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We believe in the supremacy of information over hearsay. These are short, crisp articles on the contemporary socio-legal issues will shed light on various aspects of the issue while providing an analysis of the causes and suggest ways to overcome it. These might support certain viewpoint but not without adequate data and analysis. These will help the reader to for an informed opinion on the issues discussed.

Kesavananda Bharti Case: Remembering the Legend of Nani Palkhivala

April 24th marked the anniversary of the Kesavananda Bharati decision, which enunciated the Doctrine of Basic Structure. Let us reflect on the judgment in the light and memory of Nani Palkhivala, who argued the case on behalf of the petitioner. The aim of the Constitution’s drafters, influenced by the independence struggle, was to usher in a democratic community through socio-economic reforms. Agrarian reform was high on the Government’s priority list. Land reform laws were introduced with this goal in mind.

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OTT REGULATIONS: BOON OR BANE?

OTT stands for “Over the Top” and refers to any digital media content that is delivered to devices such as mobile phones, computers etc., via the internet. OTT has completely revolutionised the cable TV concept to deliver content on-demand wherein a person can purchase and access the services on OTT platforms like Hotstar, Netflix, Amazon Prime, etc., by using the internet with just a few clicks on their smart devices. It has managed to capture the global audience within a

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Political Turmoil in Myanmar: India’s Viewpoint

India, globally upheld for its contemporary history of democratic values and rule of law, is neighboured by Myanmar, a country that has struggled to establish democracy. Sandwiched between China and India, two countries with which it shares a large border, Myanmar was until recently believed to be at the cusp of becoming a flourishing constitutional democracy. The democratically elected National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Aung San Suu Kyi, won the 2020 election; however, the military rejected the results

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Victory of Didi’s Party, but Not Hers: Is Her Appointment Right?

Though All India Trinamool Congress won the West Bengal elections, Mamata Banerjee, its leader, lost her seat from Nandigram. Now, she is going to swear in as the Chief Minister of the state. With regards to this, it becomes quite important to understand what, in law or constitution, hinders a person from becoming a Chief Minister, who lost election? This article is an attempt to elucidate the law and precedents in this regard. The foremost provision dealing with this issue

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AN INTERFACE BETWEEN THE TRADEMARK LAW AND THE CONSUMER LAW

Introduction There is an approved concord about the Intellectual Property, that its main purpose is to serve the big entrepreneurs and producers, but when the same Intellectual Property is viewed from another angle the same also serves the interests of the consumers. In the modern world, consumer awareness has increased, people know what are their rights as a consumer, all thanks to the Government’s campaign of ‘Jago Grahak Jago’. It is the prime duty of the Producers to meet the

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Food Security: An Ever-Demanding Challenge

Hardly would one argue if I say that wherever our sight falls, we see a state of pandemonium persisting. From the coronavirus pandemic to climate change’s growing impact, the Trump administration’s scorched-earth policies after Joe Biden’s election, the Azerbaijani-Armenian war over Nagorno-Karabakh, and a deadly conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, all have been the contributor to this state of tension. Who suffers the most in this state of dystopia, where every new day some new conflicts take place, where every

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