Category: high courts

No Widow Pension To A Woman Who Performs ‘Kareva Marriage’ After Death Of Her Husband: P&H HC

The P&H High Court has held that the Woman who performs ‘Kareva Marriage’ after the death of her husband is not entitled to grant of pension under the Haryana Pension to Widows and Destitute Women Scheme. What is Karewa Marriage? Karewa marriage is a type of widow marriage which is mostly prevalent in Haryana and…
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July 11, 2020 0

Surrender Can Never Be Construed As Consensual Acts Of Sexual Intercourse: Kerala HC [Read Order]

“When a person is completely powerless, and any form of resistance is futile, she may go into a state of surrender. The system of self-defense shuts down entirely. The helpless person escapes from her situation not by action in the real world but rather by altering her state of consciousness…..” these observation were made on…
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July 8, 2020 0

Police Cannot Register An FIR Under Section 172 to 188 IPC: Madras HC

Let us first understand Section 188 of IPC and Section 195(1)(a) of CrPC: Section 188 of IPC talks about “Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant” and is punishable with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month or with fine which may extend to two hundred rupees, or with both;…
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July 6, 2020 0

Calcutta HC Upholds Government of W.B. Ban On “Chinese Manjha”

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was moved before the Calcutta High Court with the grievance that kites are being flown with Chinese manjha/Nylon manjha etc. which pose threat to the pedestrians and motorcyclists particularly who use flyovers for commuting. Taking note of the grievance of the Petitioner, the Court had called for reports from the…
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July 2, 2020 0

Adults Of Same Sex Have A Right To Live Together Even Outside The Wedlock: Uttarakhand HC [Read Order]

Madhu Bala vs.State of Uttarakhand and Others Read Complete Order Click Here The Uttarakhand High Court recently made an important remark related to the relationship of the homosexual couples to choose their life partner and to live with each other, without any pressure from their parents or the society. The writ of habeas corpus by…
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June 20, 2020 0

Caste System Is Making It Difficult For The Young People To Choose Their Own Life Partner: HC

Nitesh Kumar Prajapati Vs State of Gujarat Read Complete Order Click Here The Petitioner-Husband aggrieved by the actions on the part of the respondents (Parents of Wife) approached the High Court that Petitioner and his Wife are married ( date of registration of marriage is 01.02.2020) but her Parents are refusing to allow her daughter…
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June 18, 2020 0