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Uniform Civil Code in India – Meaning and Prospects

March 19, 2018

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Colonial History and Uniform Civil Code Codification of law dates back to the colonial period and the genesis of our country’s legislative literature can be traced back to the colonial era. The Lex Loci Report of October 1840 emphasized on the necessity for codification of Indian law relating to crime, evidence, contract etc., but it […]

What qualifies as Domestic Violence?

February 22, 2018

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  [If you are a victim of domestic abuse or need to help a woman who is a victim, please follow this link to Mightylaws’s article which tells you how to file a complaint against Domestic Violence. ] Violence against women has plagued our society for a very long time and it is not a […]

How to resolve a Sexual Harassment Complaint at Workplace?

January 18, 2018

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How to resolve a Sexual Harassment Complaint at Workplace?

The Sexual Harassment Complaint Process There are six stages involving fifteen steps, for addressing a complaint of sexual harassment at the workplace. STAGE ONE: RECEIPT OF THE COMPLAINT The complaints committee  must be equipped to conduct an enquiry that is fair, prompt and impartial. Moreover, trust and confidence must be the essence of such an […]

How to Complaint against Sexual Harassment at Workplace?

January 18, 2018

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How to Complaint against Sexual Harassment at Workplace?

The legislative intention behind enacting The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 was to acknowledge and ensure women’s right to workplace equality, through compliance with three elements- prevention, prohibition and redressal. This article explains in detail the process of filing of complaint of Sexual Harassment at workplace. (If you […]

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 […]

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