Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Shastric Hindu Law looked at adoption more as a sacramental than secular act. Some judges think that the object of adoption is two fold:


to secure one’s performance of one’s funeral rites and 2) to preserve the continuance of one’s lineage[1]. Hindus believed that...

Friday, July 14, 2017

  • The history of property rights is age-old. A property is defined as assets of every kind, whether corporeal or incorporeal, movable or immovable, tangible or intangible, and legal documents or instruments evidencing title to or interests in such assets.

  • IPRs a...

Friday, July 14, 2017

A bitter reality

Here is a question for you – If you know that certain Mr. X (your friend) has committed a murder and you give him a place of hiding in your house or you choose to become a witness to protect him, then would you consider yourself guilty of shielding the...

Friday, July 14, 2017

The Berne Convention deals with the protection of works and the rights of their authors. It is based on three basic principles and contains a series of provisions determining the minimum protection to be granted, as well as special provisions available to developing co...

Friday, July 14, 2017

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Writ Petition (Criminal) Nos. 184 of 2014, 8, 19, 56, 62, 63, 64, 67, 73, 77, 79, 82, 91, 96, 98, 106, 110, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121 of 2015 and Transfer Petition (Criminal) Nos. 102-105 and 94-101 of 2015 (Under Article 32 of the Const...

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ombudsman: A Critical Appraisal

An ombudsman is a person who acts as a trusted intermediary between either the state, elements of state or an organization, and some internal or external constituency, while representing not only but mostly the broad scope of constituent...

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Supreme Court issued a notice to Centre and six states seeking their response on why self-styled ‘gau rakshak dal’ be not banned for allegedly creating disharmony among various communities and castes and indulging in mob violence. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and A....

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ankita Ghosh  wasted no time in catching hold of the Symbiosis Pune team who were the finalists at the coveted 10th Nani Palkhivala Memorial Moot Court Competition, 2013.

The team comprised of Speakers Gourav Mohanty  and  Shruti Raina  and  Research...

Thursday, July 13, 2017

On December 4, 2008, within the European Union, 15 members were in favor and 12 votes were against the adoption of imposing a five-year average of 80 percent anti-dumping duties on the screw and nut products from China. In 2009, the EU decided to impose anti-dumping du...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Transgender, in our society, encompass all races, ethnicity, religious and social classes, yet, they’ve never enjoyed a respectable life, because of “what they are” and “how they are”. They are subjected to confusions and anguish, resulting from the rigid, forced confo...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

What is Women Empowerment?

Women empowerment can be defined in very simple words that it is making women powerful so that they can take their own decisions regarding their lives and well being in the family and society. It is empowering women to make them able to get th...

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Different kinds of damages. Damages may be of four kinds:

1. Ordinary or General or Compensatory damages (i.e., damages arising naturally from the breach).

2. Special damages (i.e., damages in contemplation of the parties at the time of contract).

3. Exemplary, Punitive o...

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Damage is said to be too remote when, although arising out of the cause of action, it does not immediately and necessarily flow from it, or is such which could not have reasonably been foreseen. There are two tests to determine whether the damage is remote or not. It i...

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Violation of Legal Right Without Causing any Harm

This maxim means violation of a legal right without causing any harm, loss or damage to the plaintiff. Thus, it is the behavior, which is actionable as a tort. It is always actionable as legal wrongs entail a remedy. Eve...

Friday, July 7, 2017

In any legal system there must be liability for failure to observe obligations imposed by its rules. Such liability is known in international law as responsibility. State responsibility in International law refers to liability, that of one State to another for the non-...

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