Aatma Nirbhar Bharat: Reforms in coal sector

Author: Tannishtha Chatterjee from Amity Law School, Noida

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Atma Nirhar Bharat Abhiyan, a movement seeking to make India self-reliant was announced by the Prime Minister of India on 12th May, 2020. He highlighted Economy, Infrastructure, System, Demography and Demand as the focus areas of self-reliance. For this purpose, an…

Explained: Loan moratorium

Author: Kanishka Vaishi from Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University.

As mentioned in the oxford dictionary, the word Moratorium refers to a legal authorization to debtors to postpone payment. Similarly, the Cambridge dictionary defines moratorium as the period for stopping of an activity for an agreed amount of time and it helps…

PM Ujjwala Yojana

Author: Priyanshi Rastogi from Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA.

The Government of India, at all levels, announces Welfare Schemes for a cross section of the society from time to time. These schemes could be either Central, State specific or a joint collaboration between the Centre and the States. The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), a Central scheme of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, was launched…

Law of contract: Void and voidable contracts

Author: Amitabh Abhijit from National Law Institute University, Bhopal.

In the court of law, an agreement can only be protected if it is enforceable, which can only be possible after the agreement meets certain terms and conditions to become a valid contract. In India, these conditions are met under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. Similarly…

In the court of law, an agreement can only be protected if it is enforceable, which can only be possible after the agreement meets certain terms and conditions to become a valid contract. In India, these conditions are met under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. Similarly, the…

Explained: Section 199(2) of CrPC

Author: Shristi Gupta from Chanakya National Law University.

India is one of the few countries in the world which have both civil and criminal defamation proceedings and punishments which stretch up to two years in prison or a fine or both. But this British-era law is often misused by influential people and politicians to crack down…