Critical Analysis of Special and Differential Treatment under the Antidumping Agreement

Pragati BhaskarYerlekar, Ph.D Research Scholar, RTM Nagpur University Abstract Today the developing countries are the major players in the world trade. However, in the phase of gradual reduction of trade barriers and liberalisation of trade, the developing countries faced difficulties to face the challenges of the new trade regime. They became vulnerable to the problems of the new multilateral trading...

False confessions: a nocuous thorn in the pathway of justice

MeghnaKhetrapal, 3rd Year Student of Law, National Law Institute University,Bhopal Introduction “Confession includes a statement made by a person suspected or charged with a crime, that he (or she) did, in fact, commit that crime.” – Duhaimes Criminal LawDictionary Owing to the fallibility if semi synthetic macrocosms, the tentative insight that...

The impact of globalization on the legal profession in India

Legal Profession in India
Abhay Mahajan, 5th Year student of Amity Law School, affiliated to GGSIPU, Delhi ABSTRACT Cross-border transactions in India are of recent vintage as they began in right earnest only since its economy was opened up in 1991. While the initial thrust was by way of inbound acquisitions by foreign companies, the later period witnessed frenetic activity by Indian companies engaging in outbound acquisitions....

Fundamental rights and frequencies: Right to broadcast

Sport fixing Betting scam in cricket
Chintan Nirala, 4th Year, B.A., LL.B(HONS.), Faculty of Law, Allahabad University Frequencies or Signals are an indispensable requirement for Communication, Media, Entertainment, or Technology. In other words, it is sine qua non for CMET. They may be unsuccessful in serving their purpose without the involvement of frequencies. It is the part of technology through which Entertainment, Media or Communication...

Legal aid, myth or reality for the Indian legal system

Rashi Gupta, 5thYear Student of Law, Amity Law School, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi “To no man will we deny justice, to no man will we delay justice or right1.” Abstract The main aim of any rational society would be to deliver justice and equity to each and every individual who comprises to be the part of that society. Legal aid is...

Trade Secret Protection in India and Gulf Countries – Comparative Analysis

Aastha Mehta Trade secret is one of the most uncodified laws out of all other IPRs, and is one of the fast-paced developing fields, with newer forms of global businesses coming up. Use of comparative analysis, would show the readers how world trends in trade secret laws are evolving, and we can understand two different legal systems in one light. Trade secret has been by far most comprehensively defined...

Freedom of Religion in India and United States of America

Freedom of Religion in India and United States of America
A comparative study between India and the United States of America Taniya Malik, Ph.D. Scholar, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi Introduction: the importance of Freedom of Religion and Secularism Religion has been a powerful social factor in all phases of human history and in all parts of the human world. A global survey recently conducted by TNS, a leading...

Trial by media: perverting the course of justice

Trial by media perverting the course of justice
Deeksha Malik and Harsha Jeswani1. Abstract Media plays an educative, evocative and mobilising role in society. It is difficult to envisage a democratic society bereft of a free press. In recent times, however, media has come under sharp criticism for over-stepping the boundaries of a fair and balanced reporting. This is particularly true of investigative reporting, wherein the media is often found...

The rights and the wrongs of death and life

Arpitpushp Chaturvedi and Utkarsh Jain The paper we have written attempts to explore the dilemma and irony surrounding the section 309 of the Indian Penal Code. The section deals with the criminalization of attempt to suicide. Our paper discusses whether section 309 of the IPC should be unconstitutional, thus, indirectly granting a right to death or whether indeed life as given to us by god should...

Armed Forces Special Power Act and women safety

Armed Forces Special Power Act and women safety
Maitri Tandon, Student of Law, Symbiosis Law School ABSTARCT This research paper concerns in itself the scenario of the northeastern and the northern states of our country, India after the inception of the Armed Forces Special Power Act. The researcher has penned down her own views on, what should be the ambit of area in which the Act should be imposing. Here, in this paper various cases are cited,...

RIGHT TO DIE: AN ADDENDUM TO RIGHT TO LIFE (Euthanasia)

Euthanasia Right to Die, Nimisha Jha
Nimisha Jha, Advocate, High Court of Patna A detailed study of the judicial decisions with reference to Article 21 and the current judicial standing on Euthanasia after the landmark judgment in Aruna’s1case. INTRODUCTION Life is the most precious creation of God in this world. No matter how advanced science hasbecome, the beauty of nature and creation of...

Spot fixing and Betting Scam in Cricket

Sport fixing Betting scam in cricket
Mahima Gherani Since time immemorial cricket, once called  “The Gentlemen’s Game” is one of the most widely played and accepted sport which now involves corrupt activities like spot fixing and sports betting as one of the fastest types of global crime and also an easy way of earning money. Betting on cricket matches in India has now become a tradition as it has been on the upswing ever since...

Online Rummy is not gambling, says SC

Play Rummy Online in India, Online Rummy Websites
A bench comprising Justices Madan B. Lokur and S.A. Bobde of Supreme Court while hearing an appeal challenging a Madras high court ruling that playing rummy with stakes amounts to gambling, said that the verdict will not impact online rummy websites. Judgment came after a bunch of petitions filed by clubs and online rummy companies against the Madras High Court verdict that declared rummy for stakes...

Suspension of life term sentence denied

Life term imprisonment
The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court upholding the contentions of the public prosecutor that, the appellant did not deserve to be let out on bail since the charge of murdering a young girl in a gruesome manner had been proved before the trial court beyond all reasonable doubts, dismissed the application of the convict to suspend his life term. The public prosecutor also contented that, the appellant...

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...

[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,...