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Misuse Of Ninth Schedule

Introduction A good Constitution must possess some fundamental limitations and restrictions on the powers to govern and legislate. The limitations and restrictions are direct or indirect, express or implied. A good Constitution must also provide for the power of judicial review over the Constitutional amendments and legislative Acts.[1] Judicial review scans the unconstitutional laws enacted […]

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Trade Secrets- As An Intellectual Property And Its Protection

INTRODUCTION: Trade Secrets are confidential information relating business and it is not available for public use and the owner of such information try to keep it confidential. A trade secret can be any data, equipment and computer program. The Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), administered by the World Trade Organization […]

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Employees Compensation (Amendment) Act 2017

The Employees Compensation (Amendment) Act, 2017, introduced in the Lok Sabha in August, 2016. Central legislature received the assent of the President on April 12, 2017. The amendment is to the Employees Compensation Act, 1923. Earlier this Act is also known as The Workmen’s Compensation Act. The Employees Compensation Act, 1923 is an old but […]

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Should we legalise sex workers in India?

Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment either as money, goods, services, or some other benefit agreed upon by the transacting parties. Prostitution is sometimes described as commercial sex or hooking. Depending on the jurisdiction, prostitution law may deem commercial sex to be legal or illegal. A […]

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Decoding Of Plastic Rice Rumour

Since 2011, social media rumours asserted plastic rice had been manufactured by China and also exported to many countries in the world which were consumed by many people not as a food. Plastic rice probably means rice made from plastic and are manufactured from potatoes, sweet potatoes and synthetic resin (plastic). The rice is made […]

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An Analysis Of Monsanto Judgement

Monsanto Technology LLC (“the first plaintiff”), Monsanto Holdings Private Limited (“the second plaintiff”) and Mahyco Monsanto Biotech (India) Pvt. Ltd. (“the third plaintiff”) impleading three defendants, they being Nuziveedu Seeds Limited (“the first defendant”), Prabhat Agri Biotech Limited (“the second defendant”) and Pravardhan Seeds Private Ltd. (“the third defendant”), claiming cause of action to have […]

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Terrorism and the threat to rule of law in India.

A.  INTRODUCTION TO RULE OF LAW: Principle of ‘Rule of Law’ is almost part of every nation’s law and has been adopted by various nations including India. Rule of law provides that law is supreme and must be followed by every individual; every legal authority or legal person derives its force from law. Notion of […]

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Jurisdiction issues in Intellectual Property violations over internet.

The Intellectual Property situation is bad and getting worse. To be a programmer, it requires one to understand as much law as one does technology. Lately, there has been a downside to the trend of dependence upon internet; there has been difficulty in the detection and protection of the Intellectual Property Infringements in the virtual […]

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The Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment presents its 43rd report on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016

The Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment, on July 21, presented its 43rd report on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016, to the Lok Sabha. It was laid in Rajya Sabha on the same day. Divided into nine chapters,the report includes minutes of the Committee’s sittings as well. The report makes significant […]

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Can Competition Commission of India take cognizance of anti-competitive behavior?

Competition is the founding of efficiently working market systems. Its target is to secure the interests of the consumers by giving quality products and services at a decreased cost. It quickens growth and development by creating a level playing field for all players in the market so as no one firm has undue preferred advantage […]

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