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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How a bill is passed in India?
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How a bill is passed in India?

“Parliament has been my temple, Constitution my holy book 📖”, as once said by Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee in his last address to the nation. Well! All we can say is that in the Indian democracy, Parliament is indeed a temple and Constitution, a sacred textbook. It is obvious that the role of the Indian Parliament is underestimated, but it plays a very significant role in the country’s legislative process by way of enactments.

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What are Zero Hour and Question Hour in the Parliament
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What are Zero Hour and Question Hour in the Parliament

The Winter Session of the Parliament started on a stormy note with a lot of debates and protests going on in both the Houses with regards to the controversial bills being passed. As we all know that the basic essence of the Indian Parliament is to make laws for its citizens and all legislative proposals have to be introduced in the form of bills before the Parliament. Therefore a bill is nothing but a statute in draft and it cannot become a law unless it has received the approval of both the Houses of Parliament and assent of the President of India.

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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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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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Virtual Duopoly in Telecom Sector
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Virtual Duopoly in Telecom Sector

India has a huge population with only 12 telecom companies catering to its telecom sector. However, there has been a drastic decline from those 12 players to merely 4 players now, i.e. Vodafone India (Vodafone), Bharti Airtel (Airtel), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), and Reliance Jio (Jio). Gradually the Indian telecom sector is on the verge of becoming a duopoly, with only Jio and Airtel as the big players, which creates a threat to a healthy competitive market.

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What
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What's Happening in Afghanistan?

After years and years of violent civil strife, a major shift appeared to be underway in the winter of 1995 in the nation of Afghanistan. More than 40% of the country was swiftly taken over by a new organisation of proclaimed Islamic Purists and Patriots of Afghan who literally drew their name from the word "students" and called themselves The Taliban.

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The Conundrum of Hockey as The National Sport
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The Conundrum of Hockey as The National Sport

Every school-going child has been tutored to believe that peacock is our National Bird, lion is our National Animal and Hockey is our National Sport. Hockey has been attributed as the National Sport of India since the textbooks of our childhood. However, it is high time for the people of this nation to do some unlearning regarding the misconception of Hockey being the National Sport of India.

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Important Cases of 2021- Part 1
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Important Cases of 2021- Part 1

The most important thing for a law student is to be updated with the recent legal happenings and the recent important judgments. Just like 2020, this year as well the courts are hearing and deciding cases virtually after the 2nd wave that happened in India. In this article we will discuss the important judgments & will be talking about the rest of the cases of 2021 in the next article. Let us have a look at the Most Important Cases Part 1-

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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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Legality of Cryptocurrency in India & What does the Government say
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Legality of Cryptocurrency in India & What does the Government say

Humans interact with each other in many ways, one of which is exchange of goods and services amongst themselves. Ever since the beginning of human settlements people have been interacting each other for purpose of commerce. It started with barter, where one person would exchange certain item in return for some other item. 

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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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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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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 year to end child labour
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The year to end child labour

When we think of our childhood, the memories are usually associated with learning, going to school and living a carefree life. But, in India, due to the high levels of unemployment and poverty, a significant number of kids are being forced to work in harsh conditions, which is sometimes a threat to their life. Even when child labour laws exist, they are often violated as many state governments allocate very few resources to enforce child labour laws.  

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How the British Empire’s Civil Services became the IAS
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How the British Empire’s Civil Services became the IAS

With the ever-increasing number of aspirants appearing for the civil services examination, it evidently demonstrates the craze of the UPSC examination among the Indian youth. But what is the history behind this most coveted examination? Let us understand in this article!

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What is the Constitutionality of Places of Worship Act?
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What is the Constitutionality of Places of Worship Act?

A plea challenging the Constitutional validity of Section 4 of The Places of Worship Act, 1991 has made it to the Apex Court, contending, the section bars the remedy of judicial review, thereby depriving Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains the right to move the court to get their places of worship, destroyed or encroached upon restored. 

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