Upcoming Bills in Winter Session of Parliament 2021
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Upcoming Bills in Winter Session of Parliament 2021

Winter is here. And so is the Winter Session of the Indian Parliament! This time it is scheduled from 29th November, 2021 to 23rd December, 2021 with special adherence to COVID- 19 protocols. This date is nowadays approved by the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs. In this Session, there will be 20 working days (i.e. 20 sittings). Every day there will be one hour of Question Hour and one hour dedicate to Zero Hour by both Houses of Parliament. Last year, the winter session could not be held due to the pandemic. The last three Parliamentary session were also curtailed due to the COVID scare. 

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How to Repeal Laws in India?
Constitutional Developments

How to Repeal Laws in India?

Many amongst us are almost familiar with the law-making process in India wherein a bill is passed by both the Houses of Parliament and then it is sent to the president for assent. But what about its repeal? Only a few would have the idea as to repeal or nullification of the laws in India. Around 58 Acts have been repealed by far. As we have seen that after a lot of resistance from the farmers; PM Modi on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti addressed the nation that the government will repeal the three new farm laws in the upcoming Winter session of Parliament despite constant efforts made by the Government to convince the farmers on the benefits of the farm laws. Now, the word “repeal” here means to withdraw, annul or revoke any Act of Parliament. But why & how? To know these, read this article.

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Farm Laws Repealed- What led to this decision?
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Farm Laws Repealed- What led to this decision?

After a long run debate, our Indian Parliament has finally decided to repeal the three controversial farm laws which were enacted last year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation has assured that the legislative process for the repeal would be completed in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament. He also requested the farmers to return home to their families and put an end to the protest. 

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5 Things you must know about CLAT PG 2021
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5 Things you must know about CLAT PG 2021

After a long wait and delay due to the present scenario, CLAT PG 2021 was ultimately conducted offline on 23rd July 2021. More than 10,000 students appeared for CLAT PG Programme. Analysis of the examination is as important as the exam itself.

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

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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COVID- 19 and Disaster Management Act, 2005
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COVID- 19 and Disaster Management Act, 2005

The entire world is badly hit by the second wave of COVID- 19 with a large population facing medical oxygen shortage! Read on to know how MHA invoked DMA to fight this oxygen crisis.

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Unusual Tax Cases in the World!
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Unusual Tax Cases in the World!

Have you ever wondered about some of the most unusual tax disputes in the world or the weirdest taxes that once existed? If not, then these cases and taxes will surely surprise you! One of the weirdest taxes that emerged in Ancient Rome was none other than Bachelor tax, yes you heard it right! This was broadly practiced in the year 1821 in Missouri in the USA. The bachelors had to pay a tax of $1 but it never became a law. 

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What are the Rights of an Arrested Person?
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What are the Rights of an Arrested Person?

“Innocent until proven guilty”, in context to this phrase, it’s very obvious that in India the burden of proof to prove any allegation lies upon the prosecution. Until and unless, an accused is proved guilty, he or she cannot be considered as a criminal. An accused who is sent behind the bars and undergoing trial is considered as an undertrial prisoner, people often mistook an accused person for a criminal. In reality, an accused person is an entity who has been alleged to have committed an offence.

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CLAT 2021: Application Forms, Revised Exam Dates, Cut-Offs & Eligibility Criteria
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CLAT 2021: Application Forms, Revised Exam Dates, Cut-Offs & Eligibility Criteria

CLAT UG 2021 exam dates have been revised and it is going to be conducted on the 13th of June, 2021. The test is conducted on a rotational basis by twenty- two National Law Universities of India every year.

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Delhi Chalo Protest- Will the Farm Laws be amended?
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Delhi Chalo Protest- Will the Farm Laws be amended?

Thousands of farmers have marched towards the (NCT) National Capital of Delhi on their tractor-trolleys and other vehicles protesting against the Centre. Here, the protest is being popularly referred as the "Delhi Chalo Protest" from the Delhi- Haryana border with respect to the three agriculture-marketing laws or farm laws enacted at the Centre in the month of September due to their fear that the new farm laws will dismantle the monopoly of the Mandi System in India indirectly and the Minimum Support Price System. 

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India vs. USA Elections: Parliamentary System vs. Presidential System
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India vs. USA Elections: Parliamentary System vs. Presidential System

Queen Elizabeth II, Hans Adam II, Salman of Saudi Arabia, Akbar or Henri, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, who were they? All these were the monarch who ruled their countries. Monarchy was the form of government recognized all around the world. A renowned phrase “Raja ka beta hi raja banega” was the concept of monarchy.

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Career in Law: A great opportunity
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Career in Law: A great opportunity

“Make crime pay, become a lawyer” - Will Rogers The desire to enter a legal profession is basically drawn from inspiration. Previously, law was a family profession as most of the law aspirants took the inspiration from their family members. From Mahatma Gandhi to Barack Obama, the list of inspirators who have used the legal profession as a stepping stone to greatness, runs long and wide. Nowadays, law have become widely popular in India as it has evolved with time and law aspirants tend to seek the profession of law out of interest and the interest is no longer related to it being the family profession.

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Music Industry and Copyright Law in India
Intellectual Property Law

Music Industry and Copyright Law in India

Do you remember iconic songs like ‘Tamma Tamma’, ‘Badan pe Sitaarein’, and ‘Urvasi’ of 70s, 80s or 90s? These songs were the biggest hits of their times because of their eccentric dance moves and catchy music tunes.  Nowadays, we are witnessing the latest trend of remixes of these legendary old Hindi songs in Bollywood. Did you ever notice that the remix versions of these legendary old melodious songs are in violation of copyright laws or not? Or Does a person has the legal authority to launch a remix version of the song that is the original work of an author? 

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Right to Protest in India: Is it a Fundamental Right?
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Right to Protest in India: Is it a Fundamental Right?

Recently the newspapers and news channels are flooded with the news of farmers protesting against the Farmers bill 2020 and marching towards the capital city from various places in the Punjab and Haryana. While some quotes it as a political conspiracy, others categorise it as a genuine protest to cease the final enactment of the bill due to some apparent shortcomings. The protest is taken on a massive note and farmers got successful in arranging a meeting with the officials but they were not the only one to suffer. It appears that the residents had to also go through a lot of trouble.

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Legality of Phone tapping in India
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Legality of Phone tapping in India

Phone tapping refers to the monitoring of internet-based communications and phones by a third party by secret means. The word ‘phone tapping’ also means wiretapping or line bugging or interception of the phone. It was first commenced in the USA in the 1890s after the invention of the telephone recorder. Communication surveillance are broadly accepted as a necessary evil.

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Analysis of Right to Privacy in Modern Era
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Analysis of Right to Privacy in Modern Era

Article 21 has been termed as the heart of the Indian Constitution. The Supreme Court had extended the meaning of the word “life” and “personal liberty” giving birth to several rights under the said article. A right to be declared as a Fundamental Right, social and political rights enshrined under Part IV of the Constitution (DPSP) can be read with Part III to create enforceability of the provisions of DPSP.

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Evolution of Anti-Rape Laws in India
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Evolution of Anti-Rape Laws in India

Rape is one of the most common and under-reported crimes against women in India. According to NCRB, India recorded an average 87 rape cases every day in 2019 and 4,05,861 cases of crimes against women during the year 2019 itself. There are even classifications of rape for instance, ‘custodial rape’, ‘caste rape’, ‘gang rape’, ‘class rape’, ‘police rape’, ‘army rape’, ‘rape of minors’ & ‘date rape’. There are also other categories of rapes that are not yet acknowledged by the Indian legal system such as 'marital rape’ and ‘rape of sex workers’. 

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The Farm Bill 2020: Know the Pros & Cons
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The Farm Bill 2020: Know the Pros & Cons

The newly passed farm bills will give farmers the freedom to trade across states and empower them to turn into traders of their own produce and be in control of the process. The intent behind these three bills is that the new regulation will create an ecosystem where the farmers and traders will enjoy the freedom of choice of sale and purchase of agri-produce and promote barrier-free inter and intra-state trade and commerce outside the physical premises of markets notified under State Agricultural Produce Marketing legislations.

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