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Author Kashyap Tripathi

Property Rights of Second Wife and her Child

As per the law, in case a person dies interstate, his property moves or can be claimed by his Class-I heirs that include: Son Daughter Widow Mother Son of a predeceased son Daughter of predeceased son Widow of predeceased son… Continue Reading →

Human Rights & Right to Education

The right to education is legally guaranteed for all without any discrimination. States have the obligation to protect, respect, and fulfil the right to education. Education is intrinsically valuable as humankind’s most effective tool for personal empowerment. Education takes on the status of… Continue Reading →

Human Rights & Death Penalty

The death penalty is a denial of the most basic human rights; it violates one of the most fundamental principles under widely accepted human rights law—that states must recognize the right to life. The UN General Assembly, the representative body… Continue Reading →

Inherent Powers of the Courts

The powers conferred to Courts in addition to their original wands of justice are referred to as the Inherent Powers of the Court. These are left to the discretion of Court to decide the implementation of these powers; never hindering… Continue Reading →

Features of New Consumer Protection Bill

The Bill replaced the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.  The Bill enforces consumer rights, and provides a mechanism for redressal of complaints regarding defect in goods and deficiency in services. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 enforces rights of consumers, and provides… Continue Reading →

Doctrine of Blue Pencil

The blue pencil doctrine is a legal concept, where a court finds that which portions of a contract is void or unenforceable, and which portions of the contract are enforceable. The Blue Pencil Rule allows the legally-valid, enforceable provisions of… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – Courting Destiny: A Memoir

Courting Destiny: A Memoir by Shanti Bhushan Born in 1925, Shanti Bhushanwas witness to the formative years of the Indian republic. Courting Destiny traces the remarkable story of his life—the family’s origins in the town of Bijnorin the United Provinces,… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – Nani Palkivala: The Courtroom Genius

Nani Palkivala: The Courtroom Genius by by Soli J. Sorabjee and Arvind P. Datar  Nani Palkhivala – The Courtroom Genius is a first hand account about an individual who was brilliant in the academic, economic, and legal arenas. Nanabhoy A. Palkhivala was born… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – Anonymous Lawyer

Anonymous Lawyer by Jeremy Blachman Written in the form of a blog, Anonymous Lawyer by Jeremy Blachmen is a spectacularly entertaining debut that rips away the bland façade of corporate law and offers a telling glimpse inside a frightening world. This book basically… Continue Reading →

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