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.

Section 194N Of Income Tax Act, 1961 And Its Sustainability

This Blog is written by Nisha Patnaik from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
It is noted that for a somewhat similar objective, Banking Cash Transaction Tax (BCTT) was introduced by the Finance Act, 2005 whereby a type of direct tax was levied on withdrawal of cash of more than a specified limit from the bank in a day. The said BCTT was withdrawn by the Finance Act, 2008.

Analysis Of National Digital Health Blueprint

This Blog is written by Dhruv Agarwal from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Today, digital technologies play a major role in the delivery of health care. The National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) offers an approach to developing fundamental components of IT that will enable the health ecosystem to streamline knowledge flows through players in the ecosystem while keeping people, their privacy and data confidentiality at the forefront.

RTI And National Security Concerns In Light Of Tshwane Principles

This Blog is written by Romil Shrivastava from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Maulika Awasthi.
For any institution to function properly constant changes are required to keep up with the dynamic atmosphere. These changes can be found at the grassroot level as well as in mammoth decisions and policies. For example, a software update on your smartphone is a regular feature that fixes the bugs and gives modifications to the existing software.

Analysis Of Military Support Agreements By India In View Of Strengthening National Security

This Blog is written by Vartika Saxena from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
The government depends on a vast range of measures, including political, economic, and military power, as well as diplomacy, to safeguard the security of a nation-state. They may also act to build the conditions of security regionally and internationally.

Supreme Court’s Ruling On Security Cheque Review

This Blog is written by Sakshi Sahoo from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Ritika Sharma & Prakriti Dadsena.
Usually in legal terms security refers to the surety (it can be the amount, things such as gold, etc). A security cheque can be defined as a cheque given or issued to a drawee by the drawer as a surety that if in case the drawer will fail to pay the amount or fail to meet the obligations bounded by him/her the security cheque will take down the liability of the drawer and discharge it.

LGBTQ Community- Legal Rights And Social Discourse

This Blog is written by Aliza Abdin from Integral University, Lucknow. Edited by Maulika Awasthi.
LGBTQ is an acronym for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer people. All around the world these people have been subjected to discrimination and hate on grounds of who they are and who they love. LGBTQ people in India also, are subjected to torture, blackmail, imprisonment, and fear of expressing themselves and much more just for being who they are. 

Indian Abidance To The Standard Of National Security In International Conventions And Treaties

This Blog is written by Neyan Madhavan from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Ritika Sharma & Prakriti Dadsena.
National Security or national safeguard is the security and defence of a nation state, including all the residents of that particular nation, economy and organisations which is considered to be an obligation on the part of the government.

Underlying Principles And Concepts In National Security Legislations: Need For Uniformity And Clarity

This Blog is written by Sakshi Sahoo from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Ritika Sharma & Prakriti Dadsena.
The national security of a nation refers to a nation that is free from any kind of dictatorship of another nation. Previously just like when the definition of state got widened that is from a police state to a welfare state similarly the scope of national security is also wide compared to what it was back then.

Judicial Review of Administrative Action

This Blog is written by Ramae Krisshna Reddy from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by O.S.S. Sarada Rasagnya.
With the growth of civilization, the subject of Judicial Review on Administrative action has been the fastest-growing part of our legal system. In India, administration law has recognized as a separate branch of legal discipline in the mid-20th century.

Equal Pay For Equal Work

This Blog is written by Yashendra from National Law University, Delhi.  Edited by Yash Jain.
The earning of livelihood is a very important aspect of life. One cannot expect a life without earning substantially to meet both the ends. This aspect of life has led to the evolution of the concept of employment in the modern state.

Autrefois Convict And Autrefois Acquit

This Blog is written by Shivani Agarwal from CPJ College of Higher Studies & School of Law, Delhi. Edited by Anshika Porwal.
Autrefois is a French term that etymology means previously or formerly.  Convicted means a person being declared guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of a jury and decision of a judge. Therefore when we say autrefois convict that means formerly convicted.

Constitutional Aspects Of Telecommunications

This Blog is written by Mohammad Zahid from Maharashtra National Law University, Aurangabad. Edited by Yash Jain.
Telecommunication is one of the oldest sectors in India i.e. 165-year-old sector until postal means was the only way of communication in India. After the 1950 telegraph was also introduced and the first telegraph was from Calcutta to the harbor of Calcutta, the telegraph act 1885 which is still in working gives law relating to telegraphs.

Legality Of Electoral Bonds

This Blog is written by Ashutosh Agarwal from National Law University, Delhi. Edited by Anshika Porwal.
The term ‘electoral bonds’ was largely an unknown one until 2017 when the National Democratic Alliance government introduced it during the Union Budget announcement. The government introduced the Finance Bill 2017 to bring in the electoral bond scheme, a new method for funding of political parties in our democracy.

Remedies For Breach Of Sale Of Contract

This Blog is written by Tanya Khugshal from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. Edited by Harsh Sonbhadra.
A contract is a written or expressed agreement between two parties to give an item or administration. There are six components of a contract that make it a lawful and restricting record.  All together for a contract to be enforceable.

Death Penalty: Is It Deterrent Enough?

This Blog is written by Vidur Thanawala from Bennett University, Greater Noida. Edited by Anshika Porwal.
One such crime that was committed was the Delhi Gang Rape Case, or commonly referred to as the Nirbhaya Rape Case, after this case, a committee headed by Justice Verma recommended certain amendments to the provisions that govern the offence of rape under the Indian Penal Code.

Statelessness Under International Law

This Blog is written by Simran Sahoo from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Swati Pragyan.
Statelessness as defined in International law is a condition in which a person is not considered as a national or citizen by any country under the operation of its law. These stateless people don’t have their identity like a passport and thus are officially considered to be non-existent.

Power Of Government To Direct Payment Of Wages & To Suspend Recovery Of Rent

This Blog is written by Srishti Tiwari from University School of Law and Legal Studies, GGSIU, Delhi. Edited by Harshita Yadav.
The global economy has been seriously crippled as the planet faces one of the worst pandemics ever in human history. The ‘rent charge’ continues to be the hurdle for commercial/business companies and the common man in these difficult times.

Reservation: Is It Necessary In Present Times

This Blog is written by Devleena Prasad from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
For more than four decades the relevancy of reservation of the backward classes has been thoroughly contested and inquired. Right from the infamous case of MR Balaji in the year 1962 to the recent ruling of the Supreme Court in the case of DMK, which verbally observed via virtual court hearing that right to reservation is not a fundamental right.

Doctrine Of Fruits Of Poisonous Tree

This Blog is written by Utkarsha Singh from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. Edited by Swati Pragyan.
The doctrine of the poisonous tree principle or the term “fruit of the poisonous tree” is very similar to the law of exclusive evidence rule. The fruit of the poisonous tree is a legal metaphor that was developed by the courts of the United States of America.

Can Supreme Court Judgement Be Questioned Or Not?

This Blog is written by Rashi Aggarwal from Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida. Edited by Ritika Sharma.
Whenever a criminal or civil case is filled there is a proper hierarchy that needs to be followed. Supreme Court is the apex court of India, but before reaching the case to that level various other courts are also involved. First, the case is to look after by district court, then by the high court and the last is the Supreme Court.

Jus Cogens- An Undefined Legislation

This Blog is written by Ashutosh Rajput from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
All the countries ought to adhere to certain norms at the International level. Jus Cogens, a rudimentary principle of the International Law can be traced back to the Roman law which originates from the idea that certain legal rules cannot be contracted out, given the fundamental values they uphold.

The Law Behind Casino In Goa

This Blog is written by Ashutosh Rajput from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur. Edited by Harsh Sonbhadra.
The term casino is derived from an Italian term ‘casa’ which means a house or a club; therefore, a casino is a set or a house where several types of activities set forth. As per Merriam Webster ‘casino’ means “a building or room used for social amusements”.

Two-Child Policy

This Blog is written by Vedika Ghai from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Since our very first Five-Year-Plan in 1952, our very own Indian policy-makers have surely been facing problems with family planning. Somewhere in between the years 2015 and 2016, India had spent more than $100 million on its family planning initiatives.