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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 […]

Law for protection of Good Samaritans who help road accident victims

February 16, 2018

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Law for protection of Good Samaritans who help road accident victims

With increase in vehicles on the road, there is definite rise in number of accidents taking place. Sometimes accidents are severe and people get injured.  Drivers, Passengers, pedestrians etc tend to get hurt and may require immediate medical assistance. But its a common notion among the people that if you take the victim/s to the […]

Behind the Locked Doors: The Evil of Marital Rape

July 14, 2013

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Behind the Locked Doors: The Evil of Marital Rape

Since childhood, watching happy ending Bollywood melodramas imbibes in everyone that marriage is a happily ever after kind of story. But in real life marriages may turn out to be most traumatized, tortured, abusive & mistreated relationship of one’s life. When husband gets abusive in a marriage it need not necessarily be limited to only […]

Untold Story of Domestic Workers and the Law

June 10, 2013

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Untold Story of Domestic Workers and the Law

Kanchan, a domestic worker works from 9a.m to 7 p.m in several houses for an income of 1000/per month/per house, has two daughters one married who is not even 18 and other of 15 years engaged with her to add fraction more income to feed the mouths of her other two young boys and also […]

Freedom of Speech and Expression and Advertising in India

June 8, 2013

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Freedom of Speech and Expression and Advertising in India

Speech is God’s gift to mankind. Through speech a human being conveys his thoughts, sentiments and feeling to others. Freedom of speech and expression is thus a natural right, which a human being acquires on birth. It is, therefore, a basic right. “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; the right includes […]

The Myth of Access to Justice in India

March 23, 2013

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The Myth of Access to Justice in India

Introduction Justice Gordon Hewart while delivering the landmark judgement of Rex v. Sussex, had remarked that “not only must justice be done; it must also be seen to be done.” Thus it would not be wrong in concluding that the rule of law prevails in providing not merely access to justice but in providing “Access to law”. There […]

Paid News: Cancer in Indian Media

February 1, 2013

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Paid News: Cancer in Indian Media

A common man in his busy life does not know much about what happens next door. He neither has time to inquire into things nor bothered about others. All the information he knows is only through media. Indian media has been recognized as sensitive patriotic and very influential tool in the socio political sphere since […]

Why Numerous Restrictions on use of our National Flag?

January 25, 2013

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“A National Flag” as pointed by Lt. Cdr. K.V. Singh in his book ‘Our National Flag’ is the most solemn symbol of a country. Be it a Head of the State, King or peasant, salutes it. A piece of cloth called the National Flag stands for the whole nation, its honour and glory. When it […]

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