Category: Know your Law

KNOW YOUR LAW:AADHAR PRIVACY CASE

Whether Right to Privacy is a Fundamental Right under the Constitution of India is the question before a nine judge constitutional bench. This nine judge bench has only been constituted to look into whether privacy is a fundamental right after which the matter would be referred back to the five judge bench which is deciding […]

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KNOW YOUR LAW: ​LIVE –IN RELATIONSHIP PRESUMED MARRIAGE UNLESS UNIMPEACHABLE EVIDENCE AGAINST IT.

DHANNULAL AND OTHERS VS. GANESHRAM AND ANOTHER (CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3410 OF2007/CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3411 OF 2007) India believes in the sacred institution of marriage as being sacrosanct and sacrament. Marriages are a fundamental  part of the  social life in India and is regarded with great reverence by the Indian Judiciary as well which has […]

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KNOW YOUR LAW: MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS OF THE INSUARANCE LAWS (AMENDMENT) BILL 2015

The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015 was passed by the Lok Sabha on 4th March, 2015 and by the Rajya Sabha yesterday i.e. on 12th March, 2015.The passage of the Bill thus paved the way for major reform related amendments in the Insurance Act, 1938, the General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Act, 1972 and the Insurance […]

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​KNOW YOUR LAW: THE PROBATION OF OFFENDERS ACT, 1958.

India needs a reformative touch in its criminal system, the touch that destroys the criminality in the human rather than the humanity in the criminal. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 is one such legislation, aimed at rehabilitating amateur offenders into the society, preventing conversion of youthful offenders into obdurate criminals as a result of […]

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​Know your Law: The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

India is a welfare state and the Government plays a major role in ensuring law, order and well being of its citizens. The Central and State Governments come up with schemes, policies and legislations for the growth and development of the people who have voted them into office. However, if the executives who implement Government […]

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