LEGAL RESEARCH & LAW REFORM

Legal innovation is known as Legal Research which is of great significance to study. There is no universal definition of Legal Research.

This Article is written by Varnika Verma student of  Chanakya Law College, Kumaun University, Uttarakhand. Legal Research: Legal innovation is known as Legal Research which is of great significance to study. There is no universal definition of Legal Research. Many Researchers’, law experts and Jurists have defined the term at regular intervals. So it can be said … Read more

TRANSFERIBILITY & NON TRANSFERIBILTY OF PROPERTY

Section 6 of the Transfer of Property Act 1882 states that any kind of property can be transferred but it also provides for certain exception

This Article is written by Ashima Gupta student of VIPS, Delhi. INTRODUCTION The transferability of property is considered a general rule. Non-transferability of property on the other hand is an exception to the general rule. The Transferability of a property is based on the maxim alienation rei praefertur juri accrescendi. It means that alienation is favoured by … Read more

Relation between the 42nd Amendment and 44th Amendment

relation between 44th amendment and 42nd amendment

Relation between the 42nd Amendment and 44th Amendment explained by Bharatee Preeya A.K.   42nd Amendment: The most controversial and debatable piece of constitutional amendment ever taken in India since 1950 was none other than the Forty-second Amendment. The Constitutional Act,1976 received the assent of the president on 18th December 1976. Some of the provisions … Read more

Relation between the 42nd Amendment and 44th Amendment

relation between 44th amendment and 42nd amendment

The Relation between the 42nd Amendment and 44th Amendment explained by Bharatee Preeya A.K. 42nd Amendment: The most controversial and debatable piece of constitutional amendment ever taken in India since 1950 was none other than the Forty-second Amendment. The Constitutional Act,1976 received the assent of the president on 18th December 1976. Some of the provisions … Read more

EVERYTHING ABOUT MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

This Article is written by Hitakshi Maggo from Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology. Medical Negligence is something which is serious in nature, whenever someone get hurt or injured they seek someone’s professional’s help (doctors) whom they trust fully and want to be okay but contrary to this when doctors or medical staff negligently did something … Read more

EVERYTHING ABOUT JALLIKATTU CONTROVERSY

Jallikattu is a type of sport with a use of bulls which was played in Tamil Nadu on the occasion of Pongal it is also known as Mattu Pongal.

This Article is written by Hitakshi Maggo from Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology. INTRODUCTION Jallikattu is a type of sport with a use of bulls which was played in Tamil Nadu on the occasion of Pongal that’s why it is also known as Mattu Pongal. It was played as a part of celebrating Pongal, a … Read more

RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN: A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT

Right to be forgotten falls under right to privacy that itself is under the umbrella of Article 21 (right to life and personal liberty)

This Article is written by Varnika Verma student of  Chanakya Law College, Kumaun University, Uttarakhand. INTRODUCTION: The concept of right to be forgotten deals with online privacy of an individual, where they have a vested right to request search engines, organizations and other online platforms to rub their personal data from their respective platforms. As a result, … Read more

ROLE OF PRE-CENSORSHIP IN MOVIES

Censorship can bear on both written as well as oral communications. Its range circumscribes books, magazines, journals, newspapers, radio

This Article is written by Varnika Verma student of  Chanakya Law College, Kumaun University, Uttarakhand. Pre-Censorship Prior inhibition is a censorship that is imposed by a government or organisation or an institution on the expression that restrains specific instances of expression. It is in covenant to censorship which inaugurates general subject matter restrictions and reviews … Read more

ELECTRICITY AMENDMENT BILL, 2021

the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was circulated in January 2021 and during the Budget session the new bill was tabled in the Parliament

This Article is written by Ashima Gupta student of VIPS, Delhi. INTRODUCTION A proposal to get the approval of the Cabinet for the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was circulated in January 2021 and during the Budget session the new bill was tabled in the Parliament. It is very likely that the Bill will be pushed for passage … Read more

SHAHEEN BAG JUDGMENT ANALYSIS

In the case of Amit Sahni v. Commissioner of Police and Ors (commonly known as the ‘Shaheen Bagh case’) the Supreme Court of India

This Article is written by Ashima Gupta student of VIPS, Delhi. In the case of Amit Sahni v. Commissioner of Police and Ors (commonly known as the ‘Shaheen Bagh case’) the Supreme Court of India delivered an important judgment touching upon the right to protest and the extent of the right. The case was filed as a … Read more

ADR – A WAY OF UNDELAYED JUSTICE

ADR is termed as an access to justice whose primary objective is to avoid expenses and delays in providing justice

This Article is written by Hitakshi Maggo student of Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology, New Delhi.   INTRODUCTION Alternative Dispute Resolution (hereafter referred to as ADR) is also known as appropriate dispute resolution. There is no such prescribed definition; it is a term which is used to identify different techniques and approaches aimed at … Read more

DOCTRINE OF UNJUST ENRICHMENT & RESTITUTION

When a person has been unduly benefited at the outlay of the other person, it is called unjust enrichment.

This Article is written by Madhvi  student of UILS, Panjab University. CHANDIGARH. INTRODUCTION When a person has been unduly benefited at the outlay of the other person, it is called unjust enrichment. The doctrine has been derived from the English law upon the principle of assumption or ‘had and received’. The foundation for this can be … Read more

RTE V. SCHOOL’S RIGHT TO COLLECT FEES

The decision of the government to collect the school fees was just impulsive. school fees for private unaided schools is a valid order

This Article is written by Madhvi  student of UILS, Panjab University. CHANDIGARH. INTRODUCTION With the beginning of Covid-19 pandemic in the country, the Central Government, Ministry of Home Affairs in exercise of powers secured down prohibitory orders, popularly known as the lockdown orders in the whole country. The orders included the schools to be closed. The … Read more

RECUSAL OF JUDGES FROM A CASE

reason for the recusal of judge does not have to disclose in an order of the court Restatement of Value in 78 talks about the recusal of judge

  INTRODUCTION Recusal is the “removal of oneself as a policymaker or judge in a matter, especially because of some conflict of interest. “The duty to act impartially and fairly is ingrained in Article14 and Article 21 of the constitution of India. The 1999 charter ‘Restatement of Values in 78 talks about the recusal of … Read more

IT RULES : THREAT TO SOCIAL MEDIA

The new IT rules affects free speech as it fixes the Government as the ultimate adjudicator of objectionable speech online.

This Article is written by Ashima Gupta student of VIPS, Delhi. INTRODUCTION The Government of India framed the Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 to transform the digital information ecology in India. The new Information Technology Rules have been passed under the Section 69A(2), Section 79(2)(c) and Section 87 of the … Read more

PROBATION – SERVICE LAWS

Probation means ‘testing of a person's capacity, conduct or character especially before he is admitted to regular employment’.

Probation means ‘testing of a person’s capacity, conduct or character especially before he is admitted to regular employment.’ Read more at: https://bit.ly/2V4DfRM

EXPLAINED: MODEL TENANCY ACT, 2021

Union Cabinet on June 2, 2021 approved The Model Tenancy Act, 2021 replacing the Rent Control Act, 1948, which continues to govern tenancy

This Article is written by Madhvi  student of UILS, Panjab University. CHANDIGARH. INTRODUCTION Through the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U), the government plans to provide Housing for all by 2022. According to the survey of 2011, almost 25 millions of the country’s residences are unoccupied. The data shows up to 95 percent of vacant … Read more

JUHI CHAWLA – 5G CASE CONTROVERSIES

On 31stMay, 2021 Actress Juhi Chawla filed a suit in Delhi High Court against implementation of 5G wireless networks

This Article is written by Hitakshi Maggo from Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology WHAT HAPPENED IN THE 5G CASE? On 31st May, 2021 Actress Juhi Chawla filed a suit in Delhi High Court against implementation of 5G wireless networks. She is also an activist environmentalists and concern about impact of these radiations on citizens as … Read more

JOSE PAULO COUTINHO CASE

JOSE PAULO COUTINHO V. MARIA LUIZA VALETINA PEREIRA In this case the question arose that – “Whether succession to the property of a Goan

This Article is written by Anurag Choudhary student of Delhi University. ABOUT THE CASE In this case the question arose that – “Whether succession to the property of a Goan situated outside the region of Goa in India will be Governed by the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867, as applicable in the State of Goa … Read more

IBC VIS-À-VIS ARBITRATION: FRESH PERSPECTIVE

an application is filed under S 7 of IBC, 2016 the NCLT should judicially determine IF there is default within the meaning of Section 3(12)

This Article is written by Abhinandan Sharma student of  Symbiosis Law School, Noida. INTRODUCTION Recently Supreme Court in Indus Biotech Private Ltd. v. Kotak India Venture Fund adjudicated on a matter related to the scope of an application filed under Section 7 of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as IBC, 2016). … Read more

THE GOVT OF NCT OF DELHI (AMENDMENT) ACT

The Government of India enacted the Government of NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021 to bring some changes to the already enacted act.

This Article is written by Ashima Gupta student of VIPS, Delhi. INTRODUCTION The Government of India enacted the GOVT OF NCT OF DELHI, 2021. The Govt. of NCT OF Delhi Act was first introduced in the Lok Sabha on 5th March 2021. It was passed by the Lok Sabha on 22nd March 2021 and by … Read more

WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION LAWS & ITS NEED

Whistleblowing refers to an act where a person or an employee discloses or demonstrates a piece of information or exposes an illegal activity

This Article is written by Adv. Ishank Goswami. Where do the evils like corruption arise from? It comes from the never-ending greed. The fight for a corruption-free ethical society will have to be fought against this greed and replace it with ‘what can I give’ spirit.                                                                              – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Whistleblowing … Read more

NALSA V.UNION OF INDIA & ORS

NALSA filed this case to seek legal recognition for people who fall outside the male/female gender binary and who identify as “third gender

This Article is written by Ashima Gupta student of VIPS, Delhi. INTRODUCTION A historic judgment was delivered by the Hon’ble Supreme Court on 15 April, 2014 by a bench comprising of Justice K. S. Radhakrishnan and Justice A. K. Sikri in the case of National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India. This case was … Read more

LAW RELATED TO AFFIDAVITS IN INDIA

Law on affidavit in India, it is governed by “Section 139, Order XIX of the Code of Civil Procedure” and “Order XI of the Supreme Court Rules

This Article is written by Anurag Choudhary student of Delhi University. INTRODUCTION An affidavit is a self-made willing declaration made by an affiant or deponent (one making the affidavit) under an oath or affirmation administered by a person duly authorized by law. It traces its root from a Latin word which connotes “pledge one’s faith”. … Read more

SIGNIFICANCE OF FILM CERTIFICATION TRIBUNAL

Film Certification Appellate Tribunal was a statutory body that had been set up to hear the cases of appeal by the film-makers.

This Article is written by Hia Sharma student of Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla.   National Award-winning film-maker Vishal Bhardwaj tweets, “Such a sad day for cinema” – This tweet comes after the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal has been abolished. INTRODUCTION Film Certification Appellate Tribunal popularly known as the FCAT was a statutory body that had … Read more

JUDICIAL ACTIVISM AND ITS OVERREACH IN INDIA

Judicial activism is certainly a boon for the society in so far as it protects the rights of the citizens and promotes well-being

This Article is written by Anurag Choudhary student of Delhi University. INTRODUCTION The doctrine of judicial activism was introduced in the USA in 1947 by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. However, the foundation of the same was laid in India in the 1970s by the Justice V.R Krishna Reddy, Justice P.N Bhagwati among many others. It is … Read more

NIRJHARI MUKUL SINHA V UNION OF INDIA

NIRJHARI MUKUL SINHA V UNION OF INDIA- Female menstrual cycle have been criticized by our public leading to the stigmatization

This Article is written by Yoshita Dahiya, student of Army Institute of Law, Mohali. INTRODUCTION In the month of February 2020, the hostel rector coerced close to 66 girls from SSGI College, Bhuj into stripping in order in the case of Nirjhari Mukul Sinha vs. UOI to concur whether the girls were menstruating. They spared two … Read more

BRIEF: JUVENILE JUSTICE (CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN) ACT

The formulation & promulgation of the Juvenile Justice Act is consequent upon India’s ratification of United Nations Convention.

This Article is written by Anurag Choudhary student of Delhi University. INTRODUCTION: The formulation and promulgation of the Juvenile Justice Act (JJA) is consequent upon India’s ratification of United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children in December 1992. It enjoins certain procedural safeguards for children in “conflict with law”. It addresses issues pertaining to … Read more

PLACES OF WORSHIP ACT, 1991

The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act of 1991 found its base during the Babri Masjid- Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

This Article is written by Hia Sharma student of Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla. Introduction The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act of 1991 found its base during the Babri Masjid- Ram Janmabhoomi dispute. The dispute was at its peak during the early 1990s period. Further there were two other mosques also which were … Read more

Espionage and The Curious Case of Kulbhushan Jadhav

On April 10th, 2017, Kulbhushan Jadhav received the death sentence before the military court of Pakistan.

This Article is written by Yoshita Dahiya, student of Army Institute of Law, Mohali. Introduction International law seeks to incorporate equity, transparency and good faith in it’s pursuit of justice. The act of espionage or of spying and gathering information through covert means greatly relies on deceit and treachery. The two seem rather incompatible with … Read more

RIGHT TO PRIVACY & ASSAILMENT OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Right to privacy is an essential need of every individual’s life. SC guidelines but an individual should also take proper safety measures.

This Article is written by Saksham Suneja student of Modi Law College, Kota. “WITHOUT PRIVACY THERE WAS NO POINT IN BEING AN INDIVIDUAL” – JONATHAN FRANZEN INTRODUCTION Privacy is the foremost demand; every man seeks to live happily in this modern era. The Internet has engrossed the whole world and with the advancement of Information and Communication … Read more

HIGHLIGHTS OF NEW IT RULES, 2021

S. 87 of IT Act notified new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 replacing the IT Rules

This Article is written by Saksham Suneja student of Modi Law College, Kota. On 25th Feb 2021, the Government of India by using its power vested under Section 87 of Information Technology Act, 2000(IT Act) notified the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 through an official Gazette, replacing the IT Rules … Read more

SAURAV YADAV v. STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH

The SC declared in Saurav Yadav judgement that any female candidate who had scored more than 274.8298 marks will be considered as a constable.

This Article is written by Saksham Suneja student of Modi Law College, Kota. CASE– SAURAV YADAV v. STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH CITATION-M.A. No. 26141 of 2019 of SLP (Civil) No. 23223 of 2018 CORAM– Justice UdayUmeshLalit, Justice S. RavindraBhat and, Justice Hrishikesh Roy COURT– SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT- 18 DEC, 2020   FACTS:- In Uttar Pradesh (UP) more … Read more

THE LEGITIMACY OF CALLING BANDHS OR STRIKES

THE LEGITIMACY OF CALLING BANDHS OR STRIKES

This article on “THE LEGITIMACY OF CALLING BANDHS OR STRIKES” is written by Saksham Suneja student of Modi Law College, Kota. WHAT IS BANDH? The word bandh is borrowed from the Hindi language which means to close or shut down, it’s a type of protest commonly used by the people of the country to protest. … Read more

THE SC DECISION ON SECTION 32A OF IBC

Section 32A was introduced into the Code by way of an Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act, 2020

This Article is written by Oishee Chaudhuri student of Heritage Law College. INTRODUCTION: It is of paramount importance to delve into the essential notions revolving around the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 to comprehend and grasp the judicial decisions and expert opinions of the Honorable Supreme Court of India of the new legal regime. The … Read more

SECTION 230 OF CDA,1996 : A SWORD & SHIELD?

Section 230 of CDA (Communication Decency Act) was enacted in 1996 which aimed at curbing online obscene contents.

This Article is written by Vanshika Jain, student of University Law College, Bangalore University. INTRODUCTION Freedom of Speech is an important right guaranteed in almost all the democracies in the world. These three words ‘Freedom of Speech’ get thrown around and written about so often that what the expression means is more about misinformation than … Read more

AFTERMATH: REVOCATION OF ARTICLE 370

The special status of Jammu & Kashmir that was granted under Article 370 was hence stripped after seven decades.

This Article is written by Oishee Chaudhuri, student of Heritage Law College. INTRODUCTION: “Crown of India”, Kashmir is a destination that hails all across the globe.  A beautiful and alluring valley situated in the midst of lush foliage and serene and pristine beauty. They have a unique culture, topography and renowned cuisine. The status of … Read more

FAIR DISCLOSURE: PRINCIPLE LEFT BEHIND?

Though Section 207 somewhere brings the concept of ‘fair disclosure’ to life, it still falls short of it in its true spirit.

This Article is written by Vanshika Jain, student of University Law College, Bangalore University.   Introduction The Indian Constitution envisages the right to a fair trial, the right to defend, the right to be heard,  and the presumption of innocence as facets of Article 21. In order to achieve these objectives, there are various procedural … Read more

CHILD CUSTODY LAWS IN INDIA

CHILD CUSTODY LAWS IN INDIA

This Article is written by Oishee Chaudhuri student of Heritage Law College. INTRODUCTION It’s said, “If you have a child, the child always comes first.” The battle of custody often results to a loss on both sides. There are no winning teams. The burden of such warfare is mostly borne by the innocent child in … Read more

THE RISE OF POCSO ACT

The POCSO Act, 2012 is a gender-neutral Act that defines sexual offences against children and their respective punishments.

This Article is written by Hia Sharma student of Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla. “The said Act is gender-neutral and regards the best interests and welfare of the child as a matter of paramount importance at every stage so as to ensure the healthy physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of the child,”. The … Read more

THE UNION BUDGET 2021-22: AN ANALYSIS

Finance Bill 2021 or the Union Budget 2021-22 was presented in the Parliament on 1st February 2021, UNION BUDGET 2021-22

This article is written by Dev Agarwal, a 3rd year student of Heritage Law College (Calcutta University). INTRODUCTION The Finance Bill 2021 or the Union Budget 2021-22 was presented in the Parliament on 1st February 2021. This Budget comes during the time when the economy has cramped down due to COVID-19 pandemic and this Budget … Read more

PROMULGATION OF ORDINANCES

Article 123 of The Indian Constitution, 1950 provides for the provision by which the President of the country can promulgate ordinance.

This Article is written by Hia Sharma, student of Himachal Pradesh National Law University Shimla.  Promulgation of Ordinances The term ordinance means an order of the authority. It is a law or decree promulgated by the centre or the state government. The ordinance making power of the executive is meant for those situations and the … Read more

POCSO JUDGMENT 2021: IS THIS JUSTICE?

POCSO Act is a law to protect children from offenses of sexual assault, harassment, and pornography It incorporates child-friendly mechanisms

This Article is written by Nashita Nazneen. A, student of  B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology INTRODUCTION The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 hereinafter referred to as the ‘POCSO Act’ is a law to protect children from offenses of sexual assault, harassment, and pornography. It incorporates child-friendly mechanisms … Read more

LEGISLATIONS ON CANNABIS IN INDIA

In India, Cannabis is devoured as bhang blended in thandai frequently burned-through during Holi and Mahashivaratri.

This Article is written by Nashita Nazneen. A, student of B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology. INTRODUCTION Cannabisis also known as marijuana. It is agenus of the family “Cannabaceae”. Under this includes three species as Cannabis sativa, Cannabisindica, and Cannabisruderalis. The main psychoactive component is Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The legality of Cannabis … Read more

BRIEF: UNITED STATES vs GOOGLE

United States House of Representatives submitted the report of bipartisan investigation that studies the working of Amazon, Apple, Google.

This brief on”UNITED STATES vs GOOGLE”  is written by Nashita Nazneen. A student of B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology INTRODUCTION On the 27th of October 2020, the Department of Justice along with 11 states consisting of 38 General Attorneys had filed a suit United States vs Google against Google for … Read more

GST- ONE NATION ONE TAX

The GST is a Value Added Tax (VAT) and is proposed to be a comprehensive indirect tax levied on manufacture,

This Article is written by Vanshika Jain, student of University Law College, Bangalore University. INTRODUCTION The One Hundred and First Amendment of the Constitution of India, officially known as ‘The Constitution (One Hundred and First Amendment) Act, 2016’, introduced a national Goods and Service Tax  in India from 1stApril 2017. The GST is a Value … Read more

RECONSIDERING THE DOCTRINE OF BASIC STRUCTURE

SC ‘formally’ introduced the doctrine of basic structure, while delivering a landmark judgement in Kesavananda Bharti v State of Kerala

This Article is written by Malaya Joshi, student of The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences INTRODUCTION The date 26th April, 1973, is of great significance for the citizens, as well as for the constitutional history of our country, as on this day the Supreme Court of India ‘formally’ introduced the doctrine of basic … Read more

FARM BILL, 2020: THE CONTENTIOUS LEGISLATION

India have been seen undertaking strong protests against the three farm bills introduced by the Government of India

This Article is written by Vivek Verma student of SJMSOM, IIT Bombay.  Farmers from the states of Punjab, Haryana, and other parts of India have been seen undertaking strong protests against the three farm bills introduced by the Government of India. The President of India gave his assent on September 27 to the three ordinances … Read more

UNILATERAL CONTRACTS & THEIR LEGAL IMPLICATION

There are two types of contracts, one being bilateral (between two or more parties) and the other being unilateral (one sided contracts).

This Article is written by Oishee Chaudhuri, student of Heritage Law College. Introduction: “Why would anyone write about unilateral contracts today? American scholar, Karl Llewellyn argued convincingly more than forty years ago “that unilateral contracts are rare, unimportant and should be relegated to the freak tent” The essence of the argument since has modified according … Read more

IS DEATH PENALTY THE ANSWER?

Capital punishment, commonly known as the death penalty is the maximum punishment awarded to a criminal in the most heinous offenses.

This Article is written by Vanshika Jain, student of University Law College, Bangalore University. INTRODUCTION On 20 March 2020, early morning, when the whole nation was waking up, Nirbhaya’s mother peacefully went to sleep. After all, justice had been served after a long wait of seven years. The latest executions of the four convicts in … Read more

TRIBAL LAWS IN INDIA

This Article written by Manasvita Tejsi, a student of Rajiv Gandhi National Law University. INTRODUCTION Tribal Laws in India have been neglected for too long. There are around 500 tribes and more than a million tribal people in India. Tribes like Gonds, Bhils, Santhals, etc. have a different culture of their own. They are quite … Read more

HUMAN RIGHTS OF A PRISONER

HUMAN RIGHTS OF A PRISONER

This Article is written by Anchal Kushwah, student of ISBR Law College. INTRODUCTION In India, it has been calculated that nearly 4,78,600 prisoners are behind the bars till the year 2019. Now this number itself is a big number to realize the fact that these many people can’t be denied their basic human rights even … Read more

HATE SPEECH LAWS IN INDIA

Due to widespread and massive impact of hate speech, laws are required to deter the speakers of such speech and the followers acting upon it.

This Article is written by Nashita Nazneen. A, student of B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Crescent School of Law. HATE SPEECH AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Article 19(1) of the Constitution of India guarantees the right to freedom of speech and expression to all Indian citizens. The right to propagate one’s ideas … Read more

UTTAR PRADESH’s LOVE JIHAD LAW – AN ANALYSIS

love jihad

This Article is written by Mohamed Sultan Maricar, student of Crescent school of Law , Chennai. INTRODUCTION The implementation of the latest ordinance Prohibition of Unlawful conversion of religion by the Uttar Pradesh Government has created lots of criticisms all over India. This ordinance had made religious conversion by marriage unlawful and also provided the procedure … Read more

OVERVIEW OF GAMBLING LAWS IN INDIA

GAMBLING LAWS

This article is written by Dev Agarwal, a student of Heritage Law College INTRODUCTION Gambling in India is governed by the Public Gambling Act, 1867 but all the State Governments  do possess power of making their own respective legislations regarding this matter. The word “Gambling” has been defined nowhere in the Act. The meaning of … Read more

S.R. BOMMAI VS. UNION OF INDIA

S.R. BOMMAI VS. UNION OF INDIA

This Article written by Manasvita Tejsi, a student of Rajiv Gandhi National Law University. CITATION: S.R. Bommai v. Union of India, (1993) 3 SCC 1 DATE OF JUDGEMENT: 11th March, 1994  JUDGES: Ratnavel Pandian, A.M. Ahmedi, Kuldip Singh, J.S. Verma, P.B. Sawant, K. Ramaswamy, S.C. Agarwal, Yogesh Dayal and B.P. Jeevan Reddy.  ARGUMENTS Petitioner S.R. … Read more

MANEKA GANDHI VS. UNION OF INDIA (1978)

This Article is written by Nashita Nazneen. A, a student of B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Crescent School of Law. INTRODUCTION Many Supreme Court judgments have changed the face of Indian polity. The Maneka Gandhi case was conveyed on 25th January 1978 and it adjusted the scene of the Indian … Read more

LIMITATIONS TO RIGHT TO TRAVEL ABROAD

Right to travel abroad nourishes independent character of the individual, extending his freedoms of action, and by extending the experience.

This Article is written by Vedant Tapadia, student of Hidayatullah National Law University. INTRODUCTION The Supreme Court on April 9, 2019, in the matter of Satish Chandra Verma vs. Union of India, has reiterated that right to travel abroad is an important basic human right. A Bench comprising of Justice M.R. Shah was adjudging an … Read more

AN ANALYSIS: THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT, 1978

Public Safety Act, 1978 is that rule which was undertaken in the year of 1978, with a very clear mindset of peace and harmony in the state, maintenance of the public order, and also to maintain the security in the state.

This Article is written by Anchal Kushwah, student of ISBR Law College.   INTRODUCTION Under Article 1 of the Indian Constitution, it is provided that India, that is Bharat, shall be a union of states but when it comes to the state of Jammu and Kashmir, it is somewhat different in terms of laws and ordinance, … Read more

ARTICLE 14: THE DOCTRINE OF NON-ARBITRARINESS

ARTICLE 14

This Article is written by MridushiDamani,  student of Hidayatullah National Law University INTRODUCTION According to Article 14 of the Indian Constitution, it is mandatory for the state to not deny equal protection of law and equality before the law to any citizen within the territory of India. In other words, a law is required to … Read more

INDIRA NEHRU GANDHI VS. RAJ NARAIN

indira-nehru-gandhi-vs-raj-narain

(The case is summarized by Dev Agarwal, a student of Heritage Law College, Calcutta University) Indira Nehru Gandhi vs. Raj Narain is the case that changed the political scenario of India as it resulted in the imposition of Emergency (1975-1977), perhaps the darkest period of independent India, where rights of the citizens were crushed, the political … Read more

MEDIATION AS A WAY OF RESOLVING CONSUMER DISPUTES

MEDIATION AS A WAY OF RESOLVING CONSUMER DISPUTES

This Article is written by Adv.  Anchal Chhallani, she is an Legal Associate at LawDocs. INTRODUCTION Considering the current scenario of a huge backlog of consumer cases, the Legislation has included mediation as a way to resolve consumer disputes. Mediation as a consumer dispute resolver has been introduced by the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. This … Read more

MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENTS: HORLICKS LTD. VS. ZYDUS

MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENT: HORLICKS LTD. VS. ZYDUS

This Article is written by Aparna Chaki, student of Heritage Law College (Calcutta University). INTRODUCTION Broadly defining, a misleading advertisement may be described as any promotion (publicity, propaganda, marketing, and selling) as well as advertisement through traditional media which includes radios and television or electronic media like newspaper, posters, banners, wall-writing, etc. to garble or … Read more

FCRA, BILL, 2020: THE WAY TO GO?

THE FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION (REGULATION) AMENDMENT BILL, 2020: THE WAY TO GO?

This Article is written by Manasvita Tejsi, a student of Rajiv Gandhi National Law University. INTRODUCTION The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 20th September2020 and was passed on 21st September 2020. The FCRA, Bill faced tough opposition yet it was passed. The Bill seeks to amend The Foreign … Read more

FALSE RAPE CASES IN INDIA

FALSE RAPE CASES IN INDIA

This Article is written by Anchal Kushwah, a student at ISBR Law College. INTRODUCTION The awakening of feminism across the country has enabled many women to stand for their rights, dignity, and gain equal respect in society. It has made women aware of their rights and status which they deserve by every means. Then there … Read more

FARM BILLS: REVOLUTIONARY REFORMS OR ANTI FARMERS?

FARM BILLS

This Article is written by Dev Agarwal, a 2nd year law student from Heritage Law College.   INTRODUCTION On 27th September 2020, the President of India, Ramnath Kovind gave assent to the two farm bills and an amendment to the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. The farm bills had already sparked a massive debate in the … Read more

NARCOTICS, BOLLYWOOD, YOUTH AND THE NDPS ACT

NDPS ACT

This Article is written by Adv.HimanjaliGautam, an Advocate at the Supreme Court of India, Founding-Partner at Chambers of HimanjaliGautam, Ex-President- Law Centre 2, Faculty of Law DU, Columnist, Public Speaker and TV Personality. INTRODUCTION Drugs have become a scourge in India and are one of the prime causes of concerns. The sudden demise of actor … Read more

FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN INDIA AND HATE SPEECH: SUDARSHAN NEWS CASE

Freedom of Speech in India

This Article “FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN INDIA AND HATE SPEECH: SUDARSHAN NEWS CASE” is written by Manasvita Tejsi, a student of Rajiv Gandhi National Law University. BACKGROUND A channel by the name of Sudarshan TV broadcasts a show called ‘Bindas Bol’ which is an investigative journal/news channel. They were to broadcast a show by the … Read more

LEGISLATION REGARDING JOURNALISM AND MEDIA TRIAL IN INDIA

Media Trial

This Article “LEGISLATION REGARDING JOURNALISM AND MEDIA TRIAL IN INDIA” is written by Dev Agarwal,  a 2nd Year student of Heritage Law College, Calcutta University. HISTORY The British often proudly claim that they introduced the newspapers and “independent journalism” in India. James Augustus Hickey, an Irishman is often regarded as the father of the Indian … Read more

MEDIA: THE EASIEST FORM OF INFLUENCER

Social Media Influencers

This article about social media influencers the easiest form of communication is written by Anchal Kushwah, a  student of ISBR LAW College.  INTRODUCTION Media has a very vital role and has influence in virtually every aspect of our lives. We all will be so stagnant and clueless if this technology and the digital world would … Read more

CHILD LABOR V. CHILD ACTOR

Child Labor VS Child Actor

This Article on “Child Labor vs Child Actor” is written  by Aparna Chaki, student of Heritage Law College (Calcutta University). INTRODUCTION Children are the assets of any country and should be given significant ministration for their survival and healthy burgeoning. Childhood for everybody needs to be preserved because their disposition and psyche are mounted in … Read more

ANTI DEFECTION LAW IN CONTEXT OF RAJASTHAN CRISIS

Anto Defection Law

This Article on “Anti Defection law in context of Rajasthan Crisis”  is written by Nashita Nazneen. A Student of B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Crescent School of Law. INTRODUCTION The word politics originates from the Greek word “Politika” which signifies “of, for, or identifying with citizens”. The fundamental target of … Read more

CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2019: W.E.F – 20th JULY 2020

Consumer Protection Act

This Article on Consumer Protection Act is written by Ananya Verma, a student of MSR College. Introduction Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was an Act of the Parliament enacted in 1986 to protect the interests of the consumers in India, which is now replaced by the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. The Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 was … Read more

The Dichotomy of Capital Punishment in India & Indian Legal System

Capital Punishment in India

This Article is written by Ishaan Saraswat, a student of Jindal Global Law School.

Capital punishment or the death penalty is a retributory form of punishment given to the convicted in cases of capital crimes. In India, capital crimes come under the domain of the doctrine of ‘rarest of the rare’ as held in Bachan Singh vs. State of Punjab [AIR 1980 SC 898], (hereinafter “Bachan Singh”).

Palestine and Israel conflict: Antipathy to control the same land

Palestine and Israel conflict

This Article on “Palestine and Israel conflict: Antipathy to control the same land” is written by Rahul Negi, a student of Law College Dehradun, (Uttaranchal University). INTRODUCTION The Israel-Palestine conflict is age old dispute to control the land which is located just east of Mediterranean Sea and believed to be sacred to Jewish, Christians and … Read more

Prashant Bhushan on Contempt, Constructive Criticism and Nuisance

PRASHANT BHUSHAN CONTEMPT, CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM AND NUISANCE

The Author, Adv. Ms.Himanjali Gautam is an Advocate under the Supreme Court of India, Founding-Partner at the Chambers of Himanjali Gautam, Ex-President at Law Centre 2, Faculty of Law DU, Columnist, Public Speaker, and a media Personality From the eyes of a budding lawyer, working with senior advocates, I have witnessed several instances where there … Read more

VIRTUAL COURT IN INDIA AMIDST THE PANDEMIC

This Article is written by Aparna Chaki, a student of Heritage Law College. The article discusses the relevance of  Virtual Court for the Indian Judicial system amidst the pandemic. INTRODUCTION The outbreak of COVID-19 has intensified and debilitated almost all countries of the nation – disintegrating them both economically and socially. Five months into the … Read more

One Nation, One Education: New era of Indian Education System(NEP Act)

Indian Education System

This Article on “ONE NATION, ONE EDUCATION: THE NEW ERA OF INDIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM (NEP Act)” is written by Savio  P. Xavier, student of SVKMs Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Navi-Mumbai Campus. INTRODUCTION Education is very important in a person’s life. It is one of the main weapons used to improve one’s life. A … Read more

The race for Development: Battle in E-Commerce Industry

E-commerce Industry

This Article about Battle in E-Commerce Industry is written by Pushti Dublish, student of Galgotias University. Every nation in the world is in a race of becoming a developing nation which gears up by the recent online techniques. One of the trendiest techniques is E-commerce. It is nothing but a type of industry or a … Read more

OVERCRIMINALIZATION – INCREASING TREND IN INDIA

Overcriminalization in India

This Article on “OVERCRIMINALIZATION – INCREASING TREND IN INDIA” is written by Rashmi John, a student of National Law University, Jodhpur. Introduction Overcriminalization means the imposition of disproportionate criminal sanctions for acts which as not criminal; they fall short of the essentials of a crime. But it has become a trend to impose such liabilities … Read more

DRONE LAWS IN INDIA

  This Article is written by Vedant Tapadia, a student of Hidayatullah National Law University. The article was written on Drone Laws in India Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist, amidst all his scientific theories and inventions once said that “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” Though the above … Read more

LGBTQI RIGHTS CASES THAT BROUGHT TRANSITION

LGBTQI RIGHTS CASES

This Article is written by Parinita and Nishant Chandra from Chanakya National Law University, Patna. This article talks about the LGBT+ community’s problems and perils LGBTQI rights cases that brought transition for this community. Introduction India is a patriarchal society where the mindset and thoughts of most people are conservative. The conservative thinking is prevalent … Read more

SEXUALITY IN INDIA: AN EPITOME OF TURBULENCE

Sexuality in India

This Article on Sexuality in India is written by Ashi Gupta, a graduate of B.B.A. LL.B (Hons.) from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.  INTRODUCTION Society is an organized form of a collection of people. This organization depends on the norms set by such society. Norms are nothing, but certain touchstones set by society in … Read more

CUSTODIAL DEATH: LEGISLATION AND JUDICIAL RESPONSE

‘Custodial Death’ in Indian legislations, however, Custody is defined as, any point of time a person’s freedom of movement has been denied by law enforcement agencies such as arrest and death in custody is defined as, death occurring in some form of custodial detention, such as police cell or prison.

Socialist- Is This Paramount to Preamble of the Indian Constitution?

This Article is written by Dev Agarwal, a student of Heritage Law College (Calcutta University). this article defines socialism meaning and the socialist construct in light of the preamble of the Indian constitution Introduction In Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala, Justice Jaganmohan Reddy who was one of the seven judges who upheld that Parliament’s … Read more

SUJATA KAPOOR vs UNION BANK OF INDIA: A CASE ANALYSIS

Union Bank of India

This Case Summary of “SUJATA KAPOOR vs UNION BANK OF INDIA” is written by Aanish Aggarwal from West Bengal National University of Juridical Science. Facts of the Case This case arose from a writ petition filed by Sujata Kapoor, who appeared as a bonafide purchaser of the property which was the main residential property occupied … Read more

ANALYSIS OF COMPANIES (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020

Companies bill 2020

This Article on Analysis of Companies bill 2020 is written by Nashita Nazneen. A from B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology Crescent School of Law. INTRODUCTION: Finance Minister, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman introduced the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 hereinafter referred to as “Bill” in Lok Sabha on 17th March 2020. This Bill … Read more

Finance Act 2020, Companies (Amendment) Bill and ambitious Aatmanirbhar Bharat

This Article is written by Dev Agarwal, Law Student from Heritage Law College, Calcutta University. Introduction In the wake of the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi pitched for Aatmanirbhar Bharat, literally meaning Self-Reliant India. But before officially announcing this ambitious scheme, the legislation of Finance Act 2020 … Read more

Should India be Renamed Bharat?

bharat

This Article on “should India be renamed Bharat?” is written by Nishant Singh and Chinmay Kasture from Government Law College, Mumbai (MH). Introduction The politicization of renaming the country is a part of the social production of our nation. In these modern times, the understanding of the difference between right and wrong, ethical and non-ethical … Read more

SPOUSAL RAPE: AN UNDEFINED CRIME

Spousal Rape

This Article on “Spousal Rape” is written by Anchal Kushwah pursuing BBA.LL.B from ISBR Law College. INTRODUCTION This article mainly highlights the loopholes in the law of marital rape pertaining of which several women have been suffering from so much of mental and physical agony. And, also it will highlight the evolution of cases of … Read more

Surana Power Ltd v. BHEL: Prominence of Liquidation over Arbitral Award

Surana Power Ltd  v. BHEL

This Article on Prominence of Liquidation over arbitral award with reference to Surana Power Ltd v BHEL is written by Pushti Dublish,  pursuing B.A. LL.B. from Galgotias University. INTRODUCTION In a recent case of Surana Power Ltd v BHEL, [1] the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (hereinafter referred to as NCLAT) while setting aside the … Read more

UAPA- The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967

This Article is written by Ms. Lenna Joshy, studying BBA.LL.B. from Government Law College, Thrissur. The article discusses the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967 (UAPA). Background The Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967 commonly known as the UAPA, is India’s Anti-Terrorism Law. The objective of this law is to penalise unlawful and terrorist activities which pose … Read more

India During Emergency: A fall of the risen democracy?

India During Emergency

This Article is written by Dibya Prakash Lahiri from the Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies. This article discusses the state of our country, India during Emergency. Introduction: On 25th June 1975, a proclamation was made which changed the course of the history of India’s modern-day democracy and to the existential crisis of the fundamental rights … Read more