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IMBROGLIO OVER WATER: A RIPARIAN CONFLICT ANALYSIS OF ETHIOPIAN DAM PROJECT

Author: Simran Srivastava Year of study: Second- YearInstitute of affiliation: Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar Abstract- For decades, there have been disagreements about the Nile River’s water. The purpose of this study is to examine the present water dispute between the three Nile Basin riparian countries of Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia, which is centered on the construction and … Continue reading IMBROGLIO OVER WATER: A RIPARIAN CONFLICT ANALYSIS OF ETHIOPIAN DAM PROJECT

LEGAL RIGHTS OF A NOMINEE: A SHIFT AFTER THE INSURANCE AMENDMENT ACT 2015

Author: Aditi Mishra Year of study: Third yearInstitute of affiliation: NMIMS University, School of Law, Mumbai ABSTRACT The debate regarding the rights of a nominee vs. the rights of a legal heir has come up in courts several times. While there have been contradictory judgments, it has been settled that the rights of the legal heir will prevail … Continue reading LEGAL RIGHTS OF A NOMINEE: A SHIFT AFTER THE INSURANCE AMENDMENT ACT 2015

THE EMERGENCE OF ODR DURING THE PANDEMIC: AN EVOLUTIONARY LEAP IN THE INDIAN DISPUTE RESOLUTION SYSTEM

Authors – Akhil Surya and Reet Balmiki  Year of study – Second year Institutional affiliation – NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad ABSTRACT The Indian dispute resolution system is ever-evolving with new developments and challenges. With overburdened courts and a crippling pandemic, ODR comes in like a fresh breeze. ODR provides timely, cheap, and easily accessible justice. However, ODR is … Continue reading THE EMERGENCE OF ODR DURING THE PANDEMIC: AN EVOLUTIONARY LEAP IN THE INDIAN DISPUTE RESOLUTION SYSTEM

 Limited Liability Partnership. (Amendment) Act 2021: Bolstering ease of doing business in India.

Author: Jay ShahYear of study: 4thInstitute of affiliation: NMIMS University, School of Law, Mumbai. ABSTRACT In order to promote ease of doing business in India, especially for start-ups and other stakeholders of the corporate world, it was paramount to decriminalize certain compoundable offences that involved very minor procedural violations of the Limited Liability Partnership Act, … Continue reading  Limited Liability Partnership. (Amendment) Act 2021: Bolstering ease of doing business in India.

THROWING A BRIEF LIGHT ON PEGASUS MALWARE

Authors: Soundarya.S and V.L .Rajamatangi Year of study: 3rdInstitute of affiliation: School of Excellence in Law Image Source: cloudsek.com ABSTRACT Pegasus is of news today. It has triggered a major political controversy in India and around the world.  This triggered major political controversies and it has a global collaborative character. It mainly targets the opposition parties, journalists, … Continue reading THROWING A BRIEF LIGHT ON PEGASUS MALWARE

INFRINGEMENT OF DEMOCRACY: A CLOSER LOOK INTO ‘SEDITION LAWS’

Author: Het Dholakia Year of study: 2ndInstitute of affiliation: Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur Image Source – https://www.gettyimages.in/detail/news-photo/activist-during-a-protest-demanding-the-release-of-kanhaiya-news-photo/513468372 ABSTRACT  Sedition laws have been highly debated for their relevance in a post-colonial India.Earlier it was used by the British to silence the freedom fighters of our country, but ever since then; they are still in existence in 2021, sometimes being … Continue reading INFRINGEMENT OF DEMOCRACY: A CLOSER LOOK INTO ‘SEDITION LAWS’

AMAZON: THE NEW EAST INDIA COMPANY?

Author: Nishtha Mittal Year of study: 5th year (B.A. L.L.B. (Hons.)Institute of affiliation: Amity law school Delhi (GGSIPU) ABSTRACT E- Commerce platforms have become the new supermarket for the world. Having great advantages like- door to door delivery, variety of options at affordable prices, it also acts as a great threat to privacy of personal and financial … Continue reading AMAZON: THE NEW EAST INDIA COMPANY?

SHAPOORJI AND CO. v. RATTAN POWER: COMPELLING NON-SIGNATORY TO ARBITRATION 

Image Source: istock Author: Avik Sarkar Year of study: 4th-year Institute of affiliation: K.L.E Society’s law college, Bengaluru ABSTRACT An arbitration always arises out of violations of contractual agreements. According to the general rule, it is always the signatories of the contractual agreements that are parties to the arbitration. But of late, there has been a contentious … Continue reading SHAPOORJI AND CO. v. RATTAN POWER: COMPELLING NON-SIGNATORY TO ARBITRATION 

A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE NEW IT RULES

Author: Ashutosh Yadav Year of study: 1st  Institution of affiliation: Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University AbstractThis article is set in the backdrop of the notification issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology dated 25th February 2021 which implemented the new The Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) soon … Continue reading A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE NEW IT RULES

THE ROLE OF SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM IN REVOLUTIONIZING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Name- Ankita Sengupta College: School of Law, KIIT University Abstract This article explores the impact of shareholder activism on corporate governance in India. Power of the shareholder’s rights and the use of its rights in bringing revolutionary changes in the composition of the board are commendable. With the better implementation of mandatory rules in governing … Continue reading THE ROLE OF SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM IN REVOLUTIONIZING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

ANALYSING THE IMPACT OF THE BREAK FEE CLAUSE IN AN M&A TRANSACTION

Author: Nandini Shenai Year: 4th year BBA.LLB (Hons) Institution: NMIMS School of Law, Mumbai Abstract While the financial sector is still reeling from the Pandemic’s ramifications, parties are being extra vigilant when it comes to M&A Transactions. As a result, it is imperative that steps be taken to increase the certainty of the agreements. A … Continue reading ANALYSING THE IMPACT OF THE BREAK FEE CLAUSE IN AN M&A TRANSACTION

IBC AND ROLE OF PERSONAL GUARANTORS: HOW THE SUPREME COURT DEALT WITH IT

Authors: Swarnendu Chatterjee, Managing Associate, L&L Partners and Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India Yashika Bhardwaj, 3rd Year student, Amity Law School, Noida ABSTRACTIn the backdrop of notification issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs dated November 15, 2019 which implemented Part III of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code the blog deals with two issues … Continue reading IBC AND ROLE OF PERSONAL GUARANTORS: HOW THE SUPREME COURT DEALT WITH IT

SOCIAL MEDIA: A FREE REAL ESTATE TO EXERCISE FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND EXPRESSION

Authors : Sanjana Dayal and Alankrita Katiyar Year, Course and College : 3rd yearBBA LLB (corporate laws)University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. ABSTRACTArticle 19 of the ICCPR deals with freedom of expression to see, receive and impart information of all kinds through any social media of individual choice. The right to freedom of speech … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA: A FREE REAL ESTATE TO EXERCISE FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND EXPRESSION

COVID-19 Vaccines: Are Patent Rights Still Ethical?

A case for compulsory licensing Author: Diya Dave Institution: NALSAR University of Law, VI Semester Many consider patent rights to be ethical rights as they advance innovation and incentivise the production of knowledge. The need to balance patent rights with access to information and essentials is the most popular discourse in today’s time. Generally, this debate … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccines: Are Patent Rights Still Ethical?

The delusion of inclusivity in the National Education Policy,2020

Authors: Md. Zeeshanuz Zaman & Shubhra Pandey, 4th year, B.A.LL.B., University of Calcutta, Department of law Abstract This article includes a critical analysis of the recent National Education Policy approved by the Union Cabinet in July 2020. It has been a topic of intense discussion since its very inception. Various academicians have deliberated on the … Continue reading The delusion of inclusivity in the National Education Policy,2020

Scrutinizing technology and data privacy from the perspective of law

AUTHOR Name: V. Mangala Institution: Siddharth College of Law, Mumbai University Year: 3rd year of 3year LL. B course Name: Eshan Atul Borikar Institution: Siddharth College of Law, Mumbai University Year: 3rd year of 3year LL. B course ABSTRACT The article highlights the loopholes in the current legal framework for data protection and data privacy. … Continue reading Scrutinizing technology and data privacy from the perspective of law

Is the Treaty-making Power under our Indian Constitution in consonance with Constitutional Principles? Not Quite So

Author– Vijpreet Pal, 3rd semester, BALLB (Hons.), National Law Institute University, Bhopal Co-Author- Sanskar Modi, 3rd semester, BALLB (Hons.), National Law Institute University, Bhopal 1.     ABSTRACT International law is considered a soft law that operates on the basis of the consent of the member states. No state can separate itself from the international arena and … Continue reading Is the Treaty-making Power under our Indian Constitution in consonance with Constitutional Principles? Not Quite So

TRANSGRESSION IN CYBERSPACE OF WOMEN: ISSUES AND REMEDIAL MEASURES

Author: Kabir Jaiswal [Student, National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi, Jharkhand] Co-author: Dr. Mona Purohit [Dean of Faculty, Department of Legal Studies and Research, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh] Abstract Crime is manifestation of myriad complex factors. The genesis of crime can be traced to interplay of various social, economic, demographic, local … Continue reading TRANSGRESSION IN CYBERSPACE OF WOMEN: ISSUES AND REMEDIAL MEASURES

Farm Law – Is it a boon or bane

Author: Mohamed Sultan Maricar, Crescent School of Law ABSTRACT The 3 major agricultural reforms Laws are the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act. The Bill has its own pros and cons. In one aspect, in the eyes … Continue reading Farm Law – Is it a boon or bane

Khadi v Khadi – Khadi’s Plight in the EUIPO

Sneha Tripathi  4th year, B.A.LL.B (Honors) Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur  Abstract Khadi is a cultural symbol and provides identity to Indian goods in the international market. The brand’s zeal to continue being engraved as an identity has lead to a fight of infringement against a trademark application of a German Company Best Natural Products … Continue reading Khadi v Khadi – Khadi’s Plight in the EUIPO

IBC Amendment 2018 & 2019:A boon or a bane to homebuyers?

By- M.Gnana Deepika INTRODUCTION Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code was enacted in 2016 to resuscitate both the Creditor and the Corporate Debtor. This Code consolidates and amends the provisions relating to Insolvency petitions’ filing for liquidation of companies, partnership firms, limited liability partnerships, and individuals in single legislation.  It provides for a time-bound resolution of the … Continue reading IBC Amendment 2018 & 2019:A boon or a bane to homebuyers?

Mandatory Airbags – A compromise to passenger safety?

Abstract:Passenger safety has always been a matter of concern in the automotive world. With the ever increasing density of vehicles on the road, the drastically increasing speeds, more and more exposure of vehicles to the younger generation and the availability of financing options has led us to ponder over the importance of safer vehicles, both … Continue reading Mandatory Airbags – A compromise to passenger safety?

Should India Become a Signatory Member to The 1951 UN Refugee Convention?

AbstractAs a 21st Century Indian pupil, the sensitive matter of Rohingya Muslims was my introductionto the concept of refugees. After going deep into the topic, it fell under some light that India hasbeen acting as home to many refugees from ages. Through this blog, I have tried to highlight afew points with respect to the … Continue reading Should India Become a Signatory Member to The 1951 UN Refugee Convention?

Blasphemy Law in India

AbstractIndia is the world’s second most populous country in the world with 136.6 crore people.The socio-cultural diversity is unique in its way. Article 25 of the Indian Constitutionstates, “Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion”with reasonable restrictions. Every religion has its own ideology and practices because ofwhich there are chances that … Continue reading Blasphemy Law in India

EIA 2020 Draft compromising health and nature for crony Capitalists

ABSTRACT The ministry of environment, forest and climate change has issued a draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). It evaluates the impact of a proposed project that is likely to have significant environmental effects. It finds all the possible ways to reduce waste generation and optimize the usage of resources. The main goal is to facilitate … Continue reading EIA 2020 Draft compromising health and nature for crony Capitalists

A Brief analysis of Anti Terror of Legislation (UAPA)

ABSTRACT The security of the nation is every government’s foremost concern. India being the most affected country by terrorism focuses more on security laws. From the Indian Parliament Attack 2001, Mumbai Attack 2008, URI Attack 2016, to Pulwama Attack 2019 and many more India has faced a serious threat to its integrity. Meanwhile, the government … Continue reading A Brief analysis of Anti Terror of Legislation (UAPA)

COVID-19 and Investment Arbitration : The road ahead

Abstract The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. People are encouraged to adopt social distancing as the world comes to a halt to combat the deadly disease. This has led to the sealing of state borders, shutting down of businesses and suspension of contracts. Needless to say, international contracts … Continue reading COVID-19 and Investment Arbitration : The road ahead

Legalizing Gay marriages

ABSTRACT The landmark judgment on 6th September 2018 scrapped the criminality of homosexuality as defined under section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and opened up many probabilities for the queer community. On the whole, knowing how family inclined India is, a libertarian step in normalizing queer rights is legalizing gay marriages. Same-sex marriage … Continue reading Legalizing Gay marriages

Expansion of Article 21 to include Right to have a Dignified Funeral of COVID-19 dead victim

ABSTRACT The outbreak of COVID-19 and rapid increase of cases in India has created a consciousness of rights granted to dead bodies of COVID-19 victim. In this Article, Majorly the highlight has been done on expansion of Article 21 to inculcate Right to have dignified funeral of COVID-19 victim. When a person deserves to have … Continue reading Expansion of Article 21 to include Right to have a Dignified Funeral of COVID-19 dead victim

Animadversion of Accused during the Pendency of Trial- Violating the Fundamental Principle of Criminal Justice System

Abstract It is said that it is better to acquit ten guilty persons than convicting one innocent person. In India, the criminal justice system is based on the principle of ‘innocent until proven guilty.’ The criminal procedure lays down exhaustive rules for protecting the rights and dignity of the victims. The accused also enjoys the … Continue reading Animadversion of Accused during the Pendency of Trial- Violating the Fundamental Principle of Criminal Justice System

Judgements Moored To Gender Stereotypes That Proselytize Sexism

Abstract  The basic purpose of this blog is to bring into light the difficulty as faced by the victim due to stereotypical ideologies of the judges trying their cases. In this blog, we have discussed, by means of a study and certain cases, various comments by the judges which are quintessentially sexist and misogynistic. This … Continue reading Judgements Moored To Gender Stereotypes That Proselytize Sexism

COVID-19: A Trigger To Mental Health

ABSTRACT The spread of coronavirus has shaken not just India but almost every country in the world. Even though every individual is affected by the economic fall, the psychological effect is much larger. While for some it is just rising numbers in losses others are finding it difficult to fight this mental battle for survival. … Continue reading COVID-19: A Trigger To Mental Health

Marketing & E- Commerce Under The Purview Of Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Abstract The article is based on the recent amendment that took place in the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. The amendment has played a pivotal role in changing the marketing strategies of the business enterprises by prohibiting business enterprises to make false claims about their product. The Act also cover the E-Commerce platforms as well. Two … Continue reading Marketing & E- Commerce Under The Purview Of Consumer Protection Act, 2019

How The Ordinance Making Power Of The Executive Affects The Independence Of The Legislature?

ABSTRACT Article 123 and Article 213 of the Indian Constitution vest law-making powers in the hands of the President and the governors respectively to issue an ordinance which shall have a similar effect like any other Acts passed by the Indian Parliament. The aspect of urgency for the executive to step into the matter of … Continue reading How The Ordinance Making Power Of The Executive Affects The Independence Of The Legislature?

Analysis Of The Current Legal Standing Of Crypto-Currency In India

Abstract The utility of crypto-currency had always been a juncture of dispute due to its mysterious and unsettled legal position. But, the recent judgment of Supreme Court has opened up new avenues for crypto-currencies in India and thus, in recent times, crypto-currencies have been reaping a lot of attention and are gradually becoming the talk … Continue reading Analysis Of The Current Legal Standing Of Crypto-Currency In India

Critical & Comparative Analysis Of Doctrine Of Res Gestae & Dying Declaration

Abstract This article deals with some basic concepts of the law of evidence. Here, we are elaborating on the doctrine of Res gestae and dying declaration under section 6 and section 32 of The Indian Evidence Act, 1872 respectively. The law of evidence is a procedural law, in which if there is any absurdity, it … Continue reading Critical & Comparative Analysis Of Doctrine Of Res Gestae & Dying Declaration

The Need For Emergency Arbitration In India In The COVID-19 Predicament

Abstract Today, numerous commercial disputes are submitted to arbitration. Many times certain circumstances arise wherein a party needs a specific urgent relief so as to prevent a greater loss in the future. Emergency arbitration is a process in which a party can obtain an urgent relief before the constitution of the arbitral tribunal. In the … Continue reading The Need For Emergency Arbitration In India In The COVID-19 Predicament

Should Religious Boards Be Incorporated?

Abstract The Churches of South India (CSI) Trust Association (in short, ‘The Company’) is a public charitable trust registered under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 2013 for the promotion of religion and other charitable purposes. As the primary object of any religious charitable institution, the company aims at giving monetary assistance to societies, hostels, … Continue reading Should Religious Boards Be Incorporated?

Copyright Infringement: A Cognizable Offence Or A Non-Cognizable Offence?

Abstract: Copyright is an exclusive legal right vested in the owner of a work which maybe an artistic, literary, dramatic, musical, cinematograph piece or any other. It’s a unique Intellectual Property Right as it protects one’s work without registration, and is born from the point of creation. Hence, registration though advisable, is not compulsory. Though … Continue reading Copyright Infringement: A Cognizable Offence Or A Non-Cognizable Offence?

Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation In The Light Of Article 15 And Supreme Court Judgement Of Navtej Singh Johar Case

ABSTRACT “The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” Bertrand Russell Evolution of human beings has taken over millions of years. LGBTQ Community may be one such evolution. LGBTQ Community is not a community which has arisen suddenly, but it can be said that the community has started … Continue reading Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation In The Light Of Article 15 And Supreme Court Judgement Of Navtej Singh Johar Case

Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

ABSTRACT In the contemporary times, world is moving towards working on individual rights and everyone wants freedom in his/her life that no one should enter and interfere while taking individual decisions. The issues regarding the freedom of bisexuals or homosexuals are ignored by many countries including India. People face discrimination based on their orientation on … Continue reading Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

Upholding Criminalization Of Homosexuality: Singapore S.C. Victorian Era Judgement In Light Of Indian S.C In Navtej Singh Johar v. U.O.I

Author – Vinhu Krishnatam Choubey NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. ABSTRACTThe paper attempts to critique a recent judgment rendered by the supreme court of Singaporewhich validated the existence of S.337A, a penal provision of law that criminalized malehomosexuality. India in, it’s one of its heavily celebrated landmark judgments, Navtej V. U.O.I,in the year 2018, struck … Continue reading Upholding Criminalization Of Homosexuality: Singapore S.C. Victorian Era Judgement In Light Of Indian S.C In Navtej Singh Johar v. U.O.I

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