Is the World Bank Environmental and Social Framework ‘Safeguarding’?

Introduction Since the early years of its inception in the 1940s, The World Bank has primarily used two instruments for financing its development projects; Investment Project Financing, and Development Policy Lending. However, no regulation or policy framework was established to … Continue reading Is the World Bank Environmental and Social Framework ‘Safeguarding’?

Drawing the line between Active and Deliberate Consent and No Consent in cases of Sexual Intercourse on Promise of Marriage

Introduction Under Section 375 IPC[i], Rape has been defined as certain sexual acts when committed on a female, under any of the circumstances mentioned under Section 375 IPC. If you read the section it will be very clear that there … Continue reading Drawing the line between Active and Deliberate Consent and No Consent in cases of Sexual Intercourse on Promise of Marriage

Relevancy and Probative Value of Entries in Books of Accounts: Deconstructing Section 34 of Indian Evidence Act

Introduction Section 34 of Indian Evidence Act provides that: Entries in books of accounts including those maintained in an electronic form, regularly kept in the course of business, are relevant whenever they refer to a matter into which the Court … Continue reading Relevancy and Probative Value of Entries in Books of Accounts: Deconstructing Section 34 of Indian Evidence Act