Ria Tandon

INSANITY DEFENCE: A LOOPHOLE FOR CRIMINALS

INSANITY DEFENCE: A LOOPHOLE FOR CRIMINALS

The concept of responsibility connects with our most fundamental convictions about human nature and dignity and everyday experience of guilt and innocence and blame and punishment. Punishing a person, who is not responsible for the crime, is a violation of the basic human rights and fundamental rights under the Constitution of India. It also brings…

ONLINE DATING AND ASSOCIATED CYBER CRIMES

ONLINE DATING AND ASSOCIATED CYBER CRIMES

Nothing can compare the feeling of falling in love, but before you let yourself fall (Not literally), check out this statistics related to online dating scams. [1] 10 % of online dating profiles are fake, 90 % are dead. [2] Approx. 1 billion amount Indians lost to scammers since 2015. [3] 57% of daters lie…

Overriding Effects of Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code

Overriding Effects of Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC) has an overriding effect over other enactments, recently the news of superiority of IBC over SEBI was an interpretation before the Supreme Court bench in July. It will be an evolutionary step for the scope of application of IBC. Hence it is the overview of judgments of IBC having…

Second Wife Rights

Second Wife Rights

Second marriage, during the subsistence of the first marriage, is illegal in India and the relationship arising from the same does not have any validity. Even though the law is very clear on this point, ‘second marriage’ is a common practice in Indian society. As a result of the aforementioned contrast between the law and…

Right of Speech and Expression on Internet

Right of Speech and Expression on Internet

The Internet offers extraordinary opportunities for “speakers,”.  Political candidates, cultural critics, students — anyone who wants to express an opinion about anything — can make their thoughts available to a world-wide audience far more easily than has ever been possible before.  A large and growing group of Internet participants have seized that opportunity. Pornography, hate…

Odisha does not comply with SC order to set up State Security Commission

Odisha does not comply with SC order to set up State Security Commission

Odisha has not complied with the Supreme Court order to set up State Security Commission (SSC) as part of police reform initiatives. Former DGP of Uttar Pradesh Prakash Singh, the Padmashree awardee for his contribution to civil service and advocating for police reforms, urged chief minister Naveen Patnaik to take steps for setting up the commission in the state. Hearing…

BPO Rape and Murder: Bombay HC Commutes Death Penalty

BPO Rape and Murder: Bombay HC Commutes Death Penalty

The Bombay High Court on July 29 commuted the death penalty of two convicts in the 2007 Pune BPO employee rape and murder case to “life term for a period of 35 years”, on the grounds of an inordinate delay in executing them. Purushottam Borate (38) and Pradeep Kokade (32) were to be executed on…

A Critical Analysis of Cyber Bullying in India

A Critical Analysis of Cyber Bullying in India

Internet has touched every aspect of human life, bringing ease in connecting people around the globe and has also made information available to huge strata of the society on a click of a button. With advancement, came unforeseen banes of cyber offences. Cyber stalking, cyber bullying, spoofing, credit card frauds are a few to name…

Man behind FIR against woman in CJI Case can’t be found says police report

Man behind FIR against woman in CJI Case can’t be found says police report

A 31-year-old man, who accused a former Supreme Court woman employee of cheating him of Rs 50,000 on the pretext of getting him a job at the top court, has not been found at his residential address in Haryana since April, police have told a Delhi court. The woman accused in this case is the…

India in touch with Iran for release of 18 Indians on  seized ship

India in touch with Iran for release of 18 Indians on seized ship

Eighteen Indians were among 23 people on board a British ship seized by Iran, and India said it is in touch with Tehran to secure early release and repatriation of its nationals.  Iran’s official news agency IRNA said the British-flagged oil tanker was seized allegedly due to a collision with an Iranian fishing boat and…

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