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Rape: A Crime Against Humanity Seldom Acknowledged As One

  Brinda Kundu    14 August 2021 at 16:52

Key Takeaways Rape is the term given to the act of non consensual and forceful sexual intercourse committed against a person. It is recognised as an offence in Sections 375, 376, 376 A, 376 B, 376 C, 376 D and 376 E. However, the laws pertaining to t ..


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All About 379 IPC - Case Laws

  Brinda Kundu    05 July 2021 at 13:58

Key takeaways Section 378 of the IPC defines "theft" as the dishonest removal of moveable property "from the possession of any person" without that person's consent. According to the Indian Penal Code, theft is punishable by i ..


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Revisiting Landmark Judgements In Arbitration

  Brinda Kundu    30 June 2021 at 12:37

KEY TAKEAWAYS Arbitration is a form of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR). It is one of the most widely practiced forms of ADR. The Supreme Court, along with various High Courts, has passed a variety of judgements related to arbitration recently. The ..


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Statutes And Precedents Governing The Dowry System In India

  Brinda Kundu    30 June 2021 at 12:37

KEY TAKEAWAYS Dowry refers to a payment made to the groom and his family in cash or kind during the time of marriage by the bride’s side of the family. In India, the system of dowry was widely prevalent till it was prohibited by the Dowry Prohi ..


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Madras HC: Criminal Contempt Initiated Against Advocate For Sharing ‘Derogatory’ Whatsapp Audio Messages Against Judge

  Brinda Kundu    22 June 2021 at 13:14

KEY TAKEAWAYS Criminal contempt proceedings have been initiated by the Madras High Court against an advocate who had shared WhatsApp audio messages regarding a judge that were derogatory in nature. Justice M Dhandapani had taken note of the messages ..


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Extent Of Freedom Of Speech With Respect To Religious Sentiments

  Brinda Kundu    22 June 2021 at 11:32

KEY TAKEAWAYS A case was filed against Kamal Haasan for causing hurt to religious feelings due to a comment made that hurt the feelings of Hindus. The comment was made during an interview when Haasan was asked about the violence faced by women. Haasa ..


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Lakshadweep Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana Approaches Kerala HC For Pre-Arrest Bail: Says Criticism On Political Matters Not Sedition

  Brinda Kundu    17 June 2021 at 13:12

KEY TAKEAWAYS Lakshadweep Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana has moved to the Kerala High Court seeking anticipatory bail. A case of sedition has been filed against her due to the remarks made by her over the new regulations introduced in the island. The FIR h ..


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Decoding Section 21 Of The Indian Penal Code

  Brinda Kundu    15 June 2021 at 13:36

KEY TAKEAWAYS Section 21 of the Indian Penal Code defines the term ‘public servant’. This Section has been incorporated separately to avoid confusion regarding the definition of ‘public servants’ and the people who count as on ..


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Recent Developments Regarding The One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC) Scheme

  Brinda Kundu    15 June 2021 at 13:36

KEY TAKEAWAYS 17 states have already implemented the One Nation, One Ration Card Scheme. Uttarakhand is the latest state to implement the reform. The ONORC scheme ensures the availability of foodgrains to ration beneficiaries under the Nation Food Se ..


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Automatic Divorce In India: Fact Or Myth

  Brinda Kundu    12 June 2021 at 13:01

KEY TAKEAWAYS There is no such thing as ‘automatic divorce’. A petition for divorce needs to be filed by parties to the marriage. However, there exists the concept of Void and Voidable Marriages. Void Marriages are not legal right from th ..


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