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Wrongful termination

Wrongful termination

While our jobs are an integral part of our sustenance, sometimes things can go wrong. Our employers can terminate us from the job owing to various reasons. However, sometimes getting fired from the job can happen even when it’s not really a fault of yours. Such situations of wrongful termination can be a major financial and emotional blow to an employee and hence it is very important to be aware of the laws governing wrongful termination i... Read More

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The Barrier to Illegitimate Gains

The Barrier to Illegitimate Gains

With everyone running after money, white-collar crimes and economic offences are not a new thing. Each day a new economic offender makes headlines as the government and private companies are duped of millions of rupees.And with every offender focusing on legitimizing their illegal income, the offence of money laundering is constantly rising.What is Money Laundering?The offence of Money Laundering typically involves activities that are undertaken ... Read More

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The RTI bill

The RTI bill

In an era where the judiciary is not just limited to adjudication but also to activism, the sphere of work and jurisdiction of the judicial organ has changed drastically. The judiciary has now adopted a more active role in securing justice to the people. One such example of the growing Judicial Activism is the Right to Information Act 2005What is the RTI Act?The RTI Act is one of the most empowering acts for the citizens of India. It is often dub... Read More

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Protecting the Elderly

Protecting the Elderly

Caring for senior citizens and old parents can easily be dubbed as one of the purest forms of humanity. From sacred texts to moral laws, taking care of senior citizens and parents are evidently man’s most elemental role in society. Most modern societies have recognized this need through various laws and schemes that cater to senior citizens and their rights. However, in a country like India, most of the people are unaware of these legislations ... Read More

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Tuning in to the Laws of Broadcasting

Tuning in to the Laws of Broadcasting

With diverse forms of media and broadcasting emerging each year, the importance of media and broadcasting has grown manifolds. And with the “Sun reaching where All India Radio does not” the importance of media and broadcasting for reaching the masses and spreading awareness can evidently be seen.The promotion of media and broadcasting has been one of the most important goals of any government with the current Modi Government running shows lik... Read More

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Not a child’s play

Not a child’s play

Children of the 21st century are far more intellectual and technologically advanced than they were ever before. They are on par with adults when it comes to using technology or learning new skills. And while their quick grasping and sense of responsibility might be a good thing for a lot of stuff, driving isn’t one of them.Traffic in Delhi is now a common sight owing to the huge number of vehicles running on the road. However, just like any oth... Read More

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The shields to Juvenile Injustice

The shields to Juvenile Injustice

Being a country full of capable youth, India has its future standing on the shoulders of the next generation. However, in order to get the most out of the young, it is important that their rights are well protected so as to prevent them from any form of harassment that children may be subjected to. With numerous laws currently functioning to protect the interest of various sections of the society, India is also well equipped with some sp... Read More

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Traffic violation fines and online payments

Traffic violation fines and online payments

Traffic in India is now a common sight owing to the huge number of vehicles running on the road. However, just like any other sphere, law plays an important part in managing the traffic of vehicles in India and also preventing road accidents as well as illegal driving. The Motor Vehicle Act establishes traffic laws in India to make the system less chaotic and to punish offenders and maintain law and order. Enforcement of these traffic ... Read More

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Decoding the Crutches of the Valley

Decoding the Crutches of the Valley

Since the very inception of HINDUSTAN, the question of the Kashmir valley has been a volatile issue. Time and again, Kashmir has witnessed a political as well a social turmoil over its status while continuing to face constant tension even from across the border.The question of the valley stands firm upon 2 pillars that are the core of Kashmir itself. These are Articles 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution.What is Article 370 of the Indian Const... Read More

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Cognizable and non cognizable offence

Cognizable and non cognizable offence

Cognizable Offence – Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) The object of Criminal Procedure Code is to give apparatus to the discipline of guilty parties against the substantive Criminal law. In layman's language, the Criminal Procedure Code lays (CrPC) the guidelines for direct of procedures against any individual who has perpetrated an offense under any Criminal law, regardless of whether it is I.P.C or other Criminal law. TYPES OF O... Read More

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Defining Sexual Harassment

Defining Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is characterized as unwelcome lewd gestures, demands for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical direct of a sexual sort when either:      ·   The direct is made as a term or state of a person's work, instruction, living condition or support in a University people group.      ·  The acknowledgment or refusal of such lead is utilized as the premise or a factor in choice... Read More

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WORLD POPULATION DAY 2019

WORLD POPULATION DAY 2019

In this blog, we will discuss the day declared by United Nations i.e. World Population Day. §  About the Day: World Population Day 2019 is observed on July 11 all over the world. The day aims to gain attention on the importance and urgency of issues relating to population. World Population Day was established / introduced by United Nations Development Programme in the year 1989. While you may not have heard much about world populati... Read More

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BUSTING LAWS ABOUT POSH  ACT

BUSTING LAWS ABOUT POSH ACT

In this blog, we will look into the sexual harassment against men and women both. India has legislation only for the protection of women. But many people are unaware that men face sexual harassment too. Many study and survey has shown that men are also facing harassment. Therefore India should take an initiative to pass legislation for protection of men too.§  Meaning of Sexual Harassment: The POSH Act defines ‘sexual harassment’ ... Read More

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What Union Budget 2019-20 has to offer in terms of education

What Union Budget 2019-20 has to offer in terms of education

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has shared an approach for a new education policy that would bring reform in higher education. For this policy, a sum of Rs.400 Crore has been announced for world-class institutions which is thrice more than the estimates of the previous year.    Talks of introducing a NEW National Education Policy to transform India’s higher education system to global standards is under process. This policy suggests some... Read More

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POCSO ACT: Analysis

POCSO ACT: Analysis

In this blog, we will discuss the fundamental provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, (The POCSO Act, 2012). Also, an important section and provisions of the act will be discussed in this blog for your better understanding of the act. §  Meaning of Child Sexual Abuse: World Health Organization (WHO) has defined child sexual abuse as, “inappropriate sexual behaviour with a child” and “involving ... Read More

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NATIONAL DOCTOR’S DAY

NATIONAL DOCTOR’S DAY

National Doctor's Day in India is observed on 1st July every year to raise awareness about the roles, importance and responsibilities of doctors and also to promote medical professionals to come closer and take their responsibilities dedicatedly. This blog will educate you more about National Doctors Day, its history behind celebration in India, significance and objectives. ·        History of National Doctor’s Day: Th... Read More

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International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2019

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, 2019

On this day of “International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking”, we will educate you about the drug abuse in India, the initiatives taken by India. Also, this year’s theme will be discussed.·        Introduction: The business of drugs is already known and recognized as a global problem which requires a global solution. In the beginning of the 20th century, the first international conference on narcotic drugs was... Read More

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN CONFLICT 2019

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN CONFLICT 2019

In this blog, we will discuss the “International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict” and its origin, purpose etc.·        Meaning of Sexual Violence: Sexual violence is defined as – “any sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act unwanted sexual comments or advances, or acts to traffic, or otherwise directed, against a person’s sexuality using coercion, by any perso... Read More

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WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY 2019

WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY 2019

On this very special day dedicated to the protection of Elder people, this blog is to educate you about Elder Abuse, its forms and the current situation of elders in India. India needs elder protection laws, but until then, we should try our best to stop it.“Re-Pay your Debt to Elders – Avoid Elder Abuse”“Don’t Abuse Elders; You will be an Elder Soon”·        Meaning of Elder Abuse: Elder ... Read More

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Food safety laws in India

Food safety laws in India

Food without safety is no food at all. While a lot of us often take the safety of the food we consume for granted. An estimation of about 600 million cases of foodborne diseases occurs annually all over the world. Food that is unsafe is a huge threat to human health and economies, disproportionately affecting marginalized people, populations affected by conflict and migrants. It damages the worldwide business and exchange that leads to furt... Read More

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Protection of children being victims of child abuse and aggression

Protection of children being victims of child abuse and aggression

Child abuse in India is usually a neglected phenomenon especially since it begins at home usually or by family members. Physical and mental abuse, injury, neglect or negligent treatment, exploitation humiliation, comparison and sexual abuse are literally harmful to a child's mental and physical health, survival, honour and evolution.This article throws light upon the suffering of children as being victims of aggression and abuse in India a... Read More

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Want to file a Writ Petition? Here’s all you need to know

Want to file a Writ Petition? Here’s all you need to know

A Writ is a legal document that could be a formal written order issued by a body with judicial jurisdiction; this body is mostly a court.A Petition is a formal written request, typically one signed by many people, appealing to authority in respect of a particular cause.Any filing that a party or an individual makes with an appeal in the court in order to secure a speedy review or trial of the concerned issue is called filing a Writ Petition... Read More

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Were you injured in an accident? You may be entitled to compensation.

Were you injured in an accident? You may be entitled to compensation.

If you were involved in a car accident due to someone else's carelessness or negligence, you have the right to be compensated for all your physical injuries and property damage. The compensation involved usually comes out of a settlement of claims of an accident with the insurance company, or through a lawsuit.Protecting this right is really important and difficult at the same time. It tests your patience and persistence. Settling a car cra... Read More

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What can I do to protect myself against cybercrime?

What can I do to protect myself against cybercrime?

What can I do to protect myself against cybercrime? Cybercrime is defined as a crime in which a computer is the object of the crime (hacking, phishing, spamming) or is used as a tool to commit an offense (child pornography, hate crimes). Cybercriminals may use computer technology to access personal information, business trade secrets or use the internet for exploitative or malicious purposes. Criminals can also use computers for communica... Read More

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How do I reply to a defamation legal notice?

How do I reply to a defamation legal notice?

How do I reply to a defamation legal notice?What is Defamation? Defamation is the making of a false statement concerning a person or business that damages that person’s or business’s reputation. If a false statement is made and that person or business’s reputation is damaged, there can be legal consequences for the person who made the statement. Defamation can mean many things. Defamation applies to both written and oral statements t... Read More

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Why should I hire an Intellectual Property Lawyer?

Why should I hire an Intellectual Property Lawyer?

Why should I hire an intellectual property lawyer? Just as the name suggests, an intellectual property lawyer specializes in intellectual property law. This law involved governs designs, artwork, and inventions and protects them from being copied or plagiarized. The rules secure and enforce legal rights to these along with the assets such as real estate and personal property. So our task is to bring to fore everything you need to know to ... Read More

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What are important IPC sections every Indian should know?

What are important IPC sections every Indian should know?

Indian Penal Code, The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is the official criminal code of India. It is a comprehensive code intended to cover all substantive aspects of criminal law.IPC, 1860 is the set of rules that are made by our Constitution by looking at which all the courts in India have to give punishment to the culprits. The code that governs the country So If you were wondering how someone gets a sentence to death and someone merely a fine of a th... Read More

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Online Transaction Frauds in India

Online Transaction Frauds in India

Online transaction huh! Ring a bell? Yeah, the most used method of transaction of payments these days and unquestionably the easiest and hassle-free. With so many perks why wouldn’t someone be willing to choose other options, right? But with ease comes riskWell to start with what exactly is an online transaction? Online transaction is a payment method in which the transfer of fund or money happens online over electronic fund transfer. Online tr... Read More

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What are the different phases of bad debt recovery?

What are the different phases of bad debt recovery?

Debt is an amount of money borrowed by one party from another. Debt is used by many corporations and individuals as a method of making large purchases that they could not afford under normal circumstances. A debt arrangement gives the borrowing party permission to borrow money under the condition that it is to be paid back at a later date, usually with interest.Debt can be represented by a loan note, bond, mortgage or other form stating rep... Read More

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How Do I get free legal advice in India?

How Do I get free legal advice in India?

As important as it is for each and everyone to have a particular hand over legal knowledge, it has become way too difficult to get one especially without hefty money lots being drawn away from common people.  It is not justified if justice is compromised due to the differences of ‘rich and poor’. Free legal advice, therefore, is a stepping stone for those who need justice but cannot afford to bear the costs involved. Even the Indian C... Read More

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LANDMARK JUDGMENT BY SUPREME COURT ON SECTION 138 OF NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENT ACT

LANDMARK JUDGMENT BY SUPREME COURT ON SECTION 138 OF NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENT ACT

SECTION 138 OF NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENT ACT: Dishonor of cheque for insufficiency etc of funds in the account- this section states that whenever any person gives a cheque to another person of his own account for payment of any debts. And the cheque is returned by the bank unpaid because of not sufficient amount or it exceeds the amount which is needed to be paid or any other reasonable cause, such person shall be deemed to have committed an offe... Read More

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ERADICATING THE TABOO OF BEING QUIET metoomovement Sexual harassment and Abuse

ERADICATING THE TABOO OF BEING QUIET metoomovement Sexual harassment and Abuse

<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-IN" style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 19.9733px;">There are thousands of women who are sharing personal stories of sexual harassment under the hashtag&nbsp;<span style="font-weight: 700;">‘#metoo’.</span>&nbsp;This me too movement firstly started in the west but now it started in India too. There are so many women as well as ... Read More

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How long does it take to get the court judgment on a cheque bounce case in India?

How long does it take to get the court judgment on a cheque bounce case in India?

Cheque bounce is most common offense nowadays, As per section 138 of The Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 Cheque bounce is a criminal offense., The punishment as per the Section 138 of the NI Act is two years and a penalty of the amount equal to two times of the amount as mentioned on the cheque. It takes place when someone issues a cheque without having enough funds in the account, hence on presenting the Cheque it gets dishonored/ bounced.  ... Read More

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How To Send Cheque Bounce Notice

How To Send Cheque Bounce Notice

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:107%;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><a href="https://lawtendo.com/legal-consultation/cheque-bounce" target="_blank">Cheque bounce</a> or dishonor of cheque is a serious offense in India punishable with fine or imprisonment or both under section 138 of the Nego... Read More

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Fundamental Duties of Citizens in India

Fundamental Duties of Citizens in India

INTRODUCTION: As rightly quoted “with great power comes great responsibility”, in the Indian scenario power can correspond to the fundamental and other rights and privileges granted to an Indian citizen. With these set of multiple rights that have been made available to a citizen, there is a duty to value the rights of other citizens. Fundamental duties form a part of our constitution which is to be upheld by every person enjoying fun... Read More

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Augmentation of False FIRs: What are the different Remedies available in Indian Laws against False Cases

Augmentation of False FIRs: What are the different Remedies available in Indian Laws against False Cases

INTRODUCTION: FIR is the first information report that is registered with the police with respect to any criminal offense. Section 154 of CR.P.C has provision for registering an FIR. For any person who wants to register a FIR against any person for cognizable offences the process first starts with lodging an fir under section 154 with a police officer if he declines to register the same the request is made to the senior police officer an... Read More

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Right to Information: A Journey of Transparency

Right to Information: A Journey of Transparency

<h1>Right to Information: A Journey of Transparency<o:p></o:p></h1> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">INTRODUCTION:</span></b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">... Read More

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Rights of a Muslim Woman Under Personal Law

Rights of a Muslim Woman Under Personal Law

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span style="font-size:16.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif">Rights of a Muslim Woman Under Personal Law<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span style="font-size:14.0pt;line-height:115%;font-fam... Read More

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Educational Rights of Minorities Under Article 30 - A Prime Source of Inequality

Educational Rights of Minorities Under Article 30 - A Prime Source of Inequality

<h1 style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); text-align: justify;"><span style="font-weight: 700;"><span style="font-size: 16pt; line-height: 24.5333px; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif;">Educational rights of minorities under article 30 - A prime source of inequality</span></span></h1><h1 style="text-align:justify"><p class="MsoNormal" style=... Read More

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Environment Protection and Law A Brief Conspectus

Environment Protection and Law A Brief Conspectus

Environment Protection and Law A Brief Conspectus INTRODUCTION: Environment surrounds us, it starts from the very air we breathe, the water that we drink and the land on which we live in. It is unfortunate that humans have taken our environment for granted for so long that now it’s after effects are interfering with our day to day life. The environment used to have a cycle according to which seasons changed, but it has been disrupted by... Read More

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Right of an Adult Couple to Live Together Without Marriage

Right of an Adult Couple to Live Together Without Marriage

Right of an Adult Couple to Live Together Without MarriageINTRODUCTION: Adult couples living together without marriage are termed to be in a live-in relationship. India as a country has evolved majorly and gone to the way of accepting live in relationships during the past few years. This acceptance is yet to be reflected by the Indian orthodox society but the apex court of India has recognized such association and that’s what counts. A live-in ... Read More

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Intermediary under the Information and Technology Act, 2000

Intermediary under the Information and Technology Act, 2000

<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">Intermediary under the ... Read More

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All you need to know about Goods and Service Tax (GST)

All you need to know about Goods and Service Tax (GST)

All you need to know about Goods and Services Tax (GST):India has replaced several indirect taxes levied by Central and State government and introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST) which eliminate the cascading effect of taxes on the economy. Cascading effect means the tax is levied on a value which includes tax paid by the previous buyer, thus, making the final consumer pay “tax on already paid tax”. GST is a comprehensive indirect tax on ma... Read More

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Essentials of Adoption under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956

Essentials of Adoption under Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956

What is Adoption?It refers to the adoption of a child from the family in which the child is born to another family. It is taken as the child was born in the new family. The adopted child becomes the lawful child of his/her adoptive parents who gains all the rights, privileges and responsibilities which are given to a biological child. The main object of adoption is to continue one’s lineage and also a secure performance of the funeral’s... Read More

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CRIME AGAINST WOMEN AND PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS

CRIME AGAINST WOMEN AND PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS

<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align: left;"><b><span style="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,serif">CRIME AGAINST WOMEN AND PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:14.0pt; line-height:11... Read More

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Know All About Human Rights and How to File a Human Rights Complaint

Know All About Human Rights and How to File a Human Rights Complaint

<h2>Know All About Human Rights and How to File a Human Rights Complaint</h2><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;line-height:normal"><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; backgr... Read More

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Rethinking the penal notions

Rethinking the penal notions

The system of penalty in India exists to serve Justice to the victim and protect society from the offenders. The four purposes served by any penalty include: (a) Deterrence (b) Retribution (c) Rehabilitation (d) Restoration. However, owing to the modernization of the Indian Judiciary and the need of implementing a modern and diverse outlook to the justice system, a fourth purpose of penalty has now emerged and added to th... Read More

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Letting the law speak on live-In relationships

Letting the law speak on live-In relationships

Traditionally India is a country where the concept of marriage is considered to be a sacrosanct institution whose foundation is laid upon commitment and tolerance. But with changing times and the influx of modern outlook, the dimensions of commitment have changed as a result of which young individuals are now exploring alternatives to marriage.What is a Live-In Relationship?Live-in relation can be defined as an arrangement whereby two individuals... Read More

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Ragging in Educational institutions in India - Know its Law and implications

Ragging in Educational institutions in India - Know its Law and implications

Ragging is a notorious practice wherein there is a social interaction between the seniors and their junior counterparts in colleges and other educational institutions. Juniors are being harassed, teased, tormented or crude jokes are cracked on them. Ragging has lead to consequences of the development of mental disorders or some choose to commit suicide while some are murdered also. In India, ragging has become a tradition which has transformed fr... Read More

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