The Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019

The Citizenship Act, 1955 has been amended six times in the years – 1986, 1992, 2003, 2005, 2015, and 2019. The concept of citizenship is crucial to a country, especially India because it is the second-most populous in the world and can provide exclusive rights only to her citizens. The amendment in 2019, however, invitedContinue reading “The Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019”

Data Protection Laws in India: Analysis of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 in line with the IT Act, 2000

Just dial, Yahoo[2], Microsoft[3], Google, Whatsapp, Adobe[4], LexisNexis[5], Catha way, LinkedIn, Grindr, Uber[6], Twitter and Sony[7] These are the names of some tech giants globally who collect and store loads of data on their servers. But did you know that the data on their servers has been prey to data breach numerable times making vulnerableContinue reading “Data Protection Laws in India: Analysis of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 in line with the IT Act, 2000”

Mental Health in India

‘A healthy mind resides in a healthy body’ – is something all of us have been hearing since childhood. While we are conscious of the importance of physical health, most of us very conveniently ignore the ‘mental health’ aspect and do not see it as a matter of serious concern. A WHO study revealed thatContinue reading “Mental Health in India”

National Security Act, 1980: A Draconian Piece of Legislation

National Security Act, 1980 is the legislative action which provides for preventive detention to maintain public order and security in the state. The government has been vested with the power to detain any individual to prevent him from disrupting law and order or for maintenance of supplies and essential services to the community. The ActContinue reading “National Security Act, 1980: A Draconian Piece of Legislation”

An Overview of Will under Hindu Law

A person acquires many things during his entire lifetime which he/she wants to pass on to his children. During a lifetime, a person does not only acquire morals or rituals but also acquires property (movable or immovable). A person can transfer all of their property, or some of it, to his legal heirs or toContinue reading “An Overview of Will under Hindu Law”

Adam, Eve and…

Every human being in this world is created by God and has to be recognized equally. I am what I am, so take me as I am   – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ‘Transgender’ is an umbrella term and is different from LGB- lesbian, Gay, Bisexual. There is often confusion relating to various concepts related toContinue reading “Adam, Eve and…”

Securitization Process

In its most basic sense, securitization is the process of turning assets into securities. It is the process by which an issuer creates a financial instrument by combining other financial assets and then marketing different tiers of the packaged instruments to investors.  Securitization is a process by which a company clubs its different financial assetsContinue reading “Securitization Process”

Various methods to address Consumer Complaints

The ‘Consumer’ who is referred to as the king is usually the ‘victim’ of market malpractices giving rise to need for laws to protect the rights of consumers. In 1986, the Indian Parliament passed the landmark Consumer Protection Act[1] which is a milestone in the history of socio-economic legislations and is directed towards achieving publicContinue reading “Various methods to address Consumer Complaints”

Disaster Management Act and The Novel Coronavirus

On March 11, 2020, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyeses, in his media briefing of the novel coronavirus, announced that based on WHO’s assessment of the threat possessed by the coronavirus, WHO has decided to declare the current situation as a pandemic. He further appealed to the nations all over the world to actively take steps andContinue reading “Disaster Management Act and The Novel Coronavirus”