Aditi Marwaha

Who Enjoys  Immunity  From Arrest In India?

Who Enjoys Immunity From Arrest In India?

There are certain privileges enjoyed by different portfolios of serving to the Government of India for upholding the honor of the capacity of their office. Basically, these privileges serve the office and are bestowed upon it but is enjoyed by the person holding that office. These privileges are enjoyed so that they can discharge their duties under that office free from any encumbrances. These privileges are mostly enjoyed by the constitutional portfolios, not administrative but are subject to exceptions.

Evolution of Indian Legal System: Pre and Post Independence

Evolution of Indian Legal System: Pre and Post Independence

when we look at the judiciary of India, it is very well organized and systematic. The credits of the formation and relevance of laws dating back to ancient India when Kautilya wrote Arthshastra around 300BC. Manusmriti was compiled between 200BC and 100AD. Thus, the various sources of law relied upon by kings at that time were shrutis, smritis, puranas, dharma sutras, etc. And the study of these memorable books is evidence that in ancient India we had a well-developed and sophisticated system of administration of justice. Sir William Jones, who came to India in 1774 as one of the first judges of the Supreme Court of judicature of Bengal, learned Sanskrit and undertook an authoritative translation of Manusmriti.

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…

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…

16 Rights Every Employee Must Know

16 Rights Every Employee Must Know

What is the greatest asset an employment can be grateful for? Employees! In any field, the employees are responsible for all the basic groundwork. Only when employees are efficient, the employer benefits from his business.During the course of their employment, all employees are entitled to certain rights. These basic rights are proportional to employer’s duty…

Where does the entire Charity Amount to the Sacred Places Go?

Dayawati is a 78 year old woman residing with her family in Delhi. With a religious bent of mind, she wakes up early in the morning after taking bath she spends almost 1 hour in the pooja room, reciting prayers and reading different Holy Books. She offers Rs 11 as a token offering and places…