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An urge towards protecting vulnerable witnesses(16.12.2015)

The Madras High Court confirmed a conviction and sentence of the accused by a trial court for the rape of a minor. It rejected contentions that the vi.....

Tags : Rape, minor, competent victim, vulnerable



International Cases

Snapchat’s Discover feature revealing more than expected(07.07.2016)

Popular video and photo sharing platform Snapchat is facing a lawsuit over its recently launched ‘Snapchat Discover’ feature.

Snapchat Dis.....

Tags : snapchat discover, sexually suggestive, nudity, minors



Others

Date of submission of Offline Applications for Pre-Matric Scholarship for minority students extended to 15 October, 2015(25.08.2015)

The date of submission of Offline Applications under the Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for minority students has been extended to 15 October, 2015 fro.....

Tags : Education, deadline, minority, pre-matric



Judgments

Guru Teg Bahadur Kalsa college gets nod to continue with admissions(20.06.2016)

Delhi High Court allowed Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College to continue admitting students under minority status.

Petitioners had filed .....

Tags : college, admission, interim relief, minority status



Children have right to promotion in minority institution up to elementary level(10.06.2016)

Applying the ‘best interest’ principle, Kerala High Court granted an elementary school student benefit of Section 16 of the Right of Children to Free .....

Tags : minority school, elementary, student, promotion, fundamental right



A minor can bring a suit within a specified time after the termination of his minority and/or during the subsistence of his minority, through his next friend(30.08.2017)

Defendant is the Appellant against a confirming judgment. Case of the Defendant is that, the suit land is his ancestral homestead. He is in possession.....

Tags : Suit, Minor, Maintainability



State shall not discriminate against any citizen on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex and place of birth or any of them(28.05.2021)

The Union Government for safeguarding the Minorities had set up a National Commission for Minorities under the National Commission for Minorities Act,.....

Tags : State Minority Commission, Sub-classification of minorities



Ex-Parte Decree passed against a minor not represented by a duly appointed guardian is a nullity(16.07.2021)

In a Civil Revision Petition filed under Section 115 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC), challenging an order of the trial Court refusing to c.....

Tags : Ex¬parte decree, Minor, Nullity



Notifications & Circulars

Skill Development of Youth of Minority Communities(27.12.2017)

"The Ministry had launched following special schemes for skill development of youth belonging to minority communities:

1. "Seekho aur Kamao .....

Tags : Youth, Skill Development, Minority Communities



TDS and filing of ITR in case both the parents are dead of minor(29.05.2017)

1.It has been brought to the notice of CBDT that in cases of minors whose both the parents have deceased, TDS deductors/Banks are clubbing the interes.....

Tags : Filing, Return, Minor



CCI approves acquisition of Micro Life Sciences Private Limited by South Elm Investments B.V.(16.03.2022)

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of Micro Life Sciences Private Limited by South Elm Investments B.V.

The propo.....

Tags : Acquisition, Approval, Minority stake



Considering right to life, foetus cannot be ordered to be aborted against wishes of victim girl(19.09.2016)

Writ Petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India for the issuance of Writ of Mandamus, directing the 1st respondent to refer the dau.....

Tags : Abortion, Consent, Minor



News

SC Notices Centre & UP Government over Exemption to Minority Schools under Right to Education Act(06.10.2016)

SC has issued notice to Centre & Uttar Pradesh Government on a plea seeking a relook by a constitution bench on whether minority institutions both aid.....

Tags : SC, Uttar Pradesh, minority institutions, Right to Education Act



Bombay HC: RTE Does Not Apply to Minority Schools(10.10.2016)

Bombay HC, while hearing a petition filed by Federation of Linguistic & Religious Minority Education Institutions, has reiterated that Right To Educat.....

Tags : Bombay HC, RTE, Minority Schools



Madras High Court Stays Government Order On Admission In Minority Institutions(13.09.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed a state government order stipulating that all minority educational institutions should admit not less than 50% of student.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Minority Institutions



Not ‘Comfort’, But Overall Welfare of Minor Is Sole Criterion to Determine Custody: Tripura HC(17.09.2018)

Tripura High court has observed that it is not the comfort alone to be considered, but the overall welfare of the minor is the sole and predominant cr.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minor, Custody



Orissa HC Releases on Bail Man Accused of Rape of Minor Upon Marriage to Victim(28.07.2020)

Orissa High Court has granted bail to a man accused of rape of a minor, noting his submission that while availing interim bail, he has married the sur.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Bail to Man Accused of Rape of Minor on Marriage of Victim



Delhi HC Seeks Delhi Govt's Reply in Plea Challenging Validity of Delhi Minorities Commission Act(30.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to file a reply in a plea challenging the validity of the Delhi Minorities Commission Act, 1999.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Validity of Delhi Minorities Commission Act



Delhi HC Seeks Response on Plea Seeking Stay on Appointment of Delhi Minorities Commission Chairman(31.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre, Delhi government and the lieutenant governor on a plea seeking a stay on further appointment to th.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Appointment of Delhi Minorities Commission Chairman



PROPERTY - Minor's Property Sale by Guardian is Avoidable if Suit Filed Within Period U/A.60 Limitation Act: SC(26.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that a sale of minor's property by guardian can be avoided only by filing a suit to set aside the deed within the period of lim.....

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PROPERTY - Minor's Property Sale by Guardian is Avoidable if Suit Filed Within Period U/A.60 Limitation Act: SC(26.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that a sale of minor's property by guardian can be avoided only by filing a suit to set aside the deed within the period of lim.....

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PROPERTY - Minor's Property Sale by Guardian is Avoidable if Suit Filed Within Period U/A-60 Limitation Act: SC(26.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that a sale of minor's property by guardian can be avoided only by filing a suit to set aside the deed within the period of lim.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minor's Property Sale by Guardian



Madras HC Grants Bail to Man Accused of Impregnating Minor Girl(05.11.2020)

Madras High Court has granted bail to a man accused of impregnating a 17-year-old girl after he expressed his willingness to marry the victim girl whe.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Man Accused of Impregnating Minor Girl



Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Media Reports Regarding Alleged Custodial Death of Minor(06.11.2020)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the news reports regarding alleged custodial death of a 15-year-old boy at Mallarpur area in the .....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Custodial Death of Minor



HP HC: Minor's Consent Relevant for Deciding Bail Application of 'Rape' Accused(13.11.2020)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has granted bail to a man accused of 'raping' a minor girl on the ground that the girl had consented to the sexual interco.....

Tags : Himachal Pradesh High Court, Minor's Consent



Mother has No Right to Sell Minor's Property: Bombay High Court(25.01.2019)

Bombay High Court has ruled that when father of the minor is alive mother is a de facto guardian and she cannot sell minor's property.

Tags : Bombay High Court, High Court has ruled that a mother cannot alienate/sell property of a minor, when the father of the minor is alive she is a de facto guardian and cannot sell the minor's property.



Minor Girl Going with Accused on Her Own is a Mitigating Circumstance to Grant Bail: Gujarat HC(01.02.2019)

Gujarat High Court has granted bail to man accused of sexually harassing a 17-year-old girl and court considered it a "mitigating circumstance" that a.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Minor Girl Going with Accused on Her Own then is a Mitigating Circumstance to Grant Bail



J&K HC: Minor Rape Victims Entitled to Receive Detailed Information of Proceedings(29.12.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held that minor rape victims are entitled to receive most appropriate information of the proceedings which would incl.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Minor Rape Victims



SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Removal of Govt. Control over Appointment(08.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Petition filed by Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind seeking directions to remove the Government control over the appointment of.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Appointment in National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions



SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Removal of Govt. Control over Appointment(08.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Petition filed by Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind seeking directions to remove the Government control over the appointment of.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Appointment in National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions



SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Removal of Govt. Control over Appointment(08.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a Petition filed by Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind seeking directions to remove the Government control over the appointment of.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Appointment in National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions



Bombay High Court: Police Need Guidelines on Handling Rescued Pregnant Minors(11.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has expressed the need for guidelines instructing police as to what they should do on rescuing pregnant minor girls.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Minors



Supreme Court Dismisses BJP Leader's PIL Seeking Minority Status for Hindus in 8 States(17.12.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation seeking that minority communities should be defined on the basis of state-wise pop.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minority Status



Bombay High Court: Persons Convicted of Raping Minors Must be Mercilessly Punished(23.12.2019)

Bombay High Court has ruled while upholding the conviction of a 29-year-old man for raping a five-year-old girl that people accused of sexual offence.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Minors



J&K HC Grants Bail to Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor on Lack of Evidence(18.10.2021)

Jammu & Kashmir And Ladakh High Court has granted bail to a man accused of sexually assaulting a minor as it noted that the victim and her father had .....

Tags : Jammu & Kashmir And Ladakh High Court, Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor



Telangana High Court Permits Minor Rape Victim to Abort 26 Week Old Foetus(20.10.2021)

Telangana High Court has recently permitted a minor rape victim to terminate her 26 week old pregnancy by observing that the life of the foetus or the.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Abortion of Minor Rape Victim



Delhi High Court Terms AAP Govt Proximity Rules ‘Unconstitutional’(20.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has termed “unconstitutional” AAP Government’s guidelines to Minority Unaided Schools to grant admission to minority community studen.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Proximity Rules, Minority Unaided Schools



Bombay HC Questions Rape Charges Against Women Who Let Husband Molest Minor(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has questioned rape charges on a woman, who was booked under section 376 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) for not stopping her husband fro.....

Tags : Bombay High Court , Rape, Minor, Molestation



SC Directs Minority Commission to Decide on Guidelines for Identifying "Minorities"(12.02.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the National Commission for Minority (NCM) to take a decision within three months on a representation seeking laying down o.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minority Commission, Guidelines for Identifying "Minorities"



Bombay HC Grants Pre-Arrest Bail to Engineering Student Accused of Sexual Assault on Minors(14.12.2020)

Bombay High Court has granted pre-arrest bail to a 19-year-old engineering student accused of aggravated penetrative sexual assault on two minors and .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Engineering Student Accused of Sexual Assault on Minors



ITAT: Father Can’t be Taxed for Cash Deposit in Bank Account Opened in The Name of Major Son(25.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Pune Bench while deleting an addition for cash deposit, has held that the clubbing of income under the provision.....

Tags : ITAT, Minor Children, Income-Tax, Bank Account



Kerala HC: Courts Must be Sensitive Towards Victim But Shouldn’t Accept Allegation as Gospel Truth(26.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that in matters of alleged sexual offences, especially against minor victims, the courts must be sensitive to the plight of.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Sexual offence, Minor, Gospel Truth



Tripura High Court Says ‘Physical Relation With Minor Girl Below 16 Amounts to Rape’(21.03.2017)

Tripura High Court has observed that physical relationship with a minor girl aged below 16 amounts to rape, even if a love relationship existed betwee.....

Tags : Tripura High Court, rape, minor girl



LCI 265th Report: No Tax Relief on Interest on Money Deposited for Maintenance of Minor Child(21.03.2017)

Law Commission of India in its 265th report has recommended to Government that interest earned on money deposited by a parent for maintenance of a min.....

Tags : Law Commission of India, Minor Child, Maintenance



Bombay High Court: Even in Love Affair, Man Cannot Violate Girl Against Her Will(27.03.2017)

Bombay High Court, while hearing a case in which a minor girl had accused a man of raping her, has observed that even if there had been a love affair .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, minor girl



Allahabad HC: Minor Girl Not Allowed to Live in Matrimonial Home Till She Attains Majority(08.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has held that a minor girl cannot be allowed to live in a matrimonial relationship with a man she claims to be her husband, even .....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Minor Girl, Matrimonial Home



P&H HC: Minor Muslim Girl Can Marry on Attaining Puberty(10.02.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a Muslim girl who is less than 18 years old and has attained puberty is at liberty to marry anyone as per .....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Minor Muslim Girl, Marriage



UP Court Awards Death Penalty to 2 Accused for Minor’s Gang Rape(04.11.2022)

Uttar Pradesh Court, Pratapgarh has sentenced 2 convicts to death for kidnapping and rape of a minor girl while observing that the accused not only fo.....

Tags : Uttar Pradesh Court, Death Penalty, Gang Rape, Minor



SC: Power to Grant Minority Status is With Centre(18.01.2016)

SC has said , “The power to grant minority status to an institute entirely vests with Central Government, which may decide it based on relevant materi.....

Tags : SC , minority status, Centre



Punjab & Haryana High Court Directs SSP to Take Minor Girl's Custody(05.07.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has directed the Chandigarh SSP to take over the custody of the minor girl in a plea filed by a runaway couple (a minor gi.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Minor Girl’s Custody



Del. HC to LNJP Hospital: Don’t Disclose Identity of Minor Girl Seeking Abortion in Report to Police(02.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Medical Superintendent of LNJP Hospital to not disclose identity details of a 14-year-old, who is seeking termination of.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Termination of Pregnancy, Identity, Minor



All. HC: Existence of Physical Relation Presumable if Minor Victim and Accused Solemnized Marriage(04.05.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that unless a minor victim denies explicitly the existence of physical relation, it would be presumed that victim and ac.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Physical Relationship, Minor



Gau. HC: Consensual Relationship and Failure to Prove Victim is Minor, Ground for Bail Under POCSO(11.05.2023)

Gauhati High Court while setting aside conviction of an accused under Section 6 of POCSO Act, has held that in cases where the prosecution fails in pr.....

Tags : Gauhati High Court, POCSO, Victim, Minor, Consensual Relationship



Bombay High Court: Girl is Adult If She Does Not Tell Mom About her Relationship(20.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has deemed a girl to be “mature and adult” on the grounds that she had not informed her mother about her nearly one-year-long relati.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Minority



Delhi HC: Cannot Permit Physical Meeting of Father with Minor Son Till Fully Vaccinated(26.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that it cannot pass an order permitting physical meeting of a father with his minor son, who is living with his estrange.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Physical Meeting of Father with Minor Son



P&H HC: Writ of Habeas Corpus Can be Issued for Restoration of Custody of Minor to the Parent(02.09.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has granted relief to a father who had filed a petition alleging illegal custody by his wife and her parents, holding that.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Restoration of Custody of Minor to the Parent



Allahabad High Court Denies Bail to Sage Booked for Raping Minor(03.09.2021)

Allahabad High Court has denied bail to a Sage (Baba) accused of raping the minor victim/girl noting that he was known to the victim's father and used.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Rape of Minor



Delhi High Court Directs Temporary Stay of Minor in Children Home(06.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the police to ensure that temporary stay in a children's home is provided to the minor girl, who left her parental home .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Temporary Stay of Minor in Children Home



Mad. HC: State Can Impose Cap on Minority Student Intake in Minority Educational Institution(03.10.2023)

Madras High Court while observing that reservation for SC/ST or OBC would not apply to Minority Institutions, has held that State Government would be .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Minority Educational Institution, Reservation



Delhi HC Upholds Jail Term of Two Men Who Raped a Minor(24.10.2016)

Delhi High Court, while taking a serious view of sexual offences against children, has upheld the jail term of two men who raped a minor girl.

Tags : Delhi High Court, sexual offences, Minor



Delhi HC Stays Action Against Police Officials for Filing Two Distinct Chargesheets in Minor Rape Cas(26.11.2021)

Delhi High Court has stayed a trial court order directing legal action against an Investigating Officer and SHO for filing two distinct chargesheets i.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Minor Rape Case



Karnataka HC Directs Keeping of Minor Girl in Juvenile Centre to Allow Her to Continue Her Studies(29.11.2021)

Karnataka High Court has come to the rescue of a minor girl who willingly left her parents home as they allegedly discontinued her education and were .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Keeping of Minor Girl in Juvenile Centre



Delhi HC: Minor Inconsistency in Statement Does Not Make Unreliable Witness(02.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has observed that minor inconsistency in a statement made by a wife during cross-examination by husband before Family Court in divorc.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Minor Inconsistency in Statement



Del. HC: Minors Kidnapping Cases Can’t be Quashed by Settlement(07.12.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that cases involving children can’t be quashed based on settlement between parties, has stated that such settlement r.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Minor, Kidnapping, Settlement



Kar. HC Issues Guidelines to be Followed for Early Detection of Pregnancy in Minor Rape Survivors(15.12.2023)

Karnataka HC while issuing guidelines for early detection of pregnancy in minor rape survivors, has observed that by the time wish for termination of .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Pregnancy, Minor Rape Survivors, Guidelines



Supreme Court Refuses to Plea Seeking Minority Status for Hindus(24.02.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking minority status for Hindus in eight states and Union Territories where they are substantially fe.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minority Status for Hindus



Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Minority Status for Hindus in 7 States(28.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Central Government in a plea seeking minority status for Hindus living in 7 States in India.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Minority Status to Hindus



Supreme Court Frees Man Accused of Sodomizing a Minor Allowing His Juvenility Claim(02.03.2020)

Supreme Court has directed to release a person convicted for sodomizing on the ground that he was juvenile at the date of offence.

Tags : Supreme Court, Man Accused of Sodomizing a Minor



Kerala High Court: Only Family Court Can Appoint Guardian for Minor(05.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that while District Courts are empowered to appoint a guardian for a minor's property, only Family Court can appoint a gua.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Appointment of Guardian for Minor



Gujarat HC Issues Notice in PIL in Connection to Alleged Fake Encounter of 13-Year Old Minor(06.01.2022)

Gujarat High Court has issued notices to the Gujarat State Government, Gujarat Police, and the State Human Rights Commission in a Public Interest Liti.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Alleged Fake Encounter of 13-Year Old Minor



Patna HC: Minor Girl Expressing Fear of Life in Parent’s Custody May be Sent to Shelter Home(18.01.2024)

Patna High Court has held that when a minor girl expresses her fear of life in her parent’s custody, the court may exercise its jurisdiction of sendin.....

Tags : Patna High Court, Shelter Home, Minor Girl, Habeas Corpus



Bombay HC Grants Bail to Stepfather Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor Step-Daughters(16.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has allowed a bail application of a man accused of sexually assaulting his step daughters, one of whom is a minor.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Stepfather Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor Step-Daughters



Tripura HC Closes Plea on Plight of Minor Girl Who was Sold Due to Poverty of Family(21.07.2020)

Tripura High Court has closed the suo-moto Public Interest Litigations registered against the plight of a minor girl aged about 14 years, native of No.....

Tags : Tripura High Court, Minor Girl Who was Sold Due to Poverty of Family



Allahabad HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Plight of Minor Girls Forced to Trade Bodies(27.07.2020)

Allahabad High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of plight of minor girls in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot, allegedly being forced to "trade off" their.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Plight of Minor Girls



Kerala High Court: Can’t Expect Witness to Recall Sequence of Events Accurately(06.06.2024)

Kerala HC has observed that a witness cannot be expected to recall an accurate sequence of events and minor discrepancies in the statements do not amo.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Sequence of Events, Minor Discrepancies



Rajasthan HC: Can Rely on Testimony of Injured Witness Unless There are Major Contradictions(10.06.2024)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that the court can rely on the testimony of an injured person and it cannot be rejected on the ground that there are.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Injured Person, Minor Discrepancies



Madras High Court Lauds TN Government for Its Gender and Sexual Minority Policy(11.06.2024)

Madras High Court has lauded the Tamil Nadu Government for its Gender and Sexual Minority Policy which is an effort to create safe space for persons o.....

Tags : Madras High Court, LGBTQIA+ Community, Minority Policy



Delhi HC Seeks Centre’s Reply Over Plea to Appoint NCMEI Chief(10.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought response of Centre on a plea seeking appointment of a chairperson in National Commission of Minority Educational Instituti.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, National Commission of Minority Educational Institutions



Welfare of Minor Paramount Consideration in Custody Battles: Karnataka HC(15.01.2019)

Karnataka High Court has observed that it is not the "statutory right of the parents" but the welfare of the child that needs to be given paramount co.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Welfare of Minor Paramount Consideration



Patna High Court Rejects Plea Moved by Ex-MLA Rajballabh Yadav for Suspension of Life Sentence(25.05.2022)

Patna High Court has rejected an interlocutory application moved by ex- MLA Rajballabh Yadav under Section 389(1) CrPC for suspension of sentence. The.....

Tags : Patna High Court, Life Sentence, Rape, Minor



Madras HC: Delay in Custody Cases May Result in Persistent Harassment of Minors(30.05.2022)

Madras High Court has held that matters of custody of children have to be expeditiously decided by the courts. If the decision of the court is delayed.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Custody, Harassment, Minor



CRIMINAL - Trend of Minor Rape Victims Turning Hostile is on Rise: Bombay HC(21.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has taken note of trend of minor rape victims turning hostile and observed mostly culprit is a relative so child is forced to forget.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Minor Rape Victims



Allahabad HC: Unaided Minority Institutions Cannot Admit Students By Adopting Favorable Mechanism(26.12.2016)

Allahabad High Court has held that Minority Self-Financed Institutions imparting professional or technical education cannot admit students of their ch.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Minority Institutions, education



Gujarat HC Upholds Marriage of Muslim Minor Girl(02.01.2017)

Gujarat HC has given legal sanction to marriage of a minor Muslim girl who had eloped with her 21-year-old lover, citing an earlier judgment enabling .....

Tags : Gujarat HC, Muslim Minor Girl, Marriage



Capital Gain of Minor can be Clubbed with Income of Mother: ITAT(17.12.2018)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai has held that capital gain received by minor daughters can be clubbed in the hands of the Mother under p.....

Tags : ITAT, Capital Gain of Minor



Bombay HC Upholds Conviction & Life Sentence of Father Who Raped Minor Daughter(09.10.2020)

Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of a father who raped his own minor daughter for over a year repeatedly.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Father Who Raped Minor Daughter



Madras HC: TET Not Compulsory for Teachers In Minority Institutions(03.05.2022)

Madras High Court has reiterated that Teacher Eligibility Test qualification cannot be made applicable to minority institutions.

Tags : Madras High Court, Teacher Eligibility Test , minority institutions



Kerala High Court Quashes Criminal Proceedings Against Ex-MLA(13.11.2020)

Kerala High Court has quashed criminal proceedings against former MLA Dominic Presentation observing that leading peaceful and non-violent procession .....

Tags : Himachal Pradesh High Court, Minor's Kerala High Court, Criminal Proceedings Against Ex-MLA



Telangana HC: Consensual Physical Acts Can’t be Taken as Defense if Girl is Below 18 Years of Age(18.07.2022)

Telangana High Court has held that the defense that acts of physical relationship was consensual between the accused and victim girl cannot be conside.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Consensual Physical Acts, Minor, POCSO



Rajasthan HC Directs Magistrate to Re-Record Statement of Minor Victim(24.11.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has ordered the Judicial Magistrate hearing the Baran rape case to immediately proceed to record the statements of the prosecutri.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Statement of Minor Victim



SC: Can't Entertain Plea to Declare Minorities at District Level(08.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that it cannot entertain a prayer to identify religious and linguistic minorities at district level, as it is contrary to the p.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Minorities, District Level



Bombay HC: Charges of Kidnapping Not Tenable If Minor Girl Elopes Voluntarily(09.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that if a girl, even if she is a minor but has attained the “age of discretion”, leaves her parents or guardians voluntaril.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Minor Girl, Kidnapping



SC: Court Can Consider Preferences of Minor in Parental Custody(02.11.2020)

Supreme Court has stated that as per Section 17(3) of the Guardian and Wards Act, 1890, the Court can consider the preferences of the minor if he/she .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Preference of Minor, Parental Custody



Guj. HC: Can't Permit Single Mother to Sell Minor's Share in Property Without Relevant Material(22.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that if relevant material details are not provided, even a mother can be looked at with suspicion and be denied permission.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Minor’s Property, Natural Guardian



Karnataka High Court Strikes Down Rules Levying Extra Fee on Minor Minerals from Other States(11.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has struck down Rule 42 (7) of the Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1994, introduced by way of an amendment dated 30th J.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Fee on Minor Minerals



Allahabad HC to Legal Services Committee: Appoint Lady Counsels to Represent Sexual Violence Victims(26.08.2022)

Allahabad High Court while noticing that very few lady counsels have appeared for the victims, has requested the High Court Legal Services Committee t.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Lady Counsels, Sexual Violence, Minor Girls



ITAT, Bangalore: Income of Minor Beneficiaries Can be Clubbed to Income of Parents(19.06.2017)

ITAT, Bangalore has held that income of minor beneficiaries can be clubbed to income of parents under section 64(1)(a) of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Tags : ITAT, Bangalore, Minor, Income



Kerala HC Asks Union and CBI to Take Decision on Probe into Death of 2 Minor Girls(19.02.2021)

Kerala High Court has asked the Union government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take a decision on the State government recommendati.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Probe Into Deaths of 2 Minor Girls



Delhi HC: Matrimonial Discord Between Parents No Ground to Quash FIR under POCSO(23.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while dealing with case where minor son was sexually abused by father, has held that it will be highly unfair to deny the child victi.....

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Delhi HC Allows 16 Yr Old to Terminate Pregnancy After Hospitals' Refusal Over No Police Complaint(23.09.2022)

Delhi High Court while allowing immediate termination of pregnancy of minor girl has directed the Centre to ensure that the procedure is done at the n.....

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Uttarakhand HC: Court Where Minor Ordinarily Resides, Has Jurisdiction Under Guardians & Wards Act(12.09.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has held that an application with respect to the guardianship of a minor has to be made to the District Court having jurisdicti.....

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Delhi HC Convicts Man for Raping 11-Yr-Old, 11 Years After Acquittal by Trial Court(12.09.2022)

Delhi High Court has convicted a man for raping an 11 year old minor victim in the year 2010, more than 10 years after his acquittal in 2011 by trial .....

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Allahabad HC: Crime Against Minor Girl Can Disturb Public Order Even if Committed in Secluded Place(15.09.2022)

Allahabad High Court while upholding a detention order of the District Magistrate passed against a rape-murder accused under Section 3 (2) of the Nati.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Dismisses Minor Rape Survivor's Abortion Plea(28.09.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC after taking advice from expert panel from Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, has refused to allow abort.....

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P&H HC: No Inherent Right Vested in Husband to Claim Custody of Minor Girl(15.03.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a minor girl who marries with her consent and refuses to stay with her parents, can be sent to child prote.....

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P&H HC: Mentally Ill Mother Entitled to Custody of Child Below 5 Yrs(10.11.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a mother, even if she is mentally ill, is entitled to the custody of a minor child, especially if the chil.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Conviction of Youngster Who Allegedly Raped and Murdered a Minor(19.03.2021)

Madras High Court has set aside the conviction and death sentence imposed on a youngster for having allegedly raped and murdered a 13-year-old girl. T.....

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Allahabad High Court Says Minor Girl's Marriage is Legal(11.09.2015)

Allahabad High Court on a petition moved by girl through her husband has ruled that minor girl's marriage could not be termed void ab initio (not mai.....

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Bombay High Court: Father Duty-Bound to Maintain His Minor Child(26.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that a father cannot run away from his responsibilities nor can he be allowed to skip his obligation to maintain his son or.....

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Delhi HC Directs Central Govt. to Nominate Members for Posts at National Commission for Minorities(27.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed that the Central Government to nominate members against all the vacant positions at the National Commission for Minoriti.....

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Bom. HC Grants Guardianship of Illegitimate Muslim Minor to Biological Parents(14.12.2022)

Bombay High Court has granted guardianship of a Muslim minor to her biological parents after she was deemed to be an illegitimate child as a result of.....

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Cal. HC: Imparting Education Not Sufficient to Bring All Unaided & Minority Private Schools U/A 226(19.12.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that imparting of education simpliciter is not sufficient for bringing all unaided and minority private schools and colle.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Response on Plea for Quashing Delhi Minorities Commission(24.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on and sought response of the Central Government, the Delhi Police and publishers on a plea seeking quashing of rep.....

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Delhi HC Sentences Man To 5 Years In Jail For Sexual Assault Of 4-Year-Old(17.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has sentenced the man to five years rigorous imprisonment for sexually assaulting a four-year-old minor victim.

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Bombay HC Imposes ?25k Fine on State for Registering FIR Against a 9 Year Old(28.10.2022)

Bombay High Court while quashing criminal case registered against 9 year old boy, has imposed costs of ?25,000 on the State, stating that registration.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Govt’s Reply on Reconstruction of Minority School(13.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has directed State Government to file its response to a PIL filed by civil activist Firoz Bakht Ahmed, seeking reconstruction of a bu.....

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Bombay HC Upholds Conviction of Man Who Raped Minor(30.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction of a 40-year-old man from Haryana, who was accused of raping his friend’s minor daughter on several occasi.....

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Bombay High Court Orders Second Autopsy on Body of Minor in Custodial Death Case(07.04.2021)

Bombay High Court has ordered a second post-mortem on the body of a Minor who allegedly died in Police Custody in July 2018. The Court has directed Si.....

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Patna HC Acquits 3 Accused Persons of Rape and Murder Charges of Minor Girl(07.04.2021)

Patna High Court has acquitted three accused persons of the charges of raping and murdering a 13 year old minor girl thereby setting aside the death s.....

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Del. HC: Don't Disclose Identity Of Minors Seeking Termination Of Pregnancy In Report To Police(24.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to issue a circular directing that the identity of a minor girl, who is seeking medical termination.....

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Karnataka High Court: State’s Responsibility to Take Care of Pregnant Minor(17.05.2019)

Karnataka High Court observed that it was “the responsibility of the State Government to provide all welfare measures to protect the pregnant minor an.....

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SC: P&H HC Judgment Allowing Minor Muslim Girl to Marry Shouldn’t be Treated as Precedent(16.01.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that judgment of the Punjab and Haryana High Court in case Javed v. State of Haryana, which held that Muslim girl aged 15 y.....

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Madras HC: Sensitise Stakeholders to Prevent Minors From Drinking(26.10.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered authorities to sensitise stakeholders on preventing minors from consuming liquor by displaying boards and increasing awa.....

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Allahabad High Court Refuses to Give Custody of Minor Husband to Wife(17.06.2021)

Allahabad High Court has refused to give custody of a minor 'husband' to his 'wife', noting that if a minor boy would be placed under the custody of h.....

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SC: Minority Educational Institution Can’t Claim Exemption from Admission & Fee Regulatory Committee(18.03.2023)

Supreme Court has held that minority educational institution cannot claim complete immunity from the exercise undertaken by the Admission and Fee Regu.....

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Delhi HC Awards Rs. 6 Lakh Interim Compensation to Minor Sexual Assault Victim(17.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has awarded Rs. 6 Lakhs as interim compensation to a minor victim of sexual assault, directing the Delhi State Legal Services Authori.....

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SC: Minority School Can’t Claim State Grant for Salary of Employee Retained Beyond Retirement Age(23.02.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that provisions for grant or non-grant in aid to educational institutions have to be uniformly applied has held that min.....

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Kerala HC Junks Amendment Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015(08.12.2015)

Kerala High Court has junked an amendment brought in to provisions of Kerala Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 2015 allowing renewal of permits of quarr.....

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Gujarat High Court Permits Minor Rape Victim to Terminate 24-Week Pregnancy(26.07.2019)

Gujarat High Court has allowed a minor rape victim to terminate her 24-week pregnancy, taking note of the empanelled doctors’ opinion that continuing .....

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Rajasthan HC Directs State to Ensure Ration to Pakistani Minority Migrants Residing in Jodhpur(28.05.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has directed the State Government to make sure that ration is made available to the Pakistani Minority Migrants residing in Jodhp.....

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Gauhati HC to State: Take Action Against Schools Not Reserving 25% Seats for Disadvantaged Groups(13.03.2023)

Gauhati High Court while directing State to implement its policy under Right to Education Act regarding admission benefits to children from weaker sec.....

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Guj HC Registers Suo Moto PIL on Issue of Use of Minors to Supply Drugs in Ahmedabad(14.03.2023)

Gujarat High Court has initiated a suo moto PIL regarding the alleged use of minor girls to traffic/push drugs in the city of Ahmedabad, and directed .....

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Allahabad HC Cancels Auction to Private Party for Realisation of Fee from Minor Minerals Vehicles(16.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has quashed an auction carried out by government officials, in which a private party was given the contract for realisation of fe.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice in PIL Questioning Legality of Appointment of Minor(03.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notices to the State and Central governments on a Public Interest Litigation petition questioning the legality of appo.....

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SC to Centre: Engage With States Which Have Not Constituted Haj Committees(28.03.2023)

Supreme Court has directed the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs to engage with States which have not yet constituted Haj Committees in their respect.....

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Kerala Court: Rape is an Evil Act; a Brutal Exertion of Power and Control Over Another Person(07.04.2023)

Kerala Court while sentencing a 26 year old accused to 20 years imprisonment for rape and impregnating a 17 year old minor, has observed that rape is .....

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Bombay HC Confirms Conviction of Husband Based on Minor Daughter’s Testimony(22.02.2016)

Bombay HC confirmed a Sessions court order that had sentenced a man to life imprisonment for murdering his wife, based on his minor daughter’s testimo.....

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Kerala HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Minority Status of Christians and Muslims in State(30.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has ruled that no power is vested with the Central Government to redetermine minority status. The Court has observed that there is n.....

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P&H HC: Court is Guardian to Minor Girls Who May be Enticed Into Live-in Relationship(02.08.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has observed that Court is also the guardian of the minor girls or the girls of tender age, who may be enticed away by a m.....

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Kerala High Court Permits Minor Girl to Accompany Her Father to Sabarimala Temple(18.08.2021)

Kerala High Court has passed an interim order permitting a 9-yr-old girl to accompany her father to the Sabarimala temple for darshan. The Court has c.....

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Meg. HC: Being Mother of Minor Children No Ground to Refuse Transfer(06.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while upholding transfer of a woman employee has observed that rules governing the petitioner’s service do not give any latitude .....

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Mad HC to Police: Ascertain Pending Cases Involving Consensual Relationship of Minors(11.07.2023)

Madras High Court has directed police to identify pending cases before Courts/Juvenile Justice Boards involving consensual relationships of minor chil.....

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MP HC Denies Bail to Man Accused of Abetment of Suicide of Minor Girl(12.07.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has denied bail to a man accused of abetment to suicide of a minor girl after observing that he instilled a feeling of helpl.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Removal of Chairman of Delhi Minorities Commission(14.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea seeking removal of Mr. Zakir Khan from the post of Chairman of the Delhi Minorites Commission alleging th.....

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HP HC Denies Bail to Woman for Allegedly Indulging Minor Girl in Flesh Trade(19.07.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has denied bail to a 32 year old woman for allegedly indulging a minor girl into flesh trade with strangers. The Court has.....

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Orissa HC Orders CID Crime Branch to Initiate Probe to Determine Authenticity of Affidavit(19.07.2021)

Orissa High Court has ordered the CID-Crime Branch to initiate a probe to determine the authenticity of an affidavit purportedly filed by a minor rape.....

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Delhi HC: Minor Can Donate Organ in Exceptional Circumstances; No Complete Prohibition(02.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that there is no complete embargo, under the Transplantation of Human Organs & Tissues Act, 1994, on minors from donating or.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Response on Application of Foreigners Act, 1946 on Religious Minorities(29.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has sought the State government's stand on the application of the Foreigners Act, 1946 in respect of prosecution of religious mino.....

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Karnataka HC Sets Aside Order Passed by Trial Court Acquitting Person Accused of Raping Minor(01.10.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set aside the order passed by a trial court acquitting a person accused of raping a minor, observing that "guilt of the accus.....

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Supreme Court: NCMEI Can Grant Minority Tag to Education Institutions(19.04.2018)

Supreme Court has held National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) has power to decide minority status of an already existing ed.....

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Bombay High Court: Make Police Aware of Changes in Laws Related to Minors(24.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has emphasised the need for the state government to make its police force aware of changes in laws and said police should always wor.....

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Bombay High Court: Consider Setting Up Child-friendly Courtroom(24.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to consider on "priority", establishing a "model child-friendly courtroom" for minor victims.....

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Mad HC: Don’t Disclose Minor’s Name in POCSO Report for Abortion Arising Out of Consensual Relations(18.08.2023)

Madras High Court has held that where a minor approaches a doctor for medical termination of pregnancy arising out of a consensual sexual activity, it.....

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Linguistic Minorities Can Skip Tamil Test in Class X Board Exams: Madras HC(24.09.2019)

In a great reprieve to students belonging to linguistic minorities in Tamil Nadu, the Madras High Court has granted them exemption from writing compul.....

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Supreme Court: Right of Minority Institutions not Absolute, Amenable to Rules(26.09.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that “the right of minority institutions is not absolute, and is amenable to regulation”. The Court observed, “The protection .....

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SC: Medium of Instruction Immaterial to Discover Whether School is Linguistic Minority Institution(26.09.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that the medium of instruction whether it be Hindi, English, Bengali or some other language would be wholly irrelevant to disc.....

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Bombay HC Acquits 36-Year-Old of Killing Two Minor Daughters(18.10.2016)

Bombay HC has acquitted 36-year-old Buldhana resident Mahendra Parve, five months after he was sentenced to death for killing his two minor daughters,.....

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Ker. HC: No Absolute Bar on Grant of Anticipatory Bail in Cases of Rape Against Minors(21.09.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that that exclusion of provision for pre-arrest bail embodied in Section 438(4) of CrPC in case of rape against mino.....

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Show ‘Sensitivity’ While Dealing With Cases Involving Minors, Bombay High Court(11.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has pulled up the Mumbai Police over its “insensitive” approach towards cases involving minors. The HC accordingly directed the poli.....

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Leave Of Court Not Necessary To Institute Suit On Behalf Of Minor By ‘Next Friend’: Supreme Court(16.01.2018)

Supreme Court has held that there is neither any provision for appointment of next friend by the court nor the permission of the court is necessary f.....

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Leave Of Court Not Necessary To Institute Suit On Behalf Of Minor By ‘Next Friend’: Supreme Court(16.01.2018)

Supreme Court has held that there is neither any provision for appointment of next friend by the court nor the permission of the court is necessary f.....

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Kerala High Court Grants Pre-Arrest Bail to Man for Alleged Abuse of Minor Grandson(23.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has granted pre-arrest bail to a man who allegedly abused his minor grandson on the ground that he was not in charge or control of t.....

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P&H HC: Marriage Of Minor Becomes Valid If Not Declared Void Till Age of 18(27.09.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that if a girl marries before attaining the age of 18 years, she can seek separation through a decree of divorc.....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice to Centre on Minority Schemes(21.01.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notices to the Central Government on a Petition filed by a self-styled Vedic outfit challenging the annual budgetary outlay f.....

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MP HC Denies Bail to Man Accused of Establishing Physical Relationship with Minor Wife(22.11.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has denied bail to a man who has been accused of establishing a physical relationship with his wife who was below the age of.....

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Allahabad High Court: Oral Sex with Minor Not Aggravated Sexual Assault(24.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has concluded that oral sex with a minor is not aggravated sexual assault and only a lesser offence coming into category of penet.....

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Allahabad High Court Acquits Man Convicted for Raping and Murdering Minor Girl(24.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has acquitted a man convicted for raping and murdering a minor girl and facing the death penalty, having found the evidence of th.....

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Kerala HC: RTE Act Applicable to Minority Institutions(13.06.2016)

Kerala HC has held that a provision in Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act which prohibited holding back promotion of a student or .....

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All. HC: Government can Recover Royalty or Other Dues Only as Arrears of Land Revenue(18.12.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that as per Uttar Pradesh Minor Minerals (Concession) Rules 1963, if royalty or any other due under the lease wasn’t pai.....

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Delhi HC Temporarily Suspends Sentence of Man Convicted for Sexual Assault of Minor(23.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has granted interim suspension of sentence to a man convicted and sentenced for 10 years of imprisonment for committing sexual assaul.....

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SC: NEET Must for Even Private Minority Colleges(30.04.2020)

Supreme Court has ruled that single window National Eligibility cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will be mandatory for admissions to medical and dental course.....

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SC: Article 30 Not an Enabling Provision but an Obligation on State While Granting Minority Status(24.01.2024)

Supreme Court while hearing the issue of granting minority status to Aligarh Muslim University, has observed that Article 30 of the Constitution of In.....

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SC Considers Centres Response on Setting Up of Minority Panel in J&K(13.03.2018)

Supreme Court has taken note of the Centres response that the Jammu and Kashmir government has indicated that it would consider setting up of a state .....

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Supreme Court: No Jail/Custody of Minor Protestors(13.02.2020)

Supreme Court has said that no child in conflict with law can either be held in police custody or jailed, let alone be tortured, speaking up for the m.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL for Action Against Police for Interrogating Minor Students(14.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued a notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking action against the police authorities for illegally interrogati.....

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Delhi HC Quashes FIR Against Man Who Married Girl Aged 17 Yrs 11 Months & 12 Days(24.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has quashed FIR against a man who had married a girl aged 17 years 11 months & 12 days i.e. one month before attaining the age of maj.....

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SC Looks for Centre's Response on Applicability of RTE on Minority Institutions(08.09.2016)

SC has sought response from Centre on a plea seeking re-look by a larger constitution bench on whether minority institutions - aided and unaided - wer.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Removal of Illegal Content Against Minors(29.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Union of India in a plea seeking removal of fake news and hate speech on social media platforms through desi.....

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P&H HC Makes Declaration Regarding Status of Minor Children from First Marriage Mandatory(20.01.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has made it mandatory for parties moving the High Court with their protection pleas in case of Live-in relationships or .....

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Delhi HC Directs AIIMS to Provide Proper Treatment to Minor Suffering from Rare Disease(20.01.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed AIIMS to immediately provide her proper treatment, while the issue of necessary funds will be dealt with at a later stag.....

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Ker. HC: Minor Quarrels Due to Differences of Opinion Don’t Constitute Cruelty(08.01.2024)

Kerala High Court held that minor quarrels between spouses in ordinary life because of differences of opinion or mere sporadic incidents of ill-treatm.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Rejects Minor Rape Victim’s Abortion Plea(04.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Haryana Government to bear all the expenses during the delivery stage while declining to give permissio.....

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Allahabad HC: Minor’s Right to be Educated Can’t be Violated on Father’s Fraudulent Claims(02.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that a minor's right to be educated can't be violated on account of his/her father's fraudulent claim under the Righ.....

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Man Accused of Sexually Harassing Minor Niece(07.02.2022)

Bombay High Court has quashed a first information report against a man accused of sexually harassing his minor niece after both the parties agreed tha.....

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Supreme Court: Entering Into Sale Agreement With Minor is Void and Unenforceable(27.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that per the Contract Act, 1872 it is clearly stated that for an agreement to become a contract, the parties must be competent .....

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Bom HC: Emp. to Ensure That Minor Mistakes Due to Candidate’s Disability Shouldn’t Lead to Job Loss(29.02.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that minor errors stemming from the impairment of disabled candidates should not result in discrimination or unfair treatme.....

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Allahabad HC Acquits Minor's Rape-Murder Accused, Sets Aside Death Sentence(09.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has rejected the reference made to it to confirm the death penalty awarded to a man accused of burning a 14-year-old girl alive a.....

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Kerala High Court Permits 10 Yrs Old Rape Survivor to Medically Terminate 30 Weeks Pregnancy(11.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has come to the aid of a 10-year old girl who was allegedly sexually abused by her father, by permitting her to undergo medical term.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes Seat Matrix of Telugu Linguistic Minority in Medical College(21.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the revised seat matrix issued on January 31, for postgraduate and undergraduate courses in medicine for the academic.....

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Delhi High Court Denies Bail to Woman Accused of Trafficking Minor Tribal Girl(23.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has denied bail to a woman, accused of trafficking a minor tribal girl, saying it was unfortunate that an innocent girl of tender age.....

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Kerala HC Directs CWC to Hand Over Custody of Minor Boy Allegedly Sexually Assaulted by Sister(28.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed a Child Welfare Committee (CWC) here to hand over custody of a minor boy, who was allegedly sexually harassed by his co.....

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SC: Minority Union Workers Not Bound by Settlement Between Employer and Majority Union(17.02.2022)

Supreme Court has held that a minority Union of workers, who were not party to the settlement entered between the majority Union and the employer, is .....

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Kar. HC: De-Nomination of Chairman of Minorities Commission by Govt. Before Term is Not Arbitrary(29.05.2024)

Kar. HC has observed that Chairman of Karnataka State Minorities Commission is nominated under Section 4 of Karnataka State Minorities Commission Act,.....

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Delhi HC: Appointment of Teachers, Principals Absolute Right of Govt. Aided Minority Institutions(31.05.2024)

Del. HC has held that so long as principals and teachers who are appointed possess prescribed qualifications and experience, there can be no restricti.....

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Delhi HC: Protect Identity of Minors Subjected to Sexual Offences(13.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that identity of minors subjected to sexual offences should not be disclosed anywhere in judicial record.

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Bombay HC: Minority Educational Institutions Cannot be Compelled to Absorb Surplus Teachers(13.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that Minority Educational Institutions cannot be compelled to absorb surplus teachers unless institutions concur with the s.....

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Bombay HC: No Absolute Right Under RTE Act for Admission to Unaided Minority Schools(01.07.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that a student doesn't have a right to admission to a private un-aided minority school under the Right of Children to Free .....

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Order to Terminate Pregnancy of Minor Rape Survivor, Recalled by Supreme Court(30.04.2024)

Supreme Court has recalled its earlier decision of allowing a minor rape survivor to terminate twenty-eight weeks of pregnancy after health-related co.....

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Madras HC Directs Minority Schools to Conduct Refresher Courses for Teachers(06.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Government Aided & Unaided Minority Schools to take into consideration the interest and welfare of students studying in.....

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Ayanavaram Minor Girl Gangrape Case: Madras High Court Dismisses Plea for CBI Probe(01.11.2018)

Madras Hhigh Court has dismissed a plea moved by 14 accused in the Ayanavaram child gang rape case, seeking a CBI probe into the allegations.

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SC Issues Notice on PIL Challenging 2004 NCMEI Act for Not Recognising Minorities at State-Level(28.08.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation challenging validity of provisions of National Commission for Minority E.....

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SC Refuses Bail to Teen Accused of Killing Minor in Gurugram School in 2017(03.09.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to grant bail to a teenager accused of killing a 7-year old boy at a Gurugram school in 2017.

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Del. HC: Father Held Guilty of Repeatedly Raping Minor Daughter for 2 Years, Acquittal Reversed(15.05.2024)

Del. HC has reversed acquittal of a man guilty of raping his minor daughter repeatedly and observed that neither victim nor her mother could muster en.....

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Gujarat High Court Quashes FIR for Rape of Minor by On Duty Police Officer(11.09.2020)

Gujarat High Court has quashed a First Information Report pertaining to rape of a minor by an on duty police officer, taking into account "full and fi.....

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Ker HC: Can Prosecute Guardian of Minor Driving Vehicle w/o Licence Even Before Deter. Minor's Guilt(25.06.2024)

Kerala High Court has observed that proceedings against the guardian of a juvenile or owner of a motor vehicle under section 199A of the Motor Vehicle.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, S. 199A of MV Act, Minor Driving Vehicle



MP HC Allows Daughter to Donate Liver Tissue to Father Suffering from Liver Disease(01.07.2024)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has allowed a minor daughter to donate liver tissue to her father suffering from chronic liver disease under the Human Organ.....

Tags : MP High Court, Liver Disease, Minor Daughter, Transplantation



Bombay HC Acquits Four Held For Rape & Murder of Minor Girl(12.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has acquitted four youth, ten years after they were arrested for gangrape and murder of a three-and-a-half-year-old-girl in Govandi .....

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SC Seeks Action Plan from Centre to Rescue Trapped Miners in Meghalaya(04.01.2019)

Supreme Court has expressed dissatisfaction over the ongoing rescue operation to save the life of 15 miners who are trapped inside a coal mine in Megh.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Meghalaya, Trapped Minors



NCLT Dismisses Mistry's Plea Alleging Mismanagement, Minority Oppression at Tata Sons(24.04.2017)

National Company Law Tribunal, while dismissing Cyrus Mistry petition that alleged mismanagement and minority shareholder oppression at Tata Sons, has.....

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Supreme Court Calls For Joint Decission on Minority Commission for J&K by Centre, State(28.03.2017)

Supreme Court has asked representatives of Centre and Jammu and Kashmir Government to sit together and take a considered decision on formation of a mi.....

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Delhi High Court: Minors Too Have a Right to Choose Not to Live With Parents(28.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that even minor children have liberty to choose not to live with their parents.

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