Cyber Frauds: A Matter of Concern

Design Laws in India

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Team of Experts

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller

Private Defence under the Indian Penal Code

By: Aishwarya Sinha
INTRODUCTION
Self-defence means to protect oneself in jeopardy. The test of necessity plays an important role in determining self-defence along with factors like clear and present danger and imminence of harm to person or property. The use of force to protect oneself from an attempted injury by another is self-defence. Self-defence is the basic human right that every individual possess from the time of their birth.

Is it Legal to Share Newspaper PDF’s on Social Media or Not?

By: Aishwarya Sinha
INTRODUCTION
Article 19(1)(a) of the constitution of India lays down freedom of speech and expression. Article 19(2) also provides some restrictions on freedom of speech and expression. Thus freedom of speech and expression provided in the Indian constitution is not an absolute right.

Freedom of expression on the internet: Internet speech has the potential for greater impact than speech through normal media. Thus internet speech can facilitate or incite action much more effectively than traditional media.

Dr Subhash Kashinath Mahajan v. State of Maharashtra(2018)

By: Shreya Kohli
INTRODUCTION
The present case is one of the Landmark cases of this century and deals with the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (hereinafter referred to as ‘The Atrocities Act’). The case talks about how the law which was made to protect SC’s and ST’s from any sort of Caste Discrimination is misused by filing some frivolous complaints and by taking advantage of the loopholes in the statutes.

Arbitration versus Litigation

By: Shivanjali Mane
Introduction
Alternative Dispute Resolution is a mechanism to resolve the dispute through the private forum.  Litigation is resolving the dispute through a court of law. There are different methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution such as Arbitration, Mediation, Conciliation, and Negotiation. Arbitration is one of the most common methods to resolve the dispute.

Ritesh Sinha v. State of Uttar Pradesh: Case Analysis

By: Shreya Kohli
INTRODUCTION
The three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising of then CJI Ranjan Gogoi, JJ Deepak Gupta, and JJ Sanjiv Khanna on 2nd August 2019 decided the case of Ritesh Sinha v State of Uttar Pradesh (Crl. Appeal 2003 of 2012, decided on 02.08. 2019), dealing with a question of whether an accused can be compelled by a Magistrate to give his voice samples during the course of a criminal investigation.