Month: May 2020

13 Webinar sessions on new and emerging aspects of law

13 Webinar sessions on new and emerging aspects of law

LawEscort is organizing a 13 Webinar Series. The faculty speaker is Ms. Navjot Suri, Assistant Professor, DME. Upcoming Sessions ABOUT LAWESCORT LawEscort is the most advanced Search Engine for Law related institutions and Events in India. It is also a great source for Legal News, Scholars’ Articles and latest legal updates. ABOUT THE EVENT LawEscort…

Mob Lynching- A threat to society

Mob Lynching- A threat to society

Mob lynching is an illegal way of punishing somebody by an informal group of people. A lynch mob can be defined as an angry group of people who wishes to punish by killing someone without a trial because they believe the person has committed a crime. Mob lynching is social as well as a political…

The Right to Private Defence in India

The Right to Private Defence in India

No act is an offense if it is done in the exercise of the right of private defense. Making use of force for the purpose of protecting one’s person or property is what we call acting in private defense. This right to protect oneself from physical harm is one of the basic rights recognized by…

Kashmir Saffron finally gets Geographical Indication tag

Kashmir Saffron finally gets Geographical Indication tag

India administered Kashmir is known for its high-quality saffron, a spice derived from the crocus flower. Saffron is grown commercially primarily in India, Spain, and Iran. But the Kashmir variety is considered the best and it is the most expensive. First cultivated in Greece, saffron has been grown in the Kashmir valley for hundreds of…

Four Generations of Human Rights

Four Generations of Human Rights

In 1979 a Czech jurist Karel Vasak introduced the three generations of human rights. A close observation of these rights reveals that they correspond to the three tenets of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity. There are two key reasons why they are termed as three ‘generations’ as opposed to ‘types’. One of the…

The Insufficiency of Cyber Laws

The Insufficiency of Cyber Laws

In India and in various parts of the world, there has been an augmented use of technology. Every user is using the internet for varied purposes, including messaging, watching videos, or even informational purposes. Various governmental and private organizations are using the internet, as a medium to reach every single citizen, in the country. Digitalization…

SC grants protection to lawyer Prashant Bhushan against coercive action in a case

SC grants protection to lawyer Prashant Bhushan against coercive action in a case

A tweet was posted by Prashant Bhushan in which he said, “ministers were feeding the opium of Ramayana & Mahabharata to the people”. He was granted interim protection by the Apex Court. After getting formal replies from the complainant and the state government the bench heard the case. On Friday The Supreme Court granted interim…

the liberal approach cannot be chosen by the authority while granting bail to accused under the NDPS Act

the liberal approach cannot be chosen by the authority while granting bail to accused under the NDPS Act

The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, commonly referred to as the NDPS Act, is an Act of the Parliament of India that prohibits a person to produce/manufacture/cultivate, possess, sell, purchase, transport, store, and/or consume any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance. The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Bill, 1985 was introduced in the Lok…

A petition filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to telecom companies and internet service providers to not charge internet bills for closed businesses or households during lockdown

A petition filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to telecom companies and internet service providers to not charge internet bills for closed businesses or households during lockdown

A Writ Petition has been filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to the telecom companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to not charge any amount from offices, shops, business establishments, and the household which was “compulsorily closed” due to COVID-19 lockdown. The PIL filed by Advocate Amit Sahni, demands to transfer any amount, already collected…

Development of the Lifting of the Corporate veil doctrine in India

Development of the Lifting of the Corporate veil doctrine in India

A firm or company has an independent legal character that is separate from its members such as its shareholders, board of directors, etc. Such an independent character is necessarily implied when it comes to actions related to the company such as when it sues someone, it is being sued, it files for bankruptcy, etc. Under…

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