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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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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Can WhatsApp Chats be used as an Evidence?
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Can WhatsApp Chats be used as an Evidence?

With the advent and widespread use of electronic means to facilitate business, it is very crucial to understand the position of enforceability of such transactions in India’s Court of Law, especially the admissibility of electronic records as evidence. Majority of the businesses conduct their meetings or deals via virtual platforms like e-mails or even on messaging apps such as Whatsapp. However, it is important to understand how electronic records of conversations and documents shared on platforms like Whatsapp should be preserved and protected in order to produce them as evidence in the Court of Law. Two laws governing the electronic records are 

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Rafale Deal Controversy: Procurement of 36 Rafale
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Rafale Deal Controversy: Procurement of 36 Rafale

The much-hyped multi billion Euro Rafale Deal which is considered as a gamechanger for India arrived in India as the first batch of five rafales out of 36 ordered landed at the Ambala Air Base on July 29.

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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

During the COVID-19 pandemic, two things were mostly talked about: Remdesivir, a medicine, and Force Majeure, a contract's clause. While Remdesivir captured headlines for its potential in combating the virus, the Force Majeure Clause quietly played an important role in protecting business deals, offering a remedy for contractual chaos caused by lockdowns, supply chain problems, and financial trouble.

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Reality of Coronavirus Test in India: Covid-19 Update
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Reality of Coronavirus Test in India: Covid-19 Update

Confirmed Coronavirus cases in India is still less than many other countries. Is it because of lesser tests being conducted? Besides being the largest bird, Ostrich is also known for its special characteristic to ignore adversity. And the way it does that is even more weird. Whenever an Ostrich senses trouble, it buries its head under the sand (or in the ground if possible) and this way it feels safe. The key here is that the trouble isn’t actually going away but the Ostrich is feeling safe although it actually isn’t. Is this safe for the Ostrich? Not at all!

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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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What is The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988?
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What is The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988?

The Law relating to Torts is based on the principle that every injury should have a remedy. The concept of compensation and providing damages step in at this very instance. “Compensation” is defined in Oxford dictionary as something signified to be given in recompense as opposed to the “damages” which is a value estimate.

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9 Best Practices on Contract Vetting
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9 Best Practices on Contract Vetting

If you look at two different agreements for similar purposes, let's say two sale purchase agreements or two credit agreements, you will find them to be similar to quite an extent. On the surface, drafting agreements seems like an easy job once you know the format and essential clauses.

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Intricacies of the Employee Contract
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Intricacies of the Employee Contract

One of the first agreements that people enter into as adults mostly include employment agreement. It is natural to have limited knowledge of how the agreements work, let alone the  employment agreement. This gives rise to a certain fear while signing because well, the agreements tie you into liabilities. In general practices, the employees are restricted by such agreements to mandatorily serve for a certain amount of time. There are other obligations as well, which are brought upon the employees through the employment agreement. It is important to analyse any agreement before signing it. Therefore, we have decided to quickly explain the important parts of every employment agreement, which is currently in practice with modifications according to different industries. If you look for certain clauses in the document, you shall be able to get a hold of liabilities the agreement is looking to put over you and make an informed decision.

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Letter of Undertaking: How does it Work?
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Letter of Undertaking: How does it Work?

Letter of Undertaking (hereinafter referred to as LoU) can said to be a sort of guarantee that is issued by a banking entity to the concerned person for attaining short term credit from the overseas branch of an Indian bank. Such LoUs are not issued against retail transactions, but are employed in business or trade transactions.

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Freelancing
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Freelancing

Freelancing is working on contractual basis for various companies rather than working on a regular salary basis for one employee. They have the freedom to choose their assignments or projects and company they would like to be associated with.

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Essentials of Valid Contract
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Essentials of Valid Contract

A contract is the foundation of a civilised world. The law relating to contracts in India is contained in Indian Contract Act, 1872. A Contract is simply an agreement between two or more persons to do something. Each contract creates a binding duty on the contracting parties. The Indian Contract Act deals with the enforcement of these rights and duties upon the parties in India.

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Rights and Liabilities of Landlords
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Rights and Liabilities of Landlords

The landlord (lessor) and tenant (Lessee) relationship begins when the lease agreement is signed or the tenant enters into the property whichever is earlier. A rental agreement refers to the relationship between landlord and tenant. It is an agreement in which the rights and liabilities of tenant and landlord are set forth, which is binding upon both the parties. In India the owner can rent his property only in two ways:

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Rights and Duties of Tenants
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Rights and Duties of Tenants

Renting a place in India can be a very tedious task. With the spurting growth in job opportunities and need for a better lifestyle, people have started to move out from their hometowns and have started to occupy cities which offer them good opportunities. Therefore, the landlord-tenant legal relationship has become a big topic of discussions lately. The need for clear grounds of this relationship is quite an essential one because both the parties need to feel secure about their end of the transaction as the shelter is one of the most basic requirements. There are laws to secure this position so that neither party face violations of their rights. The tenants especially are given secured rights so that they are not prone to unnecessary threats of evection and hike in rent prices. They are, in return, supposed to observe certain duties for the benefit of the landlords.

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Types of Contract
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Types of Contract

A contract is simply an agreement between two parties where an offer and acceptance to do or refrain from doing a particular thing along with some form of consideration or remuneration to be given on the fulfillment of the promise.

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Website Development Agreement
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Website Development Agreement

A website development agreement is defined as a legally binding agreement between the client having a principal place of business and the developer. The parties’ intending to enter into the agreement exchange views relating to the basic concept of the client’s website and accordingly the developer prepares a draft of the website functionality and appearance. Where the service includes the development of a computer program such contracts are to be treated as contracts for the sale of goods.

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Consultancy Agreement
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Consultancy Agreement

A consultant is someone who has immense knowledge about any particular field say for example software development or human resource and could be hired by the company to solve their problems on a contractual basis. They are not included in the purview of employee and hardly provided any employee benefits. They basically work as an independent contractor so no principal and agent relationship could be established. They provide advice or other services as demanded by a company for a particular project within the said period of time.

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