Rape: Could It Be Gender Neutral

This Blog is written by Pallabi Choudhury from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Generally, when we come across the word rape the first thing that strikes our mind that the woman is the victim and the man is the perpetrator. Our Indian constitution always talks about gender equality, equal protection of law but when it comes to rape it is quite gendered biased and our Indian law also told only about penal penetration.

Constitutionality Validation Of Char Dham Devasthanam Management Act, 2019

This Blog is written by Vaishnavi from Central University of South Bihar, Gaya.  Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
India made investments for the development of internal infrastructures like roads and networks in post-1962. During that period the small char Dham yatra became a rage among the people. There are holy places in Uttarakhand which were known as Uttaranchal in yesteryears.

A Comparative Analysis Of Data Protection Laws In India And International Countries

This Blog is written by Lisa Coutinho from SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
The 21st century is regarded as the information age or the internet age. With the advancement in technology and the internet, data is made easily accessible. Some of the largest countries in the world are data-driven. For example, Ola and Uber are the largest mobility platforms, but own no vehicles; Alibaba is one of the largest retailers having no inventory.

Rape Incidence In India- Reason And Suggestive Measures To Cure

This Blog is written by Nipa Dharod from SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
In 2018, 33,356 rape cases were reported throughout the country. Notwithstanding such a huge number of rape cases, the Government claims that 99% of cases of sexual violence are not reported. Also, it is disheartening to know that out of the total rape victims, 27.8% of victims were minors below the age of 18 years.

Data Localization And Cross-Border Data Transfers

This Blog is written by Kaviya Kannan from Kasturba Gandhi Degree College, Osmania University. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
Data localisation is considered a relatively new concept in India. Data localisation is the process of localising the citizen’s data to one’s home country for its processing, storage, and collection before it goes through the process of being transferred to an international level.

Democracy V. Totalitarianism: A Suggestive Approach

This Blog is written by Mayank Raj Pranav from Gujarat National Law University. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
Democracy and Totalitarianism are two ideas that vary from one another generally. Democracy is a type of government wherein all the residents have an equivalent state in issues concerning their lives. Then again autocracy is a political framework wherein a solitary individual presented with all forces perceives no restriction to his forces.

Policy Proposals For Export-Led Growth In India In Compliance With WTO Law

This Blog is written by Nipa Dharod from SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
From conventional times, trade i.e. the transfer of goods and/or services from one entity to another has been classified into two types: – Domestic trade and international trade. International trade includes export trade i.e. when goods and services produced in one country are offered for sale in another country.

Right To Be Forgotten: A Detailed Analysis

This Blog is written by Fatema Lightwala from SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
The Right to be Forgotten is a right to have private information about an individual to be removed from Internet searches and other directories under certain circumstances. Thus, it enables persons, to demand organizations to delete their personal information from the internet.

Surveillance And Privacy Vis-À-Vis Section 69 Of The Information Technology Act

This Blog is written by Kaviya Kannan from Kasturba Gandhi Degree College, Osmania University. Edited by Naina Agarwal.
The internet is a powerful example of free speech and expression in action. Although this might be true, people feel threatened sometimes even when they haven’t committed any crimes as a result of surveillance. Surveillance simply means close observation of a suspicious person or groups.

Right To Information And Protection Of Whistle Blower

This Blog is written by Vanshika Rana from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Maulika Awasthi.
Any wrongdoing whether it’s a fraud or corruption acts as cancer at the heart which further leads to many problems in the world. It decimates jobs and keeps down development, costing the world economy billions of dollars each year. It traps the least fortunate in the edgiest destitution as corrupt governments around the globe redirect reserves and forestall persevering individuals from getting the incomes and advantages of development that are legitimately theirs.

Challenging The Validity Of The Will

This Blog is written by Sanskar Raj Singh from Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida. Edited by Maulika Awasthi.
A will is a legal document that sets forth your wishes regarding the distribution of your property and the care of any minor children. If you die without a will, those wishes may not be carried out. In other words: Your will is the formal document that sets out what is to happen to your property and assets when you die.

Bois Locker Room-A Social Media Scandal

This Blog is written by Rachna Kumari from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Maulika Awasthi.
The extraordinary development of data society and its reliance on Internet utilization around the globe and especially in India is along the side joined by the helplessness of social orders to cybercrime. Cybercriminals are not compelled by geological impediments as cyberspace is a free-streaming, borderless, and a worldwide issue.

Competition Law And Consumer Welfare

This Blog is written by Fatema Lightwala from SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai. Edited by Maulika Awasthi.
The Industrial Revolution that took place in the 18th century contributed to the unprecedented growth of industries and gave rise to the factory system of production. This maximized production and improved the quality of goods at lower costs. It revolutionized human life in several aspects, particularly how they consumed goods.

EU-India Strategic Partnership: A Roadmap To 2025

This Blog is written by Vanshika Rana from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Debargha Mukherjee.
“EU-India Strategic Partnership: A Roadmap to 2025” is a report that will guide collaboration between the EU and India throughout the upcoming five years. The EU-India’s 15th summit held on 15th July 2020 reiterated the EU-India Strategic Partnership, emphasizing the common ideals and values of democracy, freedom, rule of law and respect for human rights, with an objective of bringing significant benefits to citizens in the EU and India.

Die With The Sinking Ship Or Jump For Life

This Blog is written by Vaishnavi from Central University of South Bihar, Gaya.  Edited by Ritika Sharma.
We constantly run after creating materialistic things, forgetting about our own health, the biggest wealth that we already possess. Dreams need to be nurtured, just as seeds require nourishment for growing fruit-laden trees. Contemplative Meditation is surprisingly a simple and effective solution to the problem.

Surveillance State And Right To Privacy

This Blog is written by Mayank Raj Pranav from Gujarat National Law University. Edited by Ritika Sharma.
The law must request that any interest in penetrating any person’s security should initially be put under the watchful eye of a court and reconnaissance must be done uniquely with the legal assent. The legal official can hear the case in the camera yet should list the proof introduced and the explanations behind giving or denying the official’s interest.

Padmanabhanswamy Temple Judgment

This Blog is written by Prakhar Agrahari from Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida. Edited by Ritika Sharma.
The Padmanabhaswamy sanctuary is a Hindu sanctuary situated in Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital of Kerala, India. The name of the city of Thiruvananthapuram in Malayalam means “The City of Lord Ananta”, alluding to the divinity of the Padmanabhaswamy sanctuary.

Judicial Interpretation Of Data Protection And Privacy In India

This Blog is written by Manjari Shukla from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Ritika Sharma.
Modern times are taking Clive Humby, the British Mathematician’s quote, “Data is the new oil” up a notch. Why? Because data is treated as a valuable asset, which can be monetized, traded, or be invested in. Various services are also built on top of user data. It’s the latest product which has taken the market by a tornado.

Do The Dead Have Any Rights?

This Blog is written by Ishika Khurana from Vivekanand Institute of Professional Studies, IP University. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
India is one of the hardest-hit countries from the coronavirus with about 240,000 cases and more than 6,700 dead.  According to official figures, about 2,233 have died in Delhi. Therefore, bodies of the people dying due to COVID-19 are very carelessly cremated.

Critical Analysis Of Digital Information Security In Health Care Act (DISHA), 2018

This Blog is written by Simran Sahoo from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Harsh Sonbhadra.
DISHA, 2018 is an initiative taken by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for advancing electronic health standards by implementing privacy and security measures for storage and exchange of electronic health records. This establishment would help in systematizing and regulating the collection, storage, transmission, and usage of digital health data by ensuring data privacy and data confidentiality.

Resolving The Appellate Body Crisis

This Blog is written by Ashutosh Rajput from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur. Edited by Harsh Sonbhadra.
The Appellate Body(AB) is one of the fundamental bodies of the World Trade Organization (WTO) wherein disputes of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) goes for appeal before the Appellate Body (AB) which upholds, reverse, or modifies the judgment of the DSB.

Digital Evidence

This Blog is written by Rujuta Sunil Jog & Soham Sanjay Athavale. Edited by Uroosa Naireen | Runners-up of 1st Online National Blog Writing Competition |
One of the most significant and influential inventions of the 20th century is the Computer. More and more information is being stored, transmitted, or processed in digital form in enforcement agencies including the Income Tax department. The law of the country has also taken cognizance of this reality.

Migrant Labour Crisis In India During COVID-19 Pandemic

This Blog is written by Sahina Mallick. Edited by Uroosa Naireen. | Winner of 1st Online National Blog Writing Competition |
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Governments across the world have accepted ‘Lockdown’ measures to curtail the spread of this deadly virus. After various deliberations, meetings, and guidelines rooted by W.H.O., the Governments have voted for breaking the chain of the deadly virus by accepting the procedure of lockdown for different durations respectively.

Defense Testing Infrastructure Scheme

This Blog is written by Ishika Khurana from Vivekanand Institute of Professional Studies, IP University. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
A Defense Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DTIS) has been approved by the Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on 15 May 2020. The primary objective behind launching this scheme is to boost up the Government Defense Manufacturing base and Aerospace sector.

Conflict Between Right To Information Act, 2005 And The Official Secrets Act, 1923

This Blog is written by Vidur Thanawala from Bennett University, Greater Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
The recent purchase of the Rafale combat flights by the Indian Government ran into a controversy when a PIL was filed before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, the PIL was filed on the grounds that the government, allegedly has tried to suppress sensitive information regarding the purchase of the flights and was trying to cover up a scandal that was worth crores.

Comparative Analysis Of Best Practices Worldwide Vis-À-Vis Indian Laws On National Security

This Blog is written by Ramae Krisshna Reddy from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Yash Jain.
Recently, India is facing a very challenging strategic environment, with its neighboring countries possessing significant capabilities and tactics. Protecting a nation from national security has been becoming an arduous task for a government in recent times.

Tropical Canopy Loss: The Laws To Protect It

This Blog is written by Vidur Thanawala from Bennett University, Greater Noida. Edited by O.S.S. Sarada Rasagnya & Amrith R.
The unpredictable felling of trees has brought about a decrease of 3.16% in the worldwide woods spread from 1990 to 2015. In spite of the fact that India has seen an addition in the aggregate woodland front of carbon – dioxide 1%, still, there are sure locals in the nation that have looked for a reduction in the forestation spread.

Killing of Gen. Soleimani – A Blatant Violation of International Laws

This Blog is written by Jay Gajbhiye from National Law University, Odisha. Edited by O.S.S.Sarada Rasagnya.
The Commander of the Iranian Quds Force, General Qasem Soleimani, was assassinated by a drone attack on 3 January 2020 close to the airport of Baghdad. Amid the killing that has exacerbated conflicts in the ever-volatile Middle East, the legitimacy and else of the US attack has become one of the primary issues.

Future Of Multilateral Trade Rules

This Blog is written by Jatin Pandey from Kirit P. Mehta School of Law, NMIMS Indore. Edited by O.S.S.Sarada Rasagnya.
The General Agreement on Tariff and Trade (GATT) was signed at the conference in Geneva 1947. It came into force on 1 January 1948. After almost five decades of its existence; The World Trade Organization (WTO) was formed by reorganizing in January 1,995.

An Overview Of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act, 2019

This Blog is written by Kumar Shubham from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Lisa Coutinho.
The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act is an Indian law aimed toward effective prevention of illegal activities associations in India. Its predominant objective is to make powers available for managing and dealing with activities directed against the integrity and sovereignty of India.

Guarding The Guardians – Need For Stronger Judicial Accountability?

This Blog is written by Lisa Coutinho from SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai. Edited by Harshita Yadav.
The Constitution of India has enshrined the Indian Judiciary with the significant duty of interpreting the laws made by the legislative body of the government by settling disputes and punishing the lawbreakers, adjudicating justice, and identifying and filling in the legislative lacunas by setting out precedents.

The Bodo Accord

This Blog is written by Kaviya Kannan from Kasturba Gandhi Degree College, Osmania University. Edited by Lisa Coutinho.
When the Bodos called for a separate state in the late 1960s, little did they know that this complication was going to last for over 50 years. Previously, their movement for a separate homeland began in the 1930s under the British rule, but it was only in the 1960s that they began to organize themselves.

The Legitimacy Of Economic Warfare Under International Law

This Blog is written by Abhipsa Panda from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Lisa Coutinho.
Economic warfare is the utilization of or the danger to utilize financial methods against a nation so as to debilitate its economy, and in this manner lessen its political and military force. Financial fighting additionally incorporates the utilization of monetary resources, intends to propel an enemy to change its arrangements or conduct or sabotage its capacity to direct typical relations with different nations.