Category: Legal Articles

IS THE PRIVATIZATION OF PRISONS A SOLUTION TO THE FAILURE OF THE PRISON SYSTEM IN INDIA?

Author(s) – 1. Gayatri Singh (UPES Dehradun) 2. Hardik Manoj Manwani (UPES Dehradun) 3. Avantika Verma (UPES Dehradun) ABSTRACT   One of the most crucial components of the criminal justice system in our nation is prison. The term “correctional facility” also applies to prisons, where the individual who has been charged or found guilty is detained

ARE ELECTORAL FREEBIES – POLITICALLY,LEGALLY AND ECONOMICALLY APPROPRIATE?

Author: Kruti Brahmbhatt (Gujrat Law Society, Ahmedabad) What are electoral freebies? These are the promises made by the politicians to give free services or commodities in exchange of the votes in order to bring them in power. Generally free electricity, free water, allowances to the unemployed, free gadgets and free scooters are some examples of

CHILD TRAFFICKING

Author: Preeti Nakhat (KIIT School of Law) ABSTRACT A child is a priceless asset to any community and is undoubtedly important to the growth of the country. The way a nation raises its children to become its citizens will determine how that nation will develop in the future. According to the Child Labour (Prohibition and

DOWRY DEATH: AN ANALYSIS

Author: Esha Jain (Kalinga School of Law, Bhubaneshwara) INTRODUCTION Dowry is considered as one of the traditional customs of the marriage and the evil associated with the marriage is dowry system. Marriage is not a formal contract but rather a sacred relationship in Hindu culture. However, it appears that the dowry custom runs counter to

“DELIBERATIVE DEMOCRACY IN INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM”

Author: Roshani Pradhan INTRODUCTION Democracy extrapolate from the two words ‘Demos’ and ‘Kratos’ Demos means “ The People” and the kratos is “Power”. Therefore  the meaning of democracy is “Competency of the People”. Deliberation means people come together and get involved in debate. Deliberative democracy could also be a speculative enhancement over participatory democracy. Simply

CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF COMMUNITY FOREST RESOURCES UNDER FOREST RIGHTS ACT, 2006 FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIA.

Author: Gayatri Singh (UPES, Dehradun) ABSTRACT Tribals account for around 10.4 million people in India or nearly 8.6% of the country’s overall population.[1] Forest is vital to the lives of tribal people. For practically everything, they rely on forests. Tribes regard forests as gods, and they worship them because they provide them with sustenance. Tribes

THE JURISPRUDENCE OF ADR WITH RELEVANCY TO SECTION 34; DOES PARTIES HAVE RECOURSE AGAINST ARBITRAL AWARD?

Author(s) – 1. Sapna Kumari (BA. LL. B 3rd year Amity University, Patna) 2. Shristi Singh (BA. LL. B 3rd year Amity University, Patna) “Let’s change the vision for resolution; by resolving the dispute through Alternative Dispute Resolution” ABSTRACT Disputes, are increasing frequently are resolved through the ADR mechanism. When ADR first emerged, it frequently supported

Adultery

Author: Aadarsh Mishra (The ICFAI University, Dehradun) Dr. Vivek Kumar (Asst. Professor) The ICFAI University, Dehradun 1. Adultery: 1.1)  As per section 497 of Indian Penal Code (hereinafter as IPC) ,1860 adultery is defined as : “ Whoever has sexual intercourse with a person who is and whom he knows or has reason to  believe

Legality of live-in relationships in India

Author: Yashi Sharma INTRODUCTION: In these modern times, where new ideas are being adopted and everything is evolving very fast, Indian society is facing a difficulty in adopting changes relating to relationships, especially live-in relationships. Live-in relationships are preferred by couples when they want to know more about each other before marriage. Where marriage is