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Medical Negligence – Liability at Common Law and Statutory Law

Posted 9 hours ago  |   Views: 3  |    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 1 day ago  |   Views: 9  |    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In India the legal professionals are said to be abided by various legal ethics that may seem outdated in many other jurisdictions abroad, but are yet considered as a very important part of the legal profession.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 days ago  |   Views: 9  |    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 3 days ago  |   Views: 13  |    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 3 days ago  |   Views: 16  |    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 4 days ago  |   Views: 76  |    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 6 days ago  |   Views: 25  |    0  |  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 1 week ago  |   Views: 18  |    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 t
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Merger And Amalgamation: A Brief Report

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 30  |    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 t
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A Critical Take On The Mines Act, 1952

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 28  |    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 1 week ago  |   Views: 25  |    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 per
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Njac: The National Commission For The Appointment Of Judges And Its Fate.

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 34  |    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 1 week ago  |   Views: 41  |    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 1 week ago  |   Views: 55  |    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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Domestic Violence- Through A Man's Eye

Posted 1 week ago  |   Views: 42  |    1  |  Criminal Defense Family Law General Legal Human Rights

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Sat in a chair and beaten by his wife as their help watched — this is what former James Bond stuntman Eddie Kidd endured for years at the hands of his wife Samantha. After his wife was jailed, he told a British newspaper, "She had started drinking heavily and would slap me, punch me, strangle me
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Arbitration-the Essential Alternative

Posted 2 weeks ago  |   Views: 42  |    0  |  Arbitration General Legal

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Under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, a party can commence arbitration by issuing a notice in writing to the other party of its intention to refer the dispute to arbitration. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, arbitration proceedings are deemed to have commenced on the date on which the r
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A Brief Idea Of The Pocso Act

Posted 2 weeks ago  |   Views: 41  |    0  |  Criminal Defense General Legal

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The Prevention of Children from Sexual offences act was enacted with the intention of protecting children from all and any kind of sexual exploit. The laws which were in place pertaining to the sexual offences against the children were very limited in scope and quiet practically, the language of the
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GST- A Layman’s Guide

Posted 2 weeks ago  |   Views: 2887  |    2  |  GST Revenue

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In India, Government imposes taxes on its citizens in order to provide services that would benefit the general public in the long run. Taxes are broadly categorized under Direct Taxes & Indirect Taxes. Direct Taxes are those taxes whose burden cannot be shifted on someone else, these taxes are dir
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Patenting A Software

Posted 2 weeks ago  |   Views: 46  |    0  |  IPR

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In India, it is prohibited to patent a computer program(s) per se under section 3(k) of The Patents Act, 1970, moreover in simpler terms means that software or computer program(s) cannot be patented by the virtue of the script or text they are made of, but these software however, can be patented if
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Dying Declaration: Evidentiary Value

Posted 2 weeks ago  |   Views: 38  |    0  |  Criminal Defense

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It is acknowledged that the Law in terms of Dying declaration discusses the same in Section 32 of Indian Evidence Act, 1872.  SC in Surinder Kumar v. State of Haryana has discussed this law relating to the evidentiary value of a dying declaration and whether such a piece of evidence can amount to c
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