Critical Analysis of Arrest of Ships Under Admiralty Bill, 2016

This Blog is written by Arpana Komal from Central University of South Bihar, Gaya.  Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
In India, presently the law governing the admiralty jurisdiction of courts and related aspects of maritime law is too outmoded. The High Court’s jurisdiction to entertain maritime disputes results in letter patents. British established the legal system on this subject, and in India, there is no local legislation dealing with the same.

Navigation Bill, 2020

This Blog is written by Vidur Thanawala from Bennett University, Greater Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
As per Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision for increasing individuals’ investment and straightforwardness in the administration, the Ministry of Shipping has given the draft of the Aids to Navigation Bill, 2020 for recommendations from the stakeholders and overall population.

Cross Border Investments And Insolvency Complexities

This Blog is written by Abhipsa Panda from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Cross-border investment otherwise called import and fare financing—alludes to any financing course of action that happens outside a nation’s outskirts. Cross-outskirt financing assists organizations with collaborating in worldwide exchange by giving a wellspring of subsidizing that empower them to contend internationally and direct business past their residential fringes.

Musk’s Roadster Exploring Space – It’s Legality

This Blog is written by Sidhida Varma S. from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram. Edited by Yash Jain.
We have seen people sending a lot of obnoxious items to space – Cats, dogs, guitars, and so on. But it got even more interesting when Elon Musk sent his $100,000 worth cherry red convertible Tesla Roadster at the start of 2018.

The Roadster is a dummy payload, which was launched using the most powerful operational rocket known as the Falcon Heavy. A dummy payload refers to the boilerplate, which is a non-functional craft.

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 – A Critical Analysis

This Blog is written by Sidhida Varma S. from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram. Edited by O.S.S.Sarada Rasagnya.
The Motor Vehicles Act was enacted in 1988. This Act provides for the regulation of the aspects relating to road transport vehicles. It mainly deals with the laws relating to registration of motor vehicles, licensing of drivers, insurance, liability, offenses, and punishment for the same. It also gives emphasis to the provisions relating to state transport undertakings, traffic regulations, etc.

Body Art And IP Laws

This Blog is written by Prachika Modi from KIIT School of Law, Odisha.  Edited by O.S.S.Sarada Rasagnya.
Progression in innovation has prompted an extraordinary change in the human way of life. This has urged individuals to explore and try new things either due to need or as a fashion statement. Body art is becoming increasingly popular these days. It is a form of an emotion that is incredibly personal to the person getting inked.

All One Needs To Know About The Indian Postal Act, 1898

This Blog is written by Manmohit Bhalla from KIIT School of Law, Odisha.  Edited by O.S.S.Sarada Rasagnya.
India has one of the largest postal services network, which includes approximately 1 lakh 54 thousand post offices out of which 1 lakh 37 thousand are located in the rural areas of the country as the postal services or the Indian post is one of the most important services for people living in villages.

Indian Soldier (Litigation) Act, 1925

This Blog is written by Amrusha Sengupta from Adamas University (School of Law and Justice) Barasat. Edited by Sonali Priyadarsani.
The Indian Soldiers (Litigation) Act, 1925 is an integral part of the military laws in India. It provides special protection to the Indian Soldiers who are party to a civil dispute especially when they are serving under special conditions. It gives them a special opportunity and their interest is protected when they are serving at war.

Pre-Conception And Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994

This Blog is written by Sidhida Varma S. from Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram. Edited by Swati Pragyan.
The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act was enacted with a view to curb female foeticides. Female foeticides lead to a decline in the sex ratio and to combat the same is the main objective of this Act. In India, a female child is considered a burden.

All You Need To Know About The Central Road Fund Act, 2000

This Blog is written by Tamanna Kapoor from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Amrith R.
The story of roads can be traced back to the start of human civilization, in the history of India itself there are mentions of roads when one reads about the Indus Valley civilization. Similarly, during the British Raj to there were acts and committees formed that looked into the road and infrastructure development of our country, irrespective of what their reasons were for setting them up.

How To Overcome The Impact Of COVID-19: A Legal Analysis

This Blog is written by Vaishnavi from Central University of South Bihar, Gaya.  Edited by Ritika Sharma.
As we are facing an unprecedented global crisis, which has affected the supply chain and it also affected the economy which needs to be revived. So, this article aims to discuss the ways to overcome this economic crisis. As we are not only fighting with this pandemic but also with info-demic as fake news is also spreading in this situation through several social platforms.

The AERA Act of India

This Blog is written by SheelNidhi Sharma from Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana.  Edited by Ritika Sharma.
The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill was passed on 2nd Aug 2019. It amends the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2008. The Act established the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA).

An Overview Of The Anti- Hijacking Act

This Blog is written by Shashi Indwar from Central University of South Bihar, Gaya.  Edited by Ritika Sharma.
The Anti-Hijacking Bill 2010 introduced in the Rajya Sabha and cleared in 2014 and the bill of Anti-Hijacking which provides the death punishment for the offence of Hijacking and the importance for life. Anti-Hijacking was introduced by Ashok Gajapathi Raju, this bill has been referred to the parliamentary standing committee on transport, tourism, and the culture.

The Need To Review The Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003

This Blog is written by Arnesha Ghosh from Adamas University (School of Law and Justice) Barasat. Edited by Ujjawal Vaibhav Agrahari.
Accountable, transparent, responsive, effective, and efficient, equitable, and follows the rule of law are the key for good governance in any country. the day when any government of any country is able to minimize corruption, take the views of the minorities, and voices of the most vulnerable in the society are heard and take into consideration that day it will be good governance.

Financial Resolution And Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017

This Blog is written by Iesha Sharma from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. Edited by Ujjawal Vaibhav Agrahari.
A bill was introduced on August 10 2017 in Lok Sabha during monsoon season 2017 in joined committee of both the houses of the parliament. It named Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017[1]. The framework of the bill is to deal with the insolvency and bankrupts’ situation in the financial sector for entities such as banks, insurance, companies, and other financial sector intermediaries.

An Overview Of Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2020

This Blog is written by Amrusha Sengupta from Adamas University (School of Law and Justice) Barasat. Edited by Ujjawal Vaibhav Agrahari.
Globalization did have a great impact on the Competition which is prevalent in today’s market. Promotion of effective competition helps the firm to increase its efficiency, as a result of this consumers at large are benefited, with more productivity the firms can provide more options to the consumers. If there is no competition in the market, the market becomes stagnant.

Constitutionality Of Government’s Data Surveillance

This Blog is written by Sayen Mohanty from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
State-approved reconnaissance in India gets its premise from two pioneer enactments; §26 of the Indian Post Office Act, 1898 and §5 of the Telegraph Act, 1885 (hereinafter the Act) accommodate the capture of postal articles and messages sent by means of broadcast individually. Both of these areas, which are closely resembling, given that the forces set down in that must be conjured in the event of an open crisis or in light of a legitimate concern for open security.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.