The legality of Seed Patenting under the Patents Act 1970 and TRIPS Agreement : A Study

By Monalisha Singh, Student, 3rd Year, Chanakya National Law University Patna ____________________________________________________________________________ India is well known for its agricultural and farming activities, as the majority of the country's population adopted agriculture as an occupation. A seed is the basic unit of plant life. Farmers in India have sown seeds, harvested crops and stored some of... Continue Reading →

Disability in India – A Legal Analysis

By Sania Gupta, Student, School of Law, Christ University _______________________________________________________________________________________________________  “Disability need not be an obstacle to success” – Stephen Hawking  Disability led to various forms of prejudice, bias and discriminatory practices around the world. It can be considered as one of the contemporary aspect of society which needs our attention as responsible citizens of... Continue Reading →

Witness Protection Laws vis-a-vis Sexual Offences in India- A Glimpse of Lawlessness

By Shristi Gupta, Student, Chanakya National Law University, Patna _____________________________________________________________________________________________ According to Jeremy Bentham, "Witnesses are the eyes and ears of justice". The right to a fair trial has been recognized as the heart of the Criminal System and witnesses are regarded as one of the most essential elements of it. In the case of... Continue Reading →

Significance of ‘Love Jihad Law’- is it really what it is called?

By Bhavika Makhija, Student, Institute of Law, Nirma University Introduction. The Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religious Ordinance, 2020 which is colloquially being called the ‘Love Jihad law’ is actually meant to prohibit the conversion from one religion to another done by force, fraud, undue influence, coercion, misrepresentation, allurement or marriage, but it... Continue Reading →

Can Virtual Hearings be considered as a new paradigm for Speedy Justice? – A brief analysis in view of recent NJDG statistics for pending cases

By Somya Gupta, Intern (May, 2020), Lexstructor ____________________________________________________________________________ As the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeps across the country, it has affected India’s economy , administration and its legal system too. Government have taken various measures like social distancing, lockdown all over the country to prevent people from being getting infected. The lockdown is being extended... Continue Reading →

Restoring the Forgotten Spirit of Secularism enshrined in Articles 25 and 26 of the Constitution in Reference to the Recent Religious Violence

By Kumari Pooja, Student Editor (Probationary), Lexstructor This is the highlight reel when the word ‘secularism’ needs a clarification as this word has become an object of ridicule and contempt in recent years that witnessed conflicts related to CAA, Kashmiri Pandits, ban on cow killing, Ram Mandir or any religious tensions. Saddled with lot of... 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 →

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