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Explained: The Ongoing Debate on Right To Privacy

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 1077  |    3  |  Constitutional Matters Human Rights Supreme Court

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We all are aware of the ongoing Aadhar-card project which requires a person to give personal information, which includes fingerprints, retinal scans, and is linked to gas connections, bank accounts, PAN, phone numbers. In recent months, the debate over Aadhaar has reached a feverish pitch.  
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Laws Against Sexual Harassment At Workplace

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 253  |    0  |  Criminal Defense Employment General Legal

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Getting a job is tough if you are a woman in India. For many, though, finding one is only the beginning of the nightmare. Like in other parts of the world, sexual harassment at work is a serious concern in the country. India did not have any complete law to protect women against sexual harassment at
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Eliminating Online Bank Fraud

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 346  |    3  |  Banking Criminal Defense Cyber Crime

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The cyber space is increasingly used by organized criminal groups to target credit cards, bank account and other financial instruments for fraudulent transactions. Online fraud is considered to be third amongst economic crimes prevalent in India. The major forms of cyber fraud include online auction
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A Person’s Damaged Reputation Leads To Defamation

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 130  |    0  |  Criminal Defense

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Defamation is oral or written statement that hurts someone’s reputation. “For a Man of honor Defamation is worse than death”. It is considered as Great Evil. Reputation is an integral and important part of the dignity of the individual and Right to reputation is an inherent right guaranteed by Artic
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Medical Negligence Laws In India

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 292  |    0  |  Civil Litigation General Legal Medical Negligence

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With the rising number of litigations regarding medical negligence, it is discernible that the knowledge of patient's rights in Indian society has been growing promptly in the recent past. Medical negligence laws have been made stringent over the years by courts awarding exemplary compensations and
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Blackmail– Is It Really a Crime

Posted 1 month ago  |   Views: 174  |    2  |  Civil Litigation Criminal Defense Cyber Crime General Legal

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‘Blackmail ' is a commonly exploited word nowadays. Generally, blackmail is defined as an act where a person puts another person under threat while creating a situation where the person so threatened had to perform a particular task under pressure of that person for the sake of his privacy, reputati
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Medical Negligence – Liability at Common Law and Statutory Law

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 192  |    0  |  Civil Litigation Criminal Defense Medical Negligence

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When a doctor attends to his patient, he owes him certain duties of care viz. (1) a duty of care in deciding whether to undertake the case, (2) a duty of care in deciding what treatment to give and (3) a duty of care in the administration of treatment. A breach of any of the aforesaid d
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Law & Ethics: Contemporary Issue

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 113  |    0  |  Consumer Protection Corporate Law General Legal

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In India the legal professionals are said to be abided by various legal ethics that may seem outdated in many other jurisdictions abroad, but are yet considered as a very important part of the legal profession. The Bar Council of India still maintains strict standards with respect to the legal commu
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What is 'FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND SPEECH' According to the constitution of India

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 180  |    1  |  Constitutional Matters General Legal Supreme Court

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Article 19 of Indian Constitution In India, our constitution has guaranteed ‘Freedom of expression and speech’ under Article 19(1) (a) subject to certain restrictions. The current scenario is that there are criminal laws in provision that put little restraint on this right to maintain public
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Points to Ponder for Live In Relations in India

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 90  |    0  |  Civil Litigation Criminal Defense Family Law General Legal

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Live In relationship is a Western Concept which has emerged as a successful idea in India as well. The idea behind live-in is that a man & a woman to cohabitate and start a family with each other, with an exception of marriage not taking place between them. In India it is still considered as a Tabo
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Legal Regime For The Protection Of Tourists From Fraud

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 89  |    1  |  Consumer Protection Default/Fraud General Legal

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Travel companies and tour consultants provide extraordinarily and out of the box services to their clients in India. The objective of these companies is to provide and redress the needs of their clients in a faster and efficient manner.  The tourism industry provides ancillary services to their cli
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Important CLAUSES to be mentioned in a NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 194  |    1  |  Civil Litigation Consumer Protection Corporate Law Criminal Defense Default/Fraud

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A company may share its confidential information such as trade secrets, vendor information, intellectual property with its clients or employees. In order to ensure that such information has not been shared by the clients or employees with anyone, the company needs to draft a non- disclosure agreemen
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Learn how to Gift: Muslim Law

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 115  |    1  |  Family Law Muslim Law

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A person is competent to make a gift (Hiba) of his total property during his lifetime. The gift is operative with immediate effect and divests him of his control and ownership over the property. A gift with the intention of disinheriting an heir. The intention of the gift is not important but it can
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A Guide to Mutual Divorce

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 116  |    0  |  Child Custody Civil Litigation Divorce & Alimony Family Law

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Our Indian culture has always regarded Marriage as a holy union of 2 bodies to become 1 and then live happily. Although the framers of this principle never knew that the idea of Living happily is mere a Myth in today’s environment. People do have alternatives to do well of their fed up life. In the
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An Overview On Merger And Amalgamation

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 93  |    0  |  Corporate Law

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The term ‘merger’ is not defined under the Companies Act, 1956, and under Income Tax Act, 1961. However, the Companies Act, 2013 without strictly defining the term explains the concept. A ‘merger’ is basically a combination of two or more entities into one; the desired effect being not just the accum
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A Critical Take On The Mines Act, 1952

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 107  |    0  |  Constitutional Matters General Legal Human Rights

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The Mines Act, 1952 is the legislative authority in India when it comes to the law of the land which pertains to the health, welfare and the safety of the workers employed in mining activity. The act talks about an array of things ranging from the kind of health services that should be provided to t
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Plea Bargain: Available Yet Unused

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 84  |    0  |  Civil Litigation Criminal Defense General Legal

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Quality of Justice suffers not only when an innocent person is punished or a guilty person is exonerated, but when there is enormous delay in deciding the criminal cases. The Indian Judiciary today is facing the biggest challenge in the form of non-disposal of cases in criminal matters for long p
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Njac: The National Commission For The Appointment Of Judges And Its Fate.

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 80  |    0  |  Constitutional Matters General Legal Supreme Court

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National Judicial Appointments Commission 99th amendment The 99th amendment, substituted the words “after consultation with such of the Judges of the Supreme Court and of the High Courts in the States as the President may deem necessary for the purpose”, in article 124 with the words,  “on
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Allotment Of Shares: The Process

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 201  |    0  |  Banking Finance Law Revenue

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An allotment of shares is an acceptance by the company of the offer to take shares. Offer of shares are made on application forms supplied by the company. Generally, the offer is to accept a certain number of shares, or such less number of shares as may be allotted and that offer is accepted by the
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Right To Housing In The Indian Context.

Posted 2 months ago  |   Views: 99  |    0  |  General Legal Human Rights International Law

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"The human right to housing is the right to live in adequate shelter in Security, peace, and dignity" -The National Human Rights Commission The right to housing is something that is to be construed as an element that is at the roots of the socio-economic rights. This is by virtue of the reason t
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