February 2, 2024

Exam preparation for the judiciary exams is a demanding process that necessitates commitment and an in-depth understanding of current affairs.

Future judges as well as legal professionals understand how important it is to stay up to date on legal current affairs in order to do well on their Judiciary examinations. Jyoti Judiciary’s dedication to delivering excellent, current content guarantees that you have the information and tools required to succeed in your preparations by providing you with current legal affairs in india.

Its team of professionals along with Jyoti Ma’am focuses on selecting current affairs material and making a legal current affairs magazine that has a clear connection to the legal industry having every detail. It provides a useful tool to help you prepare for the judiciary exam and succeed.

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Some of the majorlegal current affairs for judiciary exam are as follows:


Key Points:

  • Remains of an old Hindu temple, the Vishwanath temple precede the current mosque’s 17th-century construction during Aurangzeb’s reign, according to a study report on the Gyanvapi mosque complex in Varanasi that the Archaeological study of India (ASI) submitted to the district court in December 2022.
  • The ASI used cutting-edge technologies, such as differential GPS systems, ground-penetrating radar, and scientific dating techniques, to locate and date artifacts without the need for excavation.

Construction on Gyanvapi Mosque

  • Reusing components from the destroyed temple, the Gyanvapi mosque was constructed in the 1670s or 1680s, possibly as a show of Mughal strength following local support for Hindu rebels.

Which Persian text was found as old evidence in the Vishwanath Temple?

  • The ASI report presents the Maasir-i-Alamgiri, a post-Aurangzeb Persian document, as primary proof of the Vishwanath temple’s destruction in 1669.


Key Points:

  • Regarding the proposed Indian Stamp Bill, 2023, the Finance Ministry has requested public feedback.
  • The purpose of the Bill is to update stamp duty regulations and supersede the 1899 Stamp Act.

Main Reasons for the New Stamp Law

  • The draft Indian Stamp Bill 2023 aims to bring the stamp duty regime into line with the goals and reality of the present. This calls for the complete repeal of the 1899 Stamp Act and the enactment of new laws appropriate for the modern day.
  • The new Indian Stamp Bill’s proposed legal modifications should make payment methods and access easier.
  • Uniformity could be achieved by introducing consolidated duty slabs throughout all states.
  • The registration of digital properties might potentially be more convenient.


Key Points:

  • In the Gujarat Riots 2002 the mob slaughtered Bilkis Bano’s family members and sexually assaulted her.
  • After being found guilty of rape, eleven defendants received life sentences.
  • The 1992 regulation that allowed for early release, which was used in this instance, was revoked in 2014, making it illegal to pardon serious offenses.

SC Decision on Remission

  • Bilkis Bano case on January 8, 2024 states that a two-judge Supreme Court bench dismissed the Gujarat government’s August 2022 order to remit 11 convicts in connection with the gang rape of Bano and the 2002 Gujarat riots that resulted in the murder of seven of her family members.

Grounds for Remission

  • The prisoners were on good behaviour while in jail, and no complaints were made against them.
  • The prisoners behaved well and didn’t commit any crimes when they were on parole and furlough.
  • There was no other FIR or criminal case pending against the convicted individuals.
  • A small number of convicts’ age, health, and medical conditions were also taken into account by the JAC.


Key Points:

  • The Indian Evidence Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), and the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which were passed during British rule in India.
  • The acts are now repealed and replaced by three pieces of legislation that the union home minister recently filed on December 20, 2023 in the Lok Sabha.

What are the New Criminal Acts?

  • In 2023, the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Act superseded the IPC, 1860.
  • In 2023, the Bhartiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita Bill superseded the CrPC,1898.
  • In 2023, the Bharatiya Sakshya Act superseded the Evidence Act,1872.


Key Points:

  • Article 370 of the Indian constitution bestowed special status for Jammu and Kashmir, a territory shared by China, Pakistan, and India.
  • It was written by Indian Constituent Assembly Member N Gopalaswami Ayyangar and added to the constitution in 1949 as a “temporary provision.”

Supreme Court Verdict

  • On December 11, 2023, the Supreme Court of India issued a historic ruling repealing Articles 370 and 35A.
  • Every Indian is grateful that the Court’s decision has upheld India’s integrity and sovereignty.
  • The Supreme Court noted that the action taken on August 5, 2019, to revoke Article 370, ending the former state of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, was intended to strengthen constitutional integration rather than cause disintegration.
  • The Court has acknowledged that Article 370 did not have a permanent nature.

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