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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-27 May 2024

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-12 May 2024

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-06 May 2024

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-29 Apr 2024

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-23 Apr 2024

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-15 Apr 2024

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of the Week-04 Mar 2024

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-20 Feb 2024

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"Pranshu Yadav's Tragic Tale: Combating Cyberbullying and LGBTQ+ Discrimination in India"

One optimistic social media influencer from Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, 16-year-old Pranshu Yadav's heartbreaking experience has highlighted the adverse effects of homophobia and online harassment. His untimely death from suicide following ongoing pain he had experienced on social media serves as a stark reminder of the severe repercussions of discrimination and cyberbullying against the LGBTQIA+ community.In memory of Pranshu Yadav, this is a wake-up call to confront the harsh realities of cyberbullying and stands as a plea for a world where every individual's uniqueness is celebrated and respected.

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The Extensive Scope of International Law

International law, a dynamic and ever-evolving field, encompasses many legal principles and norms that regulate interactions between sovereign states, international organisations, and individuals on the global stage. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the scope of international law has expanded, offering diverse and challenging opportunities for legal professionals. The scope of international law is expansive and dynamic, encompassing diverse areas ranging from human rights and diplomacy to trade and environmental protection. This blog explores the multifaceted scope of international law, highlighting the various avenues and its crucial role in addressing global challenges.

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of the Week-26 Dec 2023

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Top ten Legal Headlines of The Week-13 Dec 2023

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of the Week-04 Dec 2023

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"Ganga Jamuna: Navigating the Censor Board's Intricacies - A Cinematic Tale of Certification and Controversy"

Recently, news about the movie "Ganga Jamuna" was featured in the newspaper on November 6th. The news revolved around Dilip Kumar's six-month journey with the Censor Board for the film "Ganga Jamuna." In 1961, the movie, directed by Nitin Bose and starring Dilip Kumar, was released. Dilip Kumar also produced the film. However, the film encountered numerous challenges with the Censor Board, leading to 250 cuts and an 'A' certificate due to its focus on the Uttar Pradesh belt, featuring dialogues in the Awadhi dialect. This blog delves into the functioning of the Indian Censor Board and the process of issuing film certificates with reference to Ganga Jamuna.

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of the Week-27 Nov 2023

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A Brief Note on the Election Process In India

India's election process is a complex and extensive system governed by the Election Commission of India. This blog describes some of the key details of the election process in India. .

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of the Week-14 Nov 2023

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What is Deepfake?- Explainer

Deepfake is a new form of cyber crime. This blog explains the meaning of Deepfake, how it works and what are the laws governing it.

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"Dissenting Opinions", "Distinguishing Opinions" and "Concurring Opinions" in Indian law

"Dissenting Opinions", "Distinguishing opinions" and "concurring opinions" are important components of judicial decisions in Indian law. These opinions provide unique insights into the reasoning and interpretation of a case. Here is a brief notes on the same.

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-06 Nov 2023

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Formal and Informal Sources of Law

India has a diverse legal system vividly incorporates formal and informal law sources, including municipal and international aspects. The legal framework of any society is the foundational structure that underpins the functioning of the entire legal system. It represents a complex and intricate blend of rules, norms, and principles that collectively serve as the guiding force governing the behaviour of individuals within that society. These legal rules and principles are analogous to the structural supports of a building, providing the necessary stability and order for the functioning of the social and legal architecture. In essence, the legal framework serves as a blueprint, defining the boundaries, obligations, and rights individuals must abide by, thus ensuring order, justice, and social harmony. This notes describes about the formal and informal sources of law.

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Legality Of Betting and Gambling Contracts In India

Gambling is betting or wagering money or anything at the expense of a possible future outcome to win. Gambling in India traces back to the time of The Mahabharata, almost 4000 years ago; it is described as a form of playing dice or “chausar” as it was called back then. It might be possible that gambling was introduced for people to increase their knowledge, basically to increase their capacity to take risks in their lives. Eventually, gambling became a game played by everyone from rich to poor, usually by royals in their leisure time. A famous instance of gambling, which everyone knows about, is when, in the Indian legend Mahabharata, the Pandavas wagered everything they had, including their wife, while playing dice. Since then, gambling and betting have evolved with time. People bet with money. Some people even win crores, set up a business, and live peacefully. More people have started betting illegally with money, leading to corruption and money laundering. This blog describes the various types of betting and gambling and the legal aspect of it.

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of The Week-26 Sep 2023

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Legal Research Papers: Where to begin?

Writing a legal research paper requires a systematic and rigorous approach to exploring legal issues, analysing cases, and presenting coherent arguments. Whether you are a law student or a seasoned legal professional, understanding the process of crafting a well-structured and compelling research paper is essential. This blog outlines the key steps and considerations involved in writing a legal research paper.

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Making the Most of Law School: A Guide to Success and Fulfilment

Law school is a transformative journey that offers a wealth of knowledge, challenges, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Whether you're just starting your legal education or you're already immersed in the experience, there are several strategies you can employ to make the most of your time in law school. In this blog, we will explore some valuable tips to help you succeed and find fulfilment during your law school years.

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Top Ten Legal Headlines of the Week-21 Aug 2023

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Words Like Prostitute-Mistress Will Not Be Used In Courts: Supreme Court Released Terminology For Women

Gender stereotype words will no longer be used in Supreme Court decisions and arguments. Supreme Court launches Gender Stereotypes Combat Handbook to crack down on derogatory terms used for women.

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Suo Moto Cognizance- Elixir or Toxin for the Judicial System of our Country

The Recent actions by the Supreme Court by taking a Suo Moto Cognizance in the case of the viral Manipur Sexual Harassment case was welcomed as a positive measure by various organizations and the citizens of the country. Following the Viral video showing two women being paraded in Manipur while entirely naked, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud ordered the Central government and the state government to inform the Supreme Court of any actions taken.

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Shaping Justice: The Proposed Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Amendment Bill

A nation's legal framework serves as the backbone of its society, ensuring justice, equality, and protection of individual rights. In this context, the proposed Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Amendment Bill is a significant development that aims to reform and strengthen India's criminal justice system. This blog delves into the proposed amendment's key provisions and potential implications, shedding light on its role in shaping a more efficient and equitable legal landscape.

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17-August-2023
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Top Ten Legal Headlines of the Week-14 Aug 2023

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No Confidence Motion in India: Explained

In parliamentary democracies, the No Confidence Motion (NCM) concept is a critical mechanism for ensuring governmental accountability and transparency and maintaining the delicate balance between the executive and legislative branches. In India, a nation that upholds democratic principles, the NCM is significant in its political landscape. The No Confidence Motion represents a powerful tool in the hands of the opposition to voice concerns, challenge policies, and even potentially change the course of governance.This blog delves into the No Confidence Motion concept, procedure, implications, and historical relevance in the Indian context.

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09-August-2023
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GRIM REALITY OF SPORTS IN INDIA

Sport refers to an activity that involves physical and mental abilities. Sports have always been a vital part of human lives. Sports in India range from traditional, common, and famous sports like kabaddi, cricket, hockey, etc., and some other sports which are not known to many people. India has performed tremendously in the realm of sports and has been hosting plenty of domestic and international sports events as well. It has earned many awards in global spaces like the Olympics, commonwealth games, etc. In addition, India encourages the youth and has opened various universities for the same.Despite everything, India still lacks in the area. India faces problems that are still unrecognized and are not acted upon, even if recognized. The roots of the issues are hard to reach consideration yet can be done. The problems start and keep going on and probably never end. However, recognition is our duty, and acting on them is our right; hence let us move on to the grim reality of sports in India.

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ADDITIONAL PROTOCOLS TO THE GENEVA CONVENTION: UNDERSTANDING REASONS FOR INDIA’S NON-RATIFICATION

As history suggests, India has always ensured to voice its stand and actively participate in becoming a party to international conventions. Subsequently, India is a party to several international treaties, including the Geneva Conventions of 1949. However, contrary to this, when the Additional Protocols to the Geneva Conventions were formulated in 1977, India did not ratify to the international treaties, although it had actively participated during negotiations. This legal blog aims to study and highlight the reasons for India's non- ratification to the Additional Protocols and analyse whether the reasons given by India for non-ratification were justified.

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09-August-2021
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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week-05 Jul 2021

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ARTICLE 19(1) OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA: AN ANALYSIS

India had achieved independence after huge bloodshed only for the citizens of the country so that they could live happily, without any interference from outside, which is known as sovereignty. Just after three tears, on the 26th day of November 1950, India had drafted its first Constitution, with its founding fathers being Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Sir Benegal Narsing Rao, Surendra Nath Mukherjee and others. The Constitution of India has 22 parts and 395 Articles, and Part III of the Constitution is enshrined with the Fundamental Rights, ranging from Articles 12 to 35. Article 19(1) of the Constitution of India gives the freedom of speech and expression to all the citizens of India. The Supreme Court has ruled in the case of Devendrappa (1998) that reasonable restrictions may have to be imposed in the freedom of speech and expression in the interest of maintaining discipline in public services, even though it may not have been mentioned as a ground in Article 19(2).

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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week-06 Jun 2021

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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week-31 May 2021

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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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TOP 10 LEGAL HEADLINES OF THE WEEK 25 May 2021

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First Information Report (FIR): An Overview

Crime and its reporting happen in relays, a country for its good governance & maintenance of tranquility requires complaints to be registered, these then need to be taken in cognizance and resolved in an established manner. A proper administration of the criminal justice system, therefore, requires balancing the rights of the victim and the accused. In India, the distribution of power takes place among its departments and thus reporting of crime, and its settlement happens by involving various branches of government. Reporting of crime is the initial step in the criminal justice system. The ‘First Information Report’ is an essential process in the investigation of a criminal case, in common parlance and in media reporting.

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THE SUPACE- A FAREWELL GIFT BY CJI TO THE INDIAN JUDICIARY

A new concept of virtual hearing ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE has been introduced by Hon’ble Shri S.A.Bobde recently, named as “SUPACE”. This is a complete blend of human and machine intelligence. The curiosity to know and have knowledge about a new thing automatically comes to the human mind. This blog, deals with the ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (SUPACE), it's working and uses in the Indian Judiciary.

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Misuse of Gender Laws in India

This paper, titled ‘Misuse of Gender Laws in India’, attempts to put forth some major loopholes in our Judicial System with respect to gender-oriented laws. It tries to make a sincere effort to understand how and why these loopholes get exploited by a section of society. It aims to critically evaluate, study and examine the major difference between what was intended by some laws versus what actually became of them through their massive misuse. This is one of those areas which has just started to gain momentum among the masses, but the legal and societal recognition of which has not received enough attention. There is also a significant dearth of quality literature available in this respect.

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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week. 07 Mar 2021

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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week28 Feb 2021

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28-February-2021
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Top 10 Legal Headlines of The Week21 Feb 2021

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Pedagogical Model of The Formation of Professional Competence of Lawyer : Ukrainian Reality

This blog includes the Pedagogical Model of The Formation of Professional Competence of Lawyer from Ukrainian Reality by Professor Prof.  Anatoliy Kostrub

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Nature & Significance of Law

Law has become a significant medium for every civilized nation. Theory and philosophy of law is called jurisprudence. Jurisprudence should always be the foundation for framing rules and laws of a nation. Law is a dynamic subject which changes with the changing needs of the society. Philosophers and Jurists have come up with different definitions of law in different eras. Nature of law has also been propounded differently by different jurists. John Locke's theory on Constitutionalism is worth mentioning in present day context because the theory of Constitutionalism is associated with the noble idea which means freedom from arbitrary government . This concept encourages protection/promotions of rights of people, rule of law and accountable governmental procedures. A country which lacks constitutionalism is a dangerous sign which should always be discouraged.

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75 Years of the United Nations: How it all started

24th October 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. To commemorate the milestone achieved by this organization which has more legitimacy, convening power, and normative impact than any other organization, this blog explains how and why the United Nations was founded.

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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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IS INDIA AN ONLINE ARBITRATION FRIENDLY JURISDICTION?

India provides for a specialized law that specifically deals with alternative dispute resolution, namely Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. With the outbreak of Covid-19, Indian courts were bound to accept the technological advancement and started the hearing of urgent matters through virtual means. But the question arises are the laws keeping up with technological advancements? Through this article, the author tries to answer whether the Indian laws are compatible with the procedures of online Arbitration.