Month: September 2019

THEORIES OF DIVORCE

THEORIES OF DIVORCE

There are different theories according to which a married couple can give divorce. These theories are the reasoning given behind the separation or ending the marriage. these can be categorized under the following points: Divorce at will This theory of divorce was prominent in the Muslim law. According to this theory a person can divorce…

Analytical Positivism in Current Phenomenon

Analytical Positivism in Current Phenomenon

The term Analytical Positivism consists of two basic words which need to be defined before understanding the concept of it. ANALYTICAL: In general terms, analytical means of or relating to analysis of a concept. In simplifying it, it means dividing it into simpler elemental parts of basic principles. POSITIVISM: Meaning of Positivism. The term ‘positivism’…

What is Consular Access?

What is Consular Access?

Before we begin, I implore the readers to humor me for a moment. Imagine being a common man who decides to go to a different country, imagine one fine evening you being arrested, transferred to another country, being charged with spy craft and being denied access to contact your homeland, your family, and essential everyone…

Female Advocates Safety: A matter of concern

Female Advocates Safety: A matter of concern

Black coats, white bands, saying ‘ my lord’, preaching law, making people believe that if no one listens to your problems, the court will, that is an advocate for us. Law sees no caste, creed or gender and treats everyone equally. But is it really being preached in the courts of law? Female lawyers are…

Maintenance Laws in India

Maintenance Laws in India

Section 3 (b) of the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act 1956 defines maintenance as, “(i) in all cases, provision for food, clothing, residence, education and medical attendance and treatment; (ii) in the case of an unmarried daughter, also the reasonable expenses of an incident to her marriage” GENERAL LAW In matrimonial disputes, maintenance is a claim made…

Child Labour & Recognition of Child Rights in India

Child Labour & Recognition of Child Rights in India

“Few human rights abuses are so widely condemned yet so widely practiced. Let us make child labour a priority because a child in danger is a child that cannot wait.” -Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary India is a country which has witnessed child labor on a large scale. In its literal sense, child labor means…

Environment and Wildlife Laws in India

Environment and Wildlife Laws in India

Today, the conservation, safety and improvement of human surroundings are foremost problems all around the world. Both bodily and biological environment are interrelated. Industrialisation, urbanisation, explosion of population, over-exploitation of resources, disruption of herbal ecological balances, destruction of a large number of animal and plant species for financial reasons are the factors that have contributed…

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act- An Overview

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act- An Overview

The British have left a rich history behind them, when they left the country in 1947, after 150 years of imperialism. Of the less visible legacies, are the laws that were adopted into the constitution and still continue to be in practice, more than 70 years of independence. While some of the laws are helpful…

IS ADULTERY A CRIMINAL OFFENCE?

IS ADULTERY A CRIMINAL OFFENCE?

Adultery is the premeditated defiance of the sanctity of the marriage by sexual indulgence of a married person with someone else other than their spouse. It is an act of offence of inconsistency/infidelity by those people who have entered the auspicious bond of marriage. In India, the law of adultery has been under scrutiny since…

National Medical Commission Bill, 2019

National Medical Commission Bill, 2019

The National Medical commission bill of 2019 presented to have four autonomous boards to take care of its different functions: Under Graduate Medical Education Board to set standards and regulate medical education at undergraduate level Post Graduate Medical Education Board to set standards and regulate medical education at postgraduate level Medical Assessment and Rating Board…