Gargi Chatterjee

Legal Analysis of Bombay High Court’s Order Against Release of Netflix’s ‘Betaal’

K.R. Shriram of the Bombay High Court recently passed an order refusing interim injunction to halt the worldwide release of Netflix series ‘Betaal’. Sameer Wadekar and Mahesh Goswami, filed a copyright infringement plea against Red Chilies Entertainment and Netflix....

Branding a Cause: TM Application For ‘Black Lives Matter’ And ‘I Can Breathe’ Falls Flat

From India’s ‘Simon Go Back’ to Suffragettes’ ‘Votes for Women’ to America’s anti war ‘Not in My Name’, slogans have always held the power to unite. The rallying cry ‘Black Lives Matter’ (BLM) has gained new momentum amidst the...

Bring a Stop to Police Brutality: Justice for Jayaraj, Bennix and a Million Others

The father and son kept bleeding, barely able to stand, the Magistrate came to his first-floor balcony, someone shouted 'Kovilpatti, remand'. Two days later, they were dead. The gruesome death of Jayaraj and Bennix has sent shockwaves across the...

Fake News During COVID-19: The Need Of Significant Actions And Legislations To Curb the Menace

For almost a quarter of year 2020, people stayed confined in their homes with little or no contact with the outside world. Social media activity has gone up many folds. News from all over the world is a click away...

USA vs. ICC: President Donald Trump Authorizes Sanctions Against ICC Employees

President Donald Trump authorized U.S. economic and travel sanctions against International Criminal Court (ICC) employees. This comes at the wake of an ICC investigation into whether Afghan/Taliban/American forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan.  Background  Afghanistan was elevated as a significant U.S....

Copyright Law: Fate of Online Education During and After COVID-19

While the world is trying to come out of the pit of a global lockdown, we have adapted to a new world of ‘6 feet distance’. Educational Institutes across the world have shifted to digital learning platforms. Online education involves distributing...

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Parents of Road Accident Victim Entitled To Compensation: Delhi High Court

Justice JR Midha said, “Even if parents are not dependent on their children at the time of an accident, they will certainly be dependent, both financially and emotionally, upon them at the later stage of their life, as the children were dependent upon their parents in their initial years.”
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Plea Challenging the AIBE Rules Framed by BCI Filed in the Supreme Court

A Writ Petition was presently filed in the Supreme Court by a newly enrolled lawyer challenging the All India Bar Examination Rules 2010 which have been framed by the Bar Council of India which mandates that an advocate has to qualify for the All India Bar Examination (AIBE) to practice law after enrollment.

Bombay High Court: Mere Presence at the Crime Scene Not Enough for Punishment

The Bombay High Court ruled that it cannot be considered a crime if a person is merely present at the crime scene which falls under the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene Dance in Hotels and Restaurants and Bar Rooms and Protection of Dignity of Women Act 2016. It also quashed two First Information Reports (FIR) against two individuals who were arrested in a raid at a dance bar by the Santacruz Police, in 2017.

CAIT Files a Plea Against WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy in the Supreme Court

Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has filed a petition against WhatsApp’s new privacy rules in the Supreme Court. The petition says that WhatsApp which is known to render public services by providing a platform to communicate has recently imposed a privacy policy that is unconstitutional, which not only goes against the fundamental rights of citizens but also jeopardizes the national security of our country.

RTI Activist Files a Plea in Bombay High Court Against Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

On Saturday, a plea has been filed before the Bombay High Court by an activist stating that Bharat Biotech Covaxin had not been granted full approval but a restricted use in clinical trials according to the Drugs Comptroller General of India. The Company's phase 3 trials are ongoing and the DGCI has not made any data available in the public domain for peer- review by independent scientists.