CSR and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Corporate Social Responsibility
Dheeraj Kumar Tiwari1&Anurag Yadav2. Abstract We smell itevery day, we see it every day,we are surrounded by waste generated by ourselves.The present Central Government with a view to clean the surroundings and maintain an ecofriendly atmosphere, which will lead us to a healthy lifestyle, introduced Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The government has introduced several schemes and laws in order to make it...

BMW hit and run case, bail granted to Vismay Shah

BMW hit-and-run case
Supreme Court granted bail to the convict, Mr. Vismay Shah of famous BMW Hit and run case. The BMW hit and run case occurred on February 23, 2013, where two youth lost their lives in Vastrapur area. Earlier Mr. Vismay Shah was sentenced to five years imprisonment by an Ahmedabad court, in the Hit and run case. While considering the application for bail, the Bench of Supreme Court consisting of Chief...

Wife’s late-night parties not mental cruelty

Late night party in Mumbai divorce case
Bombay High Court, while hearing an appeal against the Family court order, which granted divorce on the claim of the husband that, his wife used to party a lot and misbehave which constituted cruelty, held that, family court was wrong in its observation and set aside the order of the Family court. The husband in his petition alleged that, in spite of being a mother of two children, his wife frequently...

[RTI] Thesis submitted by a research scholar a public document

Central Information Commissioner while considering an appeal against Rajasthan based ARID Forest Research Institute, under the Right to Information Act observed that, the thesis submitted by a research student is not a personal or third party information and cannot be withheld by an Institution under the Right to Information Act. It was an appeal where the appellant sought for a copy of pre-thesis...

DOT ordered to ban porn sites in India

Porn websites blocked in India
Most of the websites which are delivering pornographic contents are at present in accessible in India, on several Internet Service Providers (ISP’s). With effect from August 1, 2015 most of the internet service providers are displaying either a blank page or “Directory does not exist”. Some browser displayed even the message “Your requested URL has been blocked as per the directions received...

Google secures Indian Patent [for annotations associated with video files]

Google India
Internet giant Google secured an Indian Patent for an invention regarding a method and system for transferring annotations associated with video files. Earlier in the year 2009, Google filed the Patent Application for Annotation Framework for Video, as a national phase application under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). Accordingly, the application was examined under the Sections 12 and 13 of the...

[Breaking] Wife cannot evict her husband from matrimonial home

Family court on Mumbai, while considering a wife’s interim application to evict her husband from the apartment where both of them were living along with their child, on the ground that, she pays the equated monthly instalments (EMI) to repay the load, held that; “if both contribute to the household, either this way or that way, a particular spouse cannot claim exclusive right, ownership or title...

[Breaking] Husband’s right to extramarital relationship accepted

The question came before the Honourable Supreme Court in Ghusabhi Raisangbhai Chorasiya v. State of Gujarat, was that, whether husband’s extramarital relationship amounts to cruelty within the meaning of Section 498A, of IPC? A Division Bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice S.J Mukhopadhayay, observed that, if husband has developed some intimacy with another,...

[RTI] Similar action taken against employees involves public interest

Central Information Commissioner while considering an appeal from Shri P.R. Chandol held that, any information sought whether similar treatment has been given to all the employees of Central Council of Homeopathy for the same action or inaction relates to transparency in the Council and involves public interest. Therefore, Central Information Commissioner directed Central Council of Homeopathy to provide...

How death of net neutrality will kill net activism

Net neutrality
Mishika Bajpai & Anish Vohra, Students of Law, Symbiosis Law School, Noida ABSTRACT One of the prominent reasons behind the success of net activism has been the free flow of internet. Social media is bombarded with comments and discussions that take place online on all sorts of policies dealing with the society. Current affairs reach out to people in the fastest ways possible; making the general...

How to search for Internships

Summer internship for Law School students are common in India. Internships are the primary steps to obtain valuable exposure to the practical experience and to implement what you have studied in you college or course. It is nothing but a job training for professional careers. Therefore, to get an internship, the competition is very high. In fact even higher than that for a job. Searching an internship...

IP Issues in India: EU-India Free Trade Agreement

Call for Papers
KanikaSatyan, Student of Law, Symbiosis Law School, Pune ABSTRACT India adopted the Liberalization Privatization and Globalization Policy in the year 1991 as part of the Economic Reform Policy. The adoption of these policies changed the entire economic scenario in the country paving way for more foreign investments, export etc. In furtherance of the same efforts, India entered into multiple free trade...

Net neutrality report upholds key principles

Net neutrality
Department of Telecom after meeting over 45 organisations including Facebook, Google, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Viber and Skype and telecom service providers and after obtaining views from the general public has released its report on net neutrality in India. Major recommendations of the report are as follows; The Committee unhesitatingly recommends “the core principles of Net Neutrality must...

How to write a research essay?

The term “research essay” is quite common to all of us. Though the term looks simple, it is not that simple as you think. Research essays are the common assignments during the higher education classes. Writing a research essay involves an extensive research and reproducing what you learned from your research. In other words, we can say that, writing a research essay is an exercise, which takes...

IPL Verdict: IPL players may get a lifetime ban from playing cricket

Chennai Super Kings Winning Team
The Lodha panel, which was appointed by the Supreme Court of India, suspended the owners of IPL franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for a period of two years in connection with the betting and spot-fixing scandals in the IPL. This follows the IPL rules that state that a franchisee can be punished if the team owners are found guilty of betting or betting related activities. In the light...

CSK and Rajasthan Royals banned from IPL for two years

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) were suspended for two years from the Indian Premier League (IPL) by the panel appointed by the Supreme Court of India. Earlier Supreme Court appointed a panel to address the issue IPL sport fixing and betting scandal. Panel headed by Justice RM Lodha, in its verdict, which suspended two former champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK), and Rajasthan Royals...

How to write a project report?

Writing a project report is necessary for securing good grade in any course. Often all the subjects taught in the higher studies mandates the student to write a project report and submit the same prior to the final exam. However, how many of you really worked on your project. In most of the cases, a student will collect the project report from seniors, make few modifications, and submit the same in...

Premam Movie: Online Piracy and the film industry

Premam Movie Poster Malar
Piracy is a term we are frequently hearing since, last two weeks, where the censor copy of the Nivin Pauly starrer Malayalam Super hit movie “Premam”, was available online. The movie already collected around 30 Crore in the Box Office. Since, then internet piracy and the copyright infringement became a hot topic of discussion across the media in the South Indian State, Kerala. Here, in this era...

Premam Movie: Two arrested for circulating Pirated CD

Premam Movie Malar
While conducting a raid in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam districts of South Indian State Kerala, the anti-piracy department of Kerala Police arrested two persons for sale and circulation of pirated CD’s of latest Super Hit Malayalam Movie Premam. Further, five were booked for similar offence. Poonthura Police filed cases against Rio DVD Collections, Fox CD’s, Rainbow etc. for circulating and distributing...

No personal information even if she is your wife, Rules Karnataka High Court

RTI
While considering an application under the provisions of Right to Information Act, seeking certain information relating to the passport issued to his wife by the Regional Passport Officer, Passport officer rejects husband’s RTI application, and informed the applicant that, the info cannot be furnished. Such information is not liable to be disclosed in view of the provision of Section 8(1)(j)...