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Under the provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act, the relief of divorce, judicial separation etc. can be between the husband and the wife only and cannot extend to the third party.

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“A testamentary court is not a court of suspicion but that of conscience.”

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Supreme Court: In a case where a Government employee had sought change of date of birth in service records from 04.01.1960 to

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Appointment on compassionate ground is a concession and not a right.

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of Dr. DY Chandrachud*, Vikram Nath and BV Nagarathna, JJ has lucidly laid down the principles governing

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Supreme Court: The bench of MR Shah* and AS Bopanna, JJ has held that in an appeal/application filed under Section 34 of

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The settlement agreement subsumes the original complaint.

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Supreme Court: In a case where the members of the Lok Adalat, Madhya Pradesh High Court had entered into the merits of

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of Dr. DY Chandrachud*, Vikram Nath and BV Nagarathna, JJ has held that a Preliminary Enquiry is

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The compassion shown to Kashmiri Migrants has to be balanced with the expectations of the serving officers to discharge their duties effectively.

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Supreme Court: In a case where a man, after being acquitted in a kidnapping case, had applied for the post of Constable

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‘Spare the rod and spoil the child’ an old saying may have lost its relevance in present days and Corporal punishment to the child is not recognised by law but that does not mean that a teacher or school authorities have to shut their eyes to any indiscipline act of a student.

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The Investigating Agency, deserves a free hand to investigate the role of the Respondent-Mother-in-law, if any, in the unnatural and untimely death of her daughter in-law.

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Supreme Court: The bench of SA Nazeer* and Krishna Murari, JJ has held that if the contract contains a specific clause which

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Supreme Court: Explaining the doctrine of merger in case of dismissal of Special Leave Petitions (SLPs), the bench of L. Nageswara Rao

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Supreme Court: The bench of Hemant Gupta and V. Ramasubramanian, JJ has explained the scope of a “very strange provision” under Section

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“Indian law leans towards legitimacy and frowns upon bastardy. The presumption in law of legitimacy of a child cannot be lightly repelled.”

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“Time has now come to change the work culture and get out of the adjournment culture so that confidence and trust put

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“Such litigants cannot be permitted to have their way only because they can plead and write anything they feel like and keep on approbating by sometimes apologising and then again bringing forth those allegations.”

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“Judicial discretion, it is trite, cannot be exercised either whimsically or capriciously. It may scrutinize or analyse the evidence but what is important is how it does so.”

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