Legal Update as on 09.11.2022

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  1. MP HC – MP HC SUSPENDS 25 YEARS OF RI SENTENCE FOR GANG RAPE CONVICT TAKING 5 YEARS OF CUSTODY INTO ACCOUNT- Given that the defendant has been in detention for five years and eight months and that there is no chance that the appeal will be heard soon, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has suspended the sentence of 25 years of severe imprisonment given to a gang rape offender.
    PANKAJ @ PRAMOD Vs THE STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH
  1. DELHI HC – SARFAESI ACT CANNOT BE INVOKED FOR ARBITRATION WHEN FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IS BORROWER – The Delhi High Court ruled that even if the borrower is a financial institution, Section 11 of the SARFAESI Act exclusively covers inter se disputes between financial organisations and does not apply to simple lender-borrower disputes.
    BELL FINVEST INDIA LTD. V. A U SMALL FINANCE BANK LIMITED
  1. SC – 3 MEN WHO WERE SENTENCED TO DEATH IN THE CHHAWLA RAPE AND MURDER CASE ARE ACQUITTED BY THE SC. – Three men who had been given the death penalty by the Delhi High Court in the 2012 Chawla gang rape case have been acquitted by the Supreme Court.
    RAHUL VERSUS THE STATE OF DELHI MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS AND ANR.
  1. KER HC – SOCIAL STIGMA IS NOT A JUSTIFICATION FOR CHANGING THE LAW’S PROHIBITION AGAINST TERMINATING PREGNANCIES, ACCORDING TO THE KERALA HIGH COURT. – The Kerala High Court ruled that violating the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act’s legislative restriction and providing permission for a medical termination of pregnancy cannot be justified by a woman’s economic disadvantage or the potential of social stigma.
    RAMSIYAMOL R S V. STATE OF KERALA & ORS.
  1. SC – EDUCATION IS NOT A PROFIT – MAKING INDUSTRY. – While upholding the Andhra Pradesh High Court’s decision to overturn the State government’s decision to raise the annual tuition fees for the MBBS course in private unaided medical colleges, the Supreme Court ruled that tuition fees must be reasonable because providing education is not a business that seeks to make a profit.
    NARAYANA MEDICAL COLLEGE VS STATE OF ANDHRA PRADESH

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