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March 16, 2014 has been circled as the most important day in the calendar of Crimea. So as to remind, the popular Referendum was conducted on this very day. Crimean population comprise of most of Russian ethnics who felt suppressed under the sway of Ukrainian government. Otherwise, why a region would take as big as a step like secession! In the name of governance Ukraine actually did not head Crimea but in turn made it experience like a bird that has wings but absolutely tattered and battered one. They in name of protection and shelter have been deprived of entitlement and this entrapment has now come out in the form of exercise of presiding of referendum by Crimea. As truly said...
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  • fazlekarim
    fazlekarim says #
    Well said.
There are several documents which are not compulsorily registerable under Section 17 of the Registration Act. Some of them require high stamp duty under the Karnataka Stamp Act and some of them do not. Even the ones which require high stamp duty, if they are under stamped, can be rectified later by paying a penal amount 10 times the original amount. Non payment of stamp duty does not make the document void or otherwise invalid. The consequences of under stamping as per the stamp act are 1. to make the document inadmissible for evidence before any authority capable of receiving evidence of before any public authority. 2. The document can also be impounded for enforcing the payment of full stamp value....
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Bharat had often observed a silent culture when it came to women and women’s rights. This silent culture had conveniently laid out a path for the social evils like sati, female foeticide, dowry, devadasi system etc: to traverse. Fortunately, the country has now woken up from its deep slumber spanning across centuries. Our country – or atleast a part of it – has attained a consciousness and a conscience against the gross injustice littering around against its betis. And this change can be perceived in the budding feminist movements and discourses in the country. Yet in some way, this awakening doesn’t satisfy my dream of an independent India and it is because that woman from the slum in my city, with...
©Bharat had often observed a silent culture when it came to women and women’s rights. This silent culture had conveniently laid out a path for the social evils like sati, female foeticide, dowry, devadasi system etc: to traverse. Fortunately, the country has now woken up from its deep slumber spanning across centuries. Our country – or atleast a part of it – has attained a consciousness and a conscience against the gross injustice littering around against its betis. And this change can be perceived in the budding feminist movements and discourses in the country.
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While perusing through books on mass communication and media studies, one consistently comes across the term “toothless tiger” which is used to refer to the Press Council of India. The Press Council of India is a statutory body which came into existence courtesy the Press Council Act, 1965. The council was modelled after the recommendations of the First Press Commission which was set up in the 1950s during the Prime Ministership of Pandit Nehru. The recommendations of the Second Press Commission too added into the kitty of the Press Council and thereafter, the Parliament of India passed the Press Council of India Act, 1978. The entire print media industry of India comes within the purview of the Press Council. The Council...
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Jus Cultura, the literary, debating and quizzing society of the National Law Institute University is organising the 2nd edition of its flagship event, the NLIU Debate from the 5th to 7th of October, 2013. The first national level parliamentary debate to be organised in Central India, this edition of the NLIU Debate is scheduled to run for 3 days with a total of 9 rounds of debating including the prelims, octa-finals, quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final. The first two rounds were held on the 5th with the remaining prelim rounds happening today. The post-break rounds are scheduled to happen tomorrow. The debate has witnessed an outstanding participation 52 teams and 60 adjudicators, including some of the country’s top colleges across streams including St. Stephens...
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  • Aditya
    Aditya says #
    Though every thing seems fair and just but I would like to point out that there is a growing suspicion in participants that the DU
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