A citation of questionable scientific standards by the Supreme Court of India has caused this present post. _____ In a contentious child custody dispute in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, three teenage boys begged a Family Court Judge not to force them to continue visits to their father because, they said, he was physically abusive towards […]Read more "The Disputed Reality of Parental Alienation Syndrome"
Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board, ridded certain students of their results, awarded in their professional MBBS course, on the ground that they had gained admission to the course, by resorting to unfair means. Hon’ble Justice Chelameswar (Presiding Judge) had expressed the view, that complete justice in the matter would be rendered, if the qualifications successfully […]Read more "1+3 Judges Disagree With Justice Chelameswar on ‘Cheating Students’"
“An expert is one who has made a subject upon which he speaks or renders his opinion, a matter of particular study, practice or observation and has a special knowledge thereof. His knowledge must be within the recognized field of expertise and he essentially has to be qualified in that discipline of study. It has […]Read more "Experts III: The Jayalalitha Case"
On March 05, 2014 Hon’ble Justice Thakur, not yet the CJI, spoke of the ‘chalta hai attitude’ that often costs the society dearly in man-made tragedies [See, (2014) 6 SCC 173]. The price of Sushil Ansal’s ‘chalta hai attitude’ was pegged at Rs. 30 Crores [See, (2015) 10 SCC 359]. That is merely 18 Crores […]Read more "The Advanced Age of Sushil Ansal"
My Lord, Can grant of monetary compensation be considered as the sole and adequate remedy for a student who has been deprived of admission, despite he or she being meritorious, vigilant and diligent, because of lapses committed either by the counselling authority or the administrating authority intrinsically connected with the process of admission? “It is […]Read more "Referred to Larger Bench XII: Doctrine of Relation Back in Admissions"
“After all the eleven judgments of the Court were orally pronounced on 24th April, 1973, CJ Sikri produced and read out in Court a paper which was called the “The View by the Majority” and passed it on for signatures of all thirteen judges on the bench. Four judges, Justices Ray, Mathew, Dwivedi and Beg […]Read more "The Kesavananda Bench II: The Chandrachud Angle"
This blog has previously carried content on K3G here and here. I had the chance to read the biography of its Director, Karan Johar, recently. Here is [some of] what caught my interest… _____ I’ve had two unrequited love situations in my life. One in my twenties and one in my thirties where I’d loved […]Read more "An Unsuitable Boy"