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THE CRIMINAL LAW (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2018 – Zeenia

THE CRIMINAL LAW (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2018   The Author is Zeenia Nagpal, a 5th Year BA LLB (H) student from Alliance Law, Bangalore.   President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018 on 11th August 2018. The amendment has replaced the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 which was promulgated …

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Shafin Jahan vs Asokan K.M. Summary – Zeenia

Shafin Jahan vs Asokan K.M.    (Hadiya Marriage Case)  –  A Summary by Zeenia Nagpal   Date of Judgement: 8 March 2018 Citation: Criminal Appeal No. 366 OF 2018 3-Judge Bench: Justice Dipak Misra and Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Dr. DY Chandrachud   Appellant: Shafin Jahan Respondent(s): Asokan K.M. and Ors.   Facts of the case:   Hadiya, also known as …

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AN ANALYSIS OF WOMEN WORKERS UNDER EQUAL REMUNERATION ACT 1976 – Zeenia

AN ANALYSIS OF WOMEN WORKERS UNDER EQUAL REMUNERATION ACT 1976   -The author is Zeenia Nagpal, 5th year Student of BA.LLB (Hons.) from Alliance University, Bangalore.   The Contextual Framework   Article 39 (d) of the Constitution aims at providing equal pay for equal work for both men and women. To give effect to this constitutional …

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River Pollution:  Issues and Laws Regulating In India – Bhanu

River Pollution:  Issues and Laws Regulating In India   The Author Is Bhanu Pratap Samantaray, 2nd Year Student At National Law University, Odisha.   INTRODUCTION   Rivers are far more than just normal flowing water bodies, especially in India, it is considered as religious faith and a lifeline for many people as well. More than 500 …

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 Sexual Harassment In The Dynamic Workplace – Bhanu

 SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE DYNAMIC WORKPLACE   The Author is Bhanu Pratap Samantaray, 2nd Year Student at National Law University, Odisha   INTRODUCTION   Work from home has gradually but slowly become the new standard during these unprecedented times. Work from home has now been the general rule instead of an exception to the general rule …

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MEDIA: How Watchdog is becoming a Pet dog of money and TRP.  – Bhanu

MEDIA: How Watchdog is becoming a Pet dog of money and TRP.   The author is Bhanu Pratap Samantaray, 2nd Year Student at National Law University, Odisha.   INTRODUCTION   There are four main pillars of democracy: the judiciary, the legislature, the executive, and the media. Thus media is considered as the fourth pillar of democracy. …

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Russian federation: Decriminalisation of Domestic Violence – Bhanu Pratap

Russian federation: Decriminalisation of Domestic Violence   The author is Bhanu Pratap Samantaray, 2nd Year Student at National Law University, Odisha.   INTRODUCTION In Europe and Central Asia, Russia is one of three countries that have not adopted legislation expressly targeting domestic violence.[1] There are a number of provisions in the Russian Federation’s Criminal Code that …

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Sports in India: Development, Issues & Reform Measures – Bhanu Pratap

 Sports in India: Development, Issues & Reform Measures   The author is Bhanu Pratap Samantaray, 2nd Year Student at National Law University, Odisha   “Sports are one among the foremost admired activities in India. Almost nearly everyone makes themselves indulge in some sort of sports starting from hockey, cricket, football, badminton, court game to golf, …

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Article 141 – Doctrine of Stare Decisis – by Yazhini

Article 141 – Doctrine of Stare Decisis. The Author is Yazhini, BBA.LLB (hons), 4th year, SASTRA University.   Introduction:   For any new upcoming there have to be prototypical procedures or guidelines to be followed. In the same way, the Law has its origin of sources namely, Customs, Conventional law, or the Precedents. The Precedents …

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Tribunals and its informatics – by Yazhini

Tribunals and its informatics   by Yazhini, 4th year BBA.LLB, School of Law, Sastra.   Introduction:   The tribunal body is a quasi-judicial institution formed to resolve various tax and administrative problems. The Administrative Tribunals Act was enacted in the year 1985. The power to adjudication is vested in the administrative body called the tribunals. …

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The Various Authorities Under Disaster Management Act, 2005 – by Aparajita

Powers And Functions Of Various Authorities Under Disaster Management Act, 2005   The Author is Aparajita Jha, a penultimate year student of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.   What is a disaster?   A disaster as per dictionary meaning is a sudden accident or a natural catastrophe that causes great damage or loss …

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The Singapore Convention on Mediation: Changing Dispute Resolution – by Sanjivan

The Singapore Convention on Mediation: Changing Dispute Resolution   The Author is Sanjivan Chakraborty, a B.A.LL.B (Hons.) student at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.   Introduction:   On August 7, 2019, the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation opened up for signature in Singapore. The Convention, commonly known as …

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An Analysis of the Anti-Corruption laws in India: by Sanjivan Chakraborty

An Analysis of the Anti-Corruption laws in India   The Author is Sanjivan Chakraborty, a B.A.LL.B (Hons.) student at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.   Corruption laws in India:   The Government employees or Public Servants in India, for acts of corruption, can be penalized under the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) and …

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The Interfering Aspects of Mental Health in Juvenile Offenders – by Yazhini

The Interfering Aspects of Mental Health in Juvenile Offenders   The author is Yazhini, a BBA.LLB student at School of Law, Sastra University.   Introduction:   Mental health is an illness that the whole world for a very long period failed to acknowledge or, more precisely, people refused to accept as such. The health of …

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Abetment of Criminal Proceedings: Section 394 of CrPC – by Sanjivan Chakraborty

Abetment of Criminal Proceedings: Section 394 of CrPC   The Author is Sanjivan Chakraborty, a B.A.LL.B (Hons.) student at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.   What is Section 394, CrPC?   The ultimate object of the criminal proceedings against an accused Person is to determine whether he is guilty, and if found guilty, …

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Should Pornography Be Banned? – by Aparajita

Should Pornography Be Banned?   The Author is Aparajita Jha, a penultimate year student of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.   Introduction   The exact definition of pornography is described by the concise oxford dictionary as the explicit description or exhibition of sexual activity in literature, films, etc., intended to stimulate erotic rather …

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RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS UNDER HINDU LAW – by Thejaswini

RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS UNDER HINDU LAW   -The author is Sivapuram V.L Thejaswini, a 3rd year Student of BBA.LL.B (Hons.) from Alliance University, Bangalore.   What does the Restitution of Conjugal Rights mean?   Restitution means the restoration of something that is lost. Conjugal Rights are the rights that arise out of the marriage …

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Environmental Justice under `Right to Life` – Article 21 – by Yazhini

Environmental Justice under `Right to Life` – Article 21.   The Author is Yazhini, a 4th year BBA.LL.B student at School of Law, Sastra University.     ‘Living’ and the ‘environment’ are highly dependent. The interrelation is inevitable. For the harmony of the natural cycle, the ecosystem has to be balanced. Thus, environmental justice. Human …

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M/s. Palam Gas Service vs. Commissioner of Income Tax – by Aparajita

M/s. Palam Gas Service vs. Commissioner of Income Tax   By Aparajita, a penultimate year student of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.   Date of Judgement: 3rd May 2017   Equivalent Citation: Civil Appeal No. 5512 of 2017;  MANU/SC/0571/2017   Bench (2): Justice A.K. Sikri, and Justice Ashok Bhushan   Facts of the Case:   …

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NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY v. UNION OF INDIA – Aparajita

NATIONAL LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY v. UNION OF INDIA   The Author, Aparajita is a penultimate year student of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam. For any suggestions or queries, she can be reached at AprjtaJha@gmail.com.   Date of Judgement – 15th April 2014 Equivalent Citation – AIR 2014 SC 1863 Bench – Justice K.S. …

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ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION AFTER BRAIN DEATH – by Anugraha

ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION AFTER BRAIN DEATH   The author of this article is Anugraha P, a 2nd Year BBA LLB (Hons) student from Government Law College, Thrissur.   Medical History of Organ Transplantation   Organ transplantation in India has a relatively short history compared to the developed world. In the 20th century, there was an increase …

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Cyber Crimes related to Finance – Priya Shekhawat

Cyber Crimes related to Finance    The Author is Priya Shekhawat, a BBA LLb 4th year student from Sharda University.                                                                                  INTRODUCTION   The Price Waterhouse Coopers organization, which deals with the Economic Crime Survey, has defined economic crime in cyber world as –  “an economic crime committed using computers and the internet. It includes …

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The Concept of Plea Bargaining Explained – by Zeenia

The Author is Zeenia Nagpal, a 5th year student pursuing BA.LLB (Hons.) from Alliance University, Bangalore The Concept of Plea Bargaining or ‘Nolo Contendere’ explained.   Definition   ‘Plea’ in a simple language means the statement that is made by a person in a court of law in response to the charge of the commission …

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Domestic Violence during COVID-19 – by Varun Tuteja

Domestic Violence during COVID-19   Varun Tuteja is a 2nd year BBA LLB student at University School of Law and Legal Studies, GGSIPU, Delhi.      Although home could likewise be viewed as a safe spot for few individuals, it’s not the most secure spot for everybody. Truth is told, with continuous COVID-19 lockdown, there …

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Sarla Mudgal and Ors. Vs. Union of India (UOI) and Ors. Summary – Yazhini

Sarla Mudgal and Ors. Vs. Union of India (UOI) and Ors.  – By Yazhini, 4th year BBA.LLb, School of Law, Sastra.   Date of judgment: 10 May 1995 Equivalent citations: AIR 1995 SC 1531, 1995 SSC (3) 635 Bench (2): Kuldip Singh (CJI), R.M. Sahai   Facts:   The petitioners filed a writ in the …

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THE CONCEPT OF CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY   – BY APARAJITA JHA

THE CONCEPT OF CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY   – BY APARAJITA JHA Aparajita is a penultimate year student of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam. For any suggestions or queries, she can be reached at AprjtaJha@gmail.com. Introduction to Cross Border Insolvency Cross Border Insolvency refers to a situation where the insolvent debtor has assets in …

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Misrepresentation: Section 18 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 – by Sanjivan Chakraborty

  Misrepresentation: Section 18 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872- by Sanjivan Chakraborty   The Author is Sanjivan Chakraborty, a B.A.LL.B (Hons.) student at National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.   What is Misrepresentation?   The Black’s Law Dictionary defines misrepresentation as,    “Any manifestation by words or other conduct, by one person to …

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FREEDOM OF PRESS – A VITAL ASPECT OF DEMOCRACY – Aashita

FREEDOM OF PRESS – A VITAL ASPECT OF DEMOCRACY The Author is Aashita Jain, a third year B.A.L.L.B.(H) Student from IIMT AND SCHOOL OF LAW, IP UNIVERSITY.    INTRODUCTION   “Where it is left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate …

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A case against  Section 15 of Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 – by Aashita

The Author Is Aashita Jain, A Third Year B.A.L.L.B.(H) Student From IIMT And School Of Law, Ip University A case against  Section 15 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015   The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015 came after the infamous 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape which happened in New Delhi. …

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Indira Nehru Gandhi v. Shri Raj Narain Explained Simply by Thejaswini

Indira Nehru Gandhi v. Shri Raj Narain A case that shook India – Explained     The author is Sivapuram V.L Thejaswini, a 3rd year student of BBA LL.B (Hons.) from Alliance University, Bangalore.       Date of Judgement : 07/11/1975 Equivalent Citation : AIR 1975 SC 2299 Bench (5): A.N. Ray (CJ), H.R. …

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Bharat Aluminium Company v. Kaiser Aluminium Technical Services (BALCO Case) By Sanjivan

  Bharat Aluminium Company v. Kaiser Aluminium Technical Services (BALCO Case) By Sanjivan Chakraborty   Date of Judgment: 6th September, 2012. Equivalent Citation: (2012) 9 SCC 552. Bench (5) : Chief Justice S H Kapadia, Justice D.K. Jain, Justice Surinder Singh Nijjar, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar.   Fact of the Case: …

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Implications of COVID-19 on the legal sector – by Yazhini

The Author is Yazhini, a 4th year, BBA.LLB (hons) student at Sastra University, Thanjavur.    Implications of COVID-19 on the legal sector   It has been 4 months since the outbreak of coronavirus has shaken the world. The days are being passed through dramatic event of lockdowns and quarantine. The livelihoods of almost maximum population …

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Alternative Dispute Resolution and its Types – Aashita Jain

  The Author is Aashita Jain, a 3rd Year B.A.L.L.B. (H) Student from IIMT School Of Law, Indraprastha University   Alternative dispute Resolution   The courts are flooded with cases there is almost pendency of   over 3.5 crores cases in the Indian courts.  In order to reduce the burden of courts and for the sake …

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The definition of ‘Industry’ and its Scope   – Malyala Sahithi

The author is Malyala Sahithi, a 3rd Year BBA LLB  (Hons.) student at Reva University. The definition of ‘Industry’ and its Scope   – Malyala Sahithi   Sec 2(j) of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 defines ‘industry’ as – Industry means any business, trade undertaking, manufacturing, calling of employers and includes any calling, service, employment, handicraft …

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Writ Jurisdiction of Courts under Article 32 and 226 – By Sanjivan Chakraborty

Writ Jurisdiction of Courts under Article 32 and 226 of the Indian Constitution   The Author is Sanjivan Chakraborty, a B.A.LL.B (Hons.) student from National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam. Origin of Writs:   The origin of the writs can be traced back to the English Judicial System, with the development English law from …

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Medical Negligence during Covid – 19 – by Priya Shekhawat

  The Author is Priya Shekhawat,a student pursuing her 4th year in BBA. LLB from Sharda University.                                                                             Medical Negligence during Covid – 19   INTRODUCTION   Medical Negligence is the misconduct by a medical practitioner or doctor by not providing enough care resulting in breach of their duties and harming the patients who are …

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Migrant Labour Crisis in times of Covid-19: Challenges and the Road Ahead – Zeenia Nagpal

Migrant Labour Crisis in times of Covid-19: Challenges and the Road Ahead   The author is Zeenia Nagpal, a 5th year student pursuing BA.LLB (Hons.) from Alliance University, Bangalore.   Introduction   In India, the initial nationwide lockdown was declared starting from the midnight of March 25, 2020 in light of the coronavirus outbreak. And …

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