On 28.08.2020, the Supreme Court (“Court”) had dismissed the writ petitions challenging UGC’s guidelines dated 06.07.2020 mandating all Universities to compulsorily conduct and complete exams for all final year students by 30.09.2020 (“revised guidelines”). Among other things, the Petitioners had … Continue reading UGC Judgment and Article 14
Many people have misconceptions about using living trusts in their estate planning. Among these are that you only need a living trust if you have a substantial estate and that you don’t need a living trust unless you’re married. In … Continue reading Is a living trust a good option for a single person?
The harrowing state of hazardous waste stemming out of different sources in the economy and the callous attitude of the perpetrators towards the same has led to a huge ecological imbalance. Can Environmental Criminal law be a solution to the … Continue reading Environmental Criminal Law: A necessity for the Indian justice system
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’?
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
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