Legislative Framework in case of Nuclear Damage in India

The year 2010 is important in the legal history of the country as Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010 was enacted. The Act provides for the liability of both the operator of the nuclear plant and the government in case… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Is it fair to increase Retirement Age of Judges of SC and HC ?

The post has been contributed by Dr. Sujatha S. Patil. She is presently Visiting Professor at Navarachana University, Baroda, and former Principal at IFIM Law College, Bangalore. Amidst speculation that Central Government was proposing to increase the retirement age of judges… Continue Reading

Constitutional Validity of Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code read with Section 354, (3) of the CrPC

There are three justifications traditionally advanced in support of punishment in general, namely reformation; denunciation by the community or retribution and deterrence. These are the three ends of punishment, its three penological goals, with reference to which any punishment prescribed… Continue Reading

Consumer Welfare Fund under Central Excises And Salt Act, 1944 & CGST Act,2017

In an earlier post here, we discussed the rights available to a consumer under the Consumer Protection Act,1986. The Consumer Protection Act,1986 largely provides for a long list of rights of the consumers. this post, we shall discuss about the Consumer… Continue Reading

Success Lessons for Aspiring Lawyers!- 9. Learn from Seniors

The post is in continuation of our previous posts here,here,here,here, here,here,here and here. The post has been contributed by Ms. Charu Ambwani, Advocate. Mr. Fali Nariman in his book “God save the Hon’ble Supreme Court” has said – “However old you be, or howsoever old you… Continue Reading

Success Lessons for Aspiring Lawyers! -8. Learn and develop drafting skills

The post is in continuation of our previous posts here,here,here ,here, here ,here and here. The post has been contributed by Mr. Rajiv Joshi. He is a lawyer, practicing in the Punjab and Haryana High court at Chandigarh. He has 17 years of legal… Continue Reading

Legal Provisions vis-a-vis Corporate Entities – ‘Ask an Expert’

Editor’s note: We often have confusion about the basics of Business Laws. New laws have come into being and continuous amendments are taking place in various laws regulating the business environment in the country. In this post. Mr. Jaydeep Mehta… Continue Reading

Success Lessons for an Aspiring Lawyers! :6. The Virtue of Constructive Arguments

This post is in continuation of our previous posts here, here, here ,here and here. The post has been contributed by Dr. Mohan Dewan, Advocate, Patent & Trademark Attorney. He has over 40 years of professional and teaching experience in the field… Continue Reading

State of West Bengal & ors v. The Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights, West Bengal & ors. (2010)

The present post discusses the decision of the Apex Court in State of West Bengal & Ors. v. The Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights, West Bengal & ors. The case deals with the question of jurisdiction of the High Court… Continue Reading