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1.4 lakh Maharashtra, Goa lawyers join all-India strike (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) All higher and lower courts across Maharashtra and Goa wore a deserted look Wednesday as around 1.4 lakh lawyers joined the two-day nation wide strike ... Read more...

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High court upbraids Gujarat government on low employee wages


April 25th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 25 (IANS) Hearing a petition challenging fixed wages for government employees, including the police force, the Gujarat High Court Monday came down heavily on the state government for ... Read more...

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Maid lived as wife, should get maintenance: high court


April 19th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A 65-year-old man will have to pay maintenance of Rs.3,000 per month to his domestic help as she was living with him like a wife, ... Read more...

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Haryana has prepared litigation policy on Centre pattern: CM Hooda


December 11th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
Ellenabad (Haryana), Dec.11 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said the state has prepared a litigation policy on the pattern of the Centre and a proposal to set up ... Read more...

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Domestic violence cases on the rise in Delhi courts


August 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Delhi women appear to be increasingly resorting to legal action against domestic violence with over 25 cases being filed in district courts every day.According to ... Read more...

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Haryana to get evening courts


August 15th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) In a move to reduce the pendency of cases, Haryana will set up evening courts at Faridabad, Gurgaon, Hisar and Karnal towns this year, an official said Sunday. Chief ... Read more...

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Five more family courts to come up in Delhi


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In a bid to ensure speedy disposal of justice, the Delhi cabinet Monday gave its nod for creating 99 posts in the Saket district court and decided ... Read more...

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No consensus on creating all-India judicial service: Moily


July 25th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) There is no consensus yet on creating an all-India judicial service, union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Sunday. "The attempt is to attract the best ... Read more...

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Department of Justice to organize regional meetings on Sunday


July 17th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17(ANI): The Department of Justice will organize regional meetings of Chief Justices of High Courts, State Law Ministers, State Finance Secretaries and State Law Secretaries on Sunday to discuss ... Read more...

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Divorce rate among love marriages couples is on rise in Rawalpindi


June 14th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 12 (ANI): There has been a rise in cases of divorce seeking love marriage couples during the last six months in Pakistan's Rawalpindi district, revealed a survey of various family ... Read more...

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Need to improve infrastructure of courts: Balakrishnan


March 13th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), March 13 (IANS) Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan Saturday emphasised the need to improve the infrastructure of courts and welcomed the 13th Finance Commission's recommendations to invest Rs.5,000 ... Read more...

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Till death do us part!


March 8th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali Singh - CNSWhen Manu (an ancient Indian sage) wrote the Manu Smriti (religious book on Hinduism) in the post Vedic era defining the code of conduct for the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Now family courts that are litigant-friendly


February 7th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Kanu Sarda New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Imagine a courtroom complete with colourful walls, specially designed tables and chairs, games, a television and even baby sitters - all for kids.Two 'family ... Read more...

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No proper procedure to help divorced Pak men to change their status in national IDs


December 20th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 20 (ANI): Pakistan's National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) does not have a proper procedure for divorced individuals to have their Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) changed.According to reports, there is ... Read more...

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Judicial reforms will save courts’ time, prevent law misuse: NGO


August 28th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Judicial reforms will ensure that no time is wasted on frivolous litigation and instead help dispose of hundreds of cases pending in courts while holding up those ... Read more...

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‘Harassed’ husbands upset with IPC clause ‘favouring’ women


August 16th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) A group of men who met here over the past two days, seeking "freedom from harassment by wives", Sunday passed a resolution terming a clause of the Indian ... Read more...

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Wrong asset disclosure will be seen as misconduct: Chief justice (Lead)


July 25th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Under a proposed law making it mandatory for high court and Supreme Court judges to disclose their assets, declaring false information will be considered misconduct, Chief Justice of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu seeks apex court bench in Chennai


July 25th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Saturday requested the setting up a Supreme Court bench in Chennai for the benefit of the people and for use of Tamil ... Read more...

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Separated in city - divorce cases on rise in Bangalore


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Marriage to a successful techie, beginning a new life in a new city -- it seemed like a beautiful dream for Poonam Nath. But within a ... Read more...

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Peter Andre compiling ‘dossier of disgrace’ to gain kids’ full custody


June 26th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Singer Peter Andre is reportedly preparing a divorce dossier of Jordan's wild antics in a bid to gain full custody of the kids.The 'Mysterious Girl' singer is likely ... Read more...

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Taking the Law in their hands


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali SinghLucknow: It comes as a blessing in disguise for many estranged couples hoping to find a solution to their marital problems. Trapped in a never ending circle of appearing on ... Read more...

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Punjab chief minister has not kept promises to NRIs: legislator


December 26th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has "betrayed" NRIs by not keeping the promises he had made to them this January, an opposition legislator from the state has ... Read more...

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India moving to promote legal empowerment, reforms: PM


September 11th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday the government had taken several steps to promote legal empowerment and judicial reforms but a lot more needed to be done."In ... Read more...

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Lahoris who marry Lahoris more prone to wedded bliss!


July 7th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 7 (ANI): Fresh data of family cases (seeking divorce, dissolution of marriage, maintenance etc.) awaiting adjudication in Lahores family courts has revealed that both the life partners belonging to ... Read more...

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Affluent women in Pakistan have happier married lives


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 23 (ANI): Pakistani women, who are married into affluent families, are reported to have happier married lives as compared to their less privileged counterparts, revealed a survey.However, experts ... Read more...

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US offer financial aid for Pak judicial reforms


May 17th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , May 17 (ANI): US ambassador in Islamabad , Anne Patterson has reportedly said that Washington was ready to extend financial assistance to Pakistan government for the implementation of its ... Read more...

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Central government willing to set up more courts in states


April 19th, 2008 - 10:13 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday indicated the central government's willingness to set up courts in states to deal with cases under central laws, though law and order ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh calls for check on corruption in the judiciary


April 19th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said that corruption is one of the major challenges facing the government and the judiciary, and suggested that ... Read more...

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Britney ordered to pay K-Fed’s $375,000 legal bills


March 18th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Troubled pop princess Britney Spears has been ordered by the court to pay Kevin Federline's 375,000 dollars legal bills.Britneys lawyer, Stacy Phillips, had last week complained against ... Read more...

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