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Forwarded message is equal to accepting the message: MHC

Rejecting the anticipatory bail plea of a local political leader for forwarding an abusive message on social media, the Madras High Court observed that forwarding a message on social media is equal to accepting and endorsing the message. “Forwarded message … Continue reading

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Citizenship to Children Born to Surrogate Indian Mother: MHA

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has developed guidelines for the foreign nationals intending to visit India for commissioning surrogacy. These guidelines have been notified vide MHA letter no. F No.25022/74/2011-F.I dated 9th July 2012 and have also been circulated to … Continue reading

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Live-in relationship with knowledge that other party was married is not a “relationship in the nature of marriage”: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that if one of the parties to a live-in relationship was aware that the other party was married even before the commencement of their relationship, then such a relationship is not a “relationship in … Continue reading

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Naturally occurring DNA segment not patentable: USSC

In a very important decision, the Supreme Court of United States ruled that a naturally occurring deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) segment is a product of nature and not patent eligible merely because it has been isolated.   The Court, however, ruled … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court of India issues further directions until legislative enactment on the subject of sexual harassment is in place

In an important decision, a large Bench of the Supreme Court of India has issued further necessary directions until legislative enactment (The Protection of Women Against Sexual Harassment at Work Place Bill, 2010 is still pending in Parliament) on the … Continue reading

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