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Supreme Court calls for formulation of Uniform Compensation Scheme for the Victims of Sexual Assault.

To remove the differences in the compensation given by the States and the Union Territories to rape-victims, the Supreme Court directed the State Governments and Union territories to formulate a Uniform Scheme for the victims of sexual assaults; especially for … Continue reading Supreme Court calls for formulation of Uniform Compensation Scheme for the Victims of Sexual Assault.

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TRAI Rules in Favour of Net Neutrality

On 8th Feb 2016 in a landmark move the Telecom Regulation Authority of India (TRAI) issued the Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations, 2016, a decisive move in favour of net neutrality regime in India. The regulator seems to have … Continue reading TRAI Rules in Favour of Net Neutrality

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SC refers curative petition on 377 to constitution bench

The Supreme Court has referred the Section 377 curative petition to a five judge Constitution Bench for further examination. The petition is challenging the Court’s ruling in 2013 which upheld the Section 377. All India Churches Association and Muslim Personal … Continue reading SC refers curative petition on 377 to constitution bench

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Delhi HC says women can be karta

The court finds no restriction in law preventing the eldest female co-parcenor of an HUF, from being its Karta. Karta” denotes managership of a joint family and is traditionally inherited by men. The Karta occupies a position superior to that of … Continue reading Delhi HC says women can be karta

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