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Right of Legal Aid in India – 11 Provisions You Must Know

The concept of seeking justice cannot be equated with the value of dollars. Money plays no role in seeking justice.                                                                                      -Justice Blackmun in Jackson v Bish Legal aid mainly means providing free legal services to the poor and the needy people who are not able to afford an advocate for their case, or a … Continue reading Right of Legal Aid in India – 11 Provisions You Must Know

District, State and National Legal Service Authorities In India

The Legal Services Authorities Act 1987 provides for the setting up of statutory legal services authorities. They are set at the National, State, and District levels. These authorities give free legal aid to a person if he/she is not capable of bearing the expenditure. These all authorities have mainly been established so as to provide effective … Continue reading District, State and National Legal Service Authorities In India

All You Need to Know about Draft National Guidelines on Social, Environmental & Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2018

By Rayan Bhattacharya The National Guidelines on the Economic, Social and Environmental Responsibilities of Business  are the result of processes that had been initiated by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in September 2015. These new guidelines are a systematic upgradation on the National Voluntary Guidelines on the Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business (NVGs), which … Continue reading All You Need to Know about Draft National Guidelines on Social, Environmental & Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2018

Consumer Protection Acts: Important Highlights

Consumer Protection Acts Sale of Goods Act, 1930 Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940                                         Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act, 1954 Consumer Protection Act, 1986 Competition Act, 2002  The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 … Continue reading Consumer Protection Acts: Important Highlights

Public Interest Litigation – How To Guide for PILs in India

The emergence of Public Interest Litigation has symbolically articulated the right of citizens to their elective “pathway to justice” which by principle is a fundamental and essential right in any welfare-oriented state that guarantees social rights. This form of welfare-oriented litigation plays a pivotal role in the civil justice system, as it can achieve those … Continue reading Public Interest Litigation – How To Guide for PILs in India

Tougher Rape Laws and The Recent Updates: Making Women Empowered

Initiating while citing the concept of Equality, in general terms, this is a presupposition of a fact that everyone starts from the same point. Similarly, the two categories of homo sapiens, i.e. men and women also started from an identical source, but with the gradual dissipation of time, their occurred some differences in their political … Continue reading Tougher Rape Laws and The Recent Updates: Making Women Empowered

Common Financial Pitfalls of Divorce

During a divorce, many men and women go through the emotional and financial trauma of divorce. They are concerned about financial survival. When the property and the income will be divided between the spouses, each of them will have only half of what they had before or maybe even less than that. Everyone undergoing a … Continue reading Common Financial Pitfalls of Divorce

Baburao Vs. Pokhardas [Supreme Court of India, 16-08-2016]

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION (T.S.Thakur, CJI) (A.M. Khanwilkar, J.) (Dr. D.Y. Chandrachud, J.) August 16, 2016 CIVIL APPEAL NO.2606/2013 Baburao s/o Narayanrao Terkar ….….Appellant Versus Pokhardas s/o Bhanumal Khatnani died through L.Rs. and others ….Respondents J U D G M E N T A.M. K … Read more at Case … Continue reading Baburao Vs. Pokhardas [Supreme Court of India, 16-08-2016]

Future Generali India Insurance Vs. Sombir [NCDRC, 16-08-2016]

NATIONAL CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION NEW DELHI BEFORE: HON’BLE DR. B.C. GUPTA, PRESIDING MEMBER HON’BLE MR. PREM NARAIN, MEMBER Dated : 16 Aug 2016 REVISION PETITION NO. 3216 OF 2015 (Against the Order dated 07/10/2015 in Appeal No. 381/2015 of the State Commission Haryana) 1. FUTURE GENERALI INDIA INSURANCE CO. LTD. 0 … Read more … Continue reading Future Generali India Insurance Vs. Sombir [NCDRC, 16-08-2016]

State of U.P. Vs. Dr. Dinesh Singh Chauhan [Supreme Court of India, 16-08-2016]

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION (T.S. Thakur, CJI) (A.M.Khanwilkar, J.) (Dr.D.Y.Chandrachud, J.) August 16, 2016 CIVIL APPEAL NO.8047 / 2016 (Arising out of SLP (Civil) No.13832/2016) State of U.P. & Ors. ……..Appellants Versus Dr. Dinesh Singh Chauhan …….Respondent WITH CIVIL APPEAL N … Read more at Case Laws

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