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Nikita Anand  | 58 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 10, 2010


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]

May 22, 2010

Comments Off on Supreme Court declares Narco, Polygraph and Brain Mapping unconstitutional.

Supreme Court declares Narco, Polygraph and Brain Mapping unconstitutional.

Supreme Court of India has declared Narcoanalysis, Polygraph test and Brain Mapping unconstitutional and violative of human rights few days back. This decision is quite unfavourable to various investigation authorities as it will be a hindrance to furtherance of investigation and many alleged criminals will escape conviction with this new position. But the apex court […]

May 12, 2010


Phone tapping: Position in India

Last month both the houses of the Parliament were in a state of upheaval over a phenomenon called ‘phone tapping’. Gradually media converted it into yet another national issue, but it got muddled with the simultaneous Indian Premier League controversy and left people wondering about the intricacies of phone tapping. So here is everything you might […]

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