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Nikita Anand  | 60 posts


Nikita is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of MightyLaws.in. She is a lawyer/author residing in Delhi. She believes that increasing legal awareness is the key to ensure social justice and simplification of law is the means to achieve it. She writes articles on social and political issues for various platforms in English and Hindi.

July 29, 2010

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Stalking: The Phenomenon, Legal Status and Preventive Measures

Stalking is a phenomenon which could turn out to be a frightening experience for any  women. It is common to hear mothers tutoring their young daughters to be wary of strangers who might trail them. Young working women who stay alone in metro cities prove to be soft targets and are prone to be stalked. […]

July 15, 2010

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Rights of Prisoners in India

Whenever we try imagining a typical jail in our country, the picture which comes to our mind is not exactly charming. News reports often bring into light the ignominious behavior of police with the incarcerated. Gloomy atmosphere, bad food, inadequate medical facilities are some of the basic problems faced by the prisoners. Every convict has […]

July 10, 2010

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International Conference on Crime and Victimization

The South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) is going to organize its first International Conference from 15-17 January, 2011. It will be held in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The address of the official website of the conference is- http://www.sascv.org/conf2011/index.html The venue for the Conference is Hotel Jaipur Greens, a 5 star establishment. The main theme […]

July 8, 2010

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Essentials of a First Information Report (FIR)

First Information Report serves as the basic document of any matter when it goes to the court through police. Since the cases very much depend upon how the FIR is registered, it is pertinent to file an FIR in a proper manner. There are some points which should be kept in mind while recording the […]

June 29, 2010

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Law Relating to Confession in India

Confession has been a very delicate issue when it comes to the court of law. Here is everything you might like to know about the law relating to confession. Following are the rights conferred upon the person confessing in the court of Law: 1. A confession can only be recorded by a Metropolitan Magistrate or Judicial Magistrate. […]

June 25, 2010

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Compensation to victims…A Punishment for others.

Recently there was a great hue and cry over the verdict of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy case. The victims felt cheated and the nation was outraged. Media did an excellent job by giving it prime coverage. Government had to face the heat. Things began to roll; And the blame game begun. People blaming the State..State […]

June 15, 2010

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What to do if your Cell Phone gets Stolen/Lost

If you are a cell phone user then this is a must read for you. Mobile handset, due to its size, is quite easy to misplace, loose or to be nicked by a passer-by. Hence one must be prepared for such a situation. This article explains the procedure of recovering lost/stolen mobile phone and also the concept […]

June 10, 2010

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Plea-bargaining in India: Its Basics

The Criminal Law (amendment) Act, 2005 has recognized the idea of plea bargaining in the Indian Criminal Justice System. Plea bargaining simplifies the formal legal procedure as well ensures speedier disposal of cases. But the picture has been rather hazy in the minds of laymen. Who is entitled to bargain plea? What are its pre-requisites? […]

June 4, 2010

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Rights Relating to Arrest in India

Every person must be aware of the some basic rights relating to arrest to ensure his/her well being while in custody. The various Rights granted to a person being arrested by various statutes in India- 1.The most basic provision relating to arrest has been incorporated in the Article 21 of the Constitution. It lays down […]

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