Section 498A- It’s Use & Misuse

Section 498A:
1.Passed by Indian Parliament in 1983,section 498A is a criminal law which is defined as, whoever being the husband or the relatives of the husband of a woman,subject such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years and shall also be liable to fine.
2.The offence is non-bailable and non-compoundable.

This section tries to maintain that every married woman treated with care and need to given due respect. it prevent and punish the above act and give woman’s right to live a happy and peaceful life.

Vodafone accepts the phone tapping

London: In a very shocking revelation, the British multinational telecommunication giant Vodafone admitted that they have installed the wires in few of the 29 countries, where they operate, which allow the governments to tap the conversations on its networks.

PCI wants separate laws for death of journalist

The Press Council of India (PCI) has insisted on a separate legislation to fast track cases which concern killings of journalists.

"We plan to suggest a separate law to protect journalists in the country who face the burnt of extremists' violence and other form of attacks," Chairman of PCI's Committee for the Safety of Journalists Kosuri Amarnath told reporters here today.

He was talking to reporters after the PCI held its full council meeting in Goa today led by Chairman Justice (Retired) Markandeya Katju.

working days for judiciary

In the beginning of this year, soon after assuming the highly regarded post of the Chief Justice of India, Justice R.M. Lodha stunned the country with his revolutionary vision of a speedy and free justice delivery system, which works “365 days a year”. While addressing the legal fraternity in Jodhpur at the foundation-stone laying ceremony of a Bar Council of Rajasthan building, he drew parallels between the justice delivery system and other requisite services like the medical & health facilities.

Kentucky Enacts a Data Breach Notification Law and Protects Student Data in the Cloud

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear signed H.R. 232 on April 10, 2014, making the Commonwealth the 47th state to enact a data breach notification law. The law also limits how cloud service providers can use student data. A breach notification law in New Mexico may follow shortly.

Data Breach Notification Mandate

The Kentucky law follows the same general structure of many of the breach notification laws in the other states:

Christian Sharia Law: Iowa Governor’s Proclamation Destroys Separation Of Church And State

The astroturfed pandemic of Christian self-righteousness continues to plumb new depths, proving that like their Bible, there isn’t a part of the Constitution they won’t ignore, twist, or warp, in an effort to shore up their abjectly amoral personal outlooks.

Judi Dench, Jude Law up for UK's Olivier Awards

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: Dame Judi Dench attends the Shop with the Stars at Fenwick event in support of the theatrical charity Acting For Others at Fenwick Of Bond Street on April 10, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

LONDON (AP) - Screen stars Jude Law, Tom Hiddleston and Judi Dench are among big-name nominees as Britain's theater community gets set for the Laurence Olivier Awards.

Essar Energy investors hire law firm, Skadden Arps to stop delisting of company from LSE

London: Investors in Essar Energy, controlled by Indian billionaires Ruia brothers, have reportedly hired law firm Skadden Arps in an attempt to prevent taking the LSE-listed oil company private "on the cheap".

"Investors in Essar Energy have hired law firm Skadden Arps to attempt to stop the billionaire Ruia brothers from taking the Indian oil company private on the cheap," Daily Telegraph reported.

According to the daily, the Indian family, through Essar Global, has been trying to buy the 23 per cent stake in Essar Energy and delist the business.

India tops the list in Facebook censorship: reports

The Indian government made 3,598 requests, and asked for access to over 4,711 accounts. Facebook complied with over 53.66 per cent requests which is quite a large number for a period of six months. Facebook's report also notes that India had over 4,765 requests for content censorship.

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