What are class action suits?

Synopsis The families of 71 people who were killed after Cyclone Tauktae destroyed ONGC’s barge vessels off Bombay High have received compensation. However, India’s laws for negligence and liability are weak and the affected families can do little in terms of filing personal injury suits or class action suits. What are class action suits? A… Continue reading What are class action suits?

SC to hear PIL against Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and kashmir

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a public interest litigation(PIL) on Article 370, which gives special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. The plea has sought that the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir be declared unconstitutional as (a) Article 370 of the Constitution is temporary and had lapsed with the dissolution of constituent assembly… Continue reading SC to hear PIL against Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and kashmir