An Analysis of DNA Profiling Bill 2018

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“DNA profiling” is not a new term for all, because we have studied during school time. It is a technique by which individuals can be identified and compared via their respective DNA profiles. But now it is taking the form of legislation in India in the DNA profiling bill 2018 . Recently union cabinet passes… Read more »

How ‘Deceptively Similar’ back kicks Sardarbuksh

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How ‘Deceptively Similar’ back kicks Sardarbuksh   Penalties come along when; domestic Companies use names of big brands in a funnier manner to promote their product. This time it is a coffee company, SardarBuksh, that sound deceptively similar to the very famous Starbucks. Started with a business from cart and now after opening five outlets… Read more »

Piracy Paradox – Intellectual Property Right’s Grey Space

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PIRACY PARADOX- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT’S GREY SPACE   Abstract This article looks into Intellectual Property Law’s grey pace; which is the fashion industry and delves into why, with such low protection, it is still one of the most profitable industries. It is a substantial area of creativity into which copyright and patent do not penetrate… Read more »

Theory of confirmation by subsequent facts: Section 27 of the Indian Evidence Act 1872

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Theory of confirmation by subsequent facts: Section 27 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872  In the matter of: Navaneethakrishnan V/s The State by Inspector of Police, Criminal Appeal No. 1134/2013 (Supreme court of India, Date of Decision: 16.04.2018, Coram: A.K. Sikri & R.K. Agrawal, JJ.) it was held that, Section 27 of the Indian Evidence… Read more »

Jurisprudence emanating from Section 238-A of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016

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Jurisprudence emanating from Section 238-A of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016: B.K. Educational Services (P) Ltd. V/s Parag Gupta & Associates (2018)   Preface: Section 238-A of the I&B Code, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as the ‘IBC’) was inserted by the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Act, 2018 with effect from 06.06.2018. Section… Read more »

Witch Hunt- The Socio-Legal Intricacies

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By: Yashda Garg  Witch hunt is an archaic and a barbaric practice consumes numerous lives every year. Yet, interestingly, the violence ensued by it is mercilessly silenced and wrapped in the garb of custom. In fact, with the passage of time, the mass approach has only reflected blindness towards the issue. Furthermore, despite the tremendous amount… Read more »

Rights and Duties of the founder of lost Goods

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This Article is written by Akshita Sodhi of Lloyd law college, Greater Noida. Who is called Finder of lost goods? A person who finds the belongings that belong to another person and holds that good into his own custody is bound to take due care of the good and to find and return that good… Read more »

Madhya Pradesh High court, grant death sentence to, man raped and killed 4 years old girl

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JABALPUR: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has upheld a lower court’s order awarding death sentence to a man for raping and killing a four-year-old girl, observing that “humanity is more in danger in the hands of persons like the convict”. Describing the offence as an act of “extreme depravity” and taking note of the rise… Read more »

Indira Gandhi vs. Raj Narain on 7th November, 1975

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Naincy Goyal Case no: appeal 887 of 1975 Equivalent citation: AIR 1975 SC 2299 Appellant: Indira Nehru Gandhi Respondent: Shri Raj Narain Date of Judgment:  7 Nov. 1975 Bench: N. RAY (CJ) & R. KHANNA & K. MATHEW & H. BEG & V. CHANDRACHUD INTRODUCTION: This work is a critical analysis of an infamous case… Read more »

Bitcoin: Myth or Reality?

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Digital currency Bitcoin made its debut in 2009 and ushered in a new era of cryptocurrency. There are more than 500 cryptocurrencies to choose from but Bitcoin remains the favourite. Regulators, tax authorities and enforcement agencies are exploring the phenomenon. But the one question that pops up every time and everywhere is ‘Is Bitcoin legal… Read more »