Maintenance of Hindu Wife

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OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY The topic of my research paper, i.e. Maintenance Rights of a Hindu wife is one of the most important rights provided to a Hindu wife. In a Hindu family, the husband is the person who has to provide for his wife. The main objective of this act is that the Hindu… Read more »

Right to Information Act, 2005

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It came into force on 12th October, 2005. The basic object of it is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, control corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense. It goes without saying that an informed citizen is better equipped to keep necessary… Read more »

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

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Section 3(8): corporate debtor means a corporate person who owes a debt to any person. Section 5- (1): Adjudicating Authority, for the purposes of this Part, means National Company Law Tribunal constituted under section 408 of the Companies Act, 2013. (Section 408 of the Companies Act, 2013: “The Central Government shall, by notification, constitute, with… Read more »

Office or Place of Profit

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The term office or place of profit is defined under the section 188 of the companies act, 2013, in its explanation and mentioned in the main section. Section 188 talks about the related party transactions: Except with the consent of the Board of Directors given by a resolution at a meeting of the Board and… Read more »

Law Making Process

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India is a democracy having quasi-federal structure of Government. Thus the Constitution of India is Supreme and is the result of the will of the people. Thus there is the procedure of separation of power where in there are 3 heads i.e. legislature, executive and judiciary. It is the Constitution that has given the Parliament… Read more »

Is “De novo” or   “fresh” investigation is a remedy for defective investigation?

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K. MAHESWARI, The Honourable Andhra Pradesh high court has recently while disposing a writ petition filed by way of public interest litigation has spotted the investigating and prosecuting agencies with regard to their failure of discharging duties. The Lordships in the said writ petition i.e., in Prof Rama shankarnarayan Vs. State of AP (Ayesha meera… Read more »

The Viewpoint: Asymmetric Dispute Resolution Clause

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By Azadeh Meskarian Solicitor at Zaiwalla & Co. LLP   Following on from the recent decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal confirming the validity of asymmetric arbitration clauses in Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd v Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd [2017] SGCA 32, this article considers the general enforceability of such clauses agreed between commercially… Read more »

Indian Penal Code- Comprehensive Criminal Code Of The Nation

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Advocate Sneha Suman (LL.M-NLUO) The Indian judicial system is considered to be one of the most important organs of the government. There are several laws enacted in our nation for curbing the ill-practices. All these enacted laws would turn to be futile if there is an absence of enforcement machineries. The judiciary of the nation… Read more »

GST – A threat or a boost to business?

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Ritika Sharma GST will have a significant impact on diverse businesses and/or transactions. In this article, an attempt has been made to cover the potential GST impact on some corporate transactions including Business    Transfer, Merger and Acquisition, Joint Venture, Transaction pertaining to Securities and Joint Development Agreements. The views expressed by the author herein is… Read more »

The Doctrinaire Trident Testing Constitutionality of the laws

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–Prof. Dr. Mohan R Boll INTRODUCTION The word‘doctrine’has been derived from the Greek word “doxa.” It is understood as “opinion.”Originally, doctrines were those of the Catholic Church.The teachings of the so-called doctors (religious scholars) of the Church were considered as doctrines. But today a doctrine can come from many other sources. Old and established legal… Read more »