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TADA (TERRORIST AND DISRUPTIVE ACTIVITIES) ACT

TADA (TERRORIST AND DISRUPTIVE ACTIVITIES) ACT   INTRODUCTION This law, named TADA - (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities) Act, was in force between 1985 and 1995. The law was introduced to give privileges to security forces in the wake of rising terrorism in Punjab. It is argued that TADA was the first law that was specifically enacted to resist terrorist activities. The TADA law, removed in 1995, challenged this provision in the Supreme Court, but the law was upheld constitutionally. The National Human Rights Commission, while reviewing the working of the said law, suggested that it should be repealed as it made stringent provisions which severely compromised the normative legal standards. It was also seen that it was also used in a communal and radical manner. TADA ended in 1995.(In 1993, the TADA Act was imposed on the film star Sanjay Dutt) NOTE: By 1994, 76166 people had been arrested in this TADA. Only 4% percent of the people proved to be criminals in this, but due to the

Muslim Women in India: A struggle for Dignified Existence

  Muslim Women in India: A struggle for Dignified Existence   Abstract : Muslims occupy an important position in Indian society. They are the principal minority of this country. According to 2011 census, Muslims constituted 13.4% of India's total population with majority in Lakshadweep and Jammu and Kashmir. Women empowerment is a contemporary issue for developing countries like India. It is assumed that the development of Muslim society has sustained a setback due to various factors of which the 'Invisible' role and 'Marginal' social position of women in dynamics of Muslim society is very important. The rates of women empowerment are in a vulnerable condition within the largest Muslim minority. Lack of social opportunities for Muslim women is a crucial issue needing urgent action. This paper attempts to present theoretical analysis of position of women in Islam as advocated by Quran and Hadith and condition of Muslim women in India in comparison to other count

POWER OF SUPREME COURT FOR ITS OWN CONTEMPT

POWER OF SUPREME COURT FOR ITS OWN CONTEMPT SECTION 2(A) OF CONTEMPT OF COURTS ACT,1971 According to the Contempt of Court Act, 1971,Contempt of court means showing disrespect for the dignity and rights of a court. Contempt of Court Act, 1971,The Act defines the power to punish for contempt and control the process of the courts. This law was amended in 2006 to include the defense of truth under section 13. HOW DOES THE SUPREME COURT GET THE POWER TO PUNISH FOR ITS CONTEMPT?   On 27 April 2020 (Monday), the Supreme Court suo moto contested petition (Criminal) No. 2 of 2019 RE. In the case of Vijay Kurle and others, three persons were convicted of contempt for 'outrageous and malicious' charges against the judges. A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Anirudh Bose awarded Vijay Kurle (State President, Maharashtra and Goa, Indian Bar Association), Rashid Khan Pathan (National Secretary, Human Rights Security Council) and Nilesh Ojha (National President, Indian Bar Asso

CONTEMPT OF COURT

CONTEMPT OF COURT CONTEMPT OF COURT Contempt of court , o ften referred to simply as "contempt", is the offense of being disobedient to or disrespectful toward a  court  of law and its officers in the form of behavior that opposes or defies the authority, justice and dignity of the court. A similar attitude towards a legislative body is termed  contempt of Parliament  or  contempt of Congress . There are broadly two categories of contempt: being disrespectful to legal authorities in the courtroom, or willfully failing to obey a court order. Contempt proceedings are especially used to enforce  equitable remedies , such as  injunctions . In some jurisdictions, the refusal to respond to  subpoena , to testify, to fulfill the obligations of a juror, or to provide certain information can constitute contempt of the court. SECTION 2(A) OF CONTEMPT OF COURTS ACT,1971 According to the Contempt of Court Act, 1971,contempt of court means showing disrespect for the dignity and r