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The Law Street National Level Online Debate Competition, 2020 in collaboration with LawEscort

The Law Street National Level Online Debate Competition, 2020 in collaboration with LawEscort

“Think, Reason, DEBATE” ABOUT THE LAW STREET The law street is a pan-India body which aims at bringing together the legal fraternity of the country and help law students to get a platform for launching their careers in various branches of the legal field. Our team facilitates students and lawyers in expanding their careers and…

Law on Prostitution in India

Law on Prostitution in India

Prostitution is the exchange of sexual pleasure for financial benefits. Female prostitution is perhaps the oldest profession all over the world. It is perhaps the most hated profession. It can be defined “as the practice in which a female offers her body for promiscuous sexual intercourse for hire etc.” However, a new definition has been…

Madras HC dismissed a petition challenging the exemption of print media operations from lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19

Madras HC dismissed a petition challenging the exemption of print media operations from lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19

T. Ganesh Kumar v. Union of India, WP No. 7457 of 2020, decided on 09-04-2020 The petition was filed challenging the exemption given by the Centre to the print media and electronic media by virtue of Notification No. 40-3/2020 dated 24-03-2020. A Division Bench comprising of Justice N Kirubakaran and Justice R Hemalatha made keen observations on the significance…

Blocking National Highways by Karnataka for preventing people from accessing medical facilities violates Articles 19 and 21:Kerala tells SC

Blocking National Highways by Karnataka for preventing people from accessing medical facilities violates Articles 19 and 21:Kerala tells SC

The Kerala government told the Supreme Court on Monday that Karnataka is blocking National Highways in order to prevent Coronavirus, the state is not only preventing the movement of those individuals who are in fatal need for medical treatment, but is also hindering the movement of essential commodities through the said roads. Some roads are being…

India fighting digital misinformation and online fake news

India fighting digital misinformation and online fake news

Spread of fake news through social media is a serious problem in the country today. We all come across fake news, misinformation or disinformation through videos, memes and through other such digital forms of communication almost on a daily basis. An important cause of the problem is that receivers believe anything sent to them over…

Rule of law and its development

Rule of law and its development

The principle of Rule of Law plays a significant role in any political and legal system. It emphasises on the principles of fairness, equality and non-arbitrariness. This concept of law has been routed back to ancient Greek theories of law (nomos) and is implicit in many other Greek legal ideologies. Greek legal practices advocated the…

LGBTQ Rights in India

LGBTQ Rights in India

The word LGBTQ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer. In the beginning, this community was known as “Gay Community” but it refers to men only. And the lesbians, transgenders, and bisexuals are not included in the gay community. So, the term LGBTQ was introduced. These people have different sexual orientations. Where sexual orientation…

Madras HC: Retired employees can form union under the Trade Union Act,1926

Madras HC: Retired employees can form union under the Trade Union Act,1926

The Madras High Court held that it is not necessary that only a serving employee is fit to form a union rather retired employees also have the right to form trade union under the Trade Unions Act 1926. Justice S. Vaidyanathan said, “The Authority is bound to register the Association formed by the retired employees…

SC resumes hearing on whether persons holding public offices have more restrictions on free speech

SC resumes hearing on whether persons holding public offices have more restrictions on free speech

Supreme Court on Tuesday clearly stated that it cannot restrict a minister from stating any statement. It is his right to speak and that is the voice of opposition. The controversy sparked after political leader Azam Khan gave a statement on Bulandshahar rape case in which he said that the rape was a political conspiracy…

Restriction on election model of conduct is not violative of Article 19(1)(a)and 19 (1)(g): Delhi high court

Restriction on election model of conduct is not violative of Article 19(1)(a)and 19 (1)(g): Delhi high court

Delhi high court has given a verdict in which the court finds that certain restriction imposed by the election commission in its authoritative power is not against any law. The dispute arose when the petitioner was refused by the election commission to engage in providing spaces for the advertisement of parties in commercial areas during…

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