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


NEED OF THE HOUR IS TO START CAMPAIGN FOR CHANGE UNDER THE BANNER OF “PEOPLE FOR CHANGE”

Khaidem Mani, Sr. Advocate

In our society in the State of Manipur, we have been facing various unending problems, such as corruption, injustice, human rights violations, crime against women, law and order, and failure in all respect. We may put a big question to ourselves that why and how we have been facing these unlimited various problems in our state? The BIG answer may be because of lack of governance or misgovernance. If the proper governance is there everything can be checked in a proper manner. Here I would like to mention that the most important problem is lack of governance or misgovernance in our State. So it can be said that misgovernance causes all these unlimited various problems and it may be termed as the mother of all the problems. Then, why this lack of governance or themisgovernance in our State? Because too much corruption in politics and too much dirty in our electoral system. We have seen openly and also transparently in buying and selling of votes during the course of the present electoral ...READ MORE


NECESSITY TO RE-LOOK THE POCSO ACT, 2012 IN RELATION TO THE STATE OF MANIPUR

Huidrom Kenajit, Advocate

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (in short, “the Act”) is an act to protect children from offences of sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography and provide for establishment of Special Courts for trial of such offences and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. While passing the Act, the Central Legislature has kept in mind the rising crime and commercial exploitation of children under the age of 18 years and to provide proper development of the child that his or her right to privacy and confidentiality be protected and respected by every person by all means and through all stages of a judicial process involving the child and to make the law operates in a manner that the best interest and well being of the child are regarded as being of paramount importance at every stage, to ensure the healthy physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of the child. A child has been defined in the Act in section 2(1)(d) as:- “child ...READ MORE


DIFFERENT SIDES OF TRUTH & LIES

R. K. Nokulsana Singh, Senior Advocate.

The Justice is within the reach of all whoever high or low irrespective of creed and cast. What is justice? According to DICTIONARY meaning, it is –(1) the quality of being just, (2) integrity, (3) impartiality, (4) rightness (5) the awarding of what is due, (6) just conduct (7) fairness (8) the exercise of authority in the maintenance of right. In the administration of justice in a Court of law, it is widely taken as (a) awarding of what is due (b) the exercise of authority in the maintenance of right. In the social trend and system in the modern days, two habits appear to be predominant – (i) Truth and (ii) Lies. The meaning of the two habits is always addressed to social trends. In Democracy, the rule of law always prevails. In parliamentary democracy, what the leader utters is taken to be truth or lie. The compress- party now sitting in the opposition Bench in Parliament assert that the announcement in the last Lok-Shaba Election campaign by the Prime-Minister Narendra Modi fo ...READ MORE


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