Reflections on Mumbai terrorSoli SorabjeeOne salutary outcome of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai has been the enactment of much belated, tough anti-terror legislation which is sorely needed because extraordinary times require extraordinary laws. The ..
Journalism happens to be the only profession mentioned in the American constitution, as it forbids “abridging the freedom of speech or of the press.” India’s constitution, too, mentions only one profession — and that happens ..
Overall view of Corporate laws:In India, laws governing Companies are mainly to be found in the Companies Act, 1956. Voluminous and containing 658 Sections, 15 Schedules and several Rules, the Companies Act, 1956 is modeled on the English Companies ..
India Criminal laws and procedures – overviewThe criminal justice system descends from the British model. The judiciary and the bar are independent although efforts have been made by some politicians to undermine the autonomy of the judiciary ..
Homosexuality in India (Legal Analysis) It takes great courage to say, I am a homosexual. It needs even greater humbleness to put up with the statement: What did you say? You are a homosexual. The complexity of the homosexual behavior generates an o ..
Homosexuality in India (Legal Analysis)Swanroyali_k It takes great courage to say, I am a homosexual. It needs even greater humbleness to put up with the statement: What did you say? You are a homosexual. The complexity of the homosexual behavior gen ..
Article 226 and Bail PetitionsIntroduction: The right of speedy trail includes the right to get bail application decided on same day because to live a life with human dignity is fundamental right of every citizen in pursuit of happiness and excellenc ..
Maintenance and its various theoriesBy Prakash Pillai A matrimonial lawyer is often flooded with lots of questions by the clients. The most common query being, the quantum of maintenance after a divorce. This particular question is often the cause of ..
Procedure for Criminal TrialBy Prakash Pillai It is believed that the Court procedure in India is very long and takes lot of your time. However, it is not so. Infact the procedure of trial is very short. The manpower which is required to speed up tri ..
Presently, there are no legislative enactments or statutory policies against sexual harassment and abuse at work places. Sexual harassment includes any unwelcome sexually determined behavior including sexually colored remarks, verbal or non-verbal c ..