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…

Law of contract: Implied offer

Author: Vidhi S Shrivastav from University of Mumbai.

The term ‘offer’ is one of the fundamental concepts of the law of contracts. It is a term used in the English Common Law, synonymous with the term ‘proposal’ under the Act. The Indian Contract Act, 1872 is based on the English Common Law. The Preamble of…

Criminal law: Kidnapping and abduction

Authors: Kumar Writwik from Symbiosis Law School, Pune and Shivani Panda from Amity Law School, Delhi.

Kidnapping and Abduction have turned into an imperative social and judicial problem in the recent years. According to the Black’s Law Dictionary, in many jurisdictions, kidnapping turns into abduction when the victim is a woman. The word kidnapping has been derived…

Kidnapping and Abduction have turned into an imperative social and judicial problem in the recent years. According to the Black’s Law Dictionary, in many jurisdictions, kidnapping turns into abduction when the victim is a woman. The word kidnapping has been derived…

Explained: APEDA Act, 1985

Author: Ninisha Agrawal from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.

Recently, Rice Export Promotion Forum (REPF) has been set up by the Government to stimulate rice exports from India. The objective is to reach out to global stakeholders, create a chain supply of rice to attract buyers, and place firm foot at an international platform. With the…

Law of contract: Cross offer

Authors: Devansh Garg from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS) and Mansanwalpreet Singh from Rajiv Gandhi National University of law.

Contracts play a very important role in our everyday life. They range from insurance policies to employment contracts to sale deeds. We enter into contracts even without thinking. For example, when buying a movie ticket or downloading an app, we enter into a…

PM Vaya Vandana Yojana

Author: Valan. A from Tamil Nadu National Law University, Thiruchirappalli.

The Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) is a pension scheme introduced by the Government of India to ensure regular pension for the senior citizens. It was first launched in 2017 by the then Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley. It is a non-linked and non- participating…

Virtual Court System of Delhi

Author: Soumya Agrawal from OP Jindal Global University.

The first-ever virtual court in India was inaugurated in Delhi on 26th July 2019 at the Tis Hazari Court. With the need to increase the lockdown in the country rises, the necessity to increase the number of virtual courts in the country becomes the need of the…