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Nikita Anand  | 57 posts


Co-Founder and Editor of MightyLaws.in. She has obtained BA.LLB(Hons) degree from National Law Institute University, Bhopal and currently resides in New Delhi. She strongly believes that increasing legal awareness is the key to ensure social justice and simplification of law is the means to achieve it.

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 […]

March 4, 2010

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Trial for Shiney Ahuja Rape case to take place soon

The much awaited trial for rape charges against the Bollywood Actor Shiney Ahuja is soon to begin. The first hearing will take place on March 6, 2010. Ahuja, 36 was charged for raping his 20 year old domestic help on June 15 last year at his Oshiwara residence. The Oshiwara police station had filed a […]

March 2, 2010

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PIL to Ban i-pill dismissed by the Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court of India refused to entertain an appeal seeking ban on emergency contraceptive pill, “i-pill” manufactured by Cipla Ltd. The petitioners had contended that the particular product violates the provisions of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Hon’ble Court took this stand on January 18th 2010. Krupa Prolifiers, Kerala based Charitable foundation had […]

February 27, 2010

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Women’s Reservation Bill is finally lined up for the Lok Sabha

The Union Cabinet finally approved the much disputable Women’s Reservation Bill which provides for 33% reservation to women in Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies. The bill is likely to be presented to the Parliament in this session itself. The bill has already been presented in Rajya Sabha in the year 2008 and is property of […]

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