Scope and Development of Medical Law in India

Just like the field of medicine, legislations governing medicine and healthcare in India are exceedingly vast. The legal framework established to deal with issues involving medical treatment, public health, and professional ethics is not singular in nature. It is dealt with by multiple levels of legislation ranging from appointment of suitable law enforcing commissions toContinue reading “Scope and Development of Medical Law in India”

The Struggle of LGBTQ Groups in India

The first thing that coursebooks teach a child is that there are two types of genders, i.e., male and female. This is where the roots of the problem lie. A child is taught since the beginning that there are only two genders, so when he/she grows up, it becomes really difficult to give up onContinue reading “The Struggle of LGBTQ Groups in India”

Human Rights Situation in Kashmir Post Abrogation of Article 370

On May 4, 2020, three AP photojournalists were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the Kashmir siege of 2019. The photographs shed light on the new reality that the people of Kashmir had been living in post the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Legislature. The communications blockade in Kashmir had madeContinue reading “Human Rights Situation in Kashmir Post Abrogation of Article 370”

Article 136 – “The Armour of Justice”

The three organs of the government, i.e., the legislature, executive & the judiciary are interrelated to each other in both an intrinsic and extrinsic manner. If we look at the role of the judiciary in the present years, it has increased and the scope of judicial review has also been widened. The backbone of theContinue reading “Article 136 – “The Armour of Justice””

Impact of COVID-19 on Education

The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) hit the world very hard. First identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, home to some 11 million people, COVID-19 has become a pandemic in a short of span of 3 month. At the global level, it has surely caused a virtual shutdown of almost all economic; commercial and non commercial;Continue reading “Impact of COVID-19 on Education”

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…”

Sedition in India

Sedition has become one of the emerging issues in our country but lacks certainty. Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 defines the offence of sedition as “whoever excites or attempts to excite hatred or contempt towards the government established by law by words or visual representation, will be liable for fine as wellContinue reading “Sedition in India”

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”

Suggested Amendments to the Epidemic Diseases Act and Disaster Management Act in light of COVID-19

COVID-19 has taken an uncontrollable toll in the world as well as the country. To control the disastrous effect of the virus, the country has been put under a continuous series of lockdowns and measures like quarantine have been taken. We still have not been able to contain the virus wholly form spreading. In thisContinue reading “Suggested Amendments to the Epidemic Diseases Act and Disaster Management Act in light of COVID-19”