Consensual Intercourse vis-à-vis False Promise of Marriage – The Changing Dimensions of ‘Consent’ in the Offence of Rape

By Paras Gupta, 2nd Year, B.A.LL.B (Hons.), Kurukshetra University Rape, the most hated crime, is proliferating its roots at an irrepressible rate in India with the rape on pretext of false promise of marriage becoming one of its robust branches. ‘By promising marriage’ has become a means for individuals to cheat their partner. According to... Continue Reading →

The Status of Online Petitions in India: Concept, Effectiveness and Legal Validity

By Pritha Ghosh, 2nd Year Law Student, Ajeenkya DY Patil University of Pune "The ongoing violence in Yemen has been ceased and the forces of the world have joined hands to restore the years of injustice after an online petition secured over 13,00, 000 signatures. " Read a news headline in an alternate universe where... Continue Reading →

The gross violation of human rights due to Custodial Deaths – What is the current legal position in light of statutes, precedents and recent events in India?

By Shrishti Jeswani, 2nd Year, BA.LLB (Hons), School of Law, KIIT University "Life means not only physical existence. It means the use of every limb or faculty through which life is enjoyed. The right to life includes the right to a healthier environment”. ~ Justice P.N. Bhagwati  ‘Custody’ which means the guardianship or protective care... Continue Reading →

The Proposed Decriminalization of the Offence of Dishonour of Cheque under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act : An Effect-Based Appraisal

By Pritha Ghosh, 2nd Year UG Law Student, Ajeenkya DY Patil University of Pune The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a great upheaval across all sectors of the country. The economy of India has witnessed a turbulence as well. With the aim to improve business sentiment and unclog courts, the Ministry of Finance proposed that it... Continue Reading →

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