How has EU Impacted Intellectual Property Rights in India?

This Blog is written by Khushi Gupta from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, New Delhi. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
Intellectual property is protected by providing the inventors the exclusive right to use their innovation, which includes the exclusion of others from using their creations. As a result, it is simple to understand why intellectual property rights (IPR) would have a direct and significant influence on business and commerce – the owner of an IPR may, in exercising his or her right, restrict the manufacturing, use, or sale of a…

Art of Living Case on Yamuna Flood Plain

This Blog is written by Soumya Bhardwaj from Bennett University, Greater Noida. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
Human actions have an ever-increasing influence on the environment. It is taking place across the world, including in India. We are so enamored with the benefits that nature gives that we frequently overlook the cost to the ecosystem. In today’s world, a complete halt to development efforts is probably unthinkable, since the economy trumps all other concerns…

How Is Regulation Of Eviction Done In India And Its Legal Obligations

This Blog is written by Prerna Ganti from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad. Edited by Ujjawal Vaibhav Agrahari.
Eviction is the process of removing or evicting the person living in a house, land or apartment owned by another. In simple words, eviction is forcefully removing a tenant or a person from a particular premise owned by them. It is done by following a legal procedure under civil law. However, most of the times, eviction is done without giving legal notice. Tenants are evicted due to various reasons. The court judges…

The Legality Of Banning Consumption And Sale Of Alcohol In Some Indian States

This Blog is written by Aditya Awasthi from Asian Law College, Noida. Edited by Ujjawal Vaibhav Agrahari.
The demand for alcohol is always high in India even if the price is rising. While some people consume alcohol occasionally, some people in India consume alcohol every day. As a lot of people consume alcohol, there are various laws regarding liquor in India.  Alcohol is something whose demand and sale do not fall but can rise only with time. There are various laws regarding alcohol in India and there is no uniformity in…

Gujarat Prohibition Act

This Blog is written by Ruthika Reddy from St. Francis College for Women, Hyderabad. Edited by Ujjawal Vaibhav Agrahari.
For ages, alcoholic beverages have been in use in human societies, and their history is old as mankind. Alcohol consumption patterns are continually evolving, and today, alcohol is the most commonly consumed beverage in the world. India’s alcohol culture has grown as a result of colonization. Alcohol constitutes one of the most important products of the world addiction demand. The alcohol industry is seldom…

Prevention of Public Safety and Individual Rights

This Blog is written by Ginit Pal Kaur Bal from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
There are some basic rights which are possessed by every individual from their birth in any country such as the means of freedom, life, freedom to speech, to choose, to move etc. and this are needed to be backed up by the means of support from natural justice. such are the basic civil liberties but yet they can be inflicted by the means of the punishments , the prime and the most important work of the state is to…

An Analysis of Police Brutality in Law Enforcement in India

This Blog is written by Rithu from Ramaiah college of law, Bangalore. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Although the Indian media does not shine much light on this issue it is a known fact that most of the police brutality which takes place in India is unaccounted for solely on the basis that they are law enforcement officers. Police brutality is the use of unnecessary force and violence by law enforcement officers. Police brutality is the abuse of power which includes physical and verbal harassment physical or…

Resolution of International Conflicts by Peaceful Means: Are Current Mechanisms for Settling International Disputes Effective?

This Blog is written by Akshara Lagisetty from Amity University, Mumbai. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
When we live in a society where the occurrence of disagreements, disputes, conflicts are very common, in the same way the occurrence of dispute between two countries is also common. But when conflict occurs in between two citizens the law governing the citizens solves the conflict, whereas when a conflict arises between countries occurs international law come into picture. United Nations, UN charter upholds…

Attitudes of International Law Towards the Concept of Self-Determination: How Can a Fair Balance Between the Interests of Minorities and The Interests of Others Be Set?

This Blog is written by Surbhi Pareek from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
The lawful right of people which enables them to determine their own political status and choose their own plans and policies for social, cultural and economic development in the international system is defined as self-determination. The relevance of the right comes from people’s ability to choose. Minorities groups or communities may either aim at and achieve political independence or rather complete inclusion into a state as a…

Legalization of Abortion: How Is Abortion Treated by The Law and What Are the Moral Aspects of the Problem?

This Blog is written by Vijayalakshmi Raju from Dr. Ambedkar Global Law Institute, Tirupati. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Humanity is divided into two halves: males and women. Neither can achieve its maximum level of creative greatness without the other’s help. The role of women must be imagined as expressed by Tagore in Chitra: “I am no goddess to be adored, nor yet the objects of common pity to be swept away with indifference like a moth.” If you want to keep me by your side in the face of risk and courage, if you let me share the…

The Suits Valuation Act, 1887

This Blog is written by Riya Gupta from Jindal Global Law School, Haryana. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
The two statutes that regulate the valuation of the suits are The Court Fees Act of 1870 and the Suits Valuation Act of 1887. The valuation done in order to determine the jurisdiction is done under the Suits Valuation Act 1887 and the valuation to determine the amount of court fees payable is regulated under the Court Fees act 1870. For the objective of determining the court fee in particular classes of suits, the fee can be…

Evaluating The Regulations Aimed at Stopping Corruptions: A Case Study of Indian Laws

This Blog is written by Shanu Agarwal from Manav Rachna University, Faridabad. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
India has a federal form of government together with a strong emphasis on local self-government. At all levels, the government and government-owned enterprises play a key role in the Indian economy – in addition to performing sovereign functions, the government has a large commercial footprint in several sectors, including defence, education, civil aviation, railways (a near monopoly), infrastructure and…

Implications of The War on Terror on the Enforcement of Criminal Law: A Case Study of India

This Blog is written by Zeeshan Husain from Indore H.R.K. Law College, Pilibhit. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Terror is the biggest problem in the world. According to terrorist index 2020, India ranked 8th position. India is basically controlled terrorism year to year. The first law against terrorism applies in 1967. This law deals with terrorist activities and controls unlawful activities. The main objects of the law are providing justice and control the criminal, war, and terrorist activities…

Domestic Violence: Evaluating The Repercussion for Males and Females

This Blog is written by Akshat Srivastava from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Domestic violence is a kind of an abuse or violence which is caused in a family. It is committed by one of the people who is having an intermediate relationship against another person in hetero or same-sex connections, between the partners. Domestic violence at home includes viciousness against youngsters, teens, guardians, or the old. It took place in numerous forms like physical, verbal, passionate…

Comprehensive Evaluation of Arbitration Under Commercial Law: A Closer Look at Policy Practice in India

This Blog is written by Illa Mathi Maran from UPES, Dehradun. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
The term arbitration is a medium that establishes an effective expeditious dispute resolution framework, unlike the court which takes several years in solving the dispute between the parties because the system which we used has a lengthy process of trials. If we ask who are arbitrators what would they do? The arbitrates are a person who acts as a step for parties who cannot afford more money to fight his/her…

Pre-Incorporation Contract: An Analysis

This Blog is written by Jatin Pandey from Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
In India, most of the contracts are governed under Indian Contract Act, 1872. Section 11 of the Indian Contract Act talks about who is competent to enter into the contract. According to it, a person who attains the age of majority and is of sound mind and also not disqualified from entering into the contract by any law is competent to enter into the contract. There is certain exception to the above-mentioned…

Is It Time to Reform the Indian Family Law?

This Blog is written by Harshit Rai from Amity Law School, Lucknow. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
An omnibus legislation during a country as diverse as ours with assorted customs and social mores is neither necessary nor desirable but there’s got to ensure some basic rights across the board. The State continues to – and it must – make endeavours towards enabling the rights enshrined within the Constitution through conversations with the stakeholders. Laws associated with the family – marriage, divorce…

Making Decisions in Divorce Cases: Establishing to What Extent the Child’s Desire to Stay with One Party Should Influence the Decisions Made by The Courts

This Blog is written by Tanvi Sanjay Rane from Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Law, Maharashtra. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
The most important primary human group is the family. According to Clare, “a family is a system of relationships existing between parents and children”. Eliot and Merrill define family as “the biological social unit composed of husband, wife and children”. These relationships existing in a family are established through the union of marriage. Marriage thus becomes a primary element of a family. It is well-established that this…

Evaluating The Impacts of the Law On Divorce: Has It Increased the Cases of Divorce or Reduced Them?

This Blog is written by Anvaya Singh from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
India was officially declared to be a secular country in 1976 after the word ‘secular’ was added into the preamble. The main reason for this action was that, since, our country has a vast culture and many different people who belong to different religion and different culture reside in our country for a long time so, it would have been unfair for the people belonging to other religion if our country would have been biased…

A Critical Evaluation of the Employment Law of Disabled Individuals in India. What Policies Should Be Integrated to Enhance Its Efficiency?

This Blog is written by Rithu from Ramaiah college of law, Bangalore. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Disability can be by birth or due to some tragic events or by birth. It is a physical or mental condition that restricts a person’s movement, senses or activities. Facilitating their lives is an important concern of society and the government. Stephan Hawking once said “people with disabilities are vulnerable because of the many barriers we face: attitudinal, physical, and financial. Addressing these barriers is within our…

Digital and Internet Legislation: Forecasting The Future

This Blog is written by Saptaswara Chakraborty from North Eastern Hill University, Meghalaya. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Internet, which started as a network to communicate with computers of every other existing institution, has slowly crept into a dangerous space of privacy and safety. It has been seen as one of the agents that would, slowly, be responsible for a possible war, if, is not regulated. The primary form and manner in which the internet functions can mainly be attributed to how it allows the data to be produced, collected…

Analyzing The Impact of Trade Unions and Their Work in India: Their Successes and Challenges

This Blog is written by Soham Kamble from School of Law, University of Mumbai. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Industrial Revolution started in India at the beginning of the 18th century. Indians started building and manufacturing at a large scale. India started producing Cotton, Jute, and Silk in a larger amount. And to do so it needed workmen in great numbers. As the work was intense and at that time there were no specific laws for the workmen they were taken undue advantage of and were harassed by the employers. They…

Forced Sterilization: Who Should Be Targeted, And How Should It Be Implemented?

This Blog is written by Aditya Awasthi from Asian Law College, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
India was the first country to launch its family planning program in 1952 to control the population. During the program, the government made available many contraceptive methods to the couples like condoms, IUD, diaphragm, and sterilization. The method of sterilization gained popularity soon after the implementation and during the emergency period, around 8 million sterilizations were reported, where…

Demystifying the Relationship between IPR Laws and EU Regulations

This Blog is written by Bhagyashree Dutta from Amity University, Mumbai. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
“Venice was the first to have continuously and constantly applied certain rules to patents of invention instead of granting an occasional isolated monopoly. Among these rules were these: the protection always was extended to an inventor, provided that his invention was recognized as useful; that the patent term was limited; that the right was transferrable inter vivos and mortis causa; and that it was subject to a compulsory…

Constitutional Supremacy or Parliamentary Sovereignty

This Blog is written by Anvaya Singh from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
All around the world, for the purpose of making laws, firstly, the Constitution is considered as the base as, it is considered as the supreme law of the land. The constitution provides the basic framework upon which the laws will be made in the future and if any law, if, considered to be violating the constitution then, that said law will not come into effect. But if the law has already been amended then, it will be considered…

Laws Governing Organ Transplantation: Indian Perspective

This Blog is written by Anindo Chatterjee from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
If I go on to ask you what is the importance of organs in your life, you’ll perhaps say what kind of a silly question is that…isn’t it something our life is not complete without ?? but it is not for someone who in their life are dealing with organ failures and diseases causing organ damage. Organs are something that form the basis of our lives without our these properly functional almost self-independent units of the…

Unregistered Medical Intervention and the Laws Pertaining to them in India

This Blog is written by Akshat Srivastava from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Use of unregistered medical intervention refers to the use of medical procedures and drugs that have shown promising results in the laboratory and in animal models but have not yet been evaluated for safety and efficacy in human. Before 2014, use of unregistered medical intervention was not under the WHO guidelines; but after the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa and the high case-fatality rate have…

Abortion: At What Point Should an Embryo be Considered Capable of Having Feelings, and Should Abortion be Forbidden?

This Blog is written by Ruthika Reddy from St. Francis College for Women, Hyderabad. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Issues such as women’s sexuality, reproductive health, and fertility are rarely discussed in the mainstream due to society’s patriarchal framework. The term “pro-choice” refers to a woman’s right to choose whether to continue her pregnancy or terminate it through medical procedures. Abortion is the term for the intentional medical termination of a pregnancy.  A spontaneous abortion, also known as a…

Prevention of Homelessness: How is the Problem Treated Legally?

This Blog is written by Prerna Ganti from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
India is the second most populated country in the world, with a population of 1.3 billion. While it has a thriving economy and democratic government, it has struggled to keep population growth under control and preserve an equitable income distribution. Even today, more than 20% of our population lives below the poverty line. Due to their inability to earn a living, many in the country often do not have a roof over…

Analyzing the use of Lie Detectors in Criminal Justice. How effective are the Lie Detectors?

This Blog is written by Ruthika Reddy from St. Francis College for Women, Hyderabad. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
Technology has pervaded every part of our lives, changing the way we work, learn, and live. Technology is the engine that propels the world forward. Industries are striving to keep up with new techniques, which are driven not only by technological improvements but also by their application in a variety of fields. In the past few decades, the legal field has also witnessed numerous technological improvements…

All About Set-Off And Counter-Claim

This Blog is written by Promita Ghosh from ICFAI University, Dehradun (Department of law). Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
A civil suit that has jurisdiction above subject matter is inaugurating by filing a plaint in a suitable court. A Plaint is filled by the plaintiff.  Simultaneously, the defendant has to file a written response and put his/ her statement. Hence, retaliation to the content in the plaint. The written statement most of the time is accompanied by set-off and counter-claim. These two are cross-claims filed by the defendant as a…

An Understanding of the Laws Relating to Reserved Forests, Village Forests and Protected Forests

This Blog is written by Oshin Suryawanshi from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Understanding Reserved, Protected, and Village Forests. Reserved forests constitute quite half the entire forest area of India. It’s a particular degree of protection. The respective state governments protect them, unlike wildlife sanctuaries and national parks supervised by the govt of India. It’s considered the foremost valuable sort of forest from the attitude of conservation. Protected forests are taken care of by the govt…

Sedition Law and the Role of Judiciary

This Blog is written by Shaurya Nagpal from Bennett University, Greater Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
The law of sedition in India has a historic significance with it first being introduced in the year 1870 in the British era. Initially, when this law was brought in, the primary objective of the British Government was to suppress the criticism and protests against their policies. Sedition can be best understood as an offence which tends to bring about hatred or contempt accompanied with inciting violence against the…

What are Different Countries in the World doing in the Field of Juvenile Justice System and Care?

This Blog is written by Prerna Ganti from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
In the last few decades, we have seen many cases and read newspaper articles regarding a surge in the crimes committed by juveniles all over the world. Juvenile refers to a person who has not attained the age of majority, i.e., in other words, a juvenile is a young kid or minor who is not considered an adult. It has been recorded that the crimes committed by kids aged between 12-16 increased enormously due to…

An Overview on Domestic Violence Act

This Blog is written by Khushi Gupta from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, New Delhi. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Domestic violence is an evil that rules our society and has severe repercussions on women. It is not hidden from anyone that patriarchy is the root cause of many barbaric acts against women, and this is one of them. A system that preys on the weak and grows on their oppression is prevalent in not just our society but most of the world. Women have time and again fought for fundamental rights and necessities like the…

The Not So Petty Law on Petty Offences

This Blog is written by Bhagyashree Dutta from Amity University, Mumbai. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
An offense is often defined as a violation of the law, which can be either in the form of commission or omission of an act, to have a more precise meaning we can frame it to be a breach of law. On the other hand, petty in simple language means something which is minor in nature. Together, we derive what petty offense entails, to put into words petty offense can be recognized as an offense of a trivial nature…

Analysis of flaws in Provisions of Rape in India

This Blog is written by Andre Sachdeva from Vivekananda School of Law and Legal Studies, VIPS, New Delhi. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Rape is the most gruesome and inhumane crime to happen to an individual. Sexual offenses such as rape violate the integrity, innocence, and honor of a woman. The destruction of a female’s physical and mental equilibrium by an individual of such a cruel and sadistic mentality, and their tendency to commit rape put these women through a severe emotional crisis and transforming them into a walking corpses. Sexual…

Overview on ‘Transfer of Judges’

This Blog is written by Akshara Lagisetty from Amity University, Mumbai. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
The Constitution of India has provided provisions for every organ of the state i.e. Legislature, Executive, and Judiciary. The judges being part of the judiciary the constitution provides the provisions for appointment as well as the transfer of the judges. The decision of appointing and transferring the judges is taken by both judicial and executive members of the government…

An Introduction to Section 326A of Indian Penal Code (IPC)

This Blog is written by Aditya Awasthi from Asian Law College, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Women in different parts of India have faced acid attacks from men for several reasons, most common among them being a repudiation of proposals. Men track down these women, confront them and attack them with acid leaving them severely scarred. Though the physical injury may heal after arduous and numerous operations, the mental injuries remain for life. Acid violence is the premeditated use of acid…

A Comprehensive Evaluation Of Male And Female Rape Legislation In India: My Take

This Blog is written by Anindo Chatterjee from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
Rape has been a bane of civilized society for a long now. It has led to billions of scarred individuals not only physically but also mentally. Rape is a crime of the lowest niche such that some of the countries may even punish people with the death penalty just as to deter any future offenders from committing such crimes. But there is a vast grey area when seeing only from the point of Indian legislations regarding the…