Call for Papers: RGNUL Journal of Social Sciences (RJS)

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab, Patiala has launched a bi-annual RGNUL Journal of Social Sciences (RJS) (A six Monthly Peer Reviewed Journal) recently. The Call for Papers has already been released on the website. The editorial board and the panel of Peer Reviewers consists of academicians,…

Petition filed by Asianet Satellite Communication Ltd. seeking recovery of Rs. 1.30 crores towards balance of carriage fees, dismissed

Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) : TDSAT has dismissed a petition filed by Asianet Satellite Communication Ltd. seeking payment from a local cable operator Sathyadhara Communications Pvt. Ltd. for the period for which the signals were sent even after expiry of a valid interconnect agreement. The recovery…

The Nuclear Liability Fund Rules, 2015

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 7 of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010, the Central Government has made the Nuclear Liability Fund Rules, 2015. There are five rules, which entail provisions with respect to the following: Definitions of the words…

NSS Unit of Kerala Law Academy conducted 7 days camp at Sabarimala

Students of Kerala Law Academy Law College, Trivandrum under the National Service Scheme’s flagship programme of winter vacation camp, engaged in seven days cleaning programme at Sabarimala, the famous pilgrimage centre of South India. The cleaning programme was conducted in association with Punyam Poonkavanam, a massive campaign for…

Conviction only on the basis of suspicion and circumstantial evidences is unjustified

Supreme Court: While deciding upon the issue that whether an accused can be convicted only on the basis of suspicion and circumstantial evidence without any direct proof given by the prosecution, the Division Bench of V. Gopala Gowda and Amitava Roy, JJ., held that it would be unjustified…

Copy of complaint must be provided to accused even in the cases of sexual harassment,

Central Information Commission: CIC has observed that although Section 16 of Sexual Harassment of Women in the Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 specifically prohibits publication and communication of contents of the complaint made under Section 9, identity and addresses of the aggrieved women etc., to…

ILNU- National Conference on Justice Education

Institute of Law, Nirma University endeavors to invite academicians, judges, lawyers, researchers, scholars, students and every other stakeholder so as to initiate a dialogue in furtherance of this academic initiative at the National Conference on Justice Education on January 23-24, 2016. Theme: Review of Six Decades of Working…

10 Substantial Legislations/Bills/ Notifications of 2015

The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Act, 2015  The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Act, 2015, which seeks to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 and repeal The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2015 received the assent of the President on 26th December 2016. Various provisions of the Principal Act have been…

The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Act, 2015

The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Act, 2015 though received the assent of the President on 26th December 2016, shall be deemed to have come into force on 15th June 2015 thereby giving retrospective effect to the enactment. The Act seeks to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 and repeal…

Protection of right to life and liberty by the State and balance between individual freedom and social norms are an integral part of the constitutional philosophy

Punjab and Haryana High Court: While considering the present issue that whether the petitioners should be granted protection of their life by the State, R.S. Malik, J., observed that Article 21 of the Constitution, that enshrines the most precious fundamental right to life and liberty, must be protected.…
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