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Supreme Court refuses to stay ‘love jihad’ laws in UP, Uttarakhand; issues notice

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:59 PM IST
The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde also issued a notice to the Centre on the petitions filed by advocate Vishal Thakre and Teesta Setalvad’s NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace.
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The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell on Friday, November 27 declared the results for the MAH-LLB(5 Years) CET 2020.(HT file)
The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell on Friday, November 27 declared the results for the MAH-LLB(5 Years) CET 2020.(HT file)

MAH CET LLB 5 years results 2020 declared at cetcell.mahacet.org, here’s how to check

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 08:48 PM IST
The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell on Friday, November 27 declared the results for the MAH-LLB(5 Years) CET 2020.
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Twitter’s Dorsey will warn the committee that eroding the foundation of Section 230 could significantly hurt how people communicate online(Reuters photo)
Twitter’s Dorsey will warn the committee that eroding the foundation of Section 230 could significantly hurt how people communicate online(Reuters photo)

Facebook, Twitter, Google CEOs will defend law protecting tech platforms before US Senate panel

By Reuters| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 06:00 PM IST
The hearing comes after Republican President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for tech companies to be held accountable for allegedly stifling conservative voices
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Haryana enacts law to validate de-licensing of land

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 06:54 PM IST
The newly enacted validation law has come as a major relief to the developers of the Gurgaon-based Ambience Mall and other cases involving de-licensing of land
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Ragini Prajwal made her feature-film debut with Law.
Ragini Prajwal made her feature-film debut with Law.

Law actor Ragini Prajwal: ‘I don’t see myself running around trees or doing a romantic role’

By Samrudhi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 03:08 PM IST
Ragini Prajwal opens up about choosing Law as her debut feature film and the pressure of carrying it on her shoulders.
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Vikas Dubey who was implicated in 62 criminal cases, including five cases of murder and eight cases of attempted murder, could not have thrived for 30 years, without the patronage of the rich and powerful(PTI)
Vikas Dubey who was implicated in 62 criminal cases, including five cases of murder and eight cases of attempted murder, could not have thrived for 30 years, without the patronage of the rich and powerful(PTI)

This is not justice. India has faltered on the fundamentals of law, writes Barkha Dutt

UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 07:37 PM IST
There can’t be double standards on extrajudicial killings, depending on the case. It isn’t right
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Law stars Ragini Prajwal in the lead role.
Law stars Ragini Prajwal in the lead role.

Trailer of Kannada legal drama Law released, to premiere on July 17 on Amazon Prime

By Karthik Kumar | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 01:46 PM IST
Kannada film Law, produced by Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar and M Govinda and directed by Raghu Samarth, will see Ragini Prajwal make her film debut.
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Ragini Chandran in Kannada film Law.
Ragini Chandran in Kannada film Law.

New poster of Kannada film Law out, to release on Amazon Prime on July 17

By Karthik Kumar | HIndustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Actor Puneeth Rajkumar unveiled the new poster of Ragini Chandran starrer Law on Twitter. He also announced that the film’s trailer will be released soon.
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LGBT activists celebrate at the Town Hall in Bengaluru on September 6, 2018, after the verdict by the Supreme Court of India which stuck down section 377 of the penal code that penalised people for their sexual orientation and ordered that gay sex among consenting adults is not an offence.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
LGBT activists celebrate at the Town Hall in Bengaluru on September 6, 2018, after the verdict by the Supreme Court of India which stuck down section 377 of the penal code that penalised people for their sexual orientation and ordered that gay sex among consenting adults is not an offence.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Essay: The art and law of love

By Saikat Majumdar | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 04:46 PM IST
In this essay to commemorate Pride month, Saikat Majumdar writes that Indian society will have truly ‘arrived’ only when same-sex romance is treated no differently from heteronormative romance
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Galgotias University had started using digital platforms for learning even before the lockdown began.(Galgotias University)
Galgotias University had started using digital platforms for learning even before the lockdown began.(Galgotias University)

With a range of e-learning facilities, Galgotias University ready for a ‘new normal’ in education

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 04:48 PM IST
Located in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, the university has been consistently setting benchmarks in higher education. Students of the 2020 batch have already bagged jobs with leading firms at attractive salary packages.
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Gurprit Singh and Nirmal Singh from Sandoha village with a migratory falcon trapped in the cage and (right) Gurvinder Singh of Gharuan village wrenches off a falcon’s head.(VIDEO GRABS / TIKTOK & WHATSAPP)
Gurprit Singh and Nirmal Singh from Sandoha village with a migratory falcon trapped in the cage and (right) Gurvinder Singh of Gharuan village wrenches off a falcon’s head.(VIDEO GRABS / TIKTOK & WHATSAPP)

Wildbuzz: Claws of law tighten grip on killers of migratory falcons

By Vikram Jit Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 12:03 AM IST
Raids launched in response to exposé in the Wildbuzz column on April 22, 2018, and May 10, 2020 have led to the arrest of two pigeon fanciers on charges of slaughtering raptors
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Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(HT file)
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(HT file)

Teachers in Assam unhappy with proposed law on postings and transfers

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2020 12:33 PM IST
Continuous posting for 10 years, jail term of 3 years for those flouting rules and repeal of transfers in the past 3 years are proposed.
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Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar also made a reference to hiring unskilled workers by the industry while talking about the private job quota, thus indicating that the proposed job quota could only for the unskilled workers.(HT Photo)
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar also made a reference to hiring unskilled workers by the industry while talking about the private job quota, thus indicating that the proposed job quota could only for the unskilled workers.(HT Photo)

Haryana CM Khattar non-committal on enacting law for pvt job quota to locals

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2020 03:36 AM IST
A pre-poll promise of BJP’s post-poll ally Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), the proposed quota in private sector jobs, if implemented through legislation, will be touted as a major triumph for BJP’s coalition partner.
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Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar(Samir Jana / HT Photo)
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar(Samir Jana / HT Photo)

‘CM can’t be on street protesting against law’: Bengal governor

By Sunetra Choudhury | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 06:13 AM IST
Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar said, “I am not at loggerheads with Mamata ji. The government is at loggerheads with me.”
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2G spectrum case: Can’t be tried under obsolete law, say accused

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 12:10 AM IST
All 17 accused in 2G spectrum scam including Raja, DMK leader MK Kanimozhi, executives of some telecom companies, and government officials were acquitted by Special CBI Judge OP Saini in December 2017.
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We all need good laws, and an independent, impartial, and efficient judiciary to verify the constitutionality of those laws. We all require equal access to the justice system.We also need effective public institutions that help uphold the rule of law. It is the only way to both empower the(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
We all need good laws, and an independent, impartial, and efficient judiciary to verify the constitutionality of those laws. We all require equal access to the justice system.We also need effective public institutions that help uphold the rule of law. It is the only way to both empower the(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Corporations should support the rule of law

By Rohini Nilekani
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 12:36 PM IST
It’s time to align self-interest and public interest in support of the rule of law and constitutional values
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First snatching case registered under stricter law in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 12:40 AM IST
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Hamid Ansari lamented that Parliament and assembly sessions have become more of a “ritual”.(HT Photo)
Hamid Ansari lamented that Parliament and assembly sessions have become more of a “ritual”.(HT Photo)

When Parliament makes bad laws, judges do lawmakers’ job: Hamid Ansari

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 10:03 AM IST
Addressing an event here, he also said that good laws are made when Parliament and assemblies are not called to endorse the views of the ruler of the day.
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Protesters hold placards against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police crackdown on students, outside Jamia Millia Islamia, Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Marg, in New Delhi, on Monday, December 16, 2019.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Protesters hold placards against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police crackdown on students, outside Jamia Millia Islamia, Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Marg, in New Delhi, on Monday, December 16, 2019.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

High courts can inquire, says Supreme Court on plea over police action against protesters

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 10:58 PM IST
The students were protesting against the government’s Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, which gives citizenship to migrants, of six non-Muslim minority communities from three countries, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.
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Nature strikes back: Floods in Dadar TT circle in Mumbai on September 4, 2019.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Nature strikes back: Floods in Dadar TT circle in Mumbai on September 4, 2019.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Review: Nature Conservation in the New Economy: People, Wildlife and the Law in IndiaEdited by Ghazala Shahabuddin and K Sivaramakrishnan

By Harini Nagendra | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2019 12:32 PM IST
The nine case studies in this book range from the forests of the Western Ghats to the western Himalayas and take in forests and wetlands to look at the challenges facing conservation today
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Andhra Pradesh’s women ministers and leaders of ruling YSR Congress Party on Thursday tied ‘Rakhi’ to Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy(cmo andhra pradesh/twitter)
Andhra Pradesh’s women ministers and leaders of ruling YSR Congress Party on Thursday tied ‘Rakhi’ to Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy(cmo andhra pradesh/twitter)

YSR Congress women leaders tie rakhi to Jagan for new anti-rape law

By Indo Asian News Service | Amaravati
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2019 11:01 AM IST
A day after the state cabinet approved the Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2019, the women ministers, MLAs and other leaders met the chief minister and tied him ‘Rakhi’.
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announced that the new bill would propose setting up of designated special courts to deal with crimes against women and children.(ANI PHOTO.)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announced that the new bill would propose setting up of designated special courts to deal with crimes against women and children.(ANI PHOTO.)

Andhra to bring in law to fast track sexual assault cases, punishment in 3 weeks

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 05:44 PM IST
The decision was announced by Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy in the state legislative assembly on Monday while responding to a debate on the increasing crimes against women and children.
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What is more worrying is the reaction by politicians and the public, who lauded the killing and heaped accolades on the police on the grounds that justice had been served(PTI)
What is more worrying is the reaction by politicians and the public, who lauded the killing and heaped accolades on the police on the grounds that justice had been served(PTI)

Why rule of law and due process are sacrosanct | HT Editorial

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 05:56 PM IST
Killing the rape and murder accused may satisfy public sentiment. But it is wrong
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Students enrolled in the bachelors laws programme at the Maharashtra National Law University in Nagpur will soon learn the ancient Indian logic of arriving at truth in a lawsuit.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Students enrolled in the bachelors laws programme at the Maharashtra National Law University in Nagpur will soon learn the ancient Indian logic of arriving at truth in a lawsuit.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Law students to learn Indian art of advocacy

By Bhadra Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2019 01:59 AM IST
Ancient Indian logic takes within its sweep the Baudhic and Jain knowledge systems that prescribe ways to arrive at the truth.
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According to the Tallinn Manual 2.0, a cyber intrusion or attack is considered an armed attack if its physical manifestations cause damage or consequences that are similar, or at least comparable, to the use of kinetic force(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
According to the Tallinn Manual 2.0, a cyber intrusion or attack is considered an armed attack if its physical manifestations cause damage or consequences that are similar, or at least comparable, to the use of kinetic force(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Respond to the cyber intrusion, within law | Opinion

By Gunjan Chawla
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 08:30 PM IST
An invasion of sovereignty is not the same as an act of war. India should take cautious countermeasures
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OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat.(Handout)
OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat.(Handout)

OP Jindal varsity launches 3-year BA (Hons) programme in law

By Indo Asian News Service | Sonipat
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 03:36 PM IST
The programme at Jindal Global Law School has been rolled out in a bid to democratize the study of law and make it accessible to all students regardless of whichever academic stream they have been part of in their high school, said the university.
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DGP Singh single-handedly commands the largest police force in the world.(HT FILE)
DGP Singh single-handedly commands the largest police force in the world.(HT FILE)

‘We put fear of law into hearts of criminals’: UP DGP OP Singh

By Shishir Gupta | Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 05:47 AM IST
UP Police took stock of the situation and decided to mount a very aggressive posture towards criminals and gangs.
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Today with all the chatter by fashion brands, the industry and the media, the conversation on sustainability is getting difficult to follow(Credit)
Today with all the chatter by fashion brands, the industry and the media, the conversation on sustainability is getting difficult to follow(Credit)

Guest column by designer David Abraham: New laws for the fashion police

By David Abraham | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 10:35 PM IST
The first rule, according to David, is how sustainability must be your style statement
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Masood Azhar-led Jaish was behind the 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament and the Pulwama terror attack earlier this year, in which 40 jawans lost their lives(REUTERS)
Masood Azhar-led Jaish was behind the 2001 attack on the Indian Parliament and the Pulwama terror attack earlier this year, in which 40 jawans lost their lives(REUTERS)

Jaish chief Masood Azhar, Lashkar’s Hafiz Saeed and Dawood Ibrahim designated as terrorists under anti-terror law

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 11:40 PM IST
These are the first designations of individual as terrorists after the government passed a bill in July seeking to designate a person (as opposed to an organisation) suspected to have terror links as a terrorist .
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While the epidemic of lynching wasn’t born out of a flaw in the justice system, it is in effect, a rejection of it(REUTERS)
While the epidemic of lynching wasn’t born out of a flaw in the justice system, it is in effect, a rejection of it(REUTERS)

End mob violence, restore rule of law

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 07:37 PM IST
Vigilante justice is growing. Address it through legislation and a change in mindset.
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