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ARNESH KUMAR V. STATE OF BIHAR

Introduction In case of a cognizable and non-cognizable case the police have a power to arrest any accused without a warrant. Briefly stated the case of the prosecution is that a wife made a complaint that her father in law… Continue Reading →

DEVADASI SYSTEM: SERVANT OF ‘MAN’ NOT ‘GOD’

Introduction:- An organised crime which is normally hidden from the world, and continues under the garb of religion and social tradition, is never easy to tackle. We are here referring to, Devadasi System. Generally, people don’t know how this crime… Continue Reading →

Women Trafficking In India: Modern Day Slavery

Introduction Trafficking in human beings involves the transportation, harboring or receipt of persons by means of threat, coercion, abduction or fraud for the purpose of exploitation. The problem of human trafficking, particularly in women and children has emerged as grave… Continue Reading →

Role of NGO’s in advocacy of Human Rights

Introduction Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working for the cause of human rights, are often among the first to reach the scene of massive violations of human rights and humanitarian law. Traditionally, these NGOs documented violations, drew attention to them, and by… Continue Reading →

“Right To Privacy”- A Fundamental Right

Introduction In general, the right to be free from secret surveillance and to determine whether, when, how, and to whom, one’s personal or organizational information is to be revealed. In specific, privacy may be divided into four categories Physical: restriction… Continue Reading →

Is it illegal to make Beer / Wine at home for Personal Consumption in India ?

INTRODUCTION Alcohol laws in India are a strange piece of legislation. Apart from every other legislation, the laws governing liquor consumption in India lacks uniformity. We all know that alcohol is the most commonly used intoxicant among the people of… Continue Reading →

GST vis – à – vis Cooperative Federalism

India is the largest democracy in the world with the world’s lengthiest constitution. The constitution is the supreme law of the land and there are few basic structures of the constitution which cannot be amended by the Parliament and federalism… Continue Reading →

Loopholes And Possibilities Of Misuse : Dowry Law

INTRODUCTION A crime is definitely a crime if it affects a human being both physically and mentally. Around us, there are hundreds of crimes getting executed every day without any result to solve out those.  The legislature is making the… Continue Reading →

Transgender Rights- A Step Towards Progressive Society

“Sex is what you are born with, gender is what you recognize and sexuality is what you discover.” – A. Chettiar   Introduction The rule of law is supreme and everyone is equal in the eyes of law in India…. Continue Reading →

Delhi High Court: Maintenance Tribaunal Is Empowered To Pass An Order For Eviction If Parents Are Ill-Treated

INTRODUCTION In today’s world, the one person, one loves the most, is his parents. We as Indians are always taught by our teachers in schools that our parents are our God and we should look after them when they start… Continue Reading →

The Maternity Benefit Act

INTRODUCTION The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 regulates employment of women in certain establishments for a certain period before and after childbirth and provides for maternity and other benefits. It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu… Continue Reading →

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