Category: Legal Articles


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

Essential Features of Agency

Author: Ridhima Singhal 1. INTRODUCTION: LAW OF AGENCY The Law of Agency is concerned with the contractual relationship between two people i.e. the principal and the agent in which the latter acts on behalf of the former. This relationship is what we call ‘Agency’. The logic behind the law of agency is that a person

Free Consent as an Essential for a valid Contract: An Analysis with special reference to Indian Cases

Author: Bhavya Dayal INTRODUCTION The Indian Contract Act of 1872 governs contracts in India. The Act states that no contract shall be made unless both parties are fully committed and willing to have the contract legally enforceable. As a result, the concept of free consent becomes extremely important. Section 12[1] of the Indian Contract Act


Author: Aditi Sinha INTRODUCTION: Insolvency is a state or position where once liabilities exceed once realizable assets and thereby by making the person unable to pay his debts. With the world being a globalized one it is common for companies to have assets in more than one country thus leading to the issue of cross-border

Overview of Banking Laws in India

Author: Ridhi Malhotra Indian Banking System Indian Banking System throughout the previous two centuries has seen numerous turns of events. The principal banks were The General Bank of India which began in 1786 and the Bank of Hindustan. From that point, three administration banks to be specific the Bank of Bengal (this bank was initially