BAPOO M. MALCOLM

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09 July 2014 at 11:38

Every Man should protect his property

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

PROPERTY in law means anything you own and the basic means of ownership is, of all things, including the right to destroy. If one can destroy something, without causing harm to anyone else, then that, to our mind, is the supreme fact of ownership.

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08 July 2014 at 12:21

How an American woman won $2 million from a matrimonial site

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

DO I HAVE A RIGHT TO BE NOT MADE A MONKEY OF? Yes. You do............... Last week, we asked if job-seekers, when sent off on smoke-and-mirror interviews, are entitled to judicial relief. Most Moneylifers must have said, �So what?�. It

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02 July 2014 at 11:46

Hamlet and His Will

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

To register or not to register that is a question Moneylife has been conducting sessions on how to draft a Will. The three sessions were not only well attended but the interactions were simply wonderful. If truth be told, we learnt more from the

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24 June 2014 at 11:31

The Noose or the Caboose?

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

Can society gather the wisdom to decide on a punishment as irrevocable as death? In a previous issue, we carried an article on this page dealing with the death penalty. We had promised Moneylife readers that we would keep our ears to the ground fo

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24 June 2014 at 11:31

Is Trapping & Entrapment the Same?

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

No, it is not. A simple example will bring clarity. Suppose a thief enters your home at night. You hear him. So, you shut and lock the bedroom door, get out of the window, lock the front door from outside, and voila. The thief is trapped inside. Eve

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23 June 2014 at 11:55

Silence is Not Always Golden!

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

This is a personal story. Everyday, we used to park our old Rajdoot (1972 model) below the KC College, (Churchgate, Mumbai) at about 7 in the morning, to be duly collected at 11o�clock afterpayment to the attendant. One morning, there was a

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19 June 2014 at 12:13

Love thy neighbour

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

Let�s see how the law applies to neighbourly relations. The biblical injunction of �Love Thy Neighbour� is, unfortunately, not a common occurrence. Probably, because familiarity often breeds contempt. Two neighbours, Mr 1 and Mr 2,

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30 May 2014 at 11:18

When Shakespeare was wrong

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

Who steals my purse steals trash; ................... But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him, And makes me poor indeed. (Othello 3.3) When the Bard of Avon wrote Iago�s mouthful, he did not foresee t

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28 May 2014 at 11:51

Anyone for banning Capital Punishment?

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

Hamlet, once again To �kill� or not to �kill�, that is the question Execution, for a capital crime, means snuffing out a life. By now, readers must have known that this author is no fan of Capital Punishment. No moral issue

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26 May 2014 at 12:29

The Criminal Court of Vijo jails footballer

  POSTED BY BAPOO M. MALCOLM

The Criminal Court of Vigo, Spain, sent a football player to jail for 4 months and fined him Euros 1,210/- for something the footballer did during a game. And it was not for match-fixing or doping. It was for playing rough football. But then, isn&rs

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