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Bonafide Use : A Different Outlook

Introduction Bonafide use is a latin word which means  “in good faith”,  It conveys absence of intent to deceive.The statutory rights conferred by registration of a trade mark are so wide and complex that it has been found necessary to safeguard the bona fide interests of other traders from litigation

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RBI’s Recent Notification on Virtual Currency

Introduction Before 2021 RBI was very much clear about its policies regarding Cryptocurrency. The central bank through its notification in 2018 specified that not only purchase but also registering, trading, settling, mortgaging cryptocurrency is cautioned. Back in 2018 RBI was concerned with issues of risks associated with virtual currencies. But

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Coparcenary Rights and India- An Analysis.

Coparcenary Rights and India- An Analysis. The property comprises all the legal rights of a person that might include material things or incorporeal things. A property owned by an ancestor is passed on to the successors, the coparceners. Coparceners are the ones who share the property in equal partitions, but

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India in the 21st Century: The Need for Refugee Status

Abstract: We live in a chaotic environment, and this fact does not alter when we look at it from a global perspective. Since the turn of the twentieth century, we have witnessed conflicts in ways we could never have imagined. The world has seen everything, from nuclear weapons to the

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Adolescent Pregnancy: A Silent Social Stigma

Today, one of the most serious health threats from which adolescent girls suffer from is Adolescent pregnancy. On average, 16 million adolescent girls give birth each year, which constitutes approximately 11% of all births globally. Due to the high prevalence of child marriage in India, most adolescent pregnancies occur within

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Analysis on Fake Encounters in India

Introduction A fake encounter means the assassination of somebody without a trial. After endeavoring a fake encounter, police officers often defend encounters by justifying that there are some dreaded criminals in contradiction of whom no one will provoke to give evidence, and so the only way to deal with them

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Mob Lynching: Severe Threat to Rule of Law

“A society with lynch culture needs a big zoo, not for the animals definitely, but for the very people themselves.” –Mehmat Murat Ildan According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the Word ‘Mob’ means, “A large and disorderly crowd of People” whereas the term “Lynch” means, “To put to death (as by hanging)

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The Overlap Between Culpable Homicide and Murder

Introduction The hardest part of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is distinguishing between Culpable Homicide and Murder because they are so similar. And it can be difficult for even judges to distinguish because causing death is common in both. Let us start by looking at their definitions.  Section 299 of

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