Family, Marriage & Divorce Law

Custody & Guardianship Rights of Pets

Indian law makes no provision for how courts are to decide who gets the custody of their pet animal. In fact, until recently all courts classified animals as “property” under the law and therefore legal issues pertaining to custody of the pet were framed in terms of ‘ownership’. […]

Family, Marriage & Divorce Law

Custody & Guardianship Rights of Parents Who are Not Married

Indian society has always discriminated against those who are not born out of wedlock. This non-acceptance has made the issue of child custody of illegitimate children a delicate matter. The custody rights of unmarried individuals are different from those who are married. […]

By Aditya Pratap, Lawyer in Bombay High Court
Did You Know

Taser and Stun Guns in India: Are they legal?

It’s a common myth that the use and possession of stun guns are banned and illegal in India, which is completely untrue. Stun Guns are actually considered as “less lethal weapons” in India, and the possession and use of these stun guns is absolutely legal. […]

Criminal Law

The Dilemma in Interpreting Hate Speech

in the recent case of ‘Amish Devgan vs Union of India’ the apex court has tried to elaborate on the contents of a hate speech. The judgment sets a new test for the evaluation of hate speeches, which has sparked numerous discussions and controversies […]

Criminal Law

Mehul Choksi a Classic RAW Operation!

The alleged entrapment of Mehul Choksi by a woman and his carriage to Dominican Republic by a boat was a classic example of RAW operations, hats off to India’s intelligence. Now the next challenge begins on how to bring him back. […]