Day: August 5, 2020

DELHI HC DISMISSED THE PLEA AGAINST ARMY PERSONNEL FOR USING SOCIAL MEDIA

DELHI HC DISMISSED THE PLEA AGAINST ARMY PERSONNEL FOR USING SOCIAL MEDIA  This post is written by Avinash Kumar On 5th August, 2020 the Delhi High Court dismissed the petition which is filed by on duty Lieutenant Colonel P K Choudhary, against the government decision to bar security forces from social media.  According to senior advocate Shivank Pratap Singh and Sanandika Pratap Singh who representing the petitioner argued from the court that to issue a …

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KASHMIR’S YEAR OF ANGST AND SUPREME COURT’S YEAR OF ABDICATIONS: ONE YEAR OF ARTICLE 370 CHANGES

KASHMIR’S YEAR OF ANGST AND SUPREME COURT’S YEAR OF ABDICATIONS: ONE YEAR OF ARTICLE 370 CHANGES This post is written by Syeda Khizra Rizvi On this day i.e. August 5th, 2019, the Government of India stripped off the Constitutional autonomy of the State of Jammu and Kashmir by amending Article 370 of the Constitution of India, and subsequently bifurcated the State into Union Territories of J&K, and Ladakh. As a communication blackout was imposed in …

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BREAKING THE SHACKLES OF COLONIALISM: NEED OF POLICE REFORMS

BREAKING THE SHACKLES OF COLONIALISM: NEED OF POLICE REFORMS  Written by: Harsh Kumar, Army Institute of Law, Mohali,  4th Year 7th Semester Introduction The 1861 Police Act was legislated by the British after the 1857 uprising. At that time, the British wanted to establish a police force that would achieve the goal of crushing any self-government movement. This act continues to this day in most Indian states, despite the transition from being a colonized nation …

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‘TOTALLY IMPERMISSIBLE’: SUPREME COURT ON CUSTODY OF SOCIAL ACTIVISTS WHO SUPPORTED BIHAR GANGRAPE SURVIVOR; DIRECTS RELEASE

‘TOTALLY IMPERMISSIBLE’: SUPREME COURT ON CUSTODY OF SOCIAL ACTIVISTS WHO SUPPORTED BIHAR GANGRAPE SURVIVOR; DIRECTS RELEASE This post is written by Monalisha A notice was issued by the Supreme Court of India and it ordered the release of the ladies social activists who were sent to Araria district of Bihar for the judicial custody. They were sent for the judicial custody as they were engaged in a verbal argument with the magistrate of the Araria …

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KERALA HC: PRESUMPTION U/S 29 POCSO ACT DO NOT AFFECT THE PROSECUTION DUTY TO PROVIDE ADMISSIBLE PROOF TO SHOW ESSENTIAL AND FOUNDATIONAL TRUTH

KERALA HC: PRESUMPTION U/S 29 POCSO ACT DO NOT AFFECT THE PROSECUTION DUTY TO PROVIDE ADMISSIBLE PROOF TO SHOW ESSENTIAL AND FOUNDATIONAL TRUTH This post is written by Lipika Sharma In the case of David v. State of Kerala The Kerala High Court has noted that the presumption under Section 29 of the Children’s Protection from Sexual Offenses Act, 2012 Act (POCSO) in no way affects the prosecution’s duty to provide admissible proof to show …

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