Child Labour: Analysis of the 2016 Amendment

In respect of child labor, India alone has 33 million child laborers in the world according to the data provided by UNICEF in 2011. Among these 33 million, a staggering 80% belong to the socially outcast sections of the society also known as Dalits. Another alarming factor is that India ranks 4th in terms of... Continue Reading →

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Freedom of Expression in The United States: The First Amendment and Restrictions on Free Speech

The First Amendment to the US Constitution was adopted in 1791. It protects the rights of the citizens of freedom of speech and expression without fear from interference by the Government agencies. The First Amendment would go on to play a significant role in the development of free speech and expression across the world, and... Continue Reading →

Legislation Updates • November 2017

New Rules:- Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 Companies (Restriction on Number of Layers) Rules, 2017 Rationalisation of Forms and Reports under Certain Labour Laws Rules, 2017 State Acts:- Industrial Disputes (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 2013 Industrial Disputes (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 2008 Industrial Disputes (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 1982 Industrial Disputes (Tamil Nadu Amendment)... Continue Reading →

Bystander Responsibility in the Context of the Syrian Crisis

The notion of bystander state responsibility Bystander responsibility, very simply put, is a concept under international human rights law which stipulates that nations must protect individuals from atrocities committed by third parties. While scholars agree on the existence of such a notion, there exists considerable disagreement over its application and imposition.[1] The present section analyses... Continue Reading →

An Arbitral Tribunal has the Inherent Power to Recall Its Order of Termination in the Event of Default in Filing the Statement of Claim under Section 25(A) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Mini Summary Appeal to the Supreme Court arose against the order of the High Court which had held that the Arbitral Tribunal can recall its own order given under Section 25(a) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996,-The Arbitral Tribunal had terminated the Arbitration proceedings after the Claimant failed to submit the Statement of Claim... Continue Reading →

Important Judgments • November 2017

The Supreme Court of India, in Adiveppa and Others vs. Bhimappa and Another, has held that it was obligatory upon the Plaintiffs to have proved that despite existence of jointness in the family, properties described in Schedule ‘B’ and ‘C’ was not part of ancestral properties but were their self-acquired properties. [(2017) 7 MLJ 492... Continue Reading →

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