DOCTRINE OF INDIAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

DOCTRINE OF INDIAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

This Article is written by Bushra Malik, student of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from Galgotias University. DOCTRINE OF PRECEDENT Meaning & Definition –  A precedent is a rule which is binding to all subordinate Courts and used when deciding the subsequent with the same facts and circumstances. When a Court has taken previous decision as a … Read more

Section 375 of Indian Penal code

Section 375 of Indian Penal code

Section 375 of the Indian Penal code This Article is written by Archana Upadhyay, pursuing B.A. LL.B. from Galgotias University. Indian Constitution has guaranteed us the Right to Equality through Article 14 and 15 but the question arises do we really enjoy equality in this patriarchal society, where every man tends to dominate women? the … Read more

DNA TEST: IMPORTANCE OF FORENSIC SCIENCE

Forensic science can be said as application of science to the legal matters such as physics, chemistry, computer science, biologyas well as engineering

INTRODUCTION Over the past years, the forensic science has made important discoveries and developments as scientific evidence in criminal case proceeding. The two important wings of forensic science are highlighted through the DNA testing and Narco-Analysis. Generally, the result of the forensic science is admissible in court and plays a valuable role to court in … Read more

II ONLINE QUIZ COMPETITION ON INDIAN PENAL CODE

Indian Penal Code

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LOK ADALAT: BOON FOR INDIAN JUDICIARY

LOK ADALAT BOON FOR INDIAN JUDICIARY

This Article is written by Rahul Negi, pursuing B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from Law College Dehradun (Uttaranchal University) INTRODUCTION: The practice of Lok Adalat is considered as India’s offering to world legal system, where the term “Lok” means ‘People’ and “Adalat” elucidate ‘Court’ in which the disputes unsettled in Pre-litigation phase of Courts or Panchyats are … Read more

NOTABLE DECLARATION MADE BY GOVERNMENT DURING PANDEMIC

INTRODUCTION Countries around the world are taking measures to stop the spread of COVID 19, national quarantines to school disclosures. After ‘Janta Curfew’ on 23rd March 2020, the Central Government had imposed complete lockdown for 21 days all over India with effect from 25th March, 2020 and further , due to surge in coronavirus cases, … Read more

स्त्रियाँ पैदा नहीं होती, बनायी जाती हैं

Image Credits – www.shethepeople.comThis Article is written by Shailendra Pandey pursuing B.A.LLB from Gram Nehru Bharti University, Prayagraj. महिलाओं में आत्ममुल्य का धारणा विकल्प रखने और निर्णय करने का अधिकार अवसरों तथा संसाधनों तक पहुंच का अधिकार घर के अन्दर अथवा बाहर, दोनों स्तिथियों में स्वजीवन को नियंत्रित करने का अधिकार राष्ट्रिय तथा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्तर … Read more

VAGUE LEGISLATION: EPIDEMIC DISEASE ACT, 1897

EPIDEMIC ACT 1897

INTRODUCTION The spread of Coronavirus in India has brought the situation of health disaster and has compelled us to recapitulate the existence of the Epidemic Diseases Act which was enacted centuries ago in 1897. There reason behind the enactment of this Act was the spread of bubonic plague in the State of Bombay (now Mumbai). … Read more

CAMPAIGN ON MEDICAL LAWS IN INDIA

Medical Laws

About the Organisation Lex Repository is a legal Blog committed to provide Articles based upon legal subjects that covers all the issues associated with them. Moreover, we focus to provide content on the subjects that are not commonly discussed, with the ultimate aim of adding insights to readers and adding novel concepts to their knowledge. … Read more

RESOLVING DISPUTE: THE VIVAD SE VISHWAS ACT, 2020

VIVAD SE VISHWAS

Introduction: During the Union Budget 2020 presentation, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced to provide the “Vivad se Vishwas” scheme to settle a dispute between Taxpayers and Taxman. The Act provides a lucrative opportunity to resolve Tax dispute by paying only Tax amount and waiving interest and penalty on their pending cases. The Scheme was introduced … Read more

STEPS TO ENSURE ACCUSEDS PRESENCE AT TRIAL

INTRODUCTION The presence of the Accused at the trial is one of the essential features of a fair trial. This ensures that the Accused is given a fair chance to defend himself, available in person. Further, in case he is found guilty he must be available in person to receive the sentence passed on him. … Read more

ADR: AUXILIARY FOR LITIGATION IN INDIA

This Article is written by Rahul Negi pursuing B.B.A-L.L.B(Hons) from Law College Dehradun (Uttaranchal University) Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is the practice of solving disputes without litigation and outside the court, thus External Dispute Resolution (EDR) is synonym to the concept of Alternative Dispute Resolution. The practice of ADR is not only confined to one … Read more

RELIGIOUS CUSTOM vs. RTE: THE SABARIMALA TEMPLE DISPUTE

the sabarimala temple dispute

This article on “RELIGIOUS CUSTOM vs. RIGHT TO EQUALITY: THE SABARIMALA TEMPLE DISPUTE” is written by Harneet Singh, a student at Presidency University pursuing B.A. LL.B (Hons.) Introduction The heated debate over allowing women of all ages to join the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala has divided public opinion on women’s equal access … Read more

IPR PRESERVING FASHION LAWS IN INDIA

This Article on “IPR PRESERVING FASHION LAWS IN INDIA” is written by Archana Upadhyay pursuing B.A-LL.B from Galgotias University The tradition of “being specific”, which was originated thousands of years ago in different states all across India, which was well known to be “A Trend” or “Fashion”. One can now even notice how the fashion … Read more

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: APPROACH TO A NEW FUTURE

This Article is written by Bushra Malik student of BA-LLB (Hons.) from Galgotias University. In this dynamic world of technology and robotics, Artificial Intelligence (hereinafter referred to as ‘AI’) has its own and great role to play. Its ambit includes an information system that is encouraged by biological systems involving multiple technologies i.e. machine learning, … Read more

NO LAPSE OF LAND ACQUISITION PROCEEDINGS

LAND ACQUISITION

Introduction The Constitutional Bench on 6th March, 2020 decided a controversial issue pertaining to the interpretation of Section 24 of Land Acquisition Act, 2013 which deals with the situations under which the Land Acquisition process under Section 24 is deemed to be lapsed. By this Judgment, the SC overruled the judgment pronounced by the 3 … Read more

MERCY PETITION: A RISKY LIFELINE FOR A CONVICT

mercy

The Article is written by Pushti Dublish pursuing BA-LLB from Galgotias University. The article aims at highlighting the mercy petition as well as an update to the Nirbhaya case where the mercy petition came into play.   MERCY PETITION According to the Constitution of India, mercy petition is the last resort for a convict that … Read more

OUTRAGING THE MODESTY OF A MAN

OUTRAGING THE MODESTY OF A MAN

“Strangely, modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness,” says  Ninon de L’Enclos. This article discusses the sensitive topic of Outraging the Modesty of a man Introduction Crime against men in India is a mute topic. Everybody knows it but nobody wants to discuss it, even the victims … Read more

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY CODE, 2016

INTRODUCTION Economic development of a country is crucially dependent on the legal environment of a country. A strong legal environment of a country makes it globally strong. So far as the legal environment of India viz. commercial law is concerned, the introduction of Goods and Services Act and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code are two … Read more

UNDERSTANDING UNION BUDGET 2020-2021

BUDGET 2020

Introduction The Finance Minister Nirmala Sithraman has presented the budget in the Parliament on 1st February 2020. While producing the budget, she stated “In May 2019, Prime Minister Narender Modi received massive mandate to form government again. Citizens of India has given their janadesh for not just political stability but have reposed their faith in … Read more

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND GENDER INEQUALITY

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND GENDER INEQUALITY

This Article is written by Upasana Pujari student of Presidency University, Bangalore. The article discusses the Constitutional Rights of women and gender inequality matter in detail and the various laws related to the same.   INTRODUCTION Gender inequality is concerned with the two different sex in this world who are unequally treated which affects the … Read more

GENDER INEQUALITY AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN

CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND GENDER INEQUALITY

INTRODUCTION Gender inequality is concerned the two different sex in this world who are unequally treated which affects the individuals life style and the differences caused are not from biology but also from psychology and cultural norms that ultimately empowers one group from the other. The point is that the gender inequality exist only in … Read more

CITIZENSHIP BILL IN QUESTION

I do not expect India of my dreams to develop one religion, i.e., to be wholly Hindu or Christian or Mussalman, but I want it t be wholly tolerant, with its religious working side by side with another. -Mahatma Gandhi Introduction The  was Citizenship Bill introduced after the Amendment in the previous Citizenship Act, 1955. … Read more

Forensic Science of Finger-Print Identification and Its Impact on Indian Evidence Act

‘The Science of Fingerprint identification is an exact  forensic science and does not admit of any mistake or doubt’ -S Murtaza Fazal Ali, J. Introduction to Forensic Print Evidence Fingerprints and finger marks combine to provide the most powerful means of personal identification available to police and courts. these serve as an avenue for forensic … Read more

CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT IN CONSTITUTION

CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT IN CONSTITUTION

INTRODUCTION The beauty of the Indian Constitution is that it includes, ‘I’, ‘We’, and ‘You’. This is a magnificent document that embodies every aspect of the society and the rules and regulations governing it and is further nurtured by judicial sensitivity. The constitution can be defined as a written or unwritten document having a legal … Read more

A SETTLED PARADOX: AYODHYA VERDICT

AYODHYA VERDICT

INTRODUCTION The Supreme Court of India has always delivered interpretive wonders but the latest verdict on Ayodhya Dispute was not less than a miracle. The unanimous judgment of 1045 pages was delivered by a constitutional bench of 5 judges headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S A Bobde, Justice D Y … Read more

I ONLINE QUIZ COMPETITION ON CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Online Quiz Competition

ABOUT LEX REPOSITORY & Online Quiz Competition Lex Repository is committed to provide Articles based upon legal subjects which covers all the issues associated with them. It focuses to provide content on the subjects that are not commonly discussed. The ultimate aim is of adding insights to our readers and adding novel concepts to their … Read more

I ARTICLE WRITING COMPETITION

Article Writing Competition

About us & Article Writing Competition Lex Repository is committed to providing Articles based upon legal subjects that cover all the issues associated with them. It focuses to provide content on the subjects that are not commonly discussed with the ultimate aim of adding insights to our readers and adding novel concepts to their knowledge. … Read more

PROCEDURE OF ELECTION IN INDIA

Procedure of Election

The procedure of Election in India: 1.) Introduction: To conduct the election in India ‘Representative of the People Act’ has been passed by the Parliament on 25 October 1951. This act was passed by the Indian Provincial Parliament before first general elections. Basically, the act provides the actual conduct of elections in India. Furthermore, the … Read more

COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS ON INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

Introduction The meaning of Human Rights is providing freedoms, immunities and benefit to people. It is believed that modern values at international level, promise that every human being can claim his or her right in the society in which they live. Basically, the concept of human right acknowledges that human being is entitled to enjoy … Read more

FORMATION OF LEGISLATIVE BODY IN INDIA

FORMATION OF LEGISLATIVE BODY IN INDIA

Introduction We all know that government has three organs that are Legislative, Judiciary and Executive. The function of each organ is absolutely differs from other such as Legislative is entrusted to draft the the law for regulation of peaceful society, Judiciary interprets and provide justice to people with the help of the laws and lastly … Read more

THE VERDICT: EMPLOYEE PROVIDENT FUND

Employee Provident Fund

Introduction: The position regarding EPF was not much clear in the essence of the fact that all wages need to be included for the deduction for EPF. In this view, recently, the Supreme Court has laid down a test flowing from the case of Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal v. Vivekananda Vidyamandir & … Read more

Sources of International Human Rights Law

Introduction: So far as the source of international law is concerned it has two kinds primary is custom and treaties whereas general principle established by civilians are secondary sources. If we talk about sources of human rights law then it is United Nation Charter and Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United Nation was enacted … Read more

DESIGNER BABY: AN ETHICAL DILEMMA

Introduction ‘Designer baby’, many of us must not even have heard of this term. But yes, it is also a possibility in today?s world, where technological advancement is on highest pace. Before the invention of IVF technology, designer baby was just a science fiction concept. But today, it is been 40 years since the first … Read more

BOOK REVIEW: Traditional and Modern forms of Talaq under Muslim Law

Forms of Talaq

This Review is about the recently published book ‘Traditional and Modern forms of Talaq under Muslim Law’ authored by Kuber Mahajan. Recently the Muslim Law in India has undergone various changes one of them is ‘triple talaq’ and therefore it is necessary to update with these changes. ‘Traditional and Modern forms of Talaq under Muslim … Read more

RTI AMENDMENT, 2019: THE CONTENTIOUS BILL

RTI Amendment

INTRODUCTION The Right to Information Act, commonly known as RTI Act, 2005 came into effect on October 12, 2005 after attaining assent of the President on 12th June 2005. This act set out regime to disclose the relevant information of public authorities. It bounds all such authorities which come under the ambit of the act … Read more

PRISONERS AND VOTE?

Introduction India is the largest democracy which provides every individual Right to Vote. The Article 326 of Indian Constitution mandates Adult Suffrage, which means that every Indian citizen above 18 years of age has Right to Vote. In every election, millions of people exercise their franchise and select their representative. But there is a significant … Read more

TRIPLE TALAQ: FROM DAWN TO DUSK

Triple Talaq

Introduction In India, the concept of Triple Talaq has covered a long journey. It was on 30th July, 2019 when, finally, the Triple Talaq Bill was passed by NDA Government with 84 in favour out of 99 votes. The bill has followed the judgment of Supreme Court in August of 2017, wherein the Triple Talaq … Read more

INX MEDIA CASE: THE RISING STORM

INX Media

INX Media case has become a sensation due to the involvement of senior Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram. This case involves the issue of money laundering that allegedly took place in 2007 when Mr. Chidambaram was the Finance Minister. Money laundering means the conversion of money, which is obtained illegally, in … Read more

IMPORTANT SUPREME COURT JUDGMENTS

supreme court judgments

Supreme Court Judgments for 2018 The year 2018 has proven to be the most significant year for the Indian Judiciary as we saw two CJIs Dipak Mishra and Ranjan Gogoi passing a lot of important supreme court judgments. The Constitution bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra delivered major supreme court judgments on topics such as … Read more

THE CURSED PROFESSION: PROSTITUTION

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NIGERIAN EMERGENCY IS NEVER ENDING

NIGERIAN EMERGENCY

On 14th May 2013 President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in three states of Nigeria which were Borno, Yobe and Adamwara. This came to be known as the Nigerian Emergency. The emergency was imposed due to the increasing terrorist attacks of Boko Haram which became one of the dangerous terrorist groups after 2009, … Read more

AYODHYA DISPUTE: HOLY SITE AT QUESTION

HOLY SITE AT QUESTION: AYODHYA DISPUTE

This article informs you about the Ayodhya Dispute in detail. INTRODUCTION The Ayodhya Dispute is known for religious, political and historical debate in India since more than a century. The dispute is on the piece of land situated in the newly formed Distrtict Ayodhya, located in Uttar Pradesh. The issues revolve around the possession of … Read more