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Mob Lynching: Boon or Bane

Introduction Mob Lynching is an activity by the angry crowd of people who wish to kill someone without a trial. This is mainly because because they believe that person has committed a crime. These types of incidents usually take place because of two reasons: 1. The belief of one community about an issue which may not be the same in view of some other community. 2. The incident is of such a grave character that the people do not want to wait for the Court to decide the issue. One such incident has occurred in Chennai. 17 men raped an eleven-year-old differently-abled girl for...

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Review on Supreme Court Case [Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) vs. Union of India]

Right to Privacy is a Fundamental Right or not? The Right to privacy has always been a topic of debate in History and the present scenario. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution states that every individual has a right to life and personal liberty except according to the procedure established by law. Many rights like the right to clean air, water, and atmosphere, right to noise-free environment etc. This Article also states that human existence not only the mere living of human beings. It also includes a right to live with dignity. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution includes the right to privacy. The...

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The Relationship of colour ‘Black & White’ with the Advocates

Introduction We know that every profession has a certain dress code, and the people belonging to that particular profession are recognized by their outfit. For say, doctors are recognized by their white coat, engineers by their helmets and so on. In this way, lawyers are identified by their black & white outfit. The outfit of lawyers differs from country to country. For example: Afghanistan & Iran: White gown and Black Turban Australia: Court dress varies according to the jurisdiction United States: Normal Business Outfit Canada: Red and White dress History The history starts with the 17th century and that is still being followed till now....

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Section 498 IPC: Enticing a Woman

        Transition in Women’s Condition The status and the rights of women in Indian society have undergone many changes and have always remained a matter of concern for the socio-religious and political elites of India. In earlier times, women were treated as chattels and rights for them were denied. The religious text and the literature in ancient India have assigned women a subordinate identity as these texts define the role of Aryan men but women are ignored as the other subaltern classes. But from the rise of the modern era and the emergence of feminism, the women are getting higher education and all...

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ANIMAL CRUELTY: DON’T BE BITTER, SAVE THE CRITTERS

Introduction Cruelty for animals takes place when someone hurt an animal or does not fulfill their responsibility towards any animal, whether pet, street or wild animals. Responsibilities relate to taking care, giving them food and not to restrain them. It is also specified by the various Courts that if someone does the same heinous acts with the animals, then he will be liable for the cruelty towards the animals. Any particular form of cruelty is not defined in any statute. In other words, we can say that violence towards animals can be of any type. For example: overt & intentional, negligence for...

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The Birthright & Citizenship: Hindutva-Pakistan

Introduction This is what our country is all about; people are proud to hold Indian citizenship and will do its best to represent it. The context of the people saying “I AM PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN can witness this”. The law recognizes the citizenship of a person under the Citizenship Act, 1955 and its amendment deals with acquisition and termination of citizenship. Constitution provides with the Citizenship rights for an overseas citizen of India, Non-Resident Indian, and persons of Indian Origin. Citizenship is where a person holding it enjoys the full membership of any community or state with civil and political...

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Ceiling of wages

INTRODUCTION Employers can explain workers in developing countries like India with a high rate of employment because of their existing low bargaining power. In such a circumstance, the worker may receive wages that are much below the expected level and can result in the inability of the workers to meet his daily needs. The legislature stepped into to control the excesses of the employers by enacting laws that will prohibit the payment of wages below the employee’s subsistence level. The minimum wages 1948 Act provides the employer with the conditions for the payment of wages to the worker. An employee from the employer must receive...

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Some provisions of the Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act, 2013

 Introduction A workplace is a place in which a person spends more than half of his/her entire day. If a woman does not feel safe at her workplace, then it becomes the responsibility of the employer to make sure that the female employees should feel safe. Sexual Harassment of Woman at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 provides the various provisions so that the act of sexual harassment can be prevented and prohibited in the workplaces. False and Malicious Complaint It gives the liberty to the women to file the complaint in the Internal Complaint Committee or Local Complaint Committee if she...

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ACID ATTACK : THE HEARTLESS CRIME

Introduction There was a time when people use acid for household purposes. But, now hydrochloric acid and sulfuric acid is used to make the life miserable of the people especially girls. The acid attack is the most vicious form of the crime of the society which is increasing its pace. We need not point the effects of the acid attack out. Since the attacker mostly attacks the face and the layer of the fat underneath the skin of the face is the thinnest, therefore the long term consequences of the acid attack may include blindness, damaged skin tissues and sometimes dissolving the bones....

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LAW AS AN INSTRUMENT OF SOCIAL CHANGE

Introduction The society comprises people; the people make the laws, so indirectly we can say that the people make the laws for themselves. The law and society are interconnected in a way that the laws are made by the people and for the people. There are different customs which are prevailing in different countries which hamper the growth of that nation. Customs are to be followed in a way in which they do not restrict or burden the freedom of any person. Various customs and practices prevailing in the society look upon the law as an instrument of social change. There...

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