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Babri Masjid demolition acquittals and Section 149 of the IPC 

Babri Masjid demolition acquittals and Section 149 of the IPC  This post is written by Jayant Kashyap. A Special CBI Court on Wednesday acquitted senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Babri Masjid Demolition Case. Out of many, a few of the reasons for acquittal was that there is no evidence of common object and the CBI could not prove as to when the plan was hatched to demolish the structure etc. Despite the witness testimonies of exhortation …

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Occupational Safety, Health, And Working Conditions Code, 2020

Occupational Safety, Health, And Working Conditions Code, 2020 This post is written by Vismitha S studying BBA LLB at SASTRA University. The Ministry of State for Labour and Employment implemented the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 (OSHWC) in Lok Sabha. With recent developments leading after the withdrawal of the 2019 Occupational Safety, Health, and Working Conditions Code, it has been reintroduced. KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CODE One of the objectives of the …

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Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill of 2020: Balancing Interests

Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill of 2020: Balancing Interests This post is written by Parul Khurana Surrogacy is a well-known method of reproduction whereby a woman agrees to become pregnant for the purpose of gestating and giving birth to a child, she will not raise but hand over to a contracted party. The practice of Surrogacy has been prevalent in India for the last few decades now and has been on a rise ever since it has been …

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MID-DAY MEAL RIGHT TO LIFE: PATNA HIGH COURT This post is written by Kirti Sethi  On July 14, the court directed the state government to submit a detailed report regarding the distribution of grains among children. Then a news report highlighted the adversely affected students due to the lockdown, who were facing nutritional deficiencies.  The Patna High Court on 21 September 2020 took cognizance of a news report which highlighted the unfortunate situation of children …

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND COVID-19

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND COVID-19 This post is written by Vismitha S studying BBA LLB at SASTRA University. INTRODUCTION In intimate relationships, such as marriage, dating, family, or friends, domestic violence can be characterized as a pattern of abusive conduct by either or both partners. In a relationship, it’s an establishment of power and fear. Physical abuse, sexual harassment, and intimidation can be domestic abuse. Through various methods of violence, the abuser tortures and controls the …

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