-By Nikita, SY Division B The Patents Act of 1970 and the promulgated provisions control the identification and implementation of patent rights in India. The Patents (Amendment) Act 2005 modified the Act, bringing the Indian patent regime into adherence with the WTO Agreement on “Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights 1994 (TRIPs).” The newest modificationContinue reading “The Patent Rights in Indian Legal System”
-By Rakshinda Raheman, SY BA LLB C “If the freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent, we may be led, like a sheep to its slaughter.” ~ George Washington The Constituent Assembly amended Article 19(2) in June 1951, just months after the Constitution went into effect, to add three additional specified limitations towards theContinue reading “Freedom of Speech and Prashant Bhushan’s case”
Michel Foucault’s panopticon penitentiary has been an esteemed surveillance model in academic circles. It allows a monitor to observe every prisoner in a penitentiary from a central tower.
For a long time, India has been notorious for custodial tortures and such violation of human rights have recently been on the rise.
The environment, in itself, is an important aspect and a debated subject around the world. We have noticed the concerns of developed, developing and underdeveloped nations at the Paris accord. Every country requires holistic growth in every sector, but that should not come at the expense of environmental concerns.
In the first week of the August of 2020, an Indian food delivery and aggregating company introduced trans-inclusive period leaves for all of its menstruating employees. In a note to the staff, the CEO said the move of introducing ten days leave policy was to “foster a culture of trust, truth and acceptance”.
Women with disabilities can have plural identity markers because they are marginalized in Indian society based on their disability and other ‘socio-cultural identities’ that divide them into various categories. That is to say that women with disabilities can be invisible or side-lined in the human rights debate, and because of this reason are unable to enjoy the rights available to them.
The Competition Act, 2002 (hereinafter “Act”) was enacted in India’s pursuit for globalisation and liberalisation of the economy. It was passed to provide healthy economic development in the Indian market with the aim to protect the competition and prevent abuse of monopolisation.
The fight for complete equality for women at large, in common parlance, the feminist movement has seen waves that have been instrumental for women acquiring a plethora of rights: the right to work, the freedom of choice, the right to pursue an education, freedom from sex discrimination, sexual and bodily freedoms, etc. None, however, would be as important as the right to vote.
These difficult times where COVID-19 has forced us to be in lockdown has impaired the functioning of various companies. Various important matters about the company which require the physical presence of the shareholders in a meeting are improbable in the current scenario considering the fatal consequences and following social distancing norms to protect oneself from endangering his/her life.
Chief Justice Warren Burger once said, “Whatever their origins, these exceptions to the demand for every man’s evidence are not lightly created nor expansively construed, for they are in derogation of the search for truth.”
Under the general law of contracts, a doctrine called ‘privity of contract’ prevents a third party from enforcing any obligations or acquiring any rights under a contract.
Censorship is the act of subduing variety of content to a form which is very comprehensive and acceptable by eliminating the parts or acts whose acceptance is debatable or which could cause distress.
India will have the highest youth population in the word in the upcoming decade and it is a shared responsibility of the government to provide contemporary educational opportunities to the students to shape the future of the country. This can be done only if the education policy targets the idea of universal access to quality education which will be a key to social and economic justice.
In the ever-progressing time of today, women want to be treated equally and respectfully. In a male-dominated society, women want to be regarded as individuals with feelings, aspirations, and dreams. Unfortunately, some women fall prey to beatings, torture, and violence by their counterparts.