Monthly Archives: December 2012

Delhi gang rape case: Delhi Police invoke murder charges against accused

As reported by Times of India, Delhi Police invoked murder charges (Section 302, IPC) against the six men allegedly involved in the gang rape of a 23 year old girl…

Delhi gang rape case: SCBA sought intervention of CJI

Delhi gang rape case: SCBA sought intervention of CJI As per a report in The Hindu (dated. December 22, 2012), Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) sought the intervention of Chief…

Eve Teasing: A perennial problem in today’s society

Eve Teasing: A perennial problem in today’s society Author: VS Warrier Eve teasing in public places has become a perennial problem in today’s society. Recently there have been incidents of…

Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill passed by both the Houses

Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill passed by both the Houses Both the Houses of Parliament have passed the Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill during its Winter Session, 2012. This Bill would strengthen…

Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2012

The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2012 Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 4, 2012, further to amend the Indian Penal Code, 1860, the Code…

The Companies Bill, 2011 passed by Lok Sabha

The Companies Bill, 2011 The Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 18, 2012 during its winter session. On its enactment, the Bill will permit our country to…

Nonpayment of dues under Foreign Exchange derivative contracts covered under willful default

Honourable Supreme Court held that banks were entitled to declare as willful defaulter anyone who did not pay their dues under the foreign exchange derivative contract. The Bank had sanctioned…

How to clear Judicial Service Examination

“Hard Work, Self Confidence and Patience are my success mantra, says Sanchita” The Lex-Warrier Team arranged an exclusive interview with Ms. Sanchita Bhadkaria who has been selected as Judge in…

International Bridges to Justice fellowship – Justicemakers

The Lex-Warrier: Online Law Journal would like to congratulate our Team Member Ms. Garima Tiwari for securing International Bridges to Justice fellowship for the year 2012. She is one among the…

Supreme Court directions on Eve Teasing

While hearing, The Deputy Inspector General of Police & ANR. Vs. S. Samuthiram (Decided on November 30, 2012), a Civil Appeal(No. 8513 of 2012) arising out of SLP (C) No.31592 of…

Implementation of Aadhaar scheme, “unconstitutional and arbitrary” – SC Update

Implementation of Aadhaar Scheme: A Bench of Chief Justice Altamas Kabir and Justice J. Chelameswar issued notice to Central Government, while hearing a Writ Petition filed by Justice K.S.Puttaswamy (Retd)…

Signature mismatch can attract criminal proceedings: Supreme Court

Signature mismatch can attract criminal proceedings: Supreme Court A bench of justices T S Thakur and Gyan Sudha Misra, while hearing Criminal Appeal No’s 1910-1949 of 2012 arising out of…