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....

Misuse of sexual harassment laws in India

Raghavi Viswanath The Indian judiciary has seen a decelerated evolution with regards to sexual harassment laws. This article seeks to highlight and analyze the various flaws in the legal apparatus to deal with sexual harassment as it exists today. One of the most dubious provisions is Section 498-A of the Indian Penal Code. While the provision has been created...

Ownership and control of material resources of the community

Supreme Court of India
Recent trends in Judiciary Dr. Kondaiah Jonnalagadda, Assistant Professor, NLIU, Bhopal Ownership and Control of the Material resources of the Community is to be distributed according to the policy of the state to sub-serve the common good, as it is given in Article 39 of Constitution of India. State also acts as trusty of public property. Exploration and...

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 – An Analysis

Vishnu S Warrier Sexual harassment is an act that creates a hostile working environment which may be by way of cracking lewd jokes, verbal or physical abuse, circulating lewd rumors etc. Though, India had signed and ratified Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) way back in 1993, we did not have a specific legislation...

GOING BACK TO SQUARE ONE: SC shows red signal to Gay rights

Aastha Mehta In a thought-provoking judgment on Wednesday, Supreme Court of India describes homosexuals as “miniscule fraction” of the population, a term which has not gone too well with those who have been fighting to get a voice in the mainstream, starting from agencies working for Gay rights to NGOs, and the all those who were directly involved with...

Transgenders should have right to informed choices

Ipsita Mishra The transgender are being discriminated in every stage of life. They are disregarded in our Indian society and hence deprived of their rights. They have their constitutional rights and they need to realize their voice against any form of injustice.  The Supreme Court has asked the government to recognize them as third sex or giving them choice...

A Curious Case of Single Bid

Author: Raj Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Jammu In India, the tending process or bidding is the most preferred route of public procurement. However, only under exceptional circumstances direct negotiation is used in public procurement. ‘Public Procurement ‘or ‘Bids’ can be defined as the procurement of goods, works and...