Monthly Archives: September 2015

Protecting the Interests of the Consumer

The provisions of the Consumer Protection Act provide for better protection of the interests of consumers and for that purpose there are further provisions contained in the Act for the establishment of consumer councils and other authorities for the settlement of consumers’ disputes and for

Jeremy Bentham

British gentleman, political activist, legal scholar, social philosopher and linguist, Jeremy Bentham is best known as the founder of British utilitarianism. Born into a wealthy Tory family, Jeremy was educated at Westminster school and Queen’s College, Oxford and was trained as a lawyer. His independent

Two Law Partners

Two law partners leave their office and go to lunch. In the middle of lunch the junior partner slaps his forehead. “Damn,” he says. “I forgot to lock the office safe before we left.” His partner replies ” What are you worried about? We’re both

Plea challenging validity of Article 370 admitted in HC

On Monday, 29th September 2015, the Delhi High Court agreed to hear a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The question before the bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath for its

Iran to Move International Courts Against Saudi

In the advent of The Mina lane crisis which caused the death of at least 769 people and injuries of many more, the Iran government is proposing legal action. On September 24, one of the worst tragedies took place in Saudi Arabia as Hajj pilgrims

No Relief for Somnath Bharti from SC

AAP is in news yet again because of legal friction.  AAP’s MLA Somnath Bharti is in trouble, where SC refused to provide any relief and asked the MLA to surrender before the police on Monday in connection with the domestic violence and attempt to murder case

Another use

At a convention of biological scientists, one researcher remarks to another, “Did you know that in our lab we have switched from mice to lawyers for our experiments?” “Really?” the other replied, “Why did you switch?” “Well, for three reasons. First we found that lawyers