Category: Legal News

What is Article 131 that Kerala govt has invoked to challenge citizenship law in SC

Kerala, the first state to challenge the law, sought to declare it as violative of the principles of equality, freedom, and secularism enshrined in the Constitution. New Delhi: The Kerala government Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, joining the batch of 60 other petitions questioning the constitutionality of the […]

EVM not “information” under RTI Act, Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has held that an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) does not qualify as “information” in terms of Section 2(f) of the Right to Information Act and therefore, one cannot seek access to an EVM under the Act. The order was passed by a Single Judge Bench of Justice Jayant Nath in a challenge preferred by the Election Commission […]

Madras High Court to stop the printing and distribution of cause lists

The Madras High Court has intimated that it intends to do away with issuing printed cause lists from the next year. As informed in a circular issued by the Registrar (Judicial) yesterday, “…the High court, Madras, has resolved to discontinue the printing and distribution of the manual case list through the Government Press with effect from 1st […]

Calcutta HC stays patriarchal exclusion of married daughters form availing Compassionate Appointment scheme

An amendment to exclude married daughters from availing compassionate appointment under the West Bengal Public Distribution System (Maintenance and Control) Order, 2003 has been stayed by the Calcutta High Court. Justice Shekhar B Saraf stayed a notification issued to this effect, while making critical note of the patriarchal arguments made by the counsel defending the amendment. He observed,  “The socio-economic-cultural […]

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How should I divide my time for preparation of each paper for prelims and mains?

Preparation of each paper should be done simultaneously from the beginning of the preparation. General studies paper is equally important as the Law paper. You must divide your time into periods and assign one period to each paper. For the preparation of general studies you must stay in touch with current affairs regularly.

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