India does not have structured sentencing guidelines : Supreme Court Observed

Currently, India does not have structured sentencing guidelines that have been issued either by the legislature or the judiciary. There cannot, therefore, be any uniformity. However, this Court has repeatedly held that the Courts will have to take into account certain principles while exercising their discretion in sentencing, such as proportionality, deterrence and rehabilitation. In a… Read More India does not have structured sentencing guidelines : Supreme Court Observed

Indian Supreme Court got third woman judge after R Bhanumathi and Indu Malhotra

Collegium Recommendation SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Re: Filling up vacancies of Judges in the Supreme Court. Against the sanctioned strength of 31 Judges, the Supreme Court of India is presently functioning with 22 Judges, leaving 09 clear vacancies. After extensive discussion and deliberations, the Collegium unanimously resolves to fill up, for the present, three of these vacancies. One of… Read More Indian Supreme Court got third woman judge after R Bhanumathi and Indu Malhotra

Delhi High Court quashed AAP govt.’s notification revising minimum wages on 4 th August 2018

A Bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar while quashing Aam Aadmi Party government`s, March 2017 notification revising minimum wages for all classes of workers in all scheduled employments on  4 th August, 2018 and observed as follows :- FEDERATION OF OKHLA INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION (REGD.) Vs. LT GOVERNOR OF DELHI AND ANR W.P.(C)–8125/2016… Read More Delhi High Court quashed AAP govt.’s notification revising minimum wages on 4 th August 2018

Delhi High Court issued Directions for recording statement under POCSO Act

CRL.REF.No.2/2016 COURT ON ITS OWN MOTION ….. Petitioner versus STATE ….. Respondent Date of decision : 4 th August , 2018 Q.No. 1: What is the legality of recording a statement or version of the incident enumerated by a victim of sexual offence by an NGO or a private counsellor and filing of such statement or counselling report along with… Read More Delhi High Court issued Directions for recording statement under POCSO Act

Post Payments Bank has been incorporated as a Public Limited Company by Government of India

The payments bank will be registered as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 2013, and licensed under Section 22 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, with specific licensing conditions restricting its activities mainly to acceptance of demand deposits and provision of payments and remittance services. It will be governed by the provisions of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949; Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934; Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999; Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007; Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961; other relevant Statutes and Directives, Prudential Regulations and other Guidelines/Instructions issued by RBI and other regulators from time to time. … Read More Post Payments Bank has been incorporated as a Public Limited Company by Government of India