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Housing Rights of Lepers:- A Disgruntled Indian Legal Pledge

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Dushyant Mainali        Overture of Poor State of Lepers and Stigma attached. Since ages, Lepers are the most neglected section of the society as Leprosy is a disease, which still strikes fear in the societies as a mutilating, disfiguring, contagious and incurable disease. Because of the horrifying nature of the enigmatic physical disfigurement […]

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Trivia of Right to Shelter and its Clash with Forced Evictions of underprivileged sections from public lands.

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By:- Dushyant Mainali Advocate High Court of Uttarakhand   ·  The Prologue As per the Census of India 2011, India has more than 1.7 million homeless persons, of which 938,384 are located in urban areas. After nine long years thereafter, however, it seems to be nauseatingly misjudging the real number of homeless persons at present. […]

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Unsettling the “Settled Law”: “Reference” as a progressive Judicial device

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Dushyant Mainali   “Settled law” is the most used term in legal briefs, court room arguments and finally in the text of the Judgments in almost all the functional legal-judicial systems in the world. The term comes from a judicial concept adopted from common law.  The apposite term in this connotation is “stare decisis” in Latin […]

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Criticizing Public Function of Public Representatives by Media and Law of Defamation: An Overview in Indian Perspective

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By:-Dushyant Mainali Media have a role to play in informing the society and freedom of expression must be respected. The fundamental right of freedom of speech is involved in a criminal trial of defamation apart from the right of liberty of the press. In India Courts have time to time observed that in a democracy […]

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