Custodial Death

Article 21 of the Constitutional provides with protection of life and personal liberty- “No person shall deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by law”. For custodial death, a Writ Petition can be filed before the High Court. The court can award compensation to the victim’s family. Custodial death has... Continue Reading →

Two Child Policy- Uttar Pradesh Population Policy Bill

Uttar Pradesh population in 2021 predicted at 24.1 crores. Uttar Pradesh has been most populous state in India leading to hunger rate, unemployment, housing facilities, etc. whereas Uttar Pradesh government launches a new population control policy. The government is trying to reduce population, which states the fact that anyone is having more than 2 child... Continue Reading →

Public Interest Litigation

Public interest litigation means the interest of the public at large, where as the term “litigation” means a legal action. Therefore, the general meaning of the term PIL can be extracted from the legal sense alone. It is nothing but a legal action taken, covering the issue of the public at large, for the welfare... Continue Reading →

Right to Equality

Right to Equality means securing to all its citizen, equality of status and opportunity. Right to Equality also includes right to equality before law. According to Article 14 of the Constitution of India, “The state shall not deny to any person equality before the law, or equal protection of the law within the territory of... Continue Reading →

Kidnapping and Abduction: Section 359 to 374 under IPC

Kidnapping: Kidnapping, the common name for the common law offence of carrying away, or secreting, of any person against his will, or against the will of his lawful guardian. Kidnapping is classified into two kinds in Section 359 of the Indian Penal Code and defined in Section 360 and 361 of the Indian Penal Code.... Continue Reading →

Para Legal Training

“People who are poor usually do not know about laws that can help them. And there are very few trained personnel who can tell them about these laws. One solution to this problem has been to train people as paralegals. A paralegal is someone who, while not a professional lawyer, has a basic knowledge of... Continue Reading →


‘Audi alteram partem’ literally means “hear the other party”, A person deciding the issue against the delinquent person should hear both the parties to the issue and also give them an opportunity hearing of allegation leveled against the delinquent. The opportunity must be given. If a decision is taken without giving an opportunity of being... Continue Reading →

Polygamous Marriage in India

Polygamy means a system of marriage whereby a person has more than one spouse. Thus polygamy became illegal in India in 1956, uniformly for all of its citizens except for Muslims, who are permitted to have four wives and for Hindus in Goa and along the western coast where bigamy is legal. A polygamous Hindu marriage is null and void. While the punishment specified in Sections 494 and 495... Continue Reading →

Section 37 of the Copyright Act, 1957

Section 37 of the Copyright Act, 1957 deals with broadcasting reproduction rights. Every broadcasting organization, shall have a special right known as, “Broadcasting Reproduction Right” in respects of its broadcasts. This right will subsist for 25 years from the year of the broadcast. During the period, if any person does the following acts without the... Continue Reading →

Legal Aid Services

Introduction Since independence, the percentage of people in India who can afford a good lifestyle has been increasing steadily, while the percentage of people under the poverty line has decreased considerably. The change can undeniably be linked as a direct or indirect consequence of the policies of the government for upliftment of the poor people.... Continue Reading →

Gender Based Violence

Gender violence includes rape, sexual assault, intimate partner violence in heterosexual and same sex partnerships, sexual harassment, stalking, prostitution and sex trafficking. Gender-based violence disproportionately affects girls and women, particularly through certain forms of violence such as child marriage, intimate partner violence, female genital mutilation  , ‘honour’ killings or trafficking. Violence against women is a persistent and universal... Continue Reading →

Need for Legal Literacy in India

Introduction Legal literacy means making people aware of their legal rights, the term ‘law’ evokes a variety of reaction and responses. The development sector, at least in India, it on the one hand extremely vigorous in court action, but on the other hand, minimally informed about the legal system. The myth surrounding law and legal... Continue Reading →

Legal Education in India

Law is important for a society as it serves as a norm of conduct for its citizens. Liberally, legal education serves the society by imparting law students general and culture education, making them good law abiding citizen, such legal education instills he significance and relevance of democratic culture in the students. Law, legal education and... Continue Reading →

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