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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...

Are judicial proceedings in India more biased towards celebrities?

Answering ‘yes’ to the title question above, means that in a country where ‘RIGHT TO EQUALITY’ is a fundamental right incorporated in Article 14 of the Indian constitution there are discrepancies in the reality of its execution. Does the...

Commutation of Death Sentences: A Critical Analysis

Death penalty has constantly been criticized for being inhuman punishment. It is contended that a civilized society does not require this kind of punishment. Indian criminal justice system retains capital punishment or death penalty for certain serious offences. At the...

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