NOTA, i.e., None of the Above is a voting option which gives a voter the choice to officially register a vote that does not go to any political party or any person as such. It...
Special Leave Petitions can be described as a residual power present in the hands of the Supreme Court under Article 136 of the Indian Constitution. It states that, ‘136. Special leave to appeal by the Supreme...
Dishonour of Cheque (s138) The Negotiable Instruments Act defines cheque under Section 6. It states, ‘A “cheque” is a bill of exchange drawn on a specified banker and not expressed to be payable otherwise than on...
Introduction The stock market of a nation is quite reflective of the economic mood of a nation. Almost as a consequence, the economic business environment is critical to how the management of an enterprise would actually...
What is Whistleblowing? The term whistleblower is defined as ‘An employee who turns against their superiors to bring a problem out in the open.’ When an employee or any former employee decides to disclose something that...
Child Custody in India Child custody is one of the most complicated subjects involved in divorce or separation. In India, personal laws of the respective religions along with the Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 are used...
What is a Bailable Offence? The grant of bails is based on the nature of the offence an individual has committed. Offences are broadly categorised as bailable and non-bailable. For the former, it is mandatory to...
What are Patents? Patents are a form of license that confers the right to exclude others from using, selling or making an invention. The license holder has the exclusive right of making use of the product...
What is Iddat? Iddat or Iddah is the waiting period observed by divorced and widowed Muslim women. It is a period of chastity after completion of which a new marriage can be rendered valid. The purpose of...
What amounts to Sexual Harassment at the Workplace? Sexual harassment is a critical obstruction to the assertion of women’s working rights. As a tool of displaying power, it reinforces the notions of patriarchy which essentially discourage...