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IDIA – Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to legal education (IDIA) per nomenclature is a premiere organization that focuses on increasing diversity in the legal education by empowering the underprivileged and increasing awareness about the potential that this field carries.  NLUO – National Law University Odisha...
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We are very well familiar about one of the most famous justices in our times, Justice Markandey Katju. His love for urdu, and poetry has always been an area of attraction to the general public as well. After all who has...
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Cyprus was a British colony until 1960 and as such the Cyprus legal system was highly influenced by the English legal system and the principles of common law and equity were adopted by the legal system of Cyprus. The Cypriot Courts...
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Please read the following two pieces to understand the context of this note:http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/article2379704.ece Arundathi's Piece   http://clearvisor.wordpress.com/2011/08/23/why-i%E2%80%99d-rather-be-anna-than-arundhati/ Clearvisor's Take on Arundathi ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Whats right is not left, and whats left is not right."     The Queen of Controversies is...
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The Supreme Court in a recent decision, in Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Golden Chariot Airport, has briefly examined the 'Doctrine of Election' and the common law doctrine of prohibiting 'approbation' and 'reprobation' as enshrined in the latin maxim qui approbat non...
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The Indian judiciary and the hierarchy of courts is a perfect solution for such a huge and diverse democracy. In present case, I am talking about Punjab, Haryana and U.T. Chandigarh. The Capital of Punjab and Haryana i.e. Chandigarh, has almost all...
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This Article was originally published on CLATGyan.com As you all know, CLAT’s paper is divided into 5 sections. However, no one can ever be sure of what kind of questions one will have to face. In CLAT 2008, the system...
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Human Rights Violation   “It is the obligation of the State to ensure everyone the right to adequate food, education and enjoyment of highest attainable standards of physical and mental health. These rights have to be respected and made available to...
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Right to Information India is a democratic country. The head of the country is elected by the people of the country. The Government of the country possesses the authority to work for the welfare of the country on behalf of the...
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In the Ayodhya Verdict, it remains a confusion, whether it was a Legal Judgment or a Political Judgment. Afterall, a suit is either to be decreed or dismissed. It was nobody’s case to divide the disputed land (suit property) into three...
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A pensioner who said she was "tired" of her life and "suffering from intense pain" has requested Karnataka High Court that she be allowed to end her life, according to newspaper reports today.
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Legal process outsourcing (LPO) companies are giving stiff competition to law firms in the talent hunting stakes, writes the Eco Times today.   The article quotes several people working at LPOs, who claim that compared to law firms the companies offer:...
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The     High   Court   at  Calcutta, formerly    known  as   the High Court of Judicature at Fort William, was brought into existence by the Letters Patent dated 14th May, 1862, issued under the High Court's Act, 1861.The High Court of Judicature at Fort William...
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NO TDS ON SERVICE TAX With the advent of service tax, an interesting question has arisen whether tax is deductible at source under the IT Act even in respect of the service tax component of the professional fee/contract amount payable to...
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As citizens, observers and above all individuals who have the potential of being harbingers of social change, we have thoughts and avowed beliefs in the state of Indian democracy aplenty. But those vary between euphoric ideals which bind us together and...
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An innocent girl, an avid tennis player, 14-year old Ruchika Girhotra had not the faintest idea of what fate held in store for her, when she walked into the office of the then Inspector General of Police and head of Haryana...
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A group of ministers (GoM) on aviation security has recommended that hijackers should get the death penalty. "The clause on death penalty to the hijackers had been a debating point as some ministers had a view on the legal aspects of...
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Calcutta University students are still waiting for their LLB exams as the University has not finalised its the new exams as required by the Bar Council of India (BCI). Local Kolkata paper the Telegraph wrote today that although exams were meant...
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Panjab University law school students have called off a hunger strike after several hours as the University caved in to their demands. The Times of India (TOI) reported today that the Panjab University Student Union (PUSU) and the Hindustan Student Association...
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Either the Times of India thinks that only advocates are lawyers or that law firm lawyers are just not so very top. While I certainly would not dare disagree with the calibre and legal genius of each of these individuals, could...
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