HM Journal

Whether the Homelessness Reduction Act (HRA) 2017 is sufficient to curtail the growing homelessness in the UK?

Background In comparison to the total population of Great Britain, the percentage of homeless people is very small. By going with the official count, about 66.7 million people reside in the UK and the homeless population is in 100 thousand only. Though the population of homeless is less it is a matter of concern, by …

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Whether the words uttered in fit of anger, amounts to abetment?

Introduction  In common parlance, the word ‘Abet’ signifies help, co-activity and support and incorporates within its ambit, illegitimate reason to commit the crime. So as to bring an individual abetting the doing of a thing under any of the conditions specified under Section 107 of the Indian Penal Code, it isn’t just important to demonstrate …

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Whether The Applications Made Before the 2015 Amendment Applicable to Section 34 of A&C Act?

Introduction: The parties were the shareholders of the investment holding company named Atlas Equifin Private Limited, India. It held 11,05,829 equity shares of Rs.10 each in Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. The appellant attempted to sell the shares in Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. since 2002. Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) was made their agent identify …

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JURISDICTION OF STATE INVESTIGATING AGENCY FOR SCHEDULED OFFENCES UNDER NIA ACT

Introduction: This Judgement clarifies the jurisdiction of the State Investigating Agency to investigate, remand, and commit a case for trial relating to the scheduled offenses under the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Act.  Brief Facts of the Case: Two appeals have been made against the judgment of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay dated 5 …

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SAND MINING IS ALLOWED IN BIHAR AS TOTAL BAN GIVES WAY TO ILLEGAL MINING WHICH CAUSES IMMENSE LOSS TO PUBLIC EXCHEQUER

Judgement Name: the State of Bihar and Others v. Pawan Kumar and Others etc CIVIL APPEAL NOS. 3661­3662 OF 2020, order dated 12.11.2021. Court Name: Supreme Court of India Facts:  The appeal challenges the order of the NGT dated October 14th 2020 which directed the State to prepare fresh DSRs for the purpose of sand …

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NO CONSESSION TO ASPIRANTS OF CIVIL SERVICES EXAM

Introduction: This Judgement clarifies that there will be no concession provided to the petitioners who have appeared for the Civil Services Examination (CSE) 2020 as it is discriminatory in nature and contravenes the scheme of Rules 2020. Brief Facts of the Case: The Union Public Service Commission­ (UPSC) i.e. Commission, conducts the Civil Services Examination …

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Right to choose a partner is a fundamental right under Article 21

Judgement Name: Laxmibai Chandaragi B & Anr. v. The State of Karnataka & Ors. Writ Petition [Criminal] No.359/2020. Court Name: Supreme Court of India Facts: Santosh and Laxmi were both working as assistant professors in different colleges and developed a mutual attraction for each other while meeting regularly. However, there was opposition from Laxmi’s parents, …

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Will The Compensation Amount Of Deceased Minor Would Change According To Change In Inflation, Devaluation Of Money & Cost Of Living?

Introduction: A civil appeal was made before the high court of Jharkhand at Ranchi, regarding the negligence of pleading. The appellant claimed that he preferred motor vehicle act no.66 of 2011 whereas the respondent preferred no.115 of 2011 of the motor vehicle act.  Facts: Due to the rash and negligence driving of Mr. Sunil Gurum, …

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