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Wars on Children

In this era of Unipolarity, with America as the Ringmaster, the contemporary geopolitics suffers from serious anarchy. Although unipolarity is believed to be 'an interstate system and not an Empire', the present political climate has presented before us, exactly...

GST: Steps Towards Tax Reform In India

No system of federation can be successful unless both Union and the states have at their disposal adequate financial resources to enable them to discharge their respective responsibilities under the Constitution. It is very necessary that both Union and...

Trademarks and their Remedies

A trademark is a mark, logo or trade name which identifies a business to its customers. It is generally words, phrases, logos and symbols used by producers to identify their goods.  However, shapes, sounds, fragrances and colors may also be...

Status of Women In Modern Era: Rapes and Acid Attack

“A lady was crying in the arbitrator room because her husband severely beat him up yesterday, the face of the lady was swollen and her hands were injured.” This line reflects the status of women in today’s society. A woman’s...

De-criminalizing the Attempt to Suicide

But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself. - Albert Camus A person wants to end his/ her life. What stops him? Little do we realize that everyone should have complete control over one-self. This...

Return of E-rickshaws on road after compromising on safety

E-rickshaws and e-carts will now be ply on roads legally as the Cabinet approved the ordinance on January 7, 2015. This ordinance ought to treat these two as motor vehicles under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The passage of...

Conflict of Intellectual Property Rights in Competition Law

IPRs are essential for the innovation, creativity and diffusion of technology where as competition law is essential to prevent the anti-competitive practices. However many of the IP licensing practices like tying, grant backs and pooling are not intrinsically restrictive...

The Law on Religious Conversions

When the missionary of another religion goes to them, he goes like a vendor of goods. He has no special spiritual merit that will distinguish him from those to whom he goes. He does however possess material goods which...

Age of Juvenility: Need of Reduction from 18 to 16

Lexicon meaning of the term Juvenile is ‘a young person, not fully developed who displays or suggests lack of maturity’. On the similar conceptual line the term has been legally defined under Section 2(k) of Juvenile Justice (Care and...

The Misogyny of India – A look at the recent Uber Cab Rape Case

On December 5th, 2014, a 25 year old executive, working for a global company as a financial analyst, was raped by her Uber cab driver. The driver reportedly threatened to kill her if she went to the police, but...
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SC: Under-21 Convicts Can Be Given Less Than Minimum Sentence, Resorts To Probation of Offenders Act

The Supreme Court resorted to the Probation of Offenders Act to sidestep the mandate under Section 397 of the Indian Penal Code that mentions a sentence of not less than 7 years to those convicted of armed robbery, to give a chance to two young convicts to reform their lives.
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Environment Protection Act Passed at the Instance of Foreign Powers: NHAI in Karnataka HC

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) claimed in a submission that the Environment Protection Act 1986 was passed not only for the protection of the environment by the parliament but also at the instance of foreign powers. This statement was made while referring to a UN conference and got the NHAI into great trouble in the Karnataka High Court.

Delhi High Court To Implement a Hybrid System Through Virtual and Physical Hearing

On Friday the Delhi High Court said that they have initiated steps to implement a mode wherein hearing can be done by virtual as well as physical mode. The Delhi High Court is aiming to implement the Hybrid mode. It stated that when the particular bench is conducting a virtual hearing the lawyer may opt for this mode after giving prior intimation about the same.

Mercy Plea of Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case To Be Decided in Four Weeks, TN Governor To Supreme Court

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Thursday told the Supreme Court that a decision on the mercy petition of one of the convicts serving a life sentence for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, AG Perarivalan will be taken within four weeks. The petition has been pending with the Governor since December 30, 2015.

Bombay High Court Questions FIR Over Journalist Alleged of Communist Comment on WhatsApp

An FIR lodged against the editor of Marathi newspaper, Rajkumar Chhajed has been questioned by the Bombay High Court. The Maharashtra Police has accused Chhajed of creating a rift between the two communities based on a WhatsApp message.