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Will the rainbow flags soon be waived in full glory : LGBT community

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Abstract As the Supreme Court has exceptionally accepted the curative petition in the case filed by Lawyers Collective to decriminalize same-sex sexual intercourse, the constitutionality question of Section 377 IPC has been raised once again. This article portrays an image of the historical position of the LGBT community before criminalizing legislation came into force. The […]

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Juvenile Justice Bill, 2014 Conceded A Necessity Rather Than A Popular Demand

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The Rajya Sabha passed the much awaited and contested Juvenile Justice Bill, 2014 on 22nd December 2015 after a public row post the release of the Juvenile convict in the Nirbhaya Gang rape case. As per the new bill, Juveniles aged between 16- 18 years can now be tried as adults for heinous offences like […]

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Enforcement of Foreign Decrees / Judgement in India

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This Article aims to study in detail the enforceability of foreign Judgements/decrees passed by a foreign court and the scope of Sec. 13 of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908. With the advent of globalization and with India poised as a major international and global player in the world economy, it is apposite to consider the […]

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Homosexuality-the legal arguments against it

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safder kazmi 377 IPC DOESN’T  VIOLATE THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUALITY ON THE BASIS OF SEX ENSHRINED IN ARTICLE 14 AND 15 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA. Article 14 of the Constitution of India guarantees two rights that the State shall not deny:   i.            Equality before the Law ii.            Equal protection of laws within the […]

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Examination of Section 66A of the Information Technology Act

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Technology changes the dimension of the society. Obscenity in electronic form, morphing  of images, defamation, text bullying, stalking, spamming, unsolicited emails, criminal intimidation, extortion, public mischief, insult, threat to cause injury have penetrated in this modern society with the help of cyber technology. Under this back drop the legislative body incorporated section 66 A under […]

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Crime & Punishment

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CRIME on the OFFENCE JUSTICE on the DEFENCE India, no doubt, is a great country. It has a great system of criminal jurisprudence in which an individual/group has a right to commit a crime, heinous included, to run away from the scene of crime and, if caught, the right to claim he is innocent. This […]

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INDIA’S TOP10 LAW INSTITUTES 2012

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If you want to join India’s best law schools but have no information about schools, people are misguiding you, then get over your confusion. Gone are the days when you used to ask about best law schools in India from here and there, now you can get information by a click of the button. Here […]

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LIVE-IN RELATIONSHIP AMONG HINDUS: REINCARNATION OF MARRIAGE

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Nitansh rai, Sukant singh rawat Significance of Marriage “Let There Be Faithfulness To Each Other Until Death. This, In Short, Should Be Known As The Highest Duty Of Husband And Wife. So Let Husband And Wife Ever Strive Doing All Their Duties; That They May Not Be Separated From Each Other, Wander Apart. -Manu Dharma […]

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Restitution of Conjugal Rights : A Comparative Study among Indian Personal Laws

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– ANUJA AIYAPPAN CHAPTER 1   1.1 Restitution of Conjugal Rights: Concept and Origin Marriage under all matrimonial laws is union imposing upon each of the spouses certain marital duties and gives to each of them certain legal rights. The necessary implication of marriage is that parties will live together. Each spouse is entitled to […]

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CHILD WITNESS

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BY:ANUJA AIYAPPAN CHAPTER 1 1.1 Witness: Meaning and Scope Witnesses and document are the chief sources of evidence. A witness is a person who gives testimony or evidence before any court. As a matter of fact every person is competent to give evidence but in certain circumstances he may not be compelled to give evidence. […]

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Cruelty Against Husband in India

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DHAWESH PAHUJA In India where marriage is the union between man and woman to get social status in the society and marriage is nothing but procreation and caring of the child. According to Westmark Marriage has been often like as an institution made by itself. As there is increase in number of marriages every day, […]

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Anti-Terrorism Laws – Distinguishing Myth or Reality

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“Every man when driven to the wall by a murderous assailant will override all laws to protect himself and this is called the great right to self defence” by ABRAHAM LINCOLN. It is the ‘great right of self defence’ from which the moral justification to all anti-terrorism laws is derived. The term “terrorism” comes from […]

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CYBER CRIMES AND THE LAW

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In the era of cyber world as the usage of computers became more popular, there was expansion in the growth of technology as well, and the term ‘Cyber’ became more familiar to the people. The evolution of Information Technology (IT) gave birth to the cyber space wherein internet provides equal opportunities to all the people […]

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LGBT rights interpreted by Judiciary “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender”

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How Indian Judiciary is interpreted the social stigma in regards to LGBT rights?   Introduction: It would be problematic to fix a gigantic moment of change from invisibility to visibility in the context of queer citizenship in India. From last few years it could be follow in film industry when the producer introduced new social […]

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Stamping and Proxies in India

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Ms. Stuti Bansal The present article deals with proxies and provisions regarding its stamping as per the laws applicable in India.Section 176 of the Companies Act, 1956 discusses and details the aspects of a proxy. According to Section 176 of the Act, any member of a company, entitled to attend and vote at a meeting […]

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India’s biotechnology regulatory system

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In the last 50 years, biotechnology has become a tool for enhancing economic growth and to revolutionize food security. However given that GMO (genetically modified organisms) are not naturally occurring organisms and have been tempered by human beings, there is a possibility that the GMO may effect the environment adversely either in the short term […]

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The Issue of Enemy Property and India’s National Interest

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Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan kept fighting till his death, to get back his posh bungalow at Malabar Hill, Mumbai, known as Jinnah House. His daughter Deena Vadia, too, could not succeed in getting the property of his father. But Mohammad Amir Mohammad Khan alias Sulaiman Khan, the son of the late Raja of Mehmoodabad, […]

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Evolution of Law: A short history of Indian legal Theory

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 Introduction  History comprises of the growth, evolution and development of the legal system in the country and sets forth the historical process whereby a legal system has come to be what it is over time. The legal system of a country at a given time is not the creation of one man or of one […]

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English Law

Context Rule and Its Development in English Law

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Introduction: A statute is basically the formal act enacted by the legislature in written form. In lay man’s term, statute can be called as a command of the legislature which is to be obeyed. Statute law helps in distinguishing the laws passed by the parliament from common law and equity. A single enactment of the […]

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Sub-ordinate Judiciary

Mis-Interpretation by Sub-ordinate Judiciary

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We are all humans and nobody can do away with mistakes. The same also happens with the judiciary either higher or lower. Everybody person has his own understanding of law but again we are bound to follow the interpretation of higher judiciary. Surely, interpretations of higher judiciary, most specifically the Supreme Court, are well founded […]

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Communal Violence Bill

Communal Violence Bill : A Critique

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The Communal Violence Bill 2005 has been mired in controversy since its inception. The very opening line of the draft sparks a debate. It states; “a bill to empower the state and central governments…”The question here that arises is: ‘aren’t there already enough statues, ordinances, rules, laws conferring power in the hands of the governments […]

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female infanticide

Female Infanticide : Stop! DonT kiLL Me PLEASE

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Our country India which on one hand is accepting western culture , on the other hand is so backward in thinking that they are killing their own goddess,their own durga laxmi, saraswati,etc.. Yes, I am talking about female infanticide,though this practice has become less in India but is still existing .Even in today’s world people […]

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