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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UAPA and The Sharjeel Imam Case
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UAPA and The Sharjeel Imam Case

Sharjeel Imam, a former JNU student, was arrested by the police on account of instigating violence and disruption of peace, during the anti-CAA protests that took place near the Jamia Milia Islamia University, on 28 January 2020. He was booked under several charges under the India Penal Code, 1860, and an investigation was instituted against him under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA). He has been, since his arrest, fighting to obtain bail, and also against the investigation timeline that has expired.

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Rights in Police Custody in the light of Recent Police Brutality Cases
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Rights in Police Custody in the light of Recent Police Brutality Cases

While there was great uproar on social media recently regarding the George Floyd murder and police brutality on black people in the US, we have seen a considerable silence on the part of the “woke” Indian right wing figurines on the police brutality accounts in India. In the past 2 years, there has been an increase in the cases of police brutality in the prisons as well as outside prisons. In 2018, the number of prisoners who died in prisons across India amounted to 1,845. As alarming as the number of death in India is, the causes registered for these deaths is more alarming. Most of these deaths were registered as deaths due to natural causes and others went unregistered. 

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Revised India’s Foreign Policy to curb Chinese takeovers
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Revised India’s Foreign Policy to curb Chinese takeovers

In the last couple of months, India and China have had quite a strenuous relationship. In the midst of this, the Covid-19 has plagued the world and has brought in disastrous consequences for economies. Every country is grappling with economic implications and India, being no exception has aimed to take a protective stand by implementing the recent FDI norms.

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India's Labour Laws: A Key Area of Reform

India has a number of labour laws that govern almost all the aspects of employment and are regarded as rigid in nature due to their restriction on mobility. In this article, we will be discussing the background of labour laws and the recent reforms done by various state governments due to the Covid-19 outbreak. 

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Force Majeure Clause:Understanding the Importance of this Clause
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Force Majeure Clause:Understanding the Importance of this Clause

Coronavirus was declared as a pandemic in March 2020 by the World Health Organization and since then the global economy has been hit the hardest with governments across the globe implementing stringent policies including lockdown to control the coronavirus outbreak. Due to this the force majeure clause is gaining a lot of attention and in this article, we will be discussing the important aspects of this clause.

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Fundamental Duties
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Fundamental Duties

The Fundamental Duties are the basic norms to be observed by the citizens towards their State. Fundamental Duties are mentioned under Art.51-A Part IVA of the Indian Constitution. They were added through 42nd Amendment 1976 upon the recommendations of Swaran Singh Committee to pay respect towards the Nation. The Fundamental Rights and Duties are correlative to each other.

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Check the Trademark Class for your Business
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Check the Trademark Class for your Business

Before applying for TM Registration, the very first thing that a person must do is determine the class or classes under which their products or services fall. There are a total of 45 TM classes that cover various goods and services. Classes 1 to 34 cover goods and classes 35 to 45 cover services.

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5 Important Compliances for your Startup
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5 Important Compliances for your Startup

For the past few years, India has seen a substantial rise in the development of Startups trying to establish their identity in the financial market of the world.  With many ambitious projects coming up, it becomes necessary that such new emerging businesses, however small or big they may be, conform to the laws, rules and regulations of the land.

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A guide to Corporate Insolvency Procedure
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A guide to Corporate Insolvency Procedure

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,2016 (IBC,2016) came in to force on 28th May 2016. The law relating to reorganization and insolvency of corporate body is dealt with by this act.

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Concept of Corporate Personality
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Concept of Corporate Personality

Corporate personality is the creation of law. And as per the law, a corporation is an artificial person created by the personification of a group of individuals. The theory of corporate personality mainly states that a company has a legal identity different from its member. Both English and Indian laws follow the concept of corporate personality.

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8 things you must be aware of if you are a startup
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8 things you must be aware of if you are a startup

As entrepreneurs, we want to innovate, experiment and do every thing possible in a different way. In this fast-pacing world, survival is the most important element for any new business that is being set up or is already there in the market. But, when it comes to legal structure, I'm sure nobody wants to run their brains and would keep it as simple as possible. 

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September 2019 Current Affairs
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September 2019 Current Affairs

“Global Goalkeeper Award 2019 ” By: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Winner: PM Narendra Modi for Swachh Bharat

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Sources of the Indian Constitution
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Sources of the Indian Constitution

Indian Constitution is an essential and fundamental document that forms the basis of the Republic of India. It is the origin of the state, the government, citizenship, rights, liberty & justice. However, it is often criticized for not being original per se, because many of its provisions are borrowed from other countries.

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International Trademark Registration
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International Trademark Registration

The registration of a trademark in the domestic market is rather different from that in the international one as the benefits provided to the proprietor in both the cases differ significantly. The registration process provided for both of them is also different. Encouraging the registration of trademarks internationally was made possible because of the Madrid System. India consented to the system by becoming a signatory to the Madrid protocol and a member of the World International Property Rights Organisation (WIPO) in 2013.  

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Changes in the Motor Vehicles Act
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Changes in the Motor Vehicles Act

The Parliament of India passed the new Motor Vehicle Act in July 2019, and it ensured that it is all over the news once it came into force on the first day of September.  

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