Recently, the Supreme Court extended a Hindu woman’s right as joint legal heir; they can inherit ancestral property on terms equal to male heirs under the Hindu Succession Act. The bench consisting of...
The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy; or other wise known as the Ministry of AYUSH; has the objective to develop education, conduct research and spread awareness about alternative medicine systems in India. The Ministry was formed on 9th of...
On 12th June 2020, the National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) took suo motu cognizance of media reports regarding the mishandling of a corpse in Uttar Pradesh. It issued notices to the Chairman, Municipal Corporation Balrampur and the Director General of...
A petition in the Delhi High Court seeks immediate imposition of lockdown in the State of Delhi; due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases; the extension of the lockdown in Delhi at least till June 30. The petitioners...
The Legal and Social Service Committee of the Hidyatullah National Law University (HNLU) has collaborated with the Centre for Social Justice to extend a helping hand towards the migrant workers. Being that, they are working towards providing relief to...
The World environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June every year to acknowledge the chosen theme for the event and execute major plans relating to environmental protection. The United Nation’s Environment Programme (UNEP) declared 2020’s World Environment...
The students and alumni of the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad has successfully raised funds worth Rupees twenty-five lacs; to support the stranded migrant workers. Being that, the money is used in travel arrangements, food,...
The Bombay High Court, in a criminal revision, directed a husband to pay maintenance to his wife; even when she has a source of income from running a business. Facts of the Case The couple got married in November 1997. As...
On June 3 2020, the former BJP minister and an animal rights activist, Maneka Gandhi mocked the Communist Party led-Kerala Government for the heinous act against a pregnant elephant in Mallapuram, Kerala. The heart-wrenching visuals of the elephant taking its...
In light of the deplorable condition of migrant workers travelling via Shramik trains, highlighted by various news reports, the Akshaya Patra Foundation has taken up a noble initiative. The Project: Serving the Shramiks has targeted to reach 1,00,000 Shramik...