Legal

Urgent need to change laws to curb crimes against women: Uddhav Thackeray on ‘Disha’ like Act for Maharashtra

        Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh visited Andhra Pradesh recently to get information about the ‘Disha’ Act, which provides for harsher punishments for crimes against women, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray told the state Assembly. The Thackeray government is mulling bringing a bill in Maharashtra similar to the […]

SC judge recuses from hearing plea of Omar’s sister challenging his detention under PSA, next hearing on Feb 14

      Supreme Court judge Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar on Wednesday recused from hearing the plea of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s sister, challenging his detention under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978. A three-judge Bench of Justice NV Ramana, Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar and Justice […]