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Child Right Governance in India and other Laws Related to it

Perhaps the most well-known definition of ‘global governance’, James Rosenau designates it as ‘organisations of rubrics at all stages of hominoid action – from the domestic to the worldwide organisation.’ Today the perception of authority has wedged the attention of researchers in fields like political science, economics, business studies, and global relations to analyse an inclusive variety of marvels such as school life, worldwide policy-making, global organisations, public health, monetary dealings, street gangs or traffic rules. Children and youth are in many circumstances obtainable as ruled by others – parents, teachers, social services, religious establishments, or out of control. For youthful scholars, though, the opposite has been basic in the influence of the field of juvenile studies over the last decades. The intervention of children and young people certainly also impact the schemes of guidelines and governance that border them. They are thus as much theme to these systems as they can be energetic and shapers of them, in many cases organised with or in equivalent to the adults adjacent them. Contempt this heading of children as being both marks and shapers of governance, though, with some exceptions, the methodical study of the governance of children and youth have established little consideration within childhood studies as well as to the examination of how child rights are assumed to form in national and multinational politics, law and society.

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Central Public Information Officer, Supreme Court of India v. Subhash Chandra Agarwal: Right to Information and Judicial Independence

The citizen’s Right to Know is one of the significant ingredients of a democratic country. India demands transparent and accountable government to establish open and good governance. The sovereignty of India lies with ‘the people of India’. We choose our own representative therefore; it is our right to know about the machinery of the country. The need to control the mal administration of the government is important. Right to Information Act was formulated in 2005 which comes within the ambit of Article 19(1)(A) of the Constitution of India which ensures the fundamental right to Freedom of Speech and Expression. Many landmark judgments elaborated and clarified the concept of open governance. In the modern era, people are more vigil about their rights and they constitute the democracy. So, they expect the government to deliver. Central Public Information Officer, Supreme Court of India v. Subhash Chandra Agarwal, 2019, it was held by the Constitution Bench of Supreme Court that Supreme Court comes under the scope of “public authority”. Therefore, it is covered under Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act). It is one of the landmark judgments which took a limelight in recent years.

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15-March-2021
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RIGHT TO INFORMATION WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON RIGHT TO PRIVACY IN INDIA

“Information is the currency of democracy,” is very rightly said by Thomas Jefferson. Right to Information is the foundation of a democratic government. In India, democracy vests with the people of India, so we have a right to know. The Right to Information Act, 2005 was formulated which replaced the Freedom of Information Act, 2002. Privacy and RTI are related to each other. The government is accountable to the people in open governance system. In modern era, the people are more aware about their rights as well as their privacy. India’s legal system is formulating various statutes, acts and legislations to make the government accountable and transparent but the concept of privacy runs parallel to RTI. The law provides us the right to access the information held by government authorities on the other hand, the right to privacy ensures the confidentiality to access, collect and usage of personal information about them that is held by governments and private bodies. These two laws are contradictory and complicated.

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Distinction between Fundamental Rights and Human Rights

Rights are the reasonable privileges of people. These claims are ensured by law. According to law, rights are considered as the sensible case of the people which are acknowledged by the general public and affirmed by statute. It can be fundamental rights or human rights. The rights which are principal to the life of the citizens of a nation are known as fundamental rights. The primary contrast between fundamental rights and human rights is that the fundamental rights are particular to a specific nation, while human rights have overall acknowledgment. Fundamental Rights and Human Rights are essential for the presence and improvement of people. It makes a superior domain and better living conditions for individuals, and in addition, they, protect their nobility. Human rights and fundamental rights are key rules that remain at the premise of any fair and equivalent society.

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ABORTION AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

The abortion decision involves several parties, all with their own legally protected interests, civil liberties or fundamental human rights. These parties are the fetus, the pregnant woman, the doctor, the father of the fetus and the parents of the pregnant minor.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT RELIGION AND FGM

Female Genital Mutilation (often referred to as FGM) is a destructive operation

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Biological Age cannot be inclusive of Mental Age

The judiciary is racing towards the liberal interpretation from the strict interpretation of the laws, statutes, and provisions and so on.

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The curious case of Enola Holmes

Intellectual Property Rights is the cornerstone of development and enhancement of contemporary literature, performing arts and technology.

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Daughter's Right To Ancestral Property: What You Need to Know

In a landmark judgment, recorded on, August 11th, 2020, the Supreme Court expanded on the rights of Hindu women as legal heirs to ancestral property.

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The Comfort of Downloading and Its Effects on Copyright

With the emergence and vast development of the internet and the World Wide Web, information on a wide range of subjects has been made available at the tip of an individual’s fingers. Additionally, with the comfort of obtaining and storing information through the popular method of downloading, there has been a significant leap in the transfer of digital information across the globe. Even though downloads have been seen as a blessing, it has also been an issue and has created concerns concerning copyright. This article aims to provide an insight on the issue downloading and its impact on copyright. The author also provides suggestions for reform and a conclusion for the same.

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Registration of Film Titles Under the Indian Trademark Law Updated: Jul 31

The title is recognised as the primary distinguishable feature of a movie, and the revenue that accrues from a movie can be principally be identified with its title. For the same reasons, the protection of the title is vital for any person receiving benefits out of the creation. Contrary to common understanding, the trademark law in India is the legislation which protects the title of a movie. This article aims at providing an insight into the registration of films under the Trademark Act, and landmark cases associated with it.

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Mind the Gap: Women's fight against the gender pay gap

This article addresses the issue of the gender pay gap in India and studies the law on maintaining equal pay. Further, it also analyses some case studies to understand the issue in depth.