Knowledge Corner

Cow Slaughter Prevention (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

Cow Slaughter Prevention (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

  The Cow Slaughter Prevention (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 was passed by the Uttar Pradesh government recently. The old act provided for seven years of imprisonment and a fine of ten thousand rupees. It is also provided that it could extend up to one-half of the longest term that was provided for the offences of slaughtering,

Learn More
RUSSIAN CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, 2020

RUSSIAN CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, 2020

Mr. Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, was supposed to have his term ended in the year 2024. The Duma (Russian Parliament) approved an amendment which gave a clean slate to the previous presidential terms of Vladimir Putin. This will allow him to stay in power till 2036, if he wins the 2024 elections. According

Learn More
ENRICA LEXIE CASE

ENRICA LEXIE CASE

This Short write – up is written by Ms. Nashita Nazneen. A from  B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology. Case Title – Italian Republic vs. Republic of India, PCA Case No. 2015-28 Claimant: Italian Republic Respondent: Republic of India Facts On 15 Feb 2012, two Italian marines namely Salvatore Girone and

Learn More
Draft Expat Quota Bill

Draft Expat Quota Bill

This short write-up is written by Ms. Gayathri Vijayaraghavan studying BBA.LL.B. (Hons) from Sastra University. Draft Expat Quota Bill The main aim behind the introduction of this Bill by the Legal and Legislative Committee of Kuwait is to reduce the number of expats (non-residents of the country). As per the Bill, Indians should not exceed

Learn More
Shamsul Huda Bakavi v. State of Madras and Ors.

Shamsul Huda Bakavi v. State of Madras and Ors.

This short write-up is written by Mr. Aanish Aggarwal from West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences. Shamsul Huda Bakavi was a protestor who was protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019 on a public road without any prior permission from concerned authority. Consequently, he was arrested by the police for the same and

Learn More
THE LAW SUIT BETWEEN UNIVERSITIES AND US GOVERNMENT

THE LAW SUIT BETWEEN UNIVERSITIES AND US GOVERNMENT

FACTS OF THE SUIT The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released a new policy on 6 July, 2020 for the immigrated students studying in the fall 2020. This policy states for the students to return to their home country if the university will conduct online classes. In layman’s terms, the U.S. government has asked the

Learn More
PATENT ILLEGALITY OF ARBITRAL AWARD

PATENT ILLEGALITY OF ARBITRAL AWARD

This Short write-up is written by Harpreet Kaur pursuing BA.LL.B (Hons.) from Rayat College of Law. The Model Law, relied upon limited grounds for setting aside arbitral awards .The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 was enacted in consonance with the Model Law. An application to set aside the arbitral award can be made under section

Learn More
RESTRAINING THE USE OF THE TRADEMARK ‘CORONIL’

RESTRAINING THE USE OF THE TRADEMARK ‘CORONIL’

Why is the trademark stopped from being used? An acid inhibitor by the name of Coronil- 92 B already exists. This drug was created by Arudra Engineering Private Limited, a Chennai based company. It was created in June 1993. The drug is still in production and its registration is renewed accordingly. The Facts and the

Learn More