Month: February 2019

The principles of English common Law applicable to the enemy in time of war: Madras HC explained

Total War with its incidence of massacre of innocent men, women and children and large-scale destruction of property by perverting the knowledge of science for devising ways and means of destruction in a brutal manner is the product of modern civilisation, if civilisation it can be called. The principles regulating intercourse between residents of belligerent states are not part of international law but are part of the municipal law of every country. 

Indian principle that in the event of war, priests and properties endowed to places of worship must not be touched: AP High Court

For several centuries, our country had a principle in law of war to the effect that in the event of an invasion also, the priests and properties endowed to places of worship must not be touched. That is how, the properties of Temples remained intact even after the country was subjected to foreign invasions. Instances are not lacking where, the invaders have rendered services also. 

Prisoners of war

Third Geneva Convention (Geneva, 12 August 1949) especially connected with the Treatment of Prisoners of War.  A. Prisoners of war, in the sense of the present Convention, are persons belonging to one […]

Islamic war against unbelievers is called Jihad and to do it with finance, bombs, grenades, guns etc is identified by Karnataka High Court

Religious war against those persons who are unbelievers in the name of Islam and such religious war is called as Jihad. So the mind set of the accused persons made it aptly and abundantly clear that they wanted to provoke or preach Jihad and in that direction, they began to make arrangements to preach Muslims and as well to provoke the young Muslim community to declare Jihad with finance, weapons like bombs, grenades, guns etc.

‘Love Jihad’ is not love but prominently religious and under the pretext of love, there are deceitful conversion: Kerala High Court

Inter-religious marriages, arising out of love affairs or otherwise, are to be recognized and promoted. To solemnize such marriages, there need not necessarily be any conversion of one party to the marriage from one religion to another. If a boy or girl believes that a marital union is not possible without the other party to love converting to his or her religion, it is his or her faith.

Law of India

Section 34 of the CPC provides for award of interest during the pendency of the proceedings. The doctrine of promissory estoppel is not limited in its application only to defense but it […]

Escort Services- Legal Aspects

Prostitution means the act of a female offering her body for promiscuous sexual intercourse for hire, whether in money or in kind, and whether offered immediately or otherwise, and the expression ‘prostitute’ shall be construed accordingly. The word ‘promiscuous’,. it excludes intercourse which a person may have with a permanently kept concubine. The import of that word is that the woman or girl offering her body offers it for hire to anyone who desired it for sexual intercourse.