Media Trials: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Author: Shouraseni Chakraborty, student of National University Of Study And Research In Law, Ranchi.

Article 19(1)(a) of the Indian Constitution secures the right to freedom of speech and expression, which though does not directly concern itself with freedom of press, numerous precedents have considered them to be mutually inclusive…

Dublin III & IV Regulations: The Legal Angle

Authors: Aashna Mansata, student of Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

The Dublin III Regulation is a European Union (“EU”) legislation establishing the mechanisms and criteria for determining which Member State will be responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in any of the Member…

Intellectual Property Law regarding Quia Timet Injunctions

Authors: Stuti Mandhotra, student of School of Law, UPES, Dehradun and Advocate Avijit Sharma.

As the Black’s Law Dictionary goes to define an injunction; it can be understood as nothing but a prohibitive writ issued by the court asking a defendant or his servants or agents or any other person so authorised, to either do or not to do a certain act which is…

Overhauling of Epidemic Disease Act, 1897: In the Context of COVID 19

Author: Soumya Nayak, student of National Law University Odisha.

Recently, various states in India have invoked legislation to curb this menace caused by a novel coronavirus. In this context, this article aims to review the legislation and its significance in the current scenario. It seems that the Epidemic Disease Act of 1897 is an…

Anti-Profiteering under GST: The Unruly Horse

Author: Mohit Sharma, Institute of Law, Nirma University.

Section 171 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (“CGST Act”) provides for the Anti-profiteering measure which provides that any reduction in the tax rate on any supply of goods or services or the benefit of input tax credit (“ITC”) shall be passed…

Mandatory Appointment of Woman Directors Under Companies Act, 2013

Author: Tushar Ranjan from NUSRL, Ranchi.

The Companies Act, 2013 is a milestone legislation in India which revamped the laws governing a company from its birth to dissolution. The legislation attempted to do away with all the provisions that were obsolete and inconsistent with growing business…

Dispute Settlement System of World Trade Organization: Development and Functionality

Author: Deepanshu Verma, Law Student.

The quest for peace and security after the ramifications of the Second World War, led to the birth of a global economic collaboration to facilitate international trade. The World Trade Organization (WTO) came about as the…

Abortion Law Reform in India – An Analysis of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Author: Aditi Soni from Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna, India.

On March 17, 2020, the Lok Sabha passed The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The Statements of Objects and Reasons of the Bill state that several cases were filed in the Supreme Court and various…

Do We Need Updated Necrophilia Laws in India?

Authors: Zevesh Modi and Priyanka Guleria from National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi, India.

Necrophilia can be simply defined as an act or desire of having sexual intercourse with a corpse or a kind of disorder where generally there is an…

COVID-19: A Defence for Anti-Competitive Behaviour

Author: Alay Ninad Raje from Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India.

The Global Economy has been adversely affected due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. As many businesses and industries in India prepare to…