Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

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Introduction The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants was received at a Conference of Plenipotentiaries on 22 May  2001 in Stockholm, Sweden. The Convention happened on 17 May 2004, ninety (90) days after accommodation of the fifteenth instrument of approval, acknowledgment or increase in regard to the tradition. The principle point of this tradition was … Read more Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF FARMERS

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Introduction: The technical developments in today’s world are taking place at an immense pace. Biotechnology is one of those technical developments which is highly under the limelight. Basically, Biotechnology is an idea of technology based on the use of other living things. The subject matters of the biotechnology include hybrid plants, gene therapy, genetically engineered … Read more INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF FARMERS

Reservation for Women in Parliament

Introduction The State is divided into three branches- Legislature(law-making), Executive(law implementation) and Judiciary(adjudication)- which works together towards proper functioning of the State. All three branches play a very important role in the functioning of the State. As Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law describes, the legislator is a person who makes laws. In the modern democratic … Read more Reservation for Women in Parliament

How AFSPA affects women’s rights?

Introduction Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), as the name suggests, gives special powers to the armed forces to be exercised in a specific region, declared as “disturbed” areas. There are two Acts, AFSPA, 1958 extended to some parts of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, and Tripura (in 2018, Center revoked AFSPA from Meghalaya) and … Read more How AFSPA affects women’s rights?

A Personal Right Of Action Dies With the Person

Introduction  The common law maxim i.e actio personalis moritur cum persona expression means that ‘a personal right of action dies with the person’. Modification in this maxim had been done by the statutes. “Thus, the Fatal Accidents Act,1855, Section 1A, provides for action by the representative of the deceased for damages for the benefit of … Read more A Personal Right Of Action Dies With the Person

What are the unintended impact of ecosystem preservation on the endangered species ?

Introduction Conservational procedures have been enacted in India to preserve wildlife. As an outcome, the usual environment of several threatened/endangered species may have been safe. The animals, many of which stay are threatened or endangered are often killed in retaliation or to ‘prevent’ future conflicts.[1]In such a state, it is essential to manage the struggle … Read more What are the unintended impact of ecosystem preservation on the endangered species ?

REVAMPING COMPETITION LAW IN INDIA

Introduction The Monopolies and Trade Restrictive Practices Act 1969 (MRTP Act) found it’s Grundnorm from Article 39(b) &(c)  of the Indian Constitution which lays down the Directive Principle of State Policy of securing the ownership and control of the material resources of the community and to distribute them as best to sub serve the common … Read more REVAMPING COMPETITION LAW IN INDIA

What is Eco Mark Scheme of India ?

Introduction The Bureau of Indian Standards issues a certification mark for ecologically safe products which conform to the standards given by the BIS. The scheme was launched in 1991 through Gazette Notification No. 71 by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. It helps in recognizing eco-friendly products present in the market. The mark includes as … Read more What is Eco Mark Scheme of India ?

Law and Morality: The Never-Ending Debate

Introduction: When it comes to defining Law and Morality, they can be defined in the number of ways. In simpler terms, Law is a set of rules and regulations which are protected and enforced by the State and backed by sanction and therefore if anyone disobeys the law, he/she will get punishment for that. On … Read more Law and Morality: The Never-Ending Debate

Environmental Equity v/s Environment Justice: Justice Movements in India

Introduction The term Environmental Equity and Environmental Justice always used interchangeably by various scholars and environmentalist. It is accepted that they are linked with similar results but there is a vast difference between these two terms. Environment Equity means equitable sharing of harmful effects of pollution or environmental hazards by a single community. The whole … Read more Environmental Equity v/s Environment Justice: Justice Movements in India

Rape: Now it has no age!!

Introduction The term “rape” is an offence and one of the heinous crimes on a woman. It is worse than murder. Of all the crimes committed against a person, the rape is only a crime which is becoming worse day by day. The victim of the rape is always left apart by the society with … Read more Rape: Now it has no age!!

Is Prohibition the Solution to Kick the Bottle?

Any policy imposing a ban acts as a carpet bombing at first but then the devastating effects emerge which lead to an ultimate failure of the policy. Alcohol, drugs and other intoxicating substances being a menace need to be tackled with precision and a decisive decision in such matters need to be taken. Imposing a … Read more Is Prohibition the Solution to Kick the Bottle?

What is Witness Protection Scheme, 2018?

Witnesses are the eyes and ears of justice BENTHAm Witnesses are the most important factor in any legal proceeding, especially in criminal matters. Witnesses occupy a great place in society right from the ancient period. The inputs provided by the witnesses may have a direct bearing on the conviction and acquittal of an accused. Therefore, … Read more What is Witness Protection Scheme, 2018?

POPULATION, LAW & ENVIRONMENT:

Introduction: With the emergence of environmental movements in the last decade, one of the major problem concerning the environment if the swift increase in the population all over the world. But many times the problem of population is not mapped with that of the environmental degradation. The impact of the environmental movements which disengaged themselves … Read more POPULATION, LAW & ENVIRONMENT:

Misuse of freedom of Speech & Expressions

Freedom has myriad definitions. Moreover, from history to present contemporary world, most of the nation wants to suppress the ideology of ‘Freedom’. On the contrary, faces of freedom such as liberty, equality, justice, speech, etc. are ensuring its triumph from thousands of years. As in the words of Iver Jennings, it is truly said that … Read more Misuse of freedom of Speech & Expressions

How to open a cyber cafe in India?

History Before framing a mind to open a cyber cafe,  it is important to know the evolution of cyber cafes in the history of the world.  Roots of a cyber cafe can be found in the history of South Korea. In 1988, near the Hongwick university, Seoulin, the first electronic cafe was opened by the … Read more How to open a cyber cafe in India?

What is the difference between Article 32 and Article 226 of the Indian constitution?

Understanding Article 32 under the Indian Constitution Article 32 is the right to constitutional remedies enshrined under Part III of the constitution. Right to constitutional remedies was considered as a heart and soul of the constitution by Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar. Article 32 makes the Supreme court as a protector and guarantor of the Fundamental … Read more What is the difference between Article 32 and Article 226 of the Indian constitution?

what is the rule of Res Sub Judice under CPC ?

What is the Rule of sub judice? The phrase Res Sub judice is Latin maxim which means the “under judgment”. The rule of the sub judice is based on the public policy which prohibits the plaintiff to file two parallel cases on the same subject matter and restricts the chances of having two contradictory judgments … Read more what is the rule of Res Sub Judice under CPC ?

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