Justice Chandra Dhari Singh
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Justice C.D. Singh, who hails from Sultanpur is a first-generation lawyer and has established a name for himself in the legal fraternity for his tenacity. Justice C.D. Singh’s journey from an advocate to a Judge of Allahabad High Court and later Delhi High Court, has made him a symbol of perseverance and dedication for anyone who aspires to succeed in law.

2024 SCC Vol. 5 Part 5
Cases ReportedSCC Weekly

Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Act, 2017 — S. 4(1)(f) — Suit for misdelivery of cargo and maritime claim by

Bombay High Court
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The Court found that the petitioner was a bright student, and the medical documents were authentic; therefore, in the interest of justice, the Court permitted the student to appear in the July 2024 HSC exam subject to the payment of late fees.

Bombay High Court
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The Court stated that the petitioner was an adult and was entitled to her sovereign decisions for reproductive autonomy, and the views of her parents or of her partner were not relevant.

Delhi High Court
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Marriage is a relationship which flourishes when nurtured with absolute trust and compassion but whittles down when sprinkled with accusations on character, fidelity and chastity of the spouse and becomes beyond redemption when the devastating effects of this one-sided barrage of accusations is topped with rejection of paternity and legitimacy of the innocent children, by their own father.

delhi high court
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LADLI Scheme, Delhi Pension Scheme for Women in Distress, National Family Benefit Scheme and Delhi Pension Schemes for Women in Distress and National Family Benefit Scheme are few schemes for orphaned children who lost either one or both parent(s) on account of COVID-19.

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY
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On this World Mental Health Day, we share thoughts of the legal fraternity on importance of mental well-being for those engaged in the profession of law.

delhi high court
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It is time to ensure that a convict who leaves the correction home/prison is restored to the society as a law-abiding citizen who has repented his past conduct. This can be achieved only if the mental health issues of the convicts in prisons are recognized and attended to, rejecting the notion that this view is too idealistic.

delhi high court
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The Court passed no further orders considering the information provided in the Status Report and the measures taken by the authorities concerned towards the implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017.

karnataka high court
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“Spare the rod and spoil the child” has metamorphosed into “spare the rod and teach the child”, said Karnataka HC while considering a quashment petition by the authorities of Karumbaiah Academy who were alleged to have been responsible for a student’s suicide.

Mental Health
ArticlesMental Health

by Muskan Pipania†

Mental Health and the Legal Profession
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by Shivani Nair†

Case BriefsHigh Courts

In a case concerning non-implementation of the Mental Health Act, 2017 and non-functioning of the State Mental Health Authority in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court came down heaving on the State.

Case BriefsHigh Courts

    Bombay High Court: In a PIL filed highlighting serious issues of the non-implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, in

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court: In a suicide case by a 17-year-old school boy, filed against the headmaster S.M. Subramaniam, J. has held that

A TalkInterviewsMental Health

Interviewed by Radhika Bishwajit Dubey and Bhumika Indulia

Karnataka High Court
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    Karnataka High Court: While deliberating over the instant petition seeking quashment of chargesheet filed against a “wellness therapist” under the

Making Mental Health a Global Priority: Because it is Everyone's Business
ArticlesMental Health

by Ananya Mahapatra †

Kerala High Court
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    Kerala High Court: In a petition filed by a 21-year-old girl, seeking medical termination of her pregnancy, V.G. Arun, J.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court: In a suo motu case initiated to address the question as to whether the provision of pre-sentence hearing in capital