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In India, children in the age group of 6-14 years have the right to free and compulsory elementary education in a neighbourhood school under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009. This covers primary (classes...
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by sflc_admin | September 18, 2017The ongoing Internet shutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal completes 3 months today. This day, three months earlier, mobile Internet was shutdown in the city due to the ongoing agitation for a separate Gorkhaland....
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That Section 319 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (“Cr.P.C.”) springs out of the doctrine judex damnatur cum nocens absolvitur (Judge is condemned when guilty is acquitted) and this doctrine must be used as a beacon light while explaining the ambit and...
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Financial investors in India are scared of regulatory uncertainties. Not that uncertainties are exclusive to our country but it’s a critical risk factor that is assessed by those making substantial investments. Historically, one of the most important regulatory concerns for...
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India has long recognised the right of foreign creditors to participate in the winding up of Indian companies. As early as 1961, the Supreme Court of India, in Rajah of Vizianagaram (AIR 1962 SC 500), clarified that foreign creditors have...
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Written by the Civil Liberties team at CCGA 9 judge bench of the Supreme Court of India passed a landmark judgment last week, which unanimously recognized the right to privacy as a fundamental right under the Constitution of India. The...
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In the recent past, there has been a renewed discussion around nutrition in India. A few months ago, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had released the National Health Policy, 2017.[1] It highlighted the negative impact of malnutrition on...
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National Law University, Delhi in collaboration with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP is set to organise the 4th edition of the International Negotiation Competition from 08-10 September 2017. The competition is the first of its kind in India  which brings together...
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Photo credit: Indian Express, August 23, 2017Through its historic ruling delivered by a five-judge bench in the case of Shayara Bano and Ors v. Union of India on August 22nd 2017, the Supreme Court of India (SC) liberated Muslim women...
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Supreme Court of India has issued notice in a public interest litigation petition filed by Pallav Mongia, an Advocate-on-Record at the Supreme Court which seeks a direction “to prohibit transfer of data pertaining to citizens of Union of India outside...
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Following the success of the last two editions of the GNLU Moot Court on Securities and Investment Law, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, is proud to announce the third edition of the first of its kind Securities and Investment Law moot...
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The ability to attract large scale Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into India has been a key driver for policy making by the Government. Prime Minister Modi seems to be going along the right track, with India receiving FDI inflows worth...
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Today, the Supreme Court heard the ongoing matter of Sabu Mathew George vs. Union of India. In 2008, a petition was filed to ban advertisements endorsing sex-selective abortions from search engine results. Advertisements endorsing sex selective abortions are illegal under...
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by sflc_admin | September 4, 2017On Sep 2, 2017, SFLC.in organized a discussion titled “Celebrating the Right To Be Let Alone” to commemorate the recent recognition of right to privacy as a fundamental right, discuss the privacy judgment, its...
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by sflc_admin | September 4, 2017On Sep 2, 2017, SFLC.in organized a discussion titled “Celebrating the Right To Be Let Alone” to commemorate the recent recognition of right to privacy as a fundamental right, discuss the privacy judgment, its...
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