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jurisdiction of civil courts

Section 9 & Jurisdiction of Civil Courts

Overview India strongly adopts the principle of ubi jus ibiremedium (wherever it is right, there is a remedy). However, this …
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electronic evidence

Electronic Evidence: Admissibility & Challenges

What is Electronic Evidence? The term “electronic evidence” refers to evidence that is digital or electronic in nature. This might …
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obc bill

The OBC Bill, 2021

What is the OBC Bill? The OBC Bill was passed by the lower and the upper house on 10th and …
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right to food

Right to Food- How far we are?

Overview India ranked 101 in the Global Hunger Index with a score of 27.5 labelled as ‘serious. The problem of …
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custodial torture

Custodial Torture: A series of events

Introduction CUSTODIAL TORTURE is a global problem that affects people of various ages, genders, and health statuses. This heinous kind …
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reservation

Reservation for Scheduled Caste Converts: What does the law say?

Overview The Indian Constitution for the government to make laws for protecting and nurturing minorities and one of its most …
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juvenile crime

Juvenile crime in India: Saving youth and future

Introduction It has been said by a learned man, Juvenile crime is not naturally born in the boy, but is …
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personal data protection laws

UIDAI’s Exemption from Personal Data Protection Laws

Introduction The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has requested a waiver from the Personal Data Protection Laws. UIDAI personnel …
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medical termination of pregnancy

Medical Termination of Pregnancy in India

Overview The Right to Abortion has been recognized as one of the facets of the Right to Life and Personal …
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sports law

Demystifying Sports Law: Legislation and development

Introduction Law has undergone immense diversification in these years. Being the guiding force, laws cannot be kept out of reach …
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Inter-State Water Dispute Act

Intricacies of the Inter-State Water Dispute Act, 1956

Introduction Background: There are 25 major river basins in India, with the majority of rivers flowing across state lines. The …
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online gaming

Online Gaming: Legal and Social Implications

Overview Online gaming or any online platform that offers engagement has flourished in the so-called ‘new normal’ society. This is …
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Personality rights

Personality Rights: Legal Presence in India

Overview Celebrity endorsements are one of the most common of all. Many companies can be seen featuring celebrities or famous …
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media & entertainment industry

Legal Exploration of Media & Entertainment Industry

Introduction The Indian media and entertainment business is one of the fastest expanding in the world, with the highest media …
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corrective rape

Corrective Rape: Never a solution

Overview LGBT+ communities have been getting wide acceptance and recognition recently. People are trying to understand that being homosexual or …
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cruise ship drug case

Cruise Ship Drug Case: Know the laws

Overview The NCB busting the Mumbai cruise ship drug case has been airing in the media for days. The involvement …
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ancestral property

ANCESTRAL PROPERTY OF THE ACCUSED: PREVENTION OF MONEY-LAUNDERING ACT, 2002

The Supreme Court considers whether the ED can seize the accused’s ancestral assets as “proceeds of crime.” The Supreme Court …
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draft criminal rules on practice

Draft Criminal Rules on Practice, 2021: Judiciary calling shots towards a better system.

What is Draft Criminal Rules on Practice, 2021? These are a set of guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court …
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Right to protest

Right to Protest-A solution?

Overview Since the time government came up with its ambitious Farm Bills, what hits the mind is the farmer’s protest …
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Farm laws

Farm Laws, 2020: Decoding farmer’s protest

The outrage Kisan Mahapanchayat, a farmer’s organisation, has filed a petition in the Supreme Court for permission to perform a …
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Covid19 Vaccines

Waiving Intellectual Property Rights on Covid19 Vaccines

Overview Covid19 has taken a toll on the world. Everyone has been waiting for the Covid19 vaccines. And the vaccine …
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rohini court incident

Rohini Court Incident- Safety and Security in courts

Introduction The Rohini Court incident of shooting has brought a chilling effect to the spine of the legal fraternity. The …
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Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights: Intricacies & the future

Introduction With the rising globalisation, “Intellectual Capital” has emerged as one of the most important wealth generators in today’s worldwide …
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biotechnology patenting

Biotechnology Patenting through Indian Perspective

Overview Biotechnology basically refers to the technology that has been based on biology. It usually involves the category of recombinant …
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Child marriage

Child Marriage: Are we still out of it?

Overview India in her history has combated countless social evils. The taboos and stereotypes of the society have been the …
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reservation

Reservation in Promotions: A boon or a bane

Introduction Throughout the last seven decades of constitutional law on reservations, the Supreme Court of India has repeatedly resorted to …
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tribunals reforms act

The Tribunals Reforms Act, 2021: Tussle between the Centre and the Supreme Court

Overview The Union Government recently passed the Tribunals Reforms Act, 2021. Previously, the ordinance named “Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions …
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Regional Supreme Court Benches

Regional Supreme Court Benches: An ultimate solution

Hierarchy of courts The Indian judicial system has divided its court into three levels. The apex court in the system …
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Transgender

An Analysis of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019.

Historical Evolution On April 15, 2014, the Supreme Court of India ruled the National Legal Services Authority v. Union of …
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right to privacy

A STUDY ON ISSUES RELATED TO THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY

WHAT IS THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY? The term privacy is very subjective and depends upon our perception of viewing it …
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cairn energy and india

Cairn Energy and India Dispute- An overview

Overview There is nothing as meticulous as law. The tendency of law to be detailed and applicable to every situation …
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General Lien

General Lien of Bankers: An overview

Introduction Section 171 of the Indian Contract Law stipulates the right of “General lien”. The ordinary lien basically refers to …
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pre-nuptial agreement

PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENTS AND THEIR VALIDITY IN INDIA

“For to be wise, and in love, was not given to the God themselves”-Aphra Behn, The Confession of the New …
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Marital Rape

Marital rape: The unsettled law of crime

Overview The recent judgement by Chhattisgarh High Court has poked one of the most unsettled matters in India – Marital …
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Sale

An analysis on Sale and Mortgage by Conditional Sale

Sale The Transfer of Property Act of 1882 has a section 54 where the term “sale” is defined —“Sale” refers …
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Wrongful Incarceration

Wrongful Incarceration: Compensation and Reparation

Overview The cases of wrongful incarceration have been prevalent in the country for a long time. Imprisonment comes with its …
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Artificial Intelligence in Judiciary

Artificial Intelligence in Judiciary: Applications & shortcomings

Introduction to AI: Artificial Intelligence is everywhere nowadays. Can we use Artificial Intelligence in Judiciary as well? This article examines …
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dispute resolution

Amazon & Future Group: Legal battle and Dispute Resolution

Introduction: The world has been observing series of events. The events have dragged the two business giants into courts over …
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Uniform Civil Code

Uniform Civil Code and its way ahead

Overview The Indian civilization is the oldest civilization in the world and Hindus are the majority in it. This fact …
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Precedents as the source of law

Precedents as the source of law: Theory and Scope

Introduction Law is the directing rule in any system which defines the discipline and conduct of any sphere. For any …
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crypto currency

Crypto currency: Legal aspects & acceptability

Introduction: Cryptocurrency A crypto currency is a digital or virtual currency that is protected by cryptography, making it nearly impossible …
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women centric laws

WOMEN CENTRIC LAWS – NEED AND MISUSE

Overview India has been a patriarchal society for decades. The traces of patriarchy or rather the male dominance is still …
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case pendency

Case Pendency: The Justice Faraway

  Introduction   William E. Gladstone quoted once, Justice delayed is justice denied. Countries majorly rely on the institution of courts for …
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Pegasus Spyware

Pegasus Spyware

About the Pegasus Spyware: Pegasus is the most effective spyware developed by a private organization. Once it has wormed its …
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caste based census

Should India go for a Caste-based census?

Overview In response to a question asked in Lok Sabha with regards to the caste-based census, Nityanand Rai, Union Minister …
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Afghanistan humanitarian Crisis

Afghanistan Humanitarian Crisis: Tracing the history and Legalities

Overview “The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened” . – John F …
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Population Control bill

Population control: Can we have a nationwide legislation?

Overview: Population Control Uttar Pradesh and Assam have suggested legislation limiting couples to two children. These states intend to make …
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surrogacy

NO SURROGACY FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES IN INDIA?

Overview The Lok Sabha passed The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 on August 5, 2019, amid the more controversial bill which …
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Sedition in India

Sedition In India: In the saga of criticism

Overview The exercise of fundamental rights is the supreme objective of any functioning democracy. The people of the country are …
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Advocates Protection Bill

Advocates Protection Bill (2021): Does threat mandatorily comes with responsibility?

Introduction: Advocate! A profession full of challenges, risks, and engagement. The joy of being an advocate might not match to …
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IT Rules, 2021

Information Technology Rules 2021: A step towards making an Authoritarian State?

Past few months have seen a major tussle between the government and the social media giants like Facebook and Google …
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arbitration in India

Arbitration in India: Way to International Hub

Introduction Nachman of Breslov has very gracefully quoted, Arbitration is justice blended with charity. Arbitration in India has been a …
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Illegal Adoption: Does it lessen the pain of orphans?

The Covid-19 has been the most perilous phase the world has ever seen till now. The number of human deaths …
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Live in relationships and the law

The brawl of Live-in Relationships.

Society evolves incredibly. In its customs, beliefs, traditions, and mentality, the evolutionary difference relative to its preceding times is as …
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