THE LEGAL INTERFACE BETWEEN INDIAN PATENTS ACT, 1970 AND BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ACT, 2000

By Ms. Kiran Sharma, Copyright Examiner at Copyright Office, DPIIT The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 (BDA) is an outcome of United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity held in 1992, wherein the sovereign rights of the states over their biological resources were reaffirmed. India being signatory to the said Convention found it necessary to give effectContinue reading “THE LEGAL INTERFACE BETWEEN INDIAN PATENTS ACT, 1970 AND BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ACT, 2000”

PASSPORT AS A MEANS OF PROVING CITIZENSHIP IN THE LIGHT OF NRC – A COMPARATIVE OUTLOOK

By Shrirang Asthaptre and Sanjana Kulkarni, 5th Year Student, ILS Law College, Pune INTRODUCTION: National Register of Citizens (NRC) was first introduced vide an amendment to the Indian Citizenship Act in 2003, mandating the State to maintain a record of Indian citizens, thereby making easier, the identification and deportation of illegal immigrants therein[1]. Notably, itContinue reading “PASSPORT AS A MEANS OF PROVING CITIZENSHIP IN THE LIGHT OF NRC – A COMPARATIVE OUTLOOK”

DECRIMINALIZATION OF DISHONOR OF CHEQUE: A NON-FEASIBLE SOLUTION

By Aayush Akar and Aarushi Prabhakar, 3rd Year Student, National Law University Odisha Introduction On 8th June 2020, the Government of India vide Ministry of Finance released a notification for the decriminalization of 39 economic offences including the offence of dishonour of cheque with an aim of achieving ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas’.[1] The chiefContinue reading “DECRIMINALIZATION OF DISHONOR OF CHEQUE: A NON-FEASIBLE SOLUTION”

“DOES NATURE POSSESSES RIGHT? – THE DEBATE OF EXPANSIVE ENVIRONMENTALISM V. ETHICAL ENTRENCHMENT

By Shivansh Soni, 3rd Year Student, Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur “Unless men are held to possess some attribute over and above those which they have in common with natural objects- animals, plants, things, etc, (whether this difference is itself called natural or not), the moral command not to treat men as animals or thingsContinue reading ““DOES NATURE POSSESSES RIGHT? – THE DEBATE OF EXPANSIVE ENVIRONMENTALISM V. ETHICAL ENTRENCHMENT”

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE CURRENT INDIAN SCENARIO

By Himanshu Jakhmola India has always wanted to be a commercial hub and has always wanted to attract itself as the big commercial market because labour is cheaper than all the western countries, not comparing it with Asia we also get cheaper labour in other Asian countries but you talk across the globe our manufacturingContinue reading “ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE CURRENT INDIAN SCENARIO”

TRIAL BY MEDIA: MOCKERY OF JUSTICE

By Manasvi Bhatt, 5th Year Student, UPES Dehradun Introduction On June 14, 2020 Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide and soon media trail started in this high-profile case. From giving a nepotism angle to drug angle, media stooped down to all the level to gain TRP. Media is not a new phenomenon, it is prevalent inContinue reading “TRIAL BY MEDIA: MOCKERY OF JUSTICE”