Difference between Judge and Magistrate
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Difference between Judge and Magistrate

Judges and Magistrates are two terms which are often confusing for many people, and these terms are generally used interchangeably or synonymously. But are Judges and Magistrates synonymous with each other, or do they possess different roles in the Indian Judicial System? In order to clearly understand their positions, we must first understand India's judicial system in brief. This article will discuss who judges and Magistrates are, the difference between a Judge and a Magistrate, and the types of Magistrate in India.

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Res Judicata and Res Sub Judice
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Res Judicata and Res Sub Judice

The courts take help of several common law and theories to maintain balance and improve our judiciary system, the main aim of these theories is to access “judicial efficiency” and to guarantee that a productive pace of justice is attained and maintained in the courtroom. The  Doctrine of Res Sub Judice and Res Judicata are two of these concepts covered in this article. 

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Plaint and Written Statement under CPC
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Plaint and Written Statement under CPC

If you want to file a suit in civil court, say for some property dispute, how will you state your case before the court? This can be done through plaint. Just so you know that in our legal system, as practised in countries that follow the English models, very few people know the application of petitions, plaints, written statements and suits. We know what you might be thinking, why does the concept of plaint & written statement comes into the role? What are its benefits & why is this necessary? Let’s discuss all these with the help of a difference table in this article. 

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Can Government Employees Trade in the Stock Market?
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Can Government Employees Trade in the Stock Market?

A question that a lot of our patrons have is, "Can Government employees trade in the stock market?" Well, to simply put it, Government employees cannot trade in the stock market. Because trading is not the same as investing. Government employees can invest in the stock market, subject to certain restrictions.

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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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Why Extraditing Fugitives is an Uphill Task for India?
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Why Extraditing Fugitives is an Uphill Task for India?

Did you know in India, the success rate in extraditing fugitives is as low as 30%, with only one in every three fugitives being successfully extradited to India. Considering India’s success is abysmally low, it is important to note the challenges the country faces while extraditing fugitives from abroad. Here, we will understand the issues and the challenges!

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Russian Protests 2021: Explained
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Russian Protests 2021: Explained

Russia has been making headlines since thousands of the citizens have been made to go through a lot of distress and trouble. These citizens are actually protestors that have been troubled by detaining them for depicting their support for the Russian opposition leader during the protests. But let’s read once in a time. Let’s begin with the basics.

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Myanmar Coup: All you need to know about it
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Myanmar Coup: All you need to know about it

Lately the headlines can be seen flooded with the absolute distress that Myanmar has been going through. Apparently, the distress is caused as a result of the Rohingya conflict that has taken over the northern parts of the country i.e. the Rakhine State which is distinguished by the factional violence that’s taken place between the Rohingya Muslims and the Rakhine Buddhists. There has been a military crackdown also reported on the Rohingya community by the security forces that belong to the Myanmar provinces.

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Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: Legal Scenarios & CBI Probe.
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Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: Legal Scenarios & CBI Probe.

A single Judge Bench comprising of Justice Hrishikesh Roy of Supreme Court invoked Article 142 of Indian Constitution that permits it to exercise its jurisdiction, to order CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's death case by suicide.

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All about First Information Report (F.I.R)
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All about First Information Report (F.I.R)

Sec. 154 of the CRPC deals with First Information Report (FIR) i.e. first information of a cognizable crime to the police. FIR is not defined in the Code but it means information relating to the commission of a cognizable offence given to the police first in point of time. The reason for documenting an FIR is to a set criminal law into motion and not to express all the small details therein.

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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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An Overview of the Consumer Protection Act ,1986
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An Overview of the Consumer Protection Act ,1986

It was with the emergence of the free market economy that the concept of “consumer is king”, widely followed and accepted.  The 20th century was marked by the advent of consumerism where there were frequent trade wars and conflicts between market share holders with a constant need to be better than the rest. This resulted in stiff competition with the traders resorting to unfair trade practises & manipulating the customers and took advantage of the lack of knowledge of the purchasers.

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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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Civil and Criminal Remedies in Cheque Bounces
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Civil and Criminal Remedies in Cheque Bounces

For a lot of day-to- day transactions, a cheque may be used by a person for the payment to the other party. A Cheque is a negotiable instrument. It is a document that orders a bank to pay a specific amount of money from the holder’s account to the person whose name has been mentioned on the cheque. The person who is writing the cheque is known as the drawer. A cheque can be viewed as a type of bill of exchange; it came into use mainly to avoid the need of carrying large amounts of money. A cheque can be issued by and in favor of both natural persons as well as legal entities. 

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Law relating to Cheque Bounce in India
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Law relating to Cheque Bounce in India

Dishonour of cheque most commonly said as cheque bounce occurs when a cheque that is presented in the bank is returned unpaid. It could happen because of lacking assets or insufficiency of funds in the bank account of the individual who has issued the check or has put his signature on the cheque that is not coordinating with the original signature of that person. One can proceed against the individual who has issued such a cheque under different provisions of law. The most essential and helpful arrangement to consider the situation of cheque bounce is Section 138 of The Negotiable Instruments Act.

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Name Change Affidavit Essentials
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Name Change Affidavit Essentials

An affidavit to change one’s name is a document which helps one prove their identity once they change their name or if a woman changes her surname after her marriage. It becomes important to have a procedure to legalise changes in their names in order for their new name to gain recognition.

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What is the Role of CSR Committee?
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What is the Role of CSR Committee?

Corporate Social Responsibility under the Companies Act, 2013 enables the companies to engage in social welfare activities and to take part in the development of the society.

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