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What Is the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020?

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 came into force on 20th July 2020. It introduced significant changes to the 1986 act. Few days after it came into force, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution notified the Consumer...

Overview of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 finally replaced the 3-decade-old Consumer Protection Act, 1986. It received the assent of the President of India and was published in the official gazette on 9th August 2019. It came into force recently on...

Effect of Twitter’s Action on Prashant Bhushan’s Contempt Case

On 22nd July 2020, the Supreme Court of India suo moto initiated a contempt of court case against Advocate Prashant Bhushan and Twitter India. The proceedings were against Bhushan's 'two tweets' dated 27th June 2020 and 29th June 2020....

Safoora Zargar’s Case: What Is the Line of Reasoning Applicable to a Pregnant Woman in Custody?

”What is the line of reasoning that would be applicable to a pregnant woman who is in custody?”. Justice Shakdher of Delhi High Court raised this question. This was while granting bail to Safoora Zargar and releasing her from Tihar...

The Many Names of One Country: Must We Consider Changing India’s Name to Bharat?

Centuries ago, Shakespeare used the phrase “What’s in a name?” in his famous play Romeo and Juliet. This adage implies that the name of a thing doesn’t matter as much as the qualities possessed by it. Further, ever since...

Exercising the Right to Default Bail During the COVID-19 Pandemic In India

The Supreme Court via its order dated 23rd March 2020 ordered the extension of the period of limitation. The limitation period extends w.e.f 15th March 2020 until further notice. This extension relates to all petitions, applications, suits, appeals, and...

Analyzing the Suspension of Labour Laws In Light of COVID-19

Some states in India have made drastic amendments to the application of labour laws. Though, they claim it to be for a limited time –period. This is in response, to the current pandemic which has affected the whole economy....

How Has the Pandemic Forced the Brands to Reshape Their Trademarks?

The Coronavirus has affected more than 205 countries, territories, and areas to date. The spread of this pandemic has been rapid. It has led to unprecedented government intervention. There have been lockdowns, border and business closures. The incredible impact...

An Insight Into the Latest Development on the Third Gender

This article aims to highlight the nuances of the Draft Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020. The Government released them on April 18th, 2020. There was a surge of public pressure on the government. Thus, there is an...

A Law Student’s View on where to draw the line on Contempt of Court

“No doubt, any citizen can comment or criticize the judgment of this court ......No litigant has a right to attribute motives to a Judge”  –Supreme Court On 27th April 2020, the Supreme Court Division Bench of Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice...

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NGT Pulls up PMC, Asks to Shift Waste Processing Plant at Baner

  Excerpt The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench, dated 27th October 2020, directed Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) to close the...
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Plea Seeking Dream 11 to Be Declared as Betting Platform Dismissed by Rajasthan High Court

Rajasthan HC dismissed a plea that alleged Dream 11 to be a betting platform, on the assertion that the game depends on skill &...

Federal Court Denied Involvement of US Department of Justice in Trump’s Defamation Lawsuit

Background  The Plaintiff, E .Jean Carroll, published a book where she wrote that a businessman, Donald J Trump had raped her in a dressing room,...

Online Internship Opportunity with Ms. Neha Talele: Apply by October 30

About the Organization Ms. Neha Talele is a Certified Professional Mediator, Negotiation skills Trainer and an Attorney at Law, based out of Mumbai. About the Internship Ms....

SC Stays Order Restraining Physical Campaigns in the Madhya Pradesh Bye-Elections

On the 26th of October, a Bench was set up which comprised Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, and Justice Sanjiv Khanna. They heard...