2016 has denounces the trend of eleventh hour rush to Courts to stall Movie release with exemplary cost and held as under : . When we spend time on plaintiffs who come with cases like this, we send out every conceivable wrong message to…

Whether fact that husband has retired can be considered by court while granting interim maintenance?

HIGH COURT AT CALCUTTA in (CIVIL REVISIONAL JURISDICTION) bearing C.O. No. 2948 of 2015 With C.O. No. 2614 of 2015 in the case tilted as “Sri Gurubar Biswas -Vs.- Smt. Krishna Biswas” on : 10.03.2016. held as under: while awarding pendente lite alimony, Court should take into the account the income as it stood on the date of hearing of the application. Citation:AIR 2016 (NOC)513 Cal

Madras HC DB upholds dismissal of Law Students for sending obscene messages to Lady Professor

“If the persons, like petitioners are allowed to become lawyers, a situation may arise, where woman members of the Bar cannot attend the Court and the entire system will be ruined. Wonders may also happen in this country and we cannot predict, who will be elevated to the level of Judge and if such kind of persons is elevated, people will definitely lose their faith in the justice delivery system”(From…

Kerala HC directs all colleges in the state to install CCTV Cameras in Exam Halls

The installation of CCTV cameras would certainly act as a deterrent for a student to indulge in the mal-practices for fear of being detected eventually, the Court observed. High Court of Kerala has asked the Education department of the state to install CCTV cameras in the examination halls of the colleges to function during examination hours before June, next year. According to Justice V. Chitambaresh, the installation of CCTV cameras…

Promoting Obscenity; Bombay HC quashes Criminal Proceedings against Mallika Sherawat

In my opinion, it was the duty of the Magistrate first to verify  whether those films had certification from the Censor Board or not, the Court said while quashing the Criminal proceedings against Mallika Sherawat.  Bombay High Court has quashed criminal proceedings against Bollywood Actress Mallika Sherawat in a case accusing her of promoting obscenity through films. Justice AB Chaudhary of Nagpur bench of the High Court allowing the Revision…