Legal & Constitution Current Affairs

11 Ordinances in queue for Parliament Monsoon Session

Keeping in view the current global pandemic there is no clarity as to when the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament will start. There is a total of 11 ordinances in the centre’s high list of a priority out of which 6 will lapse if not passed in the monsoon session this year. Parliamentary Session The ..

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SC rules ‘Daughters have equal heirship rights in joint Hindu family property’

The Supreme Court has ruled that the daughters in the Hindu families have equal coparcenary rights in the joint Hindu family property even if the father died before the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005. This has been done in order to ensure the equality of women in the property rights of the family. Details of ..

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Patanjali Cannot Use the Trademark ‘Coronil’: Madras HC Interim Order

Justice CV Karthikeyan has passed an interim order that Patanjali Ayurveda Limited, owned by Yoga Guru Ramdev, cannot use the trademark ‘Coronil’, valid till July 30. The order was passed based on the plea of Chennai-based Company Arundra Engineeering Private Limited, which has claimed that ‘Coronil’ is a trademark used by them since 1993. The ..

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Shipping Ministry issues “Aids to Navigation Bill 2020”

On July 10, 2020, the Ministry of Shipping issued “Aids to Navigation Bill 2020” draft for public consultation. The bill aims to replace 90 years old Light House Act, 1927. Highlights The bill has been introduced to augment people participation and transparency in governance. The bill will bring in best global practices, international obligations in ..

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Ranbir Singh Committee formed for reforms in criminal law

On July 1, 2020, the Union Home Ministry constituted a high level committee to introduce reforms in criminal laws. Highlights The Committee has several leading legal academicians and will gather opinions online, consult with experts and collate materials and submit a report to the Government of India. The consultation process is to begin on July ..

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