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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.

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 […]

February 11, 2010

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Yes, There is difference between Kidnapping and Abduction!

In general spoken and written English we do not usually pay attention to the difference between two similar terms and use them interchangeably. Kidnapping and abduction are such two terms which are are generally used as synonyms but in the eyes of law they have different meanings- Difference in a nutshell– Kidnapping– Removing a minor away from lawful custody without […]

February 10, 2010

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Valentine’s Day and Protection of Couples from Religious Groups

Love is in the air! As the Valentine’s Day approaches the scenario all around us changes – markets are stacked with gifts and greetings; T.V., newspapers and cell phones are flooded with love messages; and the hearts of the young are filled with lovely anticipations.. The mood turns festive! But who plays the role of […]

February 6, 2010

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Tweets and Status Messages can be used as Evidences!

Recent amendment to the Information and Technology Act makes status messages and tweets admissible as evidences in the court of law. The reckless use of social networking sites might land you up in deep trouble. An impromptu message over sites such as facebook, twitter, orkut etc. May get you arrested, fired or divorced.  The amended  […]

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