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Madras High Court: Directs State to frame guidelines when arresting women after sunset

The Tamil Nadu State Government was recently directed by the Madras High Court to frame guidelines in accordance with Section 46(4) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) when arresting a woman after sunset in special circumstances [S Salma v The State] Section 46 (4) of CrPC prohibits the arrest of a woman after sunset except […]

NCDRC: Medical Negligence by doctors

The National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) bench upheld the award granted by the State Commission to the kin of the Patient whose death was caused due to medical negligence by the Doctors. [Dr. Rajender Manchanda vs Chhinder Kaur and 8 others].  Facts of the case In the year 2003, Mr. Baj Singh (Patient) was examined […]

Madras High Court: disappointed with exploitation of the reservation policy

The Madras high court on Friday stated that the reservation Policy was a matter of great pride and its exploitation is not justified even if it was detected at a later stage. [Balasundaram vs Tamil Nadu State and ors] Facts of the Case The Petitioner challenged the proceedings dated 4th January 2022 issued by the Tamil […]

GDPR in a nutshell

GDPR in a nutshell Introduction The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most significant and toughest privacy law introduced in the world. Although it was drafted in 2016 it came into effect on 25th May 2018 by the European Union (EU). It comprises of 99 individual articles that are organized into 11 chapters. This […]

High Court: Duty of the State to provide medical treatment to the prisoners

High Court: Duty of the State to provide medical treatment to the prisoners The Maharashtra government was recently directed by the Bombay High Court to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakhs to the family of an undertrial prisoner who died in jail custody [Vishnu Sandipan Kute vs State of Maharashtra]. Facts of the case […]

Supreme Court: Mere breach of contract does not constitute cheating

The Apex Court on Wednesday held that a mere breach of contract does not constitute cheating and act as grounds for criminal prosecution unless from the very beginning mala fide intentions were present [Sarabjit Kaur v. State of Punjab and Another]. Facts of the Case The Appellant had filed a petition and prayed before the […]

Supreme Court: There cannot be any school without playground

The Apex Court on Tuesday highlighted the need to have a good environment and playgrounds in the school for the students. The Court directed the removal of the unauthorized occupations from the place that was formerly reserved for a school playground in Haryana [State of Haryana and Ors vs Satpal and ors]. Facts of the Case […]

Kerala High Court: State’s duty to protect interests of its citizen

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday observed that it is the responsibility of the State to pay citizens engaged with them on a contract basis for work. The state should be in line with the terms and conditions of the contract rather than creating problems, especially in terms of payments. [Vishnu & Anr. v State of […]

Supreme Court: Equal pay must be for equal work of equal value.

The Supreme Court recently held that the Pay Commissions may be justified in advising different pay scales for similar post if the classification of such posts have a reasonable nexus with the objective or purpose sought to be achieved and the State accepts this pay scale and further recommends it is also considered reasonable and […]