Victims of Rape : Victims of Gap of Justice?

Author: Malek Shipchandler “The law of rape is not just a few sentences. It is a whole book, which has clearly demarcated chapters and cannot be read selectively. We cannot read the preamble and suddenly reach the last chapter and claim to have understood and applied it.” – Kiran Bedi, Joint Commissioner, Special Branch. In light of the...

Foreign Direct Investment in Retail – implications of the new regime

Author: Varsha Aithala “India remains a high potential market with accelerated retail growth of 15-20 per cent expected over the next five years1.“ Background: Organised or modern retail consists of chain stores owned or franchised by a central entity, or a single store that is larger than some cut-off point, typically consisting of various formats...

An introduction to Dividend Tax in India

Author: Abhilash T G, Faculty- in- Law, Government Law College, Thrissur A tax is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state such that failure to pay is punishable by law. Many administrative divisions also impose taxes. Taxes consist of direct or indirect taxes...

Analysing the New Digital Rights Management Provisions under Copyright Amendment Act, 2012

Ashwini Siwal, Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi “I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a king of infinite space1.” There have always been arguments and counter arguments about the role of internet in the society2. But the advent of internet and modern digital technologies have created concern for proper copyright...