Introduction India is one of the largest countries in the world in terms of area. And the housing sector has remained one of the largest contributors in its GDP. Still, there was no central law or legislation till 2016 to govern the real estate sector and it remained largely unregulated. Even today, the Real Estate … Read more Prior registration of real estate project With Rera ( Section 3 of RERA act)
Introduction In traditional Hindu society, the successful attainment of sixteen samskaras is considered of paramount importance in the course of one’s natural human life. According to the celebrated Hindu thinker Manu, the Vivaha Samskara is one of the most essential ones. According to Manu, marriage completes a man as an individual and perhaps this is … Read more Essentials of Hindu Marriage
Who are the Naxalites? The term ‘Naxal’ derives its name from the Naxalbari village in West Bengal. Their origin can be traced back to the division of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), which lead to the formation of Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist).i The movement moved from West Bengal to less developed areas of … Read more What are the Indian government’s policy towards Naxalites
The freedom of speech enjoys a historical legacy in India, as can be seen in the way the country obtained freedom from its erstwhile British overlords. The struggle for freedom, in this sense, was a struggle for basic civil rights held inalienable in other countries[i], the absence of which led to widespread, well-documented oppression[ii]. In … Read more Right to Access Internet as a Fundamental Right in India
The current political and legal scenarios have seemed to instill fear in the mind of the common Indian citizen. We have witnessed a rise in vigilante crimes against the minorities in the form of mob lynchings, with men being beaten to death or burnt alive as it streamed live on social media, we have witnessed … Read more Is India moving towards lawlessness?
In present-day India, rape has become of the worst evils of society. Every village, district, town, and the city is plagued with this crime. No one is spared when it comes to rape, whether it is a young woman, an old nun or even a two-year-old child. Among these, rapes of children are the most … Read more Parliament approves a bill providing the death penalty for sexual assault against children
What is Death Penalty? Death Penalty is a legal procedure of putting an offender to death through execution of him/her for a crime committed by them for which they are convicted by a court of law. It is judicial execution which is done keeping in mind of due process of law. What happened in Shatrughan … Read more Supreme Court’s Guidelines for Execution of Death Penalty
What is Climate Emergency? To understand what climate emergency is we should be aware of two terms climate crisis and emergency. Climate crisis is another name for global warming and emergency is a serious and dangerous situation requiring immediate action. Climate emergency is often referred to as the rising rate of global warming or climate … Read more Climate Emergency: Issue to be Concerned About
Mortgage Under the Transfer of Property Act In simple words, we can define mortgage as a legal agreement by which a bank, building society (creditor), etc lends money at interest in exchange for taking title of the debtor’s property, with the condition that the conveyance of title by the debtor to the creditor becomes void … Read more Mortgage Under the Transfer of Property Act
Case Name: Indian Young Lawyers Association & Ors vs. The State of Kerala & Ors. Citation: Writ Petition(Civil) No 373 of 2006 Parties name: Indian Young Lawyers Association (petitioner) Travancore Devaswom Board (respondent) State of Kerala (respondent) Pandalam Royal Family (respondent) Chief Thanthri (respondent) Bench: Deepak Mishra, A.N. Khanwilkar, Rohintan Nariman, Indu Malhotra, D.Y. … Read more Sabarimala Case Summary
Corporate Social Responsibility is an idea which requires corporations and organizations to consider and work towards the welfare and the interests of society at large by taking up such responsibilities that impact their customer bases, employees, shareholders, communities and the environment at large in all respects of their working. Corporate Social Responsibility or as it … Read more All you need to know about Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR)
Consumer protection legislation aims at ensuring consumer welfare, making them “benevolent social legislation”[i]. In India, the first such piece of legislation was passed in 1986 which was subsequently amended in 1991, 1993 and 2002. This was followed most recently by the Consumer Protection Act of 2019. These statutes are broadly in consonance with the international … Read more Whether District Commission can set aside ex parte order passed by it under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019?
Ssangyong Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. v. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), Civil Appeal No. 4779 of 20191 Facts of the case The Appellant accepted a bid to construct a 4-lane bypass on NH-26, in Madhya Pradesh, which was proposed by the Respondent. The contract was agreed between the parties on the basis of … Read more Section 34 of Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2019
Children are considered to be the future of the nation. Children are to be taken care of and their future needs to be secured. The first statute of the Juvenile Justice Act came into force in 1986 for the purpose of protecting juveniles. This was not perfect legislation and this was then amended various times … Read more Decoding the Juvenile Justice System of India along with the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015
Recently, the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 has been passed by the Lok Sabha. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 has become a heated topic for debate and discussions since the time that it was introduced. It seeks to amend some provisions of the Citizenship Act 1955 to enable the people from the minority background to get … Read more Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019- All you need to know
The dialogue over the uniform civil code is not a new one but is the one that has intensified in the recent modern times. With the judgment of Triple Talaq[i] and Sabarimala Temple[ii], it had led to the thinking of creating legislation that will be universal in operation by replacing the various personal laws prevalent. … Read more Uniform Civil Code: A practical Panorama or illusion of lawmakers?
“Justice delayed is justice denied” As propounded by William Ewart Gladstone, when proper justice is not timely delivered to the aggrieved party, not only he/she suffer violations of his/her rights but the society as a whole also suffers a loss of faith in the efficacy of its justice system. This justice system needs to initiated … Read more What is Zero F.I.R?
In the recent case in Hyderabad where the people accused of gang rape were all killed in a police encounter, mixed reaction came from the general public with some people justifying the encounter saying that justice was ultimately served through this process while those who oppose the encounter question the legality of the killings and … Read more Supreme Court’s Guidelines on Encounter killings
One Nation One Language for a Country like India has always been a controversial concept as India the country where there are 22 recognised official languages, as per the Eighth Schedule of Indian Constitution. The language is the epitome of diversified population, cultures, and traditions of India. It is because of various languages that India … Read more One Nation One Language
Because of its strongly imbibed “Unity in Diversity” culture, the Indian constitutional system is unique. India is a “Union of States” outlined for political and cultural unity, the elimination of divisive forces, and the effective administration of the huge country. The Indian Constitution offers an excellent framework for a smooth relationship between the Union and … Read more Floor Test: A Check on Discretionary Power of Governor