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Madras High Court Judgment on Premarital Sex: The Reality

June 26, 2013

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Madras High Court Judgment on Premarital Sex: The Reality

India was left astonished on the morning on 17th June. Newspapers, Everyone’s Facebook status, BBM status and tweets were about a certain high court’s judgment stating if you have pre-marital sex with a person, you will be considered married to them. People suddenly found it extremely funny to ask others how many times have they been […]

Legal Action Available to Victims of Domestic Violence

April 3, 2013

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Legal Action Available to Victims of Domestic Violence

“Violence against women is an everyday reality, act now, always and forever before it’s too late”. -Anonymous Domestic violence is one of the crimes against women which is linked to their disadvantageous position in Indian society. Domestic Violence and abuse can happen to anyone, yet the problem is often overlooked, excused or denied. Understanding Domestic […]

Medical Negligence and the Consumer Protection Act: Issues and challenges

March 27, 2013

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Medical Negligence and the Consumer Protection Act: Issues and challenges

Public awareness of medical negligence in India is growing. The lucky doctors of past were treated like god and people revered and respected them. We witness today the fast pace of commercialization and globalization on all spheres of life and the medical profession is no exception to these phenomena. The medical profession has reached new […]

Are you lodging an FIR? Some things you must know

March 26, 2013

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Are you lodging an FIR? Some things you must know

    It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. ~Earl Warren The prime objective of first information report or FIR  is to set criminal law in motion. Information can be made regarding commission of two kinds of offences 1. Cognizable 2. Non-cognizable. Section 154 of IPC deals with information […]

How to file application under Right to Information Act

March 22, 2013

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How to file application under Right to Information Act

 “A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.” -Dalai Lama Right to Information is one of the most important legislations of recent times, given the growing rate of corruption in India and the desperate need for accountability and transparency. RTI is your Fundamental Right! RTI was declared a Fundamental Right […]

And the Winning Number is..

October 23, 2011

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And the Winning Number is..

Introduction The Legislature and the Judiciary have always looked down on gambling of any sort. But honestly, how many of us can honestly say that we have never bought a lottery ticket maybe commercial one or the small lotteries in school and college events? Or is there anyone who has never played housie/lotto before? Now […]

Legal Position of Gambling in India

October 23, 2011

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Legal Position of Gambling in India

Introduction Beginning from Mahabharata when the Pandavas lost their kingdom by a throw of dice to the present day online betting business, the ‘Game of Chance’ has always held a certain charm for Indian psyche. In this article we shall be considering legal status of online gambling and casinos in India. To know about lottery […]

Menace of Eve Teasing: The Problem and the Solution

August 28, 2011

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Menace of Eve Teasing: The Problem and the Solution

Incident I was in the Metro two or three stations away from getting down. It was a very crowded metro. Suddenly I noticed a guy touching me. I could see the guilt in his eyes but he did not budge. I did not say anything assuming that he would make an excuse of an overcrowded […]

Why Sting Operations by Media Should be Discouraged?

August 23, 2011

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Why Sting Operations by Media Should be Discouraged?

   “I should rather have a completely free press, with all the dangers involved in the wrong use of that freedom, than a suppressed or regulated press.” – Jawaharlal Nehru He uses the aforesaid quotation in the context as to, for the smooth administration of the justice in the state like India where democracy is prevailing, he […]

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