KEY TAKEAWAYS Government policies that may not be in accordance with fundamental rights but are important for social and economic growth are protected under the 9th Schedule. To address social and economic inequities in Indian society, many legislati ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS According to the Information Technology Act, 2000 (IT Act) digital signatures are recognised by the law and have the same legal standing as physical ones. By providing digital signature certificates and verifying that legal requirements ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Although Anti-defection laws are intended to stop elected officials from switching parties for personal benefit, they have drawbacks and may weaken accountability. The Shiv Sena case brings to light the difficulties in putting Anti-defe ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS According to the Civil Procedure Code in India, pleading amendments are permitted. This implies that, with the court's approval, parties may change their pleadings throughout a trial. The need to resolve the issue, the lack of harm ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) confers inherent powers upon the High Court to make orders necessary to prevent the abuse of the process of the court or to secure the ends of justice. The High Court can use its inhe ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS An income tax is a tax that governments impose on people and businesses based on their profits throughout a fiscal year. There are two types of taxes: direct taxes and indirect taxes. Income tax is the amount withheld from any source of ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS In India, same-sex marriages are currently not legal. The Indian Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code in 2018, however same-sex marriages are still not recognised. Even though the Indian ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Stamp duty on arbitral awards is a sensitive issue in India, with some states demanding it while others do not. Stamp tax on arbitral awards supporters claim that it is vital to protect government income and prevent stamp duty evasion, ..