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Public Interest Litigation : PIL

“Government will never be able do it..it is only the people themselves who must utilize the law for the purpose of bringing justice at doorsteps of large masses of people of the country” Justice P.N Bhagwati Introduction Public Interest Litigation (जनहित याचिका) is a form of litigation to enforce public interest in court of law. […]

First Information Report

This blog covers complete aspects of FIR under the Criminal Procedural code,1973, its registration, consequences of non registration by informant and a police officer in charge of police station and its evidentiary value in court of law. Introduction The term FIR is not mentioned in any statutes but the statement of informant given to an […]

Defamation

अवाच्यवादांश्च बहून्वदिष्यन्ति तवाहिता: | निन्दन्तस्तव सामर्थ्यं ततो दु:खतरं नु किम् || Your enemies will defame and humiliate you with unkind words, disparaging your might. Alas, what could be more painful than that? Bhagavad Gita Chapter 2, verse 36. The right to reputation is part of right to personal security. Losing a limb and reputation are […]

Dying Declaration

The purpose of this article is to understand the principles of Leterm Mortem i.e the words said before death , which under Indian Law is Dying Declaration. This article throws light on the meaning of Dying Declaration it’s effect, essentials and principles, the difference in English and Indian law and the answer as to who […]

Anti Corruption Laws: Prevention Of Corruption Act

“Behind every great fortune there is a crime” Mario Puzo in Godfather series. India has witnessed worst scams relating to Public procurement be it 2g scam or coal scam. According to Transparency International, India ranks 80th out of 180 nations in corruption perception index. India tops the list of bribery rates with 39% in Asia. […]

Socialistic and Secular: Farrago of its inclusion and exclusion

A plea has been filed before Supreme Court seeking to remove the words ‘Socialistic’ and ‘Secular’ from the Preamble of our Constitution which were added through 42nd constitutional amendment act. In this blog let’s understand the pure concept of socialist and secular, the ever talked exclusion and inclusion of the terms in our constitution and […]

Why Farmers are Protesting?

In Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh farmers are protesting for weeks now, against new ordinances bought about by our government. The government has introduced three Bills to replace these ordinances. Lok Sabha passed these bills last week. In this blog let’s understand why farmers are protesting, what are these ordinances, and a short note […]

Samyuktha Hegde : Case Study

This article sheds light on the recent Moral policing of Kannada Actress Samyuktha Hegde in Bengaluru and the laws guiding Public nuisance and decency and on other hand insulting the modesty of a woman. We will understand in short about moral policing, obscene acts, modesty and what insults the modesty of a woman. Samyuktha Hegde’s […]

Freedom of Speech vis-à-vis It’s Exceptions

The Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression is one of the supreme rights recognized worldwide. Our Constitution also provides for the freedom of speech and expression under article 19(1)(a) and exceptions to the freedom in clause 2 of article 19. Having said that, this right is being misused to a greater extent. The religious […]

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