Insights from Legal Luminaries on India’s Guiding Light
Recapitulating the career trajectory of eminent Judge of the Supreme Court of India, Justice B.R Gavai, who is in line to become only the second Chief Justice of India belonging to Scheduled Caste category after Justice K.G. Balakrishnan.
Former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Fathima Beevi took her last breath on 23-11-2023. Beyond her legal career, Justice Beevi was a beacon of hope for women’s rights, advocating for gender equality in all aspects of life. Her legacy extends beyond the courtroom, leaving an indelible mark on the societal fabric of India.
Supreme Court reiterated the timeline fixed in Malik Mazhar for vacancies to be declared on 15th January each year, and the process has to be completed by October of the same year.
“Generally, prospective adoptive parents have to wait for 3-4 years for getting ‘a healthy and young child’ due to the huge mismatch in the number of registered PAPs and children available for adoption.”
“According to the plaintiff, the defendants’ activities pose a huge threat to human life owing to the defendants’ non-compliance with stringent quality check on the efficacy and safety of the products that has been maintained by the plaintiff.”
“There cannot be any doubt to the proposition that the burden to prove the guilt of the accused beyond reasonable doubt is on the prosecution.”
“The standard of proof in an inquiry in an extradition case is not of the same level as that required in a trial.”
Calcutta High Court acknowledged the need for certain restrictions to maintain law and order during an international event.
Medical profession deals with life of people and any compromise on merit would have a delirious effect
“Defendants are directed to ensure that reference to the mark ‘BACHPAN’, either as a word mark or as a device mark, is removed from all physical and virtual sites on which the mark might be reflected in association with defendants.”