27th FOUNDATION DAY OF HCBAM


Musical Extravaganza 27th Foundation Day High Court Bar Association of Manipur


About High Court Bar Association of Manipur

A complete judicial system is the corner stone of a civilized society. The judiciary and the Courts in any society are in a continuous process of change and transition. Manipur was an Independent State before the advent of British in Manipur. The Ruler i.e. the King of Manipur was the head of both judiciary and executive. The king, under the monarchy system, looked into the matter of administration of justice by establishing different Courts and empowering some wise and noble persons under him to take up judicial works for deciding disputes and cases according to uncodified customary laws, usages and the principle of natural justice. ...READ MORE


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION OF MP/MLA IN INDIA

N. Kumarjit Singh, Senior Advocate

Creation of India India was under British Colonial Rule for many centuries. During the 18th/19th Century AD, there was a Freedom movement under the able leadership of Ratrapita Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sadar Balabhai Patel, Netaji Subaschandra Bos, etc. (to name a few). In course of time, soon after the 2nd World Ward, the British authorities decided to grant Freedom and Sovereignty to India. Consequently the 1st meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India took place in Constitution Hall, New Delhi, on Monday, the 9th December, 1946 at 11.00 a.m. and initiated all steps for framing a Constitution of India. In the meantime under the provisions of the Indian Independence Act, 1947, India attains Independence on the midnight on 15th August, 1947. The constituent Assembly after various debates finally adopted the Constitution of India on 26th November, 1950 and the members of the Assembly representing the people of India signed the constitution on 24th January, 1950 an ...READ MORE


CRIME AGAINST WOMEN AND ITS PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Justice T. Nandakumar Singh, Senior Judge, High Court of Meghalaya

In India, women have been held in high esteem at all times, of women, the ancient law-giver, spoke in the most eloquent and reverential tones: “A father excels ten Upadhayas in glory But a mother excels a thousand fathers.” Taking blessings and inspiration from her, whatever works a man undertakes, succeeds. I myself following this principle I never go for important assignment without taking blessings of my mother by touching her feet. In Mahabharata, “The wife is half the man, The best of friends, The root of the three ends of life, And of all that will help in the other world.” Hillary Clinton observed that “It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided. WOMEN IN VEDIC PERIOD: During Vedic period women had exalted position and they enjoyed a fair amount of personal freedom and equality with men. Women studied in Guruku ...READ MORE


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO WOMEN

Md.Jalaluddin, Advocate, High Court of Manipur, Imphal.

Causes of Domestic Violence – Higher rates of illiteracy and unemployment also contribute to increase domestic violence. Though statistical data reflects that women in urban areas are as much vulnerable to the threat of domestic violence as those in rural area, nevertheless, it can’t be denied that higher educated women are more apt to be economically self sufficient and less reluctant to end an unsatisfactory marriage by seeking legal remedies. Economic inequality between men and women is also a contributory factor to domestic violence. In many societies, majority of women are economically inactive and are dependent upon their husbands for financial support. In a country like India a women is idealised with the notion of passivity of dependence and submissiveness. These notions are often re-enforced by mass media and religious teachings. As a result, not many gather strength to go against the Nation. The discrimination in the form of exclusion restriction or distinction made on ...READ MORE


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