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Volenti Non-Fit Injuria

The maxim ‘Volenti non fit injuria means defence of consent. In the law of torts, if any person commits any wrongful act which causes injury to another person, he is held liable and has to pay damages or provide some…

Jurisprudence of the death penalty

Meaning: Jurisprudence Different jurists have assigned different meanings to the word ‘jurisprudence’. To some jurists it means something, to some other, it means something else. The word jurisprudence finds its root in the Latin term ‘ Juris Prudentia’ which means…

Start your start-up the right way – A step by step guide to register under Start-up India Scheme

Colloquially, a start-up is a company or a project in its nascent stages, brainchild of a single or a set of entrepreneurs. Start-ups usually seek to innovate and tap into the unexplored sectors of the market, holding the potential to…

Special Provisions for Protection of Women from Violence

In India, there are multiple laws that have been enforced to ensure the safety of women and their protection from violence. The Indian Penal Code, 1860 have incorporated various punishable offences against women. Section 354 – Outraging the Modesty of…

Time to Run Around with Tickling Down of Clock: WATER CRISES AT ITS PEAK!

India is facing one of its major and massive water crisis. For two consecutive years, India is facing weak monsoon affecting nearly 330 million population by a severe drought. With almost 50 percent of India thinking about a dry season…

The Chile Protests- Beginning or the End

“It’s not about the 30 pesos, it’s about 30 years”. This statement is a line echoing from a video montage produced by Ana Tijoux. It reflects the current situation of the Southern American Country Chile. This country of 18 million…

VISHAKA GUIDELINES: A Step Towards Safer Workplace

“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens.” Michele Obama Imagining a nation deprived of the potential ideas and hard work of what…

Special Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Parliament passed the Special Protection (Amendment) Bill recently, the reason it made to the headlines was clear amended the SPG Act of 1988. The main aim of the legislature doing this was to reduce state expenditure on VIP security. This…

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