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 ..
Euthanasia is known by many names across the globe: mercy-killing, assisted suicide, physician assisted suicide. A widely debated and even more widely mis-understood concept, it has divided opinions in both the medical and the legal fraternity. India ..
The law is reason free from passion ~ AristotleLife is a gamble at terrible odds, if it were a bet, you would not take it. ~ Tom StoppardThe Law Commission of India recently has invited suggestions from the public on recommendations for legalizing be ..
The age-old debate on privacy has raged on for centuries, during which time it caught the fancy of filmmakers, novelists, conspiracy theorists, and who not, but never has it been carved into the touchstone of legislation. The kind of legislation that ..
The Real Deal?The winds of change are blowing in the real estate sector. Earlier times required the buyer, flat owner to wait for ages for his home to be constructed, had to shell out hidden costs and could never muster up the temerity to ask the bui ..