[Guest Post] Why Triple Talaaq should be Criminalised?

This post has been contributed by Ms Karuna Maharaj. Karuna is an independent legal practicioner specializing in Indirect Taxation. She can be reached at caruna.maharaj@gmail.com. In this post she discusses arguments in favour of criminalisation of Triple talaq. Many Muslim women in… Continue Reading

Inaccessibility to Menstrual Hygiene Products – Challenge to realize Human Dignity

Having access to sufficient quantities of safe water, access to a private and clean place to defecate, living in an environment free from human excreta and other harmful waste and being able to behave hygienically are basic requirements essential for… Continue Reading

CJI addressed 46th All Odisha Lawyers’ Conference

Two-day 46th Annual Conference  was successfully organised by All Odisha Lawyers’ Association in collaboration with Bhubaneswar Bar Association during 29-30 December. It was held in Bhubaneswar’s BJB College ground. The Conference was  inaugurated by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak… Continue Reading

Children in Online Environment – Threats and Measures to protect

Internet is today being accessed through mobile phones, laptops, tablets, desktops ect. The presence of enhanced access to Internet available to the children has two dimensions – firstly, lack of digital literacy and online safety measures ; secondly, more learning… Continue Reading

Validity of Gujarat Self Financed Schools (Regulation of Fees) Act, 2017 upheld : Gujarat High Court

A division bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi of Hon’ble Gujarat High Court ruled that State legislature is competent and has the authority to form laws for State Boards, the Central Board of Secondary Education… Continue Reading

Use of social networks by minors requires attention and vigilance of the parents – Spanish Court

Provincial Court of the Northern Spanish city of Pontevedra upheld the right of father to read the WhatsApp messages of his minor children. The petition was filed by mother against the divorced father. The Court said that both parents had… Continue Reading

Notice to WhatsApp over offensive “middle finger” emoji

A notice has been sent to Instant messaging platform WhatsApp by Advocate Gurmeet Singh. He has asked WhatsApp to remove the objectionable “middle finger” emoji  within 15 days. The notice read – “Showing of middle finder is not only offensive but a… Continue Reading

Vacation benches of Apex Court to work during Winter breaks

During the last years, the Hon’ble Apex  Court has been constituting ‘Vacation Bench’ during its Summer Breaks. It made a debut to constitute similar Benches even during the Christmas Holidays, New Year Holidays and Winter Vacations of 2017-18. The Apex… Continue Reading