It has to be said right at the outset that the directions issued by a two-Judges Bench in Rajesh Sharma and others v State of UP and another AIR 2017 SC 3869 to regulate the purported gross misuse of Section 498A IPC have been modified just recently

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To start with, in a landmark judgment with far reaching consequences, the Uttarakhand High Court Bench comprising of Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia in Chhitij Kishore Sharma v Mr Justice Lok Pal Singh in Criminal Contempt Petit

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Declaration of Independence for the people of the LGBTQ Community was delivered on September 6, 2018, where the Judgment by the Honorable Supreme Court has defanged the British-era Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC

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IntroductionThe �advance deposit�, which is being paid as part of a contract for transfer of an immovable property, has in the past been treated conceptually quite different from the �earnest money�, similarly paid.However the

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The Andhra Pradesh state government is preparing to bring 'Bhudhar' to sort people's landlords on the lines of Aadhaar. Each person must give the Bhudhaar number for each asset as the number is Aadhaar number. Bhudhaar is the 11 digit uni

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Public Interest Litigation (PIL)

  Prof V Narayana Swamy    19 September 2018 at 17:31

During 1986 the then Chief Justice P.N. Bhagwati introduced public interest litigation (PIL) to the Indian judicial system. It is known in western jurisprudence as �salus populi est suprema lex� means �regard for public welfare is

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To begin with, in a latest landmark judgment titled Yashwant Etc v The State of Maharashtra Criminal Appeal No(s). 385-386 of 2008 With Criminal Appeal No(s). 299 of 2008, Criminal Appeal No(s). 387-388 of 2008, Criminal Appeal No(s). 182-187 of 200

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Meaning of Predatory Pricing

  kirti kabra    19 September 2018 at 17:30

Before we proceed towards understanding the facts and law involved in the said case, it is expedient for us to understand what is “Predatory Pricing.” Predatory pricing (also known as undercutting) is a risky, and dubious pricing strategy

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In Union Budget 2018, Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley proposed the reintroduction of LTCG (Long Term Capital Gains) Tax on equity-oriented mutual fund schemes. The imposition of 10% LTCG (long-term capital gains) tax on equity-oriented mutual fund

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Live-in relationships in India

  kirti kabra    12 September 2018 at 11:52

The custom of people living together without marriage has been practically speaking for millenniums. Since old occasions, the nawabs, sovereigns and well off men in India had a few spouses, as well as a few live-in ladies in their zenanas. It was not

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The Corporate Insolvency Procedure in India

  Shivi Gupta    12 September 2018 at 11:52

Insolvency refers to the circumstances when a company or an individual cannot meet financial obligations or repay any outstanding financial loan owed to lenders. The company or individual may prevent insolvency proceedings from being initiated agains

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Q.1WHAT IS BURDEN OF PROOF? The word 'burden of proof' has not been defined in Evidence Act. IN Simple term burden of proof means responsibility to prove the fact in a case Or obligation to proof

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Preface of the Rules:Financial Action Task Force (FATF)an inter-governmental body established in 1989 formed with the objective to set standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money la

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Mirchpur Dalit Killings: �Atrocities Against SCs By Dominant Castes Continue Despite 71 Years Of Independence: Delhi HC Convicts 20 Coming straight to the nub of the matter, it has to be said right at the o

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Mortgage definedMortgage is transfer of an interest in a specific immovable property, for securing an advance payment of money by way of loan. It creates a pecuniary liability. It is in the form of a debt. The liability cannot be defeated by any sub

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Section 91 of Code of Civil Procedure 1908, (C.P.C.), India � A Good weapon against public nuisance or other wrongful act affecting or likely to affect the public In the year 2001, the Lawyers of District Bar Association, Hisar went on indefini

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Heroes of 377

  Sidharth Nair    08 September 2018 at 11:31

India made history on the 6th of September, 2018 by becoming only the 22nd nation in the world to decriminalize homosexuality. This decision by the honorable 5 judge bench of the Supreme Court comes across as the biggest win for sexual minorities in

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Role of an attesting witness in a Will

  K Rajasekharan    06 September 2018 at 11:32

Attesting witnessAn attesting witness is a person who puts his sign or mark on a deed or will at the request of its creator, immediately after its execution, for the purpose of proving and identifying that it is executed by the maker of it. Unless t

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Any design, expression, logo or anything that remotely resembles an organization or a product belonging to a certain organization or individual can be defined as a Trademark. It is alternatively known as a Service Mark. Breaking the term down to its

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IntroductionThe world is going through an era of technological revolution with the Internet playing a pivotal role along with other technological pawns in the game. But just like the Chinese belief of yin and yan, no good happens without some ills as

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