We may argue that it is a criminal proceeding is different from civil recoveries in the connotation of law. Obviously it is right, but the legislative intent of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and the word �proceedings� give a vast thinkin

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Paying of dowry at the time of marriage and afterward is an age-old practice which is still being followed by the people in Indian society. Dowry in simple terminology is regarded as all the material assets given by the bride�s family to the gr

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The Right to Information Act,2005 was enacted with a view bring about transparency in the functioning of the Government Institutions in India. This Act is considered to be a revolutionary law enacted in the history of the Indian Laws since it was the

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The new Companies Act, 2013 under section 2(62) defines one-person company as a company which has only one person as its member. The concept of one-person company is new to the Companies Act as it was not provided for in the previous Act of 1956. The

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How police can help you even if no FIR is registered? How to take help of police when there is no FIR?Police plays a vital role in collection of evidence and facts which is heart and soul for a criminal case. The main role of police in criminal cas

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The Companies Amendment Act,2017(herein after referred to as the �Amendment Act�)has finally seen the light of the day after a period of prolonged hibernation las

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The problem with Rape legislation

  Anindya Majumdar    16 March 2018 at 11:02

The recent news of the Rajasthan State Assembly allowing for capital punishment for rape of a child 12 years or younger is being touted as a rare instance of proactive action from a State. While not exactly a landmark legislation, (Madhya Pradesh has

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Law is considered a noble profession, and most lawyers tend to shy away from promoting themselves.First, let�s define personal branding. I believe brands are felt rather than heard. Most people make decisions based on emotion rather than object

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A 'Will' or 'Testament' is a legal document by which a person, the testator, expresses wishes as to how his/her property (movable or immovable) is to be distributed at death, and names one or more persons, the executor, to manage the

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Did you know McDonald�s was running a joint venture between Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd? Have you ever wondered what went wrong between these two companies that it had to shut its shop at nearly 170 outlets? What could have been done to avo

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Unit-Linked Insurance Plans (ULIPs) are a great product offering the dual benefits of insurance and investment. However, there are various myths which are floating around ULIPs, stemming from the misunderstanding about their liquidity, objective, ret

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[This article is about a Parliamentary debate directly dealing with issue of Article 370 in which Prakash Vir Shastri, who was a noted M.P for his eloquence & forceful oratory style presented the bill before the Lok Sabha. Bill echoed the views o

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The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017, introduced in Lok Sabha on 16 March, 2016 as The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was referred to the Standing Committee on Finance on 12 April, 2016. The Standing Committee on Finance examined the Bill and submi

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The Honourable Andhra Pradesh high court has recently while disposing a writ petition filed by way of public interest litigation has spotted the investigating and prosecuting agencies with regard to their failure of discharging duties.

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Electricity as a Legal Right

  SPITI SARKAR    05 March 2018 at 10:54

ELECTRICITY AS A LEGAL RIGHTElectricity as a basic amenity and the mode of its supply to consumers has various facets. The electricity distribution in major cities is the domain

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Law regarding vesting and divesting in Mithakshara joint family property. Mithakshara Coparcenary family, there is community of interest and unity of possession between all the members of the family, and upon the death of any one of them the others m

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IntroductionLaw of Defamation protects people against damages to their reputations. It objects to prevent the publication of false and defamatory statements against a person (including government, company and organization) which harms its reputation

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The Supreme Court of India, in a recent Judgment dated 15th February 2018 in a case Sundraram Finance Limited Vs Abdul Samad & Another as reported in (2018) SCC Online SC121 settled the divergence of legal opinion of different High Courts on the

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Coming straight to the crux of the core issue, let me begin by first and foremost stating explicitly that the Election Commission of India has very rightly and commendably told the Supreme Court that it has proposed to the Centre to amend the law an

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Law pertaining to damages

  Adv. Hezal Upadhyay    28 February 2018 at 11:36

Proof of damage for a claim of liquidated damages:It is noteworthy that for a claim of liquidated damages, the clause whether actual damage or loss is proved to have been caused thereby would not be dispensing with the establishment of proof in toto.

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