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The Legality of Lockdown amid Coronavirus

 “Wars Are Not Won In A Day” Introduction On 11th March 2020, a 123-year-old law (so-called draconian law) was implemented and came into force by the authority of the President and Government of India. Karnataka was the 1st Indian State… Continue Reading →

Criminialization Of Marital Rape

The idea of the “sacrosanct” institution of marriage dished out by the mainstream Indian cinema is a myth and is contrary to women’s perceptions of reality. Though marital rape is the most common and repugnant form of masochism in Indian… 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 →

Laws Governing The Food Industry In India

“Food” means a raw, cooked, or processed edible substance, ice, beverage, or ingredient used or intended for use or for sale in whole or in part for human consumption, or chewing gum. Every country needs laws to encourage the production… 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 →

#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 →

Constitutional Law: Overview

INTRODUCTION When this world was created by God, then he created human beings. These human being for their benefits started creating various rules and regulations in order to control society from evil practices. The said system of rules and regulations… 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 →

#BookRecommendation – Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future

Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future by by Richard Susskind     Tomorrow’s Lawyers predicts that we are at the beginning of a period of fundamental transformation in law: a time in which we will see greater change than we… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges

Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges by Antonin Scalia and Bryan A. Garner   In their professional lives courtroom lawyers must do these two things well: speak persuasively and write persuasively. In this noteworthy book, two of the… 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 →

#BookRecommendation – Loophole Games

Loophole Games by Smarak Swain   This book reveals loopholes available within ambit of law, used by corporate in legal ways to avoid paying taxes. All abusive tax avoidance structures have been brought together here in a single book. There… Continue Reading →

Racism – A cause enough for divorce

This is not bias, this is racism. There is a whiteness travelling from the US to shopping malls in other countries. The High Court’s Certiorari.. A man must be cautious as to how he addresses his wife. As a recent… Continue Reading →

“DRONE” IS IT LEGAL?

Drones are more formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UASes). Essentially, a drone is a flying robot. The aircrafts may be remotely controlled or can fly autonomously through software-controlled flight plans in their embedded systems working in conjunction with onboard sensors and GPS.

Emerging Trends of Mediation in India

Mediation, the process of negotiation which is informal in its approach to create the right kind of environment to make the parties come to the negotiation table, has hold the market of Alternative Dispute Mechanisms in India. Though, it is… Continue Reading →

Highlights of Consumer Protection Bill 2018

The Parliament has come up with a revolutionary form of Consumer Protection Bill this year, in 2018 in order to replace the old act of Consumer Protection Act, 1986. The Bill introduces, numerous new features like concepts of product recall,… Continue Reading →

Environmental Protection

Like every other developing countries, India has environmental problems which are not confined to side effects of industrialization but reflects the inadequacy of resources to provide the infrastructural facilities to prevent industrial pollution. Although various legislation dealt with several environment… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation: #SportsLaw in India

Sports Law in India: Policy, Regulation and Commercialisation (SAGE Law) by Lovely Dasgupta and Shameek Sen   Sports is probably one of the greatest instruments of social cohesion in today’s conflict-stricken world. It has grown from being just an activity for leisure to… Continue Reading →

Muslim Man Seeks SC’s Help To Stay With His Hindu Wife

Md Ibrahim aka Aryan Arya, converted to Hinduism to marry a 23-year-old Jain girl from Raipur. He has  now sought help from the Supreme Court alleging that a Hindu Right-wing group and the girl’s parents have forcibly separated them. Ibrahim… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – 48 Laws of Power

48 Laws of Power by Robert Green Although, the name suggests it to be a book for a lawyer; it isn’t. The book is the best text for personality development. Written by Robert Green the book states 48 laws of power,… Continue Reading →

Marital Rape – A curse to femininity

The NGO’s Plea.. The Delhi High Court, while hearing pleas seeking to make marital rape an offence, observed that marriage does not mean that a woman is always consenting for physical relations with her husband, PTI reported. The court in its… Continue Reading →

Drunk Driving – A way closer to Osiris..

The Death Running Onroad… The National Crime Records Bureau’s report on Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India 2015 has been oft quoted by critics. The report suggests that about 1.5 per cent of all the total 4.64 lakh road accidents… Continue Reading →

One’s Vulgarity Is Another Man’s Lyrics

In March 2018, a Malayalam magazine sparked a nationwide debate. It showed a model breast feeding, on its cover page. The intention behind it was to normalize “breast feeding” in our society. The motto was to accept and respect this… Continue Reading →

Legality of Derivative Transactions

Introduction It can be understood from the word ‘derivative’ itself, that it carries no value of its own, rather any attributed value is ‘derived’ from that of an underlying asset “It is a contract for the exchange of cash or… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Development

We humans have infinite wants and an unlimited need for energy to support economic growth and satisfy our wants, whereas the resources needed to fulfill our wants and produce energy are finite or limited. To keep up with the growing… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – How to Argue & Win Every Time: At Home, At Work, In Court, Everywhere, Everyday

How to Argue & Win Every Time: At Home, At Work, In Court, Everywhere, Everyday by Gerry Spence   Gerry Spence, one of the noted trial lawyer of America, penned down this commendable book. In his book, Spence states that… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – How to Argue & Win Every Time: At Home, At Work, In Court, Everywhere, Everyday

How to Argue & Win Every Time: At Home, At Work, In Court, Everywhere, Everyday by Gerry Spence About Book: Gerry Spence, one of the noted trial lawyer of America, penned down this commendable book. In his book, Spence states that… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Indian Perspective

Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Indian Perspective by Shashank Garg   Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a mechanism to resolve disputes outside the courtroom through mediation, arbitration, negotiation and conciliation. With the rapidly changing business and commerce landscape, the demand for… Continue Reading →

#BookRecommendation – Law as a Career

Law as a Career by Tanuj Kalia About the Book: Are you a school student thinking of pursuing law as a career? Are you a law student wondering how to succeed in the legal world? If yes, this book is for… Continue Reading →

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