Competition Law – IPR Interface: Impact on Innovation

Author: Vishvendra Tomar1. Competition Law and IPR Interface debate is a longstanding one. While they share common goals of promoting efficiency there are sometimes issues in the ways of achieving it. The growing tension between this interface has impacted innovation, as its evident from some recent compulsory licensing cases, which triggered an all-round...

Sedition laws in 21st century India

A SHOWPIECE OF COLONIAL HANGOVER? Jyotsna Gabriel & Kush Agarwal1. ‘AUTONOMY IS AS AUTONOMY DOES’ An analysis into the draconian law paving its journey all the way from the colonial era making such act punishable with imprisonment for life. Government today does not recognize the fact that sedition laws today are not feasible in the turbulent politics...

Triple Talaq: From Prescriptive Functionalism to Transformative Constitutionalism

   Author: Dr Nafees Ahmad* India is confronted with a situation that has acquired, unfortunately, political primacy in a gender equality discourse. The religion of Islam bestowed upon equal rights for men and women devoid of any distinction including right to divorce. The utopian union of the husband and wife is a perennial pre-requisite for conjugal covertures...

SRM University – CLEA REGIONAL CONFERENCE 2017 ON MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY

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SRM University along with Law Commission of India organizes CLEA (Common Wealth Legal Education Authority) Regional Conference on 28th and 29th of January 2017. CLEA  REGIONAL CONFERENCE 2017 ON “ MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY” Date: 28th & 29th January 2017 Venue: SRM School of Law Organized by : Law Commission of India SRM School of Law Commonwealth Legal Education Association(Asia-India) ...

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016: An Analysis

Pooja Kurian1. Abstract The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 is an attempt of the government to regulate the process of surrogacy in India. This bill contains several impactful measures which have been awaited for, since a considerable number of years. Though this bill intends to bring positive changes, it has not failed to become a quarry to the socio-legal...

How to select a topic for article publication

Selection of topic is an important factor for preparing a research paper. It has got an important role in deciding whether, the paper has to be considered for publication. Most of the journals across the globe prefers to publish articles or research papers, which got contemporary relevance. Only then, they can increase their circulation or readership. Hence,...

Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage

Section 493 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 deals with the offence of Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage. Under this section a man either married or unmarried who induces a women to become, as she thinks, his wife, but in reality his concubine, is punishable for the offence of Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage, with...

Defamation as a crime under Indian Penal Code

Section 499 – 502 of Indian Penal Code deals with the defamation. Offence of defamation can be dealt both under the law of crimes as well as under Law of Torts. Criminal nature of defamation is defined under Section 499 of Indian Penal Code and Section 500 provides the punishment for such offence. Bare reading of section 499 it becomes clear that any...

How do I prepare for Judicial Service Exam

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Judiciary OR Judicial Service is becoming one of the most prestigious career option for a law graduates. Number of candidates appearing for judicial service examination is increasing day by day, which means competition is very high now a days to clear judicial service. However, as compared to other competitive examinations like Civil Service Examination, number of candidates appearing for judicial...

The Rights, Reservations and Development of the SC’s & ST’s

Shruti Sharma1. Abstract On the 26th day of January, 1950, the people of India gave to themselves their Constitution which ensured to them Justice, Liberty, Equity and Fraternity. Under part III of the Indian Constitution, the fundamental rights became a necessary consequence of the declaration of the Preamble2focusing on upholding the dignity of life and...

Dilemmas of Internet age: Privacy and other issues

Yash Midha & Vivek Kumar1. Internet Surveillance and Privacy Abstract The right to privacy has always been cardinal to democratic social group since its inception. In the time of disorder or turbulence, the urge to strengthen national security is often seen to trump right to privacy if individual. In the era of technical developments the inherent capacity...

A Major Milestone for the Indian Economy: Competition Act, 2002

Maitri Tandon, Student of Law, Symbiosis Law School, Pune ABSTRACT This Project concerns in itself an indepth analysis of the Competition Act, 2002. It is a socio econmic analysis of the act with history of the act, examples, comparison with the MRTP Act and also the current results in the economy due to the introduction of the Competition Act in 2002. ANALYSIS After...

Role of due diligence in mergers and acquisition

Jayant Mudgal, Student of Law, Amity Law School – I Introduction Ever since the Indian Economy opened itself to the foreign market after the economic liberalization reforms of 1991, Mergers and Acquisitions have become a common phenomenon throughout India. In a highly competitive global environment, mergers and acquisitions have turned out to be one...

The Chemical Weapons Convention: A Human Rights Reading

Evangelia Linaki, Assistant Legal Officer, the Office of the Legal Adviser, Technical Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Hague, Netherlands1. Abstract Doubts have been raised as to whether the multitude of legal instruments that exist in many fields of international law, such as disarmament and human rights, interact...

The “monte confurco” case (Seychelles v. France) prompt release

Jayant Mudgal, Student of Law, Amity Law School-I Facts1. Monte Confurco, was a fishing vessel, which had flag of state of Seychelles, and was registered by a Seychellian company in 2000. It had license to engage in fishing in international waters. On August 27, 2000 it left Port Loius in Mauritius, for fishing in the Southern Seas. It had a Spanish national...

Welfare and care of Senior citizens: A pious obligation

Author: Prof. Dilip P. Deshmukh1. Our seniors are our responsibility. Intergenerational equity is a principle of natural justice. A generation which neglects its elders and aged commits crime and shall be mate with same fate in their elder years. Ageing is a natural process, which inevitably occurs in human life cycle. It brings with a host of challenges in...

Gandhian thoughts on women empowerment

Prof. Dilip P. Deshmukh1. With the entry of women being allowed in the inner sanctum of Shani Madir at Singnapur and in Mahalaxmi temple Kolhapur. Once again gender bias and women empowerment has because burning issue in the country, at such opportune moment it would be right and necessary to know the views of father of nation Mahatma Gandhi about status of...

UNDERSTANDING LAWS: A Legal Quotient Primer, by Garima Tiwari

UNDERSTANDING LAWS: A Legal Quotient Primer, Garima Tiwari, LexisNexis UNDERSTANDING LAWS: A Legal Quotient Primer, by Garima Tiwari is an innovative concept which aims to provide essential and practical knowledge of some of the most important laws one encounters in his personal and professional interactions. The complex legal provisions and procedures can...

Food safety and the impact of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

Sandeep M Nandakumar A debate on food safety in India is highly necessary but it is all the more confusing as it is not yet resolved whether the food security or the food safety or both is/are the problems that our nation faces today. As regards the problem of food security, the availability of food seems not to be the problem because the problem lies with...

Understanding Cyber Laws and Cyber Crimes, by Garima Tiwari

Understanding Cyber Laws and Cyber Crimes, by Garima Tiwari, LexisNExis Cyber crimes in India are increasing phenomenally. On an average, every individual gets at least one mobile or email notification stating that the user has won many hundreds of thousands of dollars in an online lottery that they may not ever remember entering. But in almost all such cases,...