Month: September 2020

PM CARES FUND NOT A PUBLIC AUTHORITY? 

PM CARES FUND NOTA PUBLIC AUTHORITY?  This post is written by Parul Khurana The PM CARE Fund was created on 28 March 2020 with the primary objective dealing with any kind of emergency of distress situation like posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Prime minister is the ex-officio chairmen of the PM CARE Fund and the minister of Defense, minister of home affairs and minister of finance, government of India are ex-officio Trustee of the Fund.   …

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Bills introduced in monsoon session of the Parliament, 2020.

Bills introduced in monsoon session of the Parliament, 2020. This article is written by Pratikshya Priyadarshini, a second year BA LLB student at Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur. The house of parliament managed to pass 25 laws in this monsoon session amidst the derailed circumstances in the parliament. With the abrupt adjournment sine die, the monsoon session for this year ended on 23rd September, 2020. There were in total of 22 bills that were presented before …

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Security for third gender from sexual assault

Security for third gender from sexual assault This post is written by Garima Sethi The Supreme Court has been approached by Advocate Reepak kansal for making new and equal laws for the people belonging to the third gender, against sexual assault. A PIL has been filed which alleges that the Indian Penal Code has laws which are made exclusively for men or women but, they are no such provisions made for transgender people. The PIL …

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GOOGLE SUPPRESSES A MILLION ‘VOICES’?

GOOGLE SUPPRESSES A MILLION ‘VOICES’? This post was written by Vismitha S studying BBA LL.B at SASTRA University. TikTok is a video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based internet technology company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. TikTok is a very popular mobile application used all over the world to create short dance, lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos.  As of 2018, it was available in over 150 markets and 75 languages. Media outlets …

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Bombay High Court- “Wife to be granted Maintenance even if she runs a business and earns from it”

Bombay High Court- “Wife to be granted Maintenance even if she runs a business and earns from it” This post is written by Soumitta Bhattacharya A criminal revision application was filed by a 51 year old man from Pune against the order of the Family Court. The Court had significantly directed him to pay monthly maintenance to his e-wife instead of her being independent and running a business acquired by her. The Bombay High Court …

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