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September 2018

Acid Attacks Law & Punishment In India

INTRODUCTION In Indian society, the women are given status of Devi the Goddess and in order to protect them from violence and being victim of offences the Indian Parliament is trying its best to enact different laws and from time… Continue Reading →

Gujarat High Court: Convert’s Don’t Lose Right To Inherit Property Under Hindu Succession Act, 1956

INTRODUCTION Happily, the modern Hindu Law of succession is much simpler law than the old Hindu Law. The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 kays down a uniform law of succession for all the Hindus. Old Hindu law and customary law of… Continue Reading →

Understanding Mandatory Mediation under the Commercial Courts Ordinance

The Commercial Courts Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Court (Amendment) Ordinance of 2018, dated May 03, 2018, has inserted section 12A to the Commercial Courts Act, 2015, contemplating pre-institution mediation and settlement, before the filing of any… Continue Reading →

Water (Prevention And Control Of Pollution) Act, 1974

Our water resources get contaminated by industrial, agricultural and domestic wastewater everyday. The wastewater poses as a serious health hazard when it reaches wetlands, rivers, lakes and the sea. The Indian Government introduced the Water Act in 1974 (with certain… Continue Reading →

White Industries v/s Republic Of India

Investment Arbitration in India is undergoing a sea of change as the bilateral treaties entered into have broad ambiguous provisions which enable the foreign national to bend and mould the provisions according to their whims and fancy. If the government… Continue Reading →

Sedition – A Draconian Law

In India, you can be charged with sedition for liking a Facebook post, criticising a yoga guru, cheering a rival cricket team, drawing cartoons, asking a provocative question in a university exam, or not standing up in a cinema when the national anthem is being played. Introduction… Continue Reading →

Writs – Provisions in Indian Constitution

Injustice anywhere is a threat to  Justice everywhere                           -Martin Luther  King Jr We might have a thought of how our Fundamental Rights are protected and what the… Continue Reading →

Special Status to Jammu & Kashmir

Permanence of special autonomy On August 15, 1947, when India and Pakistan became independent states, the kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir did not cede to either dominion. Instead, its maharaja proposed a “Standstill Agreement” with both countries. In 1946, when… Continue Reading →

Trademarks – Infringement & Passing Off

With globalization,more and more organizations are associating themselves with various external identifications, like names, tags, symbols, etc. It is seen that the company’s reputation or its ‘image’ rests in such external manifestation. In a world ofextreme competition, it is not… Continue Reading →

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