Liability vis-a-vis Various Industrial/Mass Disasters

In an earlier post here, we discussed the legislative framework for nuclear damage in India. This post shall further enlist the provisions in case of gas disasters, fire explosions etc.  The Supreme Court and the High Court are entitled to… Continue Reading

Compensation and Penalty in Case of Breach of Data Security under Various Laws

Data protection is an emerging issue. It is inter-related with various rights such as privacy, right to life, right to Internet etc. There is a boundary where the right of individuals over any information, personal in nature starts. Data protection… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Rape Victims Compensation Scheme

This post has been contributed by Mr Anil Malhotra, BSc. LL.B (Punjab), LL.M (London) who heads the firm Malhotra and Malhotra Associates, headquartered at Chandigarh, India. Mr Malhotra has to his credit books such as “International Indians and the Law,”… Continue Reading

Proposed and Recent Amendments to Negotiable Instruments Act

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881  was enacted to define and amend the law relating to Promissory Notes, Bills of Exchange and Cheques. It has been amended from time to time so as to provide speedy disposal of cases relating to… Continue Reading

Additional Sessions Judge, Delhi awards compensation to victim of molestation

Additional Sessions Judge Seema Maini recently awarded rigorous imprisonment to Uttar Pradesh resident Chavi Ram, who had inappropriately touched the minor at a crowded market in Mukherjee Nagar in 2014. The Court said- “In a free, fast progressing, technically-strong country… Continue Reading