Category: Legal Articles

Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Author: Shreyansh Rathi, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala Introduction With the rapid technological development, particularly in the field of Information Technology, in recent years, Internet has become a very important part of day-to-day economical activities. A large number of businesses and services have shifted online which is equally matched by the expanding consumer

Search of Arrested Person

Author: Vaishnavi Vats, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Jamanlal Bajaj School of Legal Studies INTRODUCTION Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 lays down the whole procedure relating to the arrest of a person who has committed an offense, which is one of the integral objects of the Indian Criminal Law System, i.e., to provide social protection against the criminals.

Rights of Transgender in India

Author’s Name: Antara Kolay, Sharda University Introduction Irrespective of the other recently recognized gender identities in India, the third gender or the transgender have been in existence in Indian society for ages. Most commonly known as ‘hijras’ among the Indian population, are born intersex or are born male but have a feminine personality. They have

Examination of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Its Legal Perspective

Author: Shreya Singh; Amity University, Lucknow I. INTRODUCTION In-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a sophisticated set of technologically advanced techniques used to cure infertility or genetic disorders and aid in child conception. IVF involves retrieving mature eggs from a woman’s ovaries and fertilizing them in the laboratory with spermatozoa.[1] Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards’ pioneering work

The Doctrine of Separation of Power

Author: Utkarsh Singh; Amity University, Lucknow I. INTRODUCTION India follows a separation of functions rather than a separation of powers. The doctrine of separation of powers is an important aspect of the Indian Constitution since it oversees and supervises the powers granted to various parts of government, including the legislature, executive, and judiciary. Montesquieu, a

Doctrine of Merger

Author: Nandinee Singh, Amity Law School, Noida INTRODUCTION The common law doctrine of merger is based on the decorum and appropriateness of the judicial system. The doctrine is neither statutorily recognized nor it is mentioned in the constitution. The main objective behind this law is maintaining the respectability and decorum of the hierarchy of courts.

Defamation and its defences

Author: Rishi V Tibrewal, Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University Introduction: A false statement, either spoken or written, which injures the reputation of a person by lowering the respect of the person on the society or creates negative feelings or hostility towards a person, is said to constitute defamation. Defamation can be criminal or civil, Section