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16 August 2017 at 18:36

Digital Em 'Power'ment: Delivering on 'RTI'- Right to a Transformed India


Every government comes to power with the promise of serving the people and making their country a better place to live in. When this promise is broken, by inefficiencies and corruption, people’s trust in their leadership is shaken, and they dem

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14 August 2017 at 10:42

13 resolutions to improve justice delivery

  POSTED BY Dr. Leo Rebello

At the Public Meeting on Growing Corruption in Judiciary and Justice Delayed, Justice Denied, organised by OJHA - Organisation of Jurists for Humanity Awareness, and the Litigants Welfare Forum, on Friday, 4th August, 2017, at Mumbai, Chief Guest, Ho

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09 August 2017 at 11:53

Alternate Dispute Resolution

  POSTED BY Arjun Kohli

Justice is a key component in any civilization for its existence and not merely an idealized concept. To administer the same, Courts of Law are established and empowered to deal with the disputes brought before them. The system tends to achieve the a

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08 August 2017 at 12:55

Damages Claim: How Much Is Too Much?


This is a tale of two servings. One denied, the other unwanted. Both problematic. Linda Atkins, a sales associate, got $277,565 (nearly Rs2 crore) in back pay and compensatory damages after being fired for drinking orange juice prior to paying the Rs

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03 August 2017 at 18:44

Important Decisions

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

Adverse inference � Best evidence � Not produced � Adverse inference to be drawn. (2017(3) Criminal Court Cases 077 (Allahabad) Dishonour of cheque � Compensation not paid and default sentence undergone � Compensation i

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01 August 2017 at 11:40

RERA - All you need to know


The last date given to developers to get their projects registered under RERA ends today. This will empower the prospective home buyers to register their complaints against developers on the respective State's/Union territory's RERA website a

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31 July 2017 at 13:14

Court Termination of Pregnancy

  POSTED BY Satvik Varma

On Friday, the Supreme Court of India declined the abortion request of a 10-year-old rape survivor who was reportedly 32 weeks pregnant. Doctors who examined the adolescent opined that an abortion at this stage posed a risk to her life. Under the cir

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25 July 2017 at 15:46

8 Scenarios When Insurer May Refuse Compensation to Injured Workmen


In today�s highly competitive business environment, employees� rights have also gained more importance. In order to protect your organizations from the expensive lawsuits

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24 July 2017 at 12:15

Appeal Courts Are Being Burdened


The Supreme Court had some statistics compiled last year. The results were not encouraging. Its raison d��tre was vitiated. It was simply not allowed to do its primary function, that of an appellate court. Like schools and colleges, court

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21 July 2017 at 17:48

Scope of 'Factory' under the Indian Law

  POSTED BY Arjun Kohli

Huge buildings harboring a foray of complex machineries with numerous hands at work, is the general idea of a Factory in the common sense of the word, isn�t it? The scope that our law sets for this term, however, is quite broad. It not only spa

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21 July 2017 at 16:53

Principle of Private International Law Party Autonomy

  POSTED BY Ankit Ambasta

Autonomy is perceived when there�s a liberty to choose among the existing alternatives[1]. And in legal context, it means that the parties will have the liberty to mold their contractual relationship as per their convenience[2]. When we look at

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10 July 2017 at 12:28

When divorce doth us part with the cash


The miya-bibi takrar is a never ending serial, everywhere, all the time�from our plumber to Hollywood movie stars, from one-night stands to live-in relations, humble zoppadpattis to the palatial bungalows. But the bottom-line is invariably mone

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03 July 2017 at 12:48

Territorial Sea

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

Territorial SeaDevelopment of Law of SeaThe law of the sea, which exists in the codified form today was totally different in the past and was much concerned and associated with the customary rules and was observed by the States as customary rules of

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30 June 2017 at 11:22

Admiralty law and the Constitution

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

NEnglish statutory laws and non-statutory laws relating to Admiralty jurisdiction prevailed in India till the commencement of the Constitution, and thereafter they have continued as �law in force� in terms

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29 June 2017 at 12:34

Apprehending infringement of trademark?

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

A lot number of cases are coming forward wherein the defendants, in order to earn profits, are infringing the goodwill or trademark of some well-established trademarks users. Now the question that comes for consideration is whether the owner of Origi

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28 June 2017 at 11:29

International Stance on the Rights of the Disabled Persons

  POSTED BY Arjun Kohli

�Human Rights� has been a matter of solemn interest in the International Community for quite some time now. It is a multi-faceted subject propagating that every individual deserves to enjoy the basic human rights for the sake of equality.

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27 June 2017 at 11:04

How to protect the rights of consumer?


Government of India passed a law on 24th December 1986 to protect the rights of the consumer and this Act may be called the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. It extent to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. However, the Ministry of

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24 June 2017 at 16:15

No Disrespect in Addressing Chief Justice of India as 'Mr. Chief Justice'

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Addressing a judge in the court as "my lord", "your lordship" or "your honour" has been a matter of divided opinion many a time, not only in the Bar or Bench, but also in the Supreme Court (SC) too. However, the issue re

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24 June 2017 at 16:15

How To Deal with That Midnight Knock on the Door?


Complaint 1: What can I do? Complaint 2: There is nothing I can do. Complaint 3: Nobody will help me. Complaint 4: It can go on and on. There is a way. In fact, there are lots of ways. In matters legal, one needs to understand that the law is there t

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23 June 2017 at 10:42

Execution of Das agreements prior to deletion of Das phase III areas: is there a way to exit for the MSOs?

  POSTED BY Shubham Jain

INTRODUCTION: -The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2011 was passed by the Parliament on 19th December, 2011.[1] The Act ame

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