Tag Archives: Supreme Court of India

“Husband is not the master of his wife”- Find out why the court scrapped down the 158-year-old adultery law?

As it is rightly quoted by CJI Deepak Mishra that “Husband is not the master of the wife”. There should be equality in their relations and this section was merely reducing the status of the husband and wife as master and servant. Find out why the court scrapped down the 158-year-old adultery law? Introduction The real grace of Indian… Read More »

JOB POST: Court Reporter at Supreme Court Observer Website, CLPR [Delhi]: Applications Open

The Centre for Law and Policy Research is a non-profit organization dedicated to making the Constitution work for everyone through law and policy research, social and governance interventions and strategic impact litigation. In 2016, the Centre for Law and Policy Research has set up a website on the Supreme Court of India called the Supreme Court Observer. The Observer… Read More »

Democratic Constitutionalism in Crisis – In Conversation With The Legendary Scholar – Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi

Mayank Shekhar, CEO, Legal Bites – recently attended a discussion on Democratic Constitutionalism in Crisis at Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, where he had a brief conversation with this Prof. (Dr.) Upendra Baxi. Professor (Dr.) Upendra Baxi, born at Rajkot, Saurashtra, graduated from Rajkot (Gujarat University), read law at the University of Bombay, and holds LLM degrees from… Read More »

Case Summary – Godfrey Philips v. P.T.I. Limited – Trademark Infringement

A trademark should be viewed as a whole, not in isolation. Any allegation of infringement of registered trademark label because only part of the registered trademark has been used by the defendants, does not lie. Introduction According to Section 17 of the Trademarks Act (referred as ‘the Act’), when labels are registered as a whole then the registered… Read More »

Ambit of Article 131 – Original Jurisdiction of Supreme Court of India

THE TERM ‘ORIGINAL JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA” Article 131[1] of the Indian constitution states the original jurisdiction of Supreme Court, critically examining the expression “original jurisdiction of Supreme Court” in the article, a court is said to have an original jurisdiction when it has authority to hear and determine a case in the first instance.… Read More »

Uniform Civil Code – An Overview

STATUS OF UNIFORM CIVIL CODE IN INDIA The question of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India has attracted the educated class in India ever since the Constitution of India was brought into operation. Article 44 in part IV of the Indian Constitution states: ‘the state shall endeavor to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout… Read More »

Euthanasia in India

In our everyday life, we frequently go over in critical condition patients that are incapacitated and are absolutely subject to others. It really harms their slants. Taking a gander at them we would state that passing will be a superior choice for them instead of living such a difficult life; which is agonizing physically and additionally mentally. In… Read More »