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Lower House passes The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019

Indian Lower House today passed “The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill – 2019”. The Bill has been formulated recognizing the need for regulation of the use and application of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) technology, for establishing identity of missing … Continue reading

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Triple Talaq unconstitutional: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India declared the Islamic practice under which a Muslim man could divorce his wife instantaneously by uttering ‘divorce’ thrice as unconstitutional. In a 3-2 majority verdict, the Court struck down the age-old … Continue reading

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Retrial only in exceptional cases: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that a court should consider re-trial only when the trial is vitiated by serious illegality or irregularity that could result in miscarriage of justice. “The circumstances that should exist for warranting retrial must be … Continue reading

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Application for Notaries goes online: Govt.

The Ministry of Law & Justice has brought a major change in receiving applications for appointment of Notaries. Henceforth all applications for appointment of Notaries shall be received online, including the supporting documents. The new system will become operational from … Continue reading

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Extension of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project: Govt

Government of India has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for a major revamp of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project and has decided to implement Integrated Criminal Justice System … Continue reading

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Aadhaar Card not mandatory: SC

Agreeing that the legal position regarding the existence of the fundamental right to privacy is ‘doubtful’, the Supreme Court of India referred the issue to be placed before the Chief Justice of India to be marked for an appropriate Bench. … Continue reading

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Courts can interfere in arbitration proceedings: CHC

The Calcutta High Court recently ruled that there is no blanket ban on courts to pass orders in arbitration proceedings in the interest of justice. The High Court was dealing with the issue of granting injunction against an arbitration proceeding. … Continue reading

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