Stages of the Civil Suit as per the Civil Procedure Code, 1908
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Stages of the Civil Suit as per the Civil Procedure Code, 1908

Any court case that involves disputes between individuals over money or any other injury to personal rights are known as civil cases. For a Civil Suit, there are two criterions- the cause of action and the claim for damages/compensation. The Civil Suit must also fulfil all the conditions laid down in Section 9 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.

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What are the different Marriage Laws in India?
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What are the different Marriage Laws in India?

In India, the apex court has provided the right to life and liberty under Article 21 of the Constitution. This includes the right to get married. However, in order to be married legally, both the bride and groom must complete certain requirements that are laid down by the laws.

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10 Important Cases of 2021
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10 Important Cases of 2021

The most important thing for a law student is to be updated with the recent legal happenings and the recent important judgments. Just like 2020, this year as well the courts are hearing and deciding cases virtually after the 2nd wave that happened in India. In this article we will discuss the important judgments that took place till June 2021. Let us have a look at the most important cases decided this year-

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Attorney-Client Privilege in India
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Attorney-Client Privilege in India

Attorney-Client privilege refers to a client’s right to refuse any disclosure of sensitive information and to prevent the attorney from disclosing the information to a third party. In other words, it is a type of understanding between the attorney and the client where any information shared by the client to the attorney cannot be further disclosed to any other person, by the attorney.This essentially refers to the rights available to the client for the protection of their own interest.

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What is Model Tenancy Act, 2020?
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What is Model Tenancy Act, 2020?

Real estate has been the focal point of the law makers for quite some time and there has been attempts to bring legislation to solve the prolonged ambiguity and flaws in the real estate laws. First revolutionary legislation enacted by the Parliament was Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 to promote and protect the interest of the home buyers as well as to help boost the investments in real estate sector.

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Social Media Sites vs Government of India
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Social Media Sites vs Government of India

The New IT Rules and The Controversy with the Social Media Sites.

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What is the Interpretation of Live-in Relationship in India?
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What is the Interpretation of Live-in Relationship in India?

In India, marriage is considered a sacramental institution and the same is based on the principles of responsibilities and tolerance. These principles have been followed throughout the generations and people have considered it their duty to follow the principles when they get married. However, as Indian society moved forward, people started looking for alternatives to marriage as the modern youth started considering the entire concept of marriage a burden. Over the years, a drastic change in the living pattern has been observed in the Indian society.

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Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Rights
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Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Rights

Machines were invented by man as a device to help ease his burden by doing a tedious job repeatedly and at a faster pace. Let's recall the show Karishma-Ka-Karishma or Bollywood movie Robot that all of us must have seen at least once, showings robots or machines as intelligent beings taking their own decisions, creating things, etc. Back in those days, the public perception was that intelligence in machines was just extraordinary imaginations of dreamy filmmakers and a mere part of fiction.

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Future of Cryptocurrencies after Supreme Court
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Future of Cryptocurrencies after Supreme Court's Judgement

The 'Cryptocurrency' was introduced in 2009, and it has intrigued the world since then. It came in as a new revolution in the economy of not just a particular country but almost the entire globe. The most famous form of cryptocurrency is the 'Bitcoins', and the time since it was presented to the world, people have been trading and investing in it even though it was not regulated. Not regulating these cryptocurrency means that even if there are illegal activities like money laundering, fraud and even terrorist funding. This implies that there is no protection either for a consumer or for businesses.

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Difference between Act, Bill, Ordinances, Rules & Regulations
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Difference between Act, Bill, Ordinances, Rules & Regulations

Can we refer to the Specific Relief Act, Transfer of Property Act, Companies Act, Contract Act as a bill? Wait! Before refuting this question, always remember that an Act was obviously a bill once, but as these Acts have been passed in both the Houses and assented by the President so, they will not be referred to as a ‘bill’.  Presidential assent distinguishes a bill from an Act. We frequently come across terms like a bill being introduced, a law being enacted, an ordinance that is being passed, and an Act coming into force. So, what's the difference? Read this article to know more in detail.

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Nani Palkhivala: The Legendary Lawyer
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Nani Palkhivala: The Legendary Lawyer

“If a count were to be made of the ten topmost lawyers of the world, I have no doubt that Mr. Palkhivala’s name would find a prominent place therein” – H.R.Khanna

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Patents Right in Covid-19 Drugs
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Patents Right in Covid-19 Drugs

As India battles the worsening second wave of Covid-19 and with a shortage of vaccines, which are considered as the only possible way to stop this deteriorating menace, the talks of compulsory licensing are buzzing around. In this article, we will be discussing the concepts like patents while concentrating on compulsory licensing and its need in the current scenario.

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Kashmir Issue: Abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A
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Kashmir Issue: Abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A

A year after 370 was removed, the question is whether it has attained its objective? Before answering that, another relevant question arises that why Art 370 was brought into existence? It was incorporated as the temporary, transitional and special provision as mentioned under Part XXI of the Constitution.  Reading from the title of the provision it’s applicability was very well- projected to last till the formulation and adoption of the State’s constitution. It was basically inserted with the idea to end insurgency and violence after partition. But that failed in its entirety.

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India’s National Security Laws
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India’s National Security Laws

In India, the Parliament has time and again enacted a series of National Security and anti-terror Laws such as Preventive Detention Act, Maintenance of Internal Security Act, National Security Act, Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act, Prevention of Terrorism Act, etc. all in the attempt to uphold the Sovereignty, Security and Integrity of the nation. The latest in the series is the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act of 2019.

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National Education Policy 2020
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National Education Policy 2020

The New National Education Policy made us wait for the last 34 years. It was in 1986 that the present curriculum came into existence. In Indian politics, the subject of education has mostly remained at the back foot because it wasn’t vote fetching. Why should one think about the children who aren’t even eligible to vote might be the understanding for the politicians sitting in our Parliament. BJP had this change for policy in their manifesto since 2014. 

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What are the 10 Labour Laws that every employee must know?
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What are the 10 Labour Laws that every employee must know?

Did you know that India is among the 10 worst countries for working people according to the Global Rights Index 2020 which ranks 144 countries on the degree of respect for worker’s rights. Labour laws and reforms have been a controversial topic which no one wants to discuss and the majority of the population of India are not aware about their labour laws especially the daily wage laborers and even sometimes the employees working in huge establishments.

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Anti-Defection Law: Time to revisit or repeal?
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Anti-Defection Law: Time to revisit or repeal?

The issue is relevant due to the current Rajasthan crisis where Sachin Pilot (ex-deputy CM) has resigned along with the other 19 MLAs. Sachin Pilot and those MLAs were served with a notice for violation of anti-defection law, and thereafter it is now challenged in the HC. To understand the crisis, it is necessary to learn what anti-defection is, what leads to the violation, and other relevant issues.

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The Bhima Koregaon Case
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The Bhima Koregaon Case

The 80 year old Dr. Varavar Rao, a Telugu poet, while in prison for allegedly being involved in the Bhima Koregaon 2018 case, has been confirmed positive for the COVID-19 virus. There has been massive uproar on the social media regarding the conditions in which Rao has been kept, since the pandemic was declared, and how he is being treated in the hospital.

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