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India’s Response to Maritime Piracy – The Piracy Bill, 2012

June 22, 2013

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1. Understanding Piracy in the International Context Laymen often confuse the word ‘piracy’ with the usual ‘copyright infringements’ in the contemporary lexicon but International Law accords a much weighty meaning to the term. United Nations Convention on the Law of Seas, 1982, which saw codification of different sets of customary international law principles, has 164 […]

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 […]

Law for Protecting Children from Sexual Offences

March 14, 2013

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Law for Protecting Children from Sexual Offences

Introduction The sexual offences were covered under Indian Penal Code (IPC). But the IPC did neither provide for all types of sexual offences against children, nor did it distinguish between adult and child victims. So a special law was enacted by Lok Sabha on 22nd May, 2012 called ‘The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences […]

Watch out!! You are being exploited…

May 30, 2011

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Since globalization is now reality, the question is how to make it more effective in satisfying the needs and wants of emerging population. For this multinational as well as national corporation have adopted a sole motive of consumer satisfaction. But if the service provider lacks in quality or services, as it always happen, and you […]

What is The Future of India’s Past?

May 20, 2011

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We often saw a popular television commercial in which Mr. Aamir Khan appear on the television screens and give the message that “Atithi Devo Bhava” this campaign is related to behavioural awareness programme among the general people. This campaign also carries with it the message of preservation of the Indian historical monuments and heritage for […]

Quick Glance at West Bengal VAT Act

May 16, 2011

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Abhilash, a 5th year student from Amity Law School has explained the basics of West Bengal VAT Act through means of a Power Point presentation. To view the slides press the play button.

The Whistle-Blower Bill

May 7, 2011

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Wikipedia defines Whistle-blowing as “The act when a person tells the public or some public authority about an alleged dishonest or illegal activity occurring in a government department, a public or a private organisation or a company.” The reported activity can be a violation of a law, rule, regulation and/or a direct threat to public […]

Highlights of Right to Education ( RTE) Act

April 29, 2011

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Right to Education for children between 6-14 years is guaranteed by law. But today in India officially 13 states and according to NGOs 22 states did not initiate process of implementation. By April 1, 2011 only six states and seven Union Territories notified the Act and made rules that too in the last quarter of […]

Right to Education Act 2009

April 26, 2011

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An Act to put into effect the Right to Free and Compulsory Education to All Children in the Age Group of Six to Fourteen Years The Right to food, Right to Information, and Right to education are considered to be fundamental and crucial rights for social well-being and transparent governance. The promise of guaranteed employment […]

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