Hindu Succession Act, 1956 – This act amends and codifies laws relating to interstate succession among Hindus.
At-a-Glance Abridged Judgment Full Judgment In January 2015, an immigration officer stopped Greenpeace India activist Pillai from boarding her flight to London, where she intended speak to British Parliamentarians on how one of the U.K.’s energy company’s plans to open coal mines in Madhya Pradesh threatened to displace the area’s tribal communities. The immigration officers […]
At-a-Glance Abridged Judgment Full Judgment Arnesh Kumar was arrested under Section 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 after his wife alleged that he demanded dowry from her. Denying the allegations, Kumamr requested anticipatory bail, but his request was denied. This led him to file a Special Leave Petition, which was granted by the court. […]
At-a-Glance Abridged Judgment Full Judgment When Manmeet Singh’s wife disappeared one day, he immediately went to the police station and named eleven people who opposed their marriage and whom he suspected might have abducted her. Her body was found three days later, and the police had done nothing in the interim. Manmeet Singh filed this […]
At-a-Glance Abridged Judgment Full Judgment The Supreme Court mandated that State authorities compensate all survivors of acid attacks three lakh rupees. It also determined that full medical assistance should be provided to the survivors of acid attack free of cost including medicine, food, bedding, and reconstructive surgeries. Further, the court ruled that it is each […]