Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) on Interpretation of Statutes

Principles of Interpretation: 1) Where in an enactment, there are two provisions which cannot be reconciled with each other; they should be so interpreted that, if possible effect may be given to both. This is known as the_____________ a. Rule of harmonious construction b. Rule of ejusdem generis c. Rule of reasonable construction d. None of the above 2) According to _ rule of interpretation meaning of word should be known from its accompanying or [...]

By |December 10, 2020|Categories: Law MCQ's, Student's Corner|1 Comment

Plea filed in Supreme Court seeking Direction to CBI to complete Investigation in 2 months

Mumbai resident Puneet Kaur has filed a Writ Petition in the Supreme Court, questioning the apparent silence on part of the Central Bureau of Investigation regarding the progress in its probe into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The petition, filed by Kaur’s husband and advocate, Vineet Dhanda has prayed for issuance of Directions to the CBI to complete its probe in next two months and submit its report in the case. Kaur’s [...]

By |December 9, 2020|Categories: News|1 Comment

Arnab Goswami moves Bombay HC; seeks stay on Investigation in Abetment to Suicide case

Republic Media’s Journalist, Arnab Goswami moved Bombay High Court today, seeking a stay on investigation in Anvay Naik’s abetment to suicide case. Republic TV’s Chief Arnab Goswami filed an Interim Application before the Bombay High Court seeking a stay on filing of charge sheet and other proceedings in abetment to suicide case. Alternatively, he has prayed that if such a stay is not granted, then the investigation of the case be transferred to CBI or [...]

By |December 4, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

PIL filed in the Supreme Court challenging Ordinance against Love Jihad

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in Supreme Court today, challenging the new Law on Religious Conversions that were passed by the Governments of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The Laws were passed by the State of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand allegedly to prevent the menace of Love Jihad. Lawyers Vishal Thakre, Abhay Singh Yadav and Pranvesh, practicing in Delhi, filed a PIL in the Supreme Court, challenging the Constitutional validity of the recently promulgated [...]

By |December 4, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Mumbai Court lifts Bail Condition: Allows accused Sameet Thakkar to operate his Twitter Account.

A Metropolitan Magistrate Court, at Girgaon, granted relaxation in one of the bail conditions to accused Sameet Thakkar who was arrested and later enlarged on bail on charges of having made allegedly objectionable tweets against Uddhav Thackeray, Chief Minister of Maharashtra and his son Aditya Thackeray. Thakkar was granted bail on 10th November, and one of the conditions to his bail was restraining him from operating his twitter account. The arrest was made in connection to [...]

By |December 3, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Will UP Government’s Ordinance on Love Jihad succeed in Courts?

Love Jihad has been in the news of late. States like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have time and again warned against the problem of so-called Love Jihad and have claimed that this leads to forceful conversions of Hindu girls and women under the pretext of marriage. Simply put, Love Jihad refers to conversion of a Non-Muslim women to Islam by feigning love and marriage. The right-wing groups in India have repeatedly claimed that this [...]

By |December 2, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments
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