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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...
©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...
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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...
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The Companies Act 1956 governs and defines the law in relation to conduct of company affairs in the country. It defines a company, what shall constitute a company and how it shall be formed and the manner in which the affairs...
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It happens with almost all law students (taking in general not for them who have preset goals). A time comes when you get confused about where to go (I am not talking about places because that we very evidently know). Now...
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Being a Lawyer has been considered as an important and prestigious profession. Important because the society everyday has claims to gain justice and lawyers are the ones who help to accomplish the same. Prestigious, according to me, is because the amount...
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The anomaly of penning about life as a qualified lawyer lies in the fact that one way or the other we end up discrediting what we do, or at best keep wishing for what we cannot do! Any corporate lawyer (a...
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I got another email from a law student asking me to remove the internship experience he had shared on Lawctopus. The law firm had asked him to do so. Why? Because among the 400 good words he had written about the firm, there...
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Introduction- A new chapter in the form of Chapter XX-A was added in the Indian penal Code, 1860 with only one section, Section 498-A by the Criminal law (Second Amendment Act), 1983 with the main object to keep a check over the...
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Tongue out
The coal scam which is burning down every newspaper's front page these days is becoming an ostensible niggle for the ruling party. The ruling party is facing harsh allegations not only from the opposition but media and general public are also...
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Published At http://thestandingcoin.blogspot.in/2012/07/y-u-no-touch-me.html   Today’s episode of Satyamave Jayte is probably the best one till date. Hitting on India’s Achilles’ heel, Aamir Khan has brought to our notice the unethical, disruptive, idiotic system which cannot be described even by the most...
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Its all a poker game, where we all have our cards and we need to play. We need to keep this poker face in the game where no one should know or make out what our cards are. This is what...
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We have all heard of the story where Akbhar asks Birbal to say a word that, if heard in happiness makes you feel sad and if heard in sadness makes you feel happy. Birbal said “this time shall pass”. Similarly there...
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This is one of the poignant question which every Bihari might be asking to himself. With huge developments been seen in some sectors, some sectors still lag behind. This puts people in a dilemma and compels them to ask this question. Our...
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Introduction Advertisement is a strategy employed by the business entity to create psyche within the target user groups, a kind of conformity to their product and services. At present online advertising is an efficient and effective means for marketing due to...
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I have always been in awe of the grand backdrop of leather bound books against which lawyers are often photographed. I know now that these are law reports and not read cover to cover from Chapter 1. So when I randomly...
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You’re mesmerized by the seniors coming in your classroom and giving that powerful speech on the co-curricular events of law school. They familiarize with you with this activity which you dreamt since of doing since the day you started preparing for...
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Before debating if ‘whipping’ or ‘boxing someone in the ears’ is a Gandhian principle or punishment allowed under  law, let’s peek into (hope, I’m not committing a crime here) the history of corporal punishment. The earliest recorded history of mankind coming...
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So many cases of violence against the feminine gender have emerged since time immemorial. I say "feminine gender" and not "women" for many reasons. To begin with, the women have not been treated as anything but commodities since the birth of...
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We all are aware of human rights, right? It not only includes right to freedom of speech and expression, right to equality, etc. but in fact it also includes 'Right to Marriage'. There is a saying 'Marriages are made in heaven',...
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