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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.

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

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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 […]

April 22, 2010

Comments Off on Recovery of Mobile phone from Nalini: a coincidence or a planned act?

Recovery of Mobile phone from Nalini: a coincidence or a planned act?

It seems that there is no end to troubles for Nalini Sriharan, who is serving life sentence for Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case. An active mobile phone was discovered in her possession on Tuesday morning in her cell in the Vellore prison. It is indeed a heavy blow for Nalini since she had been seeking premature […]

April 12, 2010

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Internships: Source of free labour for Organizations?

To secure a good job a student needs internships under his belt. It is a common trend especially among students who are pursuing professional courses. These internships are basically divided in two categories – Paid and Unpaid.  Paid internship is the one for which a student gets stipend whereas for an unpaid internship no stipend […]

April 3, 2010

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Female Foeticide vis-a-vis Dowry system in India: A case study

Due to advancement in technology and communications we are so dependent on easy to access means of knowledge that we have almost forgotten the joy of exploring things and attaining/discovering new facts by our own. But one must remember that sometimes even your tiny bit of efforts may teach you a lot. I experienced the […]

March 25, 2010

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Why Obama used 22 pens to write a single signature?

[image source] Barack Obama, president of the United States of America used multiple pens to write a single signature on the historic Healthcare Bill on March 23, 2010 (Obama can be seen in the picture signing the bill at the Whitehouse). What may surprise you that he did not use one or two but twenty- […]

March 24, 2010

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Proceedings initiated against Sanjeev Nanda for the BMW case in the SC

It seems that there is no end of troubles for Sanjeev Nanda, Hotelier and grandson of former Navy chief O P Nanda. For his involvement in BMW hit and run case Delhi Government has approached the Supreme Court of India for enhancement of the two year sentence awarded to him by the Delhi High Court. […]

March 23, 2010

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Karnataka Bans Cow Slaughter

State of Karnataka banned Cow slaughter in the state 2 days ago amidst huge protest by the opposition. BJP Govt lead by Chief Minister BS Yedyurappa had proposed the bill. The bill was passed by voice vote. BJP government in Karnataka managed to get “The Karnataka Prevention and Preservation of Cattle Bill 2010” passed in […]

March 13, 2010

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Circumstances: Should they not be considered while punishing the guilty?

While attending one of the very enlightening lectures by our Senior Prof. V.K Dixit (NLIU, Bhopal) few days ago I developed a whole new perspective on atrocities committed in the garb of law. So taking inspiration from him I am set to right another post on my newly acquired point of view. I won’t go […]

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