Lawteller is one of India's first Legal Awareness Magazine, and has entered the 21st successful year of its publication. The USP or the distinguishing feature of our magazine is that it encompasses only those cases decided within the territories of India, where the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India has decided a matter on a divergent viewpoint from that of the High Court's of any of the Indian states.
This specialty of Lawteller has endeared it to its ever-increasing faithful subscribers from all walks of life; such as those concerned with law in any form like Judges, Advocates, Government departments, Judicial Officers, Company Secretaries, Armed forces, general public, academic institutions consisting of majority of top ranking Law Colleges in India and High Courts, thereby giving us a very wide diaspora of subscribers all across India.
February 2014: COVER STORIES Fraud and Justice never dwell together SC rules out anticipatory bail for absconders Vested right cannot be taken away without consent All persons with disabilities, entitled for equal treatment Attorney holder cannot file a complaint in his own name Apply policy of 2009 for treatment of street hawkers/vendors MCI can conduct a surprise inspection to ascertain deficiencies Trial courts can't reject suit for non-payment of court fee alone
January 2014: COVER STORIES Govt. servant is not a consumer Preference on basis of domicile, violative of Art. 14 Offences under Companies Act, can be compounded by CLB SC to hear petition on barring use of 'My Lord' in court Police must register FIR if cognizable offence is disclosed Refusal to let wife stay in same house is domestic violence: SC UPSC not justified in sending only 3 names, when requisition was for 6 Whether family member of deceased has vested right to be appointed on compassionate ground
December 2013: COVER STORIES ** Entries in ACR must be communicated ** Prohibition on dancing bar, unconstitutional ** Sanction must for probe against public servants ** Binding judgements should be the Bible of a Judge ** Plea for raising retirement age of judicial officers rejected ** Allegation of undue favour found correct, selection quashed ** No leniency for outraging modesty even if offender is a minor ** Public money cannot be spent, unless there exist mutual benefit ** Woman entitled to maintenance if a person marries her suppressing his first marriage
November 2013: COVER STORIES ** Poverty can be ground for commuting death: SC ** Man can't dump wife on grounds of schizophrenia ** "Dismissal" ordered during mental disability, held void ** Doctrine of equality does not envisage negative equality ** Complaint of cruelty be quashed, if parties agree to settle dispute ** Act of over staying in the premise directly infringes the right of another ** A joint account holder cannot be prosecuted, unless he has signed the cheque
October 2013: HIGHLIGHTS ** Brochure cannot override the specific conditions stipulated in the Act ** Judgement directing partial eviction, set aside ** Life interest would not stand crystallized into absolute ownership ** Mental injury due to misleading advertisement, ended in compensation of Rs. 15 lakh ** Retirement benefits can't be withheld pending enquiry ** Whether disciplinary enquiry can be held against retired employee ** Whether tenure as ad hoc ADJ (FTC) can be considered for computing length of service?
September 2013: ** Against unaided private body performing public functions writ maintainable ** 'Delay', if sufficient ground to commute the death sentence to life? ** Evidence recorded during preliminary enquiry cannot be used in regular enquiry ** 'Jugaad' cannot be allowed to ply on road without permit ** Public service commission has power to fix cut off marks for interview ** Time limit fixed for vacating government bungalows