How Judgment, Decree and Order are Different?
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How Judgment, Decree and Order are Different?

There are certain differences between Judgement, Decree and Order. The decisions given by the court of law are either orders or decrees. A decree is followed by a judgement that is pronounced by the court after hearing the case. It is important to note that decree and order are analogous to each other. A judgment is passed by the court of law on the ground of decree or order.

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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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Types of bills in the Indian Parliament
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Types of bills in the Indian Parliament

A Bill is a proposal for the legislation which becomes an act or law when duly enacted. Every bill has to pass through stages in each House. The Bills introduced in the Parliament are of two kinds- private bills and public bills. Although all the bills are governed by the same procedure in the House, they can differ in various respects.

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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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What is UCC? Why the Delhi HC said it
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What is UCC? Why the Delhi HC said it's time for a common-law?

The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is a set of laws which would be applicable to all the citizens irrespective of their religion in matters including marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption. Uniform Civil Code is defined in the Constitution of India under Article 44 of the Directive Principles of the State Policy. 

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Does India need Two-Child Policy?
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Does India need Two-Child Policy?

It does not come as a surprise to anyone when I say that India has been dealing with the problem of over-population for a long time. Due to this overpopulation, resources get dwindled, lack employment opportunities, and destruction the environment.

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Twitter no longer enjoys Legal Protection in India. But Why?
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Twitter no longer enjoys Legal Protection in India. But Why?

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology confirmed on 28th June that the micro-blogging platform Twitter had lost its intermediary status and it can no longer avail the legal protection provided to the Internet Intermediaries under Section 79 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 as it has failed to comply with the new IT Rules, 2021. Section 79 of the Act states that an intermediary shall not be liable for any third-party information or communication link made available or hosted by him, thus providing Safe Harbour Protection. This means that sites like Twitter will not be held liable if the third parties misuse the platform.

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Laws Relating to Protection of Animal Rights in India
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Laws Relating to Protection of Animal Rights in India

Human beings often forget that the pain and feelings that the animals have are the same feelings that humans face when they are subjected to the same level of cruelty, abuse and torture. In India, animals are treated as a commodity. Every day, countless dogs, monkeys and other animals are burned, buried, cut open, poisoned, starved and drugged all over the country for economic reasons, convenience and other old habits. It is high time we ask ourselves- Do we have any right to imprison and harm other sentient beings?

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Tips on how to get law Internships in India
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Tips on how to get law Internships in India

Internships always have a major role in every student’s career. Landing on the right internships does not only boost your career but also, helps you bag the job that you always wanted. Legal internships help the students gain a practical application of what they have learnt in the law school. However, with the top firms of the country receiving thousands of applications every month, getting an opportunity to work there is not always that easy. Here are some tips that will help you land an internship.

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How does cybercrime cell work in india?
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How does cybercrime cell work in india?

Did you know that India loses five times as much in online frauds compared to burglary and theft, with some cities, registering more cybercrime cases with the police than the conventional crimes like murder, theft, burglary? In addition to the cybercrimes that have targeted the Indian consumers, businesses and government agencies, there are various other types of “insider” cybercrimes that have been reported in the country as well. Factors including the country’s increasing digitization, the position as a global outsourcing hub makes India a continuous cybercrime target. This has led to Indian consumers and agencies becoming a victim of high-profile international crimes. However, it should not be forgotten that India also generates a number of cybercrimes that affect Internet users all over the world.

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What is Maintenance under various laws?
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What is Maintenance under various laws?

Marriages are considered to be made in heaven with nuptials believed to be pre-determined by destiny. However, man has ensured that with the course of time, this match is fettered with a string of legislation. These legislations govern all the areas revolving around the concept of marriage, from the initiation to the breakdown of marriage. The entire concept of maintenance was introduced so that if there is a spouse who is not economically independent then the other spouse would provide help so that they can make a living. 

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Analysis of the NDPS Act 1985
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Analysis of the NDPS Act 1985

With the Bollywood drug case linked to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput has been the talk of the talk since 2020, with big personalities from the industry like Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor being summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau, let’s talk about the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act of 1985. 

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Censorship in China: What all is Banned?
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Censorship in China: What all is Banned?

China has always stated that it wants to open its economy to the rest of the world. But its capital, Beijing, keeps a tight grip when it comes to technology and media access. Google’s battle with the Chinese government over Internet censorship has brought international attention to the censorship issues. The censorship in China is gradually becoming more and more undetectable and refined. Advancements in technology are continuously increasing the sophistication of the methods of censorship. Increase in the computing power and advanced network analysis technologies, most of which is purchased from the United States, allow Chinese authorities to control over the content which they find objectionable. While, many of the foreign websites are still available in China, some of the most notable websites, like the BBC, is still banned. Currently, blocking based on keyboards in prevalent, technical refinement of these techniques will continue.

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What are the Career Opportunities after LLM in India?
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What are the Career Opportunities after LLM in India?

Law is one of the most promising careers in every country. A student pursing law has the option to either start practising or pursue Masters of Law on completion of LLB. A Master degree in Law is a post graduate degree in the field of law, offering specializations such as International Law, Criminal Law, Corporate Law among many others. The graduates enjoy the luxury of applying for jobs in numerous sectors that are related to there are of specialization. After the completion of LLM, equal opportunities open up in both, government and private sectors. Students pursuing LLM can build a career as a lawyer/advocate, legal advisor, law officer etc. With so many options, students are often caught in dilemmas regarding what to do after LLM.

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High Courts in India- History, Jurisdiction, Composition
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High Courts in India- History, Jurisdiction, Composition

The High Courts of India are the highest judicial court in a every State and Union Territory. Articles 214 to 237 of the Constitution of India lay down the provisions of the High Courts. Article 214 deals with the establishment of High Courts in every state. High Courts have the power to exercise their original civil and criminal jurisdiction in any case, if the subordinate courts are not approved by the law to take up the matter due to the absence of financial or regional jurisdiction. There is a total of 25 High Courts in India.

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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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Ram Mandir Land Controversy Explained
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Ram Mandir Land Controversy Explained

The land purchase by the Ayodhya Mandir trust has become a topic of controversy with two real estate dealers being accused of allegedly purchasing a property from an individual for Rs 2 Crore and going on to sell it to the Trust for 18.5 Crores, within minutes. The Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra is a trust set up by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in February 2020 to check and manage the construction of the temple based on the Supreme Court verdict. The Trust was awarded almost 67 acres of land in the ruling and 12 out of 15 members are nominated by the Centre. 

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The Need for Women Judges in the Higher Judiciary
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The Need for Women Judges in the Higher Judiciary

It is high time that while appointing the judges of the High Courts and the Supreme Court, equal representation should be given to the women in the judiciary. The higher judiciary should have reservation policy for women. When we compare the higher and lower judiciary, we can see that while the lower judiciary has 27% of female judges, the high courts have only 10% and the Supreme Court is not even at one per cent. As we reach closer to the top of the judiciary pyramid, we see fewer women representations. 

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