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Understanding the Laws Pertaining to Bail in India

Just because a person is accused of an offence, it is not expected to keep the person in custody for an endless period i.e. end of the Trial, when most of the cases end in acquittal. And since the accused...

Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel: Always Keep Your Promise

Lord Denning: “A man should keep his word. All the more so when the promise is not a bare promise but is made with the intention that the other party should act upon it.” The doctrine of promissory estoppel means...

The New Education Policy – a Fix or a Miss?

Education in India has long-suffered with an underlying problem of skimpiness of good, competent, and translatable education that begins from the early years in school up to limited university and college seats, and that is too challenged by unimaginable...

Chinese App Ban: India’s Digital Strike in China

The rising tensions between India and China proved fatal to the Chinese industry. The Indian Government took a big step by banning 59 Chinese mobile applications. These apps included popular social media platform TikTok and apps like UC Browser....

Powerful Artificial Intelligence but Inadequate Laws

Artificial Intelligence, simply defined, is the imitation of the human intellect or human behaviour. The emergence of Artificial Intelligence in our day to day life has become more pronounced. The question that arises is, whether our Patent laws are...

Territorial Jurisdiction in the Context of Enforcement of Foreign Awards

The Delhi High Court in its judgment titled Glencore International AG v. Hindustan Zinc Limited OMP (EFA)(COMM) 9 & 10 of 2019 decided on 8th June 2020, examined the question of territorial jurisdiction of a Court in the context...

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...

Supreme Court: Mandatory Registration of an FIR

Every person whether aggrieved or not, of an offence “committed or attempted” is expected to call or approach the police at first instance and get it reported. After the offence is reported, the police will look into allegations and identify...

Supreme Court: Consensual Physical Relationship Is Not Rape

In the case of Dhruvaram Murlidhar Sonar vs The State of Maharashtra on 22 November 2018, Hon’ble Supreme Court of India has clarified that consensual physical relationship cannot be termed as rape. In the landmark Judgement, Hon’ble Supreme Court of...

Considerations for Regular Bail in Commercial Quantity: NDPS ACT

The cardinal principle of presumption of innocence unless proved guilty or bail rule jail exception is not applicable to special Acts such as NDPS, MCOCA etc, because of the fact that the offences under those special acts are considered...
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Understanding the Laws Pertaining to Bail in India

Just because a person is accused of an offence, it is not expected to keep the person in custody...
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Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel: Always Keep Your Promise

Lord Denning: “A man should keep his word. All the more so when the promise is not a bare promise but is made with...

The New Education Policy – a Fix or a Miss?

Education in India has long-suffered with an underlying problem of skimpiness of good, competent, and translatable education that begins from the early years in...

Uttarakhand High Court Grants Bail to Individual Detained for Scholarship Scam

On 27th July 2020, Justice Alok Kumar Verma heard the case of Surjeet Singh v. the State of Uttarakhand, via video-conferencing. The Court granted bail...

Calcutta High Court Orders 112 Schools to Not Bar Students Participating In Class Till August 15

A writ petition was filed in the High Court. The petition says that students should not be barred from online classes or online exams. Arguments...