August 2020

Covid-19 as A Trigger for Invoking Mac/Mae Clauses

Author: – Shawaiz Nisar 3rd Year B.A. LL.B (Hons.) Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Punjab   INTRODUCTION Material Adverse Change (hereinafter MAC) is the change in circumstances which provides parties with a right to walk away from performing its contractual obligations. It is one of the legal mechanisms used by buyers and sellers to reduce the risk and uncertainty during the period between the date of entering into obligations and… Read More »Covid-19 as A Trigger for Invoking Mac/Mae Clauses

Narco Analysis in India And U.S. – A Comparative Study

Author: – Simran Pradhan 3rd Year B.A. LL.B Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad “The practice arrogates to science an interpretive function which pertains only to law; it violates human rights and is a rape of the human mind.”[1]   INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND: – What is the definition of the term “investigation” in India? Sec.2 (h) of Cr.P.C[2], defines the term investigation. Investigation simply means the process or the steps overtaken by the concerned… Read More »Narco Analysis in India And U.S. – A Comparative Study

Admissibility of Child as A Witness in The Court of Law

Author: – Shawaiz Nisar 3rd Year B.A. LL.B (Hons.) Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Punjab   INTRODUCTION A witness is very crucial for the Courts to arrive at the final decision in the concerned matter. However, everybody cannot be accepted as a witness in the Court. For instance, insane or an incompetent person is not accepted as a witness. A question arises whether a child can be accepted as a… Read More »Admissibility of Child as A Witness in The Court of Law

Validity of Criminal Defamation in India

Author: – Simran Pradhan 3rd Year B.A. LL.B Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad  “Freedom of expression is a cornerstone of functioning of the democracy and there is a constitutional commitment to free speech”[1] 1. INTRODUCTION One of the most important goals of every human being is to live a life with dignity & a good reputation. Many legal jurists have opined Reputation to be one of the most valuable assets to… Read More »Validity of Criminal Defamation in India

Should taxpayer’s money be used to bailout super rich? : Bailout or Policy Improvement

Author: – Rishabh Lalwani 3rd Year B.Com., CA Final Year, CFA Level II S.S. Jain Subodh P.G. (Autonomous) College, Jaipur   During this COVID-19 pandemic, many of the industries are facing huge losses, especially Aviation, Hotel & Tourism. In the United States, Government has announced a bailout package for Airlines and other industries which are severely affected by this pandemic. So, the question arises whether the bailout is the ultimate… Read More »Should taxpayer’s money be used to bailout super rich? : Bailout or Policy Improvement

Process of Filing a Partition Suit in India

Author: Tanya Mehta 4th Year B. A. LL. B Ramaiah Institute of Legal Studies, Bengaluru   INTRODUCTION Property is any item over which a person or a business has legal title. Property can be tangible items, such as houses, cars, or appliances, or it can refer to intangible items that carry the promise of future worth, such as stock and bond certificates[1]. The term ‘partition’ is used to divide a portion of the… Read More »Process of Filing a Partition Suit in India

International Criminal Court (ICC) and India

Author: Meghna Buchasia 5th Year B. A. LL. B(H) Amity Law School, Amity University, Kolkata “International justice can contribute to long‐term peace, stability, and equitable development in post‐conflict societies. These elements are foundational for building a future free of violence.” Abstract: To realise the importance of justice and reduce the abuse of power, it was imperative to establish a universal body that is recognised and acts upon the cruelties in… Read More »International Criminal Court (ICC) and India

Analysis of Transgender Rights in India with Emphasis on Education

Author: Kshitij Kasi Viswanath 2nd Year BBA LL.B (H) Kirit P Mehta School of Law, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies Abstract: This paper aims to analyse the recently passed Transgender Protection Act, 2019, with an emphasis on education. The article aims to bring out the excellent critique of the document with specific explanations and examples provided through the paper. The paper also analyses the Act in place with the previous… Read More »Analysis of Transgender Rights in India with Emphasis on Education

NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR & ORS. V UNION OF INDIA, THR. SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE

Author: Shivalika Verma 3rd Year BBA LL.B BVDU, New Law College, Pune NAME OF THE COURT: Supreme Court of India PETITIONER: Navtej Singh Johar & Ors. RESPONDENT: Union of India, Thr. Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice. BENCH: CJI Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice Indu Malhotra CITATION: (2019) 3 SCC 345 HISTORY OF HOMOSEXUALITY IN INDIA: Homosexuality is the attribute of… Read More »NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR & ORS. V UNION OF INDIA, THR. SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE

SELVI & ORS V. STATE OF KARNATAKA & ANR; (2010) 7 SCC 263

Author: Ankur Srivastav 5th Year B.A. LL.B Chandigarh University, Chandigarh NAME OF THE COURT: Supreme Court of India APPELLANT: Smt. Selvi & ors. RESPONDENT: State of Karnataka & Anr. DATE OF JUDGEMENT: 5th May 2010 BENCH: Hon’ble (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan, Justice R.V. Raveendran, Justice J.M Panchal CITATION: (2010) 7 SCC 263 (INDIA) INTRODUCTION: “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.” – Christian Lous Lange This commentary will be… Read More »SELVI & ORS V. STATE OF KARNATAKA & ANR; (2010) 7 SCC 263