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Clash of Egos and a Mute Child Victim: India’s Need for International Parental Child Abduction Laws

“Leave your pride, ego, and narcissism somewhere else. Reactions from those parts of you will reinforce your children’s most primitive fears ” Throughout the world, yearning for companionship, affection, and an innate desire to pass-on one’s gene, often form the...

An Insight Into the Data Protection Bill 2019

In the matter between Puttaswamy v India, the Hon’ble Apex Court vide its order dated 24/07/2017 declared “Right to Privacy” as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India on the basis of which the Hon’ble Supreme Court asked...

Understanding Refund Against Deemed Exports Under GST Laws

“Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is quite as satisfying as Tax Refund” - F.J. Raymond After three years of GST, it’s necessary to obtain clarity on the matter of refund on zero-rated supplies and deemed exports. “Refund” includes a...

Estoppel as a Rule of Evidence and Promissory Estoppel

The word ‘estoppel’ owes its origin to an ancient English word ‘estop’ which originally bore precisely the same signification as the equally ancient word ‘stop’ whereof it is merely a variant. The latter, however, of the two forms has...

The Principle and the Basis for the Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel

The doctrine of promissory estoppel has been a subject of the considerable recent development in England as well as in India. The legal system of England, in the 19th century, was dominated by the difference between law and equity....

Continuing Scams in the Post Enactment of Companies Act 2013

The learning of company law starts with Salomon v. Salomon. Since the concept imbibes English origin, Indian history with regard to the formation of companies and governing laws always take the attention to English history and the famous South...

Laws Relating to Abortion and Freedom of Choice of Women

Abortion has always been a ghastly part of the society which is untouched and undiscussed worldwide. Since mythology, it is not acceptable and termed as a sinful act. Assertions for abortion can be heard as ‘Don’t like abortion, don’t...

The Market’s Anatomy: Consumers Kingdom on Rise

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has notified the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (“new Act”) which was passed by the Parliament on 6th August 2019 and it received presidential assent on 9th August 2019. This new...

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...

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