The present petition for legalizing same-sex marriage is outside the sphere of personal laws, given that it is being sought under the Special Marriage Act.
To make India a beacon for foreign investment, it is important to delineate and implement a legal framework concerned with labour laws and dispute resolution following discussions with all stakeholders concerned.
Compassionate appointments are not a vested right and a claim for a compassionate appointment cannot be entertained after a lapse of a considerable period of time since the death of the concerned individual.
most of the institutions that accommodate post-retirement appointees, such as the NHRC, lack autonomy with respect to staff appointment.
The conflict between the Executive and the Judiciary regarding judicial appointment is not new. Its most visible manifestation was when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi appointed Justice A.N. Ray as the Chief Justice in 1975 out of turn, as a “reward” for his pro-government stance in the Kesavananda Bharti Case. This led to much public outcry, on the grounds of violation of judicial independence.
A father-son duo in Chennai was arrested by the police on grounds of violating social distancing guidelines and subsequently tortured in custody to the extent that the two lost their lives. Since then, custodial deaths have been rising in India, reaching the figure of 88 in 2022 as per the National Crime Records Bureau.
The resolution professional (RP), appointed under the Code, is at the heart of these endeavors and has the mandate to complete this process in a time-bound manner.
Pre-pack mechanism, differs from the existing corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) and what challenges this new mechanism is likely to bring.