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Sister Abhaya Case Verdict Explained

Sister Abhaya was a catholic Nun whose body was found in a well on March 27’ 1992. A special CBI inquiry, however, after a thorough investigation of the said ‘suicide’ case, concluded that it turned out to be a murder case.

Law Relating to Mediation as a Mode of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation is a means to resolve disputes without resorting to litigation or other adversarial modes of dealing with conflict. By seeking a "win-win" solution, acceptable to both sides, mediation promotes better understanding among disputants. It also costs less, results...

Non-Conformist or Immoral: OTT Censoring in India Through a Legal Prism

Introduction On November 9th, 2020, the Indian Government brought the OTT platforms under the ambit of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB). These new regulations are also applicable to the online news platforms, social media platforms and current affairs...

Why and How To Get Pollution Under Control Certificate (PUC)

A valid driving license, valid insurance cover, and the Pollution under Control Certificate (PUC) are compulsory documents that every vehicle owner must carry while driving a motor vehicle on Indian roads. All vehicles private or commercial require PUC certification....

Cyclone Nivar: Analysing Adversity and the Steps Taken by the Government to Minimise the Loss

An observation was made by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) of a Low-Pressure Area being formed over the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal, that eventually developed into what is known as Cyclone Nivar that hit the south-eastern parts of India in the early hours of 24 November 2020. This article tries to analyse the impact of the cyclone on its various stakeholders.

How To File a Complaint Against Unfair Labour Practice

Introduction: Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 mentions clearly what are unfair labour practices on the part of employees. The Fifth Schedule of the Act provides a list of unfair labour practices. They are carried out by employers and trade unions of...

Himachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2019 notified on Friday: A fight against Love Jihad?

Himachal Pradesh, recently, enacted a law, which guarantees a more stringent plan of action against the people who force others for converting from the religion that they follow to another.

Explained: The Contempt Proceedings Against Kunal Kamra

This Article tries to explain the contempt proceedings against stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for his alleged tweets which attempted to lower the Supreme Court’s authority. He made a series of tweets after the Apex Court granted interim bail to Arnab Goswami, Republic TV Editor-in-Chief.

France’s Draft Law Against Islamism: What Makes French Secularism Different from Indian Secularism?

This Article analyses the difference between the secularism in France and in India, in light of France’s Draft Law Against Islamism.

Whether the Right to Marry is a Fundamental Right in India?

In the Article, it is discussed how Judiciary has made it clear that the right of an individual to marry a person of his or her choice irrespective of any caste, race, religion, etc. is a fundamental right and is considered an important part of Article 21 which is the Right to life and personal liberty.
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Interview with Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh, Dean of School of Law, UPES Dehradun

Dr Vijay Kumar Singh is the Dean of the School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. He is known for his experience in the field and his will to never stop learning. His journey is quite interesting as he started off as a science student and with time discovered his passion for law. He has served as the Deputy Director in the Competition Commission and also as the Associate Professor and Head of Corporate Law at Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. Dr. Singh was invited as the Member on the Editorial Board of Annual Journal on Competition Law and Policy of Competition Commission of India, SIPI Task Force and Academics Committee of INSOL India, to name a few. He also has written many research papers and has published his work in form of books. In this Interview, Dr Singh discusses his life as a student of law and how he utilizes his experience from those days to help the students of the University. He also discusses his experience of working at different places and provides advice on certain problems commonly faced by students of law.
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Police To Decide on the Entry of Farmers To Delhi on Republic Day Says Supreme Court

While the Supreme Court heard a plea seeking an injunction against the tractor rally that is scheduled for January 26th, it held that it is the decision of the Delhi Police officers to see whether the protesting farmers should get entry into Delhi on Republic Day.

[Sushant Singh Rajput Case]: Republic TV & Times Now Hindered Investigation Probe Says Bombay HC

In November last year, the Court had reserved its judgement on the PILs that came from 8 former police officers from Maharashtra, lawyers, activists and NGOs, seeking restraining orders against the media trial in the Sushant Singh Rajput case.

Women Advocates Move To Supreme Court Against the Delhi HC Orders on Resuming Physical Hearing

Another writ petition has been filed by women advocates in the Supreme Court against the decision of the Delhi HC of directing the expansion of physical hearing of cases within the National Capital Territory of Delhi without giving an option to litigants to be represented by their lawyers virtually.

Gujarat High Court Allows Report Filed by Official Liquidator for Dissolution of the Company

The present report had been filed by the Official Liquidator for the dissolution of M/s AtRo Limited under the provisions of Section 497 (6)...