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What will be the New Trend in Corporate Law after the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020?

The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was introduced in the Lok Sabha in light of the difficulties faced by companies due to the pandemic crisis. The Bill looks to amend various provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and even adds...

Will Manual Scavenging Amendment Bill Eliminate the Evils of Manual Scavenging?

The centre announced its intentions to introduce an amendment to ‘The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers & their Rehabilitation Act, 2013’. The Amendment is sought to make the laws more stringent. This article provides a brief on the...

Daughters’ Equal Rights to Coparcenary Property: An introduction into the decision of the Supreme Court

On August 11, the Supreme Court affirmed the right of the daughter to her share in coparcenary property. This right was held to be enforceable irrespective of the fact as to whether the coparcener’s father was alive during the...

What is the Challenge to Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019?

The Supreme Court referred to a five Judge Bench, which was a challenge against the Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019. The amendment provides a 10% reservation for people belonging to economically disadvantaged sections of the society.  Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019 The...

Treatment of People With Physical Infirmities Within Order 32 of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908

On Tuesday, the Kerala High Court made specific alterations to the application of provisions of the Civil Procedure Code. The High Court interpreted the term ‘mental infirmity’ included under the ambit of Order 32 of the Civil Procedure Code,...

PNB Scam: A Brief of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018

In a first of its kind, partial confiscation of Nirav Modi's properties were allowed. A Special Judge at the Civil and Sessions Court in Mumbai allowed this order. The order stated that other than the properties secured to PNB,...

Whether Non-Inclusion of Mental Illnesses Under Health Insurance Violates the Mental Health Act, 2017?

On June 16, the Supreme Court issued a notice to the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority ("IRDAI"). This was after a petition filed before the Court by Gaurav Kumar Bansal, a mental health activist. Background In August 2018, the IRDAI...

Beware of Phishing Scams: Paytm Claims Its Customers Suffer From Fraud

The Delhi High Court has issued a notice to the Central Government, TRAI, and various telecoms on the matter of Paytm’s plea. The notice seeks the stand taken by the various parties on the allegations by Paytm. Petition Filed One97 Communication...

Atmanirbhar Bharat Package: What is it all about?

On May 12, the Prime Minister announced the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Package', valued at 20 lakh crore. The package's announcement is based on certain legal provisions which empower the Government to provide such reliefs. About the Package The announcement comes in response...

The Information Technology Act: An Effective Way to Prevent Obscene Content?

The Information and Technology Act, 2000 recognizes electronic means of transactions. In recent times, there is an increase in the circulation of offensive material. Especially through online means. Thus, the provisions of the Act play an important role. Provisions The Information...

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An Analysis of the Supreme Court of India’s Decision in Saurav Yadav v. State of Uttar Pradesh on Reservation

Reservation is one of the debatable realities of Indian constitution. This system got its roots from the exploitations due...
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Explained: The Political Crisis in Nepal

On December 20th, K P Sharma Oli, the Prime Minister of Nepal dissolved the Lower House Parliament of the country in an unprecedented move....

“Dismissal Without Inquiry Is Justified if Employee Did Not Prove Minimum Working Period”: Supreme Court

This case concerns the dispute relating to the termination of an employee without any disciplinary inquiry. Brief facts of the case The Respondent, Smt. Sureshwati was...

Can the Relatives of the Husband Attract Prosecution in Case of Triple Talaq?

The Supreme Court of India has recently made a judgement. It lays down that the relatives of the husband cannot be kept as accused...

“Rape Victim To Be Provided Shelter Due To Media Attention Prohibited Under Section 228A of the IPC”: Supreme Court

This case concerns the petition by a rape victim for rehabilitation as she was social ostracization.  Brief facts of the case In this case, a writ...