Cyber Frauds: A Matter of Concern

Design Laws in India

Lights. Camera. (Distr)action

Private Defence under the Indian Penal Code

By: Aishwarya Sinha
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
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
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
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
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.

Promita Dutta v. State of West Bengal & Others (2015) 2 CAL LT 363 (HC)

By: Gaurav Kumar
The case comment below discuss the case Promita Dutta V. State of West Bengal & Others (2015) 2 CAL LT 363 (HC). In the case, a writ petition was filed by Promita Dutta in the High Court of Judicature at Calcutta in relation to the investigation of her husband’s death. In the petition, the petitioner showed her dissatisfaction over the investigation by the Criminal Investigation Department.

Anoop Singh vs Gopal Krishan Bhuradia & Anr on 5 July 2018

By: Yahya Abdullah
This is the case regarding breach of contract and forfeiture of the amount paid by the defaulter regarding the agreement to sell. This case is between Anoop Singh (appellate)  versus Gopal Krishan Bhuradia & Anr (respondent) regarding the breach of contract between the two parties.
The issue, therefore, to be decided by the court is that even if the appellant/plaintiff/buyer is guilty of breach of contract and did not have the readiness and willingness to go ahead with the specific performance of the Agreement to Sell dated 24.1.2013, whether in such circumstances the respondents/defendants/sellers can forfeit the amount of Rs.10.25 lacs paid by the appellant/plaintiff to the respondents/defendants under the subject Agreement to Sell.

Trademark Law in India

By: Yahya Abdullah
Trademark is a type of intellectual property consisting of recognizable signs, designs, or expressions used to identify their specific product or services different from others. The trademarks used to identify services are also known as service marks. Apart from trademark intellectual property consists of patents, trade secrets, and copyrights.