RTI

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

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, ... Continue Reading →
Supreme Court of India

Judges Appointing Judges and collegium system

The five-member constitution bench headed by J S Khehar of the Honourable Supreme Court, while hearing the case which challenging the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) ... Continue Reading →
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Racial discrimination in the ancient India

Sai Manoj Reddy, Student of Law, VIT Law School, Chennai History (Ancient India) The least challenged racism remains that of Indian Caste system. Indo-Aryans started the Caste system ... Continue Reading →
Legal System in India

Growth of justice, equity and good conscience

Mahima Gherani, Student of Law, VIT Law School, Chennai The origins of imports of common law into India have been seen from the early 1661 onwards. From the early charters, which established ... Continue Reading →
Law

Influence of English law in Indian legal system

Lohitashwa Pratap Singh, Student of Law, VIT Law School, Chennai In India the concept and principles and rules of the English law initially spread over a few provinces and gradually ... Continue Reading →
Cyber crime, phishing case in india, ecommerce

A critique on phishing crime in India

Yogesh Prasad Kolekar1. ABSTRACT A Phishing a crime of fraud or deception through emails. The perpetrator sends email resembling legitimate ... Continue Reading →
Waste Management a serious social issue

A Review of Biomedical Waste (Management and Handing) Rules, 1998

Dr. Sujata Pawar,1B.Com, LL.M,NET,SET, PhD ABSTRACT The Government of India, has notified Biomedical Waste (Management and handing) Rules, 1998 under the Environment (Protection) Act, ... Continue Reading →
Law

Growth of criminal law in India

Mahima Gherani, Student of Law, VIT Law School, Chennai The present criminal system of India was not a sudden creation. It has been evolved as the result of slow and gradual process ... Continue Reading →
Law

Judicial reforms in ancient India: An overview

Balakumar Rajendran, Student of Law, VIT Law School, Chennai Lord Cornwallis succeeded Warren Hastings and came to India in September 1786 and he continued to be the Governor General ... Continue Reading →
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Development of legislative authorities in India from 1861-1935

Mahima Gherani, Student of Law, VIT Law School, Chennai Tracing back Indian history, we have seen the emergence of new legislative authorities over time, one outsourcing the other and ... Continue Reading →
AAP Leader Arvind Kejriwal

Tough time for Kejriwal’s government: SC issues notice

A bench of Justices AK Sikri and UU Lalit, while refusing to stay Delhi HC order allowing Anti- Corruption Bureau of Delhi to take action against officials in corruption cases, clarified ... Continue Reading →
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The Regulating Act, 1773

Balakumar Rajendran, Student of Law, VIT Law School, Chennai Group of traders from England got monopoly status to trade in East India and landed at Sultanati, India. The company acquired ... Continue Reading →
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Bail application of DP Yadav rejected by Uttarakhand High Court

While hearing the application the double bench of Uttarakhand High Court comprising Justice Sudhansu Dhulia and Justice SK Gupta ‘out rightly rejected’ the has rejected bail application ... Continue Reading →
Delhi High Court

14% Service Tax on Liquor Makers – Delhi High Court Refuses to Stay

While considering the plea filed by the liquor companies seeking an interim stay on the May 19 notification to ensure that the tax was not levied, Delhi High Court has refused to stay ... Continue Reading →
VIT Law School

Admissions started at VIT Law School, Chennai

VIT is one of the foremost universities in India which imparts futuristic higher education and instils higher patterns of discipline through dedicated and qualified staff, thereby setting ... Continue Reading →

Analysing the Suprme Court’s stand on the Fatwa

Raghavi Viswanath In terms of religious significance and Islamic jurisprudence, fatwa is a legal ruling given by Muslim scholars based on religious evidence. Therefore, fatwas are primarily ... Continue Reading →

Chhattisgarh sterilization massacre

Time to re-evaluate medical standards Raghavi Viswanath The recent incident in Chhattisgarh calls for a serious re-evaluation of the Government’s ... Continue Reading →

Air pollution from vehicular emission and legal measures

Prachi Kumari Air pollution from vehicular emission is a major problem in our country as pointed out by the National Green Tribunal recently. The tribunal, speaking through a five judge’s ... Continue Reading →

Sanskar Marathe v. State of Maharashtra

Prachi Kumari One More Attempt To Strengthen The Freedom Of Speech And Expression The Bombay HC in the case of Sanskar Marathe vs. State ... Continue Reading →

Law and the Mother – Maternity Benefit Act

Raghavi Viswanath History bears testimony to the fact that maternity has been viewed as a disability. Since the times of the Industrial Revolution, pregnant women have been treated ... Continue Reading →