Live-in Relationship in India

“Live in relationship like marriage is neither a crime nor a sin, though socially unacceptable in this country”.

The decision to marry or not to marry or to have a heterosexual relationship is intensely personal. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, is considered to be the first piece of legislation that covered relations “in the nature of marriage”, and has provided a legal recognition to relations outside marriage.KEEP READING

Rape in the Indian Penal Code

India is a developing country, but still, rape is a persisting problem at present. Rape is a mark of disgrace that has existed in India for a long time.

According to data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), a total of 32,559 incidents of rape were reported during 2017, which rose to 33,356 cases in the year 2018. Also, 91 rapes were reported every single day across the country in 2018. These are just the cases that are registered.KEEP READING

Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Act - Analysis, Key Points, Cases, Criticism

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019, was enacted to safeguard the rights of transgender people.

It was introduced on 19th July 2019 by the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Thawarchand Gehlot. The Bill received presidential assent on 5th December 2019, and the Act has been in effect since 10th January 2020.KEEP READING

Cross Examination in Court

Some Effective Tips for Cross-Examination

1. Please keep it simple.
2. Keep it short.
3. Only ask questions that help you.
4. Avoid open-ended questions.
5. You should know when to quit.
6. Build perfect timings for a sensible move.KEEP READING

Mediation in European Union

Mediation can provide a cost-effective and quick extrajudicial resolution of disputes in civil and commercial matters through processes tailored to the needs of the parties.

Agreements resulting from mediation are more likely to be complied with voluntarily and are more likely to preserve an amicable and sustainable relationship between the parties. These benefits become even more pronounced in situations displaying cross-border elements.KEEP READING

Essay on Article 35A

Article 35A says that all laws which apply to India will not be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir, and the President with the consultation of State assembly will decide which laws will be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir.

Article 35A declares that which people are declared or decided to be a permanent resident of Jammu and Kashmir.KEEP READING

Legal Maxims for CLAT Judiciary Law Exams

1. Ab Initio – From the beginning.

2. Actionable per se – The very act is punishable and no proof of damage is required.

3. Actio personalis moritur cum persona – A personal right of action dies with the person. In other sense, if he dies the right to sue is gone.

4. Actori incumbit onus probandi – The burden of proof is on the plaintiff.KEEP READING

Mandatory 3 Years Experience for Judge - Bar Council of India Notification

In recent, the Bar Council of India has issued an application stating that for the appointment of Civil judge junior division, three years experience at bar must be made mandatory. This news flooded many opinions and views by the people of the legal fraternity.

The BCI application states that young judges are incapable of decision making and have been seen misbehaving with lawyers. Therefore, before making the appointment as a judge, a person must possess three-year experience at Bar.KEEP READING

Timeline of Jammu and Kashmir

(1) On 26th Oct 1947, the Instrument of Accession was signed between the Government of India and Hari Singh, who was the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir. It was agreed that Jammu and Kashmir would become a part of India.

(2) On 17th Oct 1949, Article 370 was incorporated in the Constitution of India. According to this, Jammu and Kashmir was given a different Constitution and different Flag from India.KEEP READING

Stand for corruption WL

The Central Vigilance Commission’s efforts to promote probity in public life and to achieve corruption free India. The week in which 31st October — the birthday of late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel falls, is observed as Vigilance Awareness Week. The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week renews our commitment to achieve theKEEP READING