Monthly Archives: January 2016

No Thumbnail

SC scrutinizes Prez Rule in Arunachal

The imposition of President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh has come under the scanner of the Supreme Court which sought the report of Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa recommending central rule in the state, saying “it is too serious a matter”. The remark by a five-judge bench

Environment Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015 – An Analysis

Draft Environment Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015 was published by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) on 7th October 2015. The Ministry has proposed the amendment to the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and National Green Tribunal Act, 2010. The proposed amendments are being

Youth convicted in gangrape case

A Delhi court has sentenced a youth to ten years in prison by a fast-track court here for raping a 22 year-old girl in 2009. Manish was convicted last evening by judge Gulab Singh, who also imposed a fine of Rs 27,000 on him, according

Hylton -Vs-United States 3 Dall. 171(1796)

This is an important case in the history of United States, dealing with the interpretation of two constitutional provisions. Article 1, section 9 states that “no Capitation, or other direct taxes shall be laid, unless, in proportion to the Census.” Article 1, section 2 provides

Mumbai metro fare hike – SC refuses to interfere

The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with a Bombay High Court order staying till January 29 the proposed hike in fares of the Versova-Ghatkopar Metro rail corridor A bench comprising justices M Y Eqbal and Arun Mishra asked the metro operator Mumbai Metro One

No Thumbnail

Destructive Stress

Stress was taken lightly in the seventies. Then it began to show its colors in the eighties. Gradually it was recognized as a possible diseased state of personality. Now it has become a license to murder. What has brought this sea change in human affairs?

Entry of women to temples-HC adjourns PIL

The Madras High Court has in adjourned a PIL seeking to declare a rule of the state HR&CE department preventing women from entering temples during a particular period in which they are not by custom and usage allowed to do so. “It is to be