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No to animal sacrifice in temples: Himachal HC

Prachi Kumari, Student, Law School, BHU, Varanasi Honourable High Court of Himachal Pradesh on September 2, 2014 banned the sacrifice of animals in temples in the state in a landmark ...
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Ban on e-rickshaws: whether a wise and practical decision?

Prachi Kumari, Student, Law School, BHU, Varanasi Bench of Justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul of Delhi High Court has upheld the ban on e-rickshaws, and said the Court ...
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Article 38(1) of ICJ and sources of International Law

Critically discuss whether Article 38(1) of ICJ Statute exhaustively enumerates all sources of International Law. Dipti Srivastava, Student of Law, Jindal Global Law School Sources ...
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Death penalty convicts may be heard in open Court: SC

Supreme Court while hearing writ petitions seeking the Court to address the question as to whether review of death penalty awarded in rarest of rare cases should continue to be done ...
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Custodial Deaths and its Preventive Measures

Prachi Kumari, Student, Law School, BHU, Varanasi As per Section 57 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, a police-officer cannot detain an accused person in custody for more than ...
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Wage ceiling for EPF and minimum pension increased

Government decided to fix the minimum monthly pension as Rs. 1000/- per month under the Employees Pension Scheme, 1995. This will be directly benefiting around 28 lakhs pensioners who ...
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Amendment to Mineral Concession Rules, 1960

Latest amendment notification, issued by the Mining Ministry by which mining leases for major minerals are given out has the nation’s mining and steel industry in a complete fix. Mineral ...
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SC refused to disqualify Ministers with criminal cases

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition on whether cabinet ministers with criminal cases can continue in the government. A five judge Constitution bench headed by the Chief Justice ...
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SC stays APTEL’s order allowing hike in tariffs in Mundra Plants

The Supreme Court stayed an order by the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) allowing Adani Power Ltd and Tata Power Co. Ltd to charge higher prices for the electricity produced ...
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Applicability of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) on cyber warfare

Apoorva Sharma, Institute Of Law, Nirma University, Ahmadabad The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings ...

Capital Punishment: Should it be gender biased?

Prachi Kumari, Student, Law School, BHU, Varanasi Honourable President Pranab Mukherjee late last month rejected Renuka Kiran Shinde and her sister Seema Mohan Gavit’s mercy petitions. ...

Combating Cyber Crimes against Women

Aman Ahmad, Student of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia Cyber Crime is a global phenomenon and with the advent of technology, cyber crime against women is on the high and it has been posing ...

Judicial endeavour towards woman empowerment

Prachi Kumari, Student, Law School, BHU, Varanasi On 14th August, 2014, A Full Bench of the Bombay High Court delivered a noteworthy judgment on daughter’s right to ancestral property ...

Importance of Non – Violence and Ethical Values

Aman Ahmad, Student of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia “Liberty and democracy become unholy when their hands are dyed red with innocent blood.” ― Mahatma Gandhi. From the First World ...
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Restraint on Discretionary Power of Arrest Possessed by Police

Prachi Kumari, Student, Law School, BHU, Varanasi Honourable Supreme Court in recent judgment of Arnesh Kumar V State of Bihar and Ors.1, expressed its view that police has not come ...

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Prof. Ashok G Pawade, Head, Department of Law, Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, Wardha.
Dr. Ravishankar K Mor, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, Wardha.
Dr. Nafees Ahmad, Assistant Professor, South Asian University, New Delhi.
Abhilash TG, Faculty-in-Law, Government Law College, Thrissur.
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Anju Beniwal, Ph.D Research Scholar, Department of Law, MDU Rohtak.
Ashwini Siwal, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi.
Bineet Kedia, Lecturer-in-Law, Amity University.
Donia J Fuller, University of West Indies.
Dymtro Tupchiienko, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge (UK).
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