Month: June 2018

Amul Wins 20-yr-old case against dairy selling milk named ‘Anul’

In a 20-year-long legal battle, an Ahmedabad-based private diary has been stopped from selling pouched milk under the brand names of ‘Anul Taaza’ and ‘Anul Shakti’ by a commercial court in Vadodara. It was in 1998 Amul Dairy and the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (GCMMF) – the apex marketing body of all district…

Human Trafficking in India and legal protection against it

Human trafficking in India and around the world is the trade (sell and purchase) of human beings for the purpose of sexual slavery, bonded and forced labour or for any commercial sexual exploitation and prostitution.     Men, women or children under human trafficking are made believe that the concerned person will provide them with…

Why isn’t marital rape a criminal offence in India?

Marital Rape refers to unwanted intercourse by a man with his wife obtained by force, threat of force, or physical violence, or when she is unable to give consent. Marital rape could be by the use of force only, a battering rape or a sadistic/obsessive rape. It is a non-consensual act of violent perversion by…

Cyber Pornography Law in India

Cyber pornography is in simple words defined as the act of using cyberspace to create, display, distribute, import, or publish pornography or obscene materials. With the advent of cyberspace, traditional pornographic content has now been largely replaced by online/digital pornographic content. Cyber pornography is banned in many countries and legalized in some. In India, under…

All You Need To Know About Child Adoption Laws In India

A legal framework was established so as to protect the rights of the adopted child. In India, adoption falls under the ambit of personal laws, and due to the incidence of diverse religions practiced in our country, mainly two different laws operate. Muslims, Christians, Parsis and Jews are governed by the Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, as formal adoption is not allowed in these religions. Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains on the other hand follow the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956.

15 Animal Rights That Every Indian Citizen Should Know

15 Animal Rights That Every Indian Citizen Should Know

IPC sections 428 and 429 PCA Act, 1960 Food Safety and Standards Regulations Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, Wildlife (Protection) Act Drugs & Cosmetics Rules

2013 Bodh Gaya bomb blasts: All five convicts sentenced to life imprisonment

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Patna on Friday sentenced all five convicts in the Bodh Gaya serial bomb blasts case of July 7, 2013 to life in prison. The court, which pronounced the verdict last week, had to defer the pronouncement of quantum of sentence owing to defence’s persistent efforts to delay…

Rights of Tenants and Landlords

Rights of Tenants and Landlords

Rent Control Act Rent Control Act was an attempt by the Government of India to eliminate the exploitation of tenants by landlords. Rent legislation tends to providing payment of fair rent to landlords and protection of tenants against eviction. But the allowances have been very generous and hence tenants residing in rental properties in India…