The National Anti-Profiteering Authority is a statutory authority established through GST (Goods and Services Tax). The purpose of the authority is to ensure that any reduction in GST rates should flow from the supplier to...
“The bias of the media is toward sensationalism, conflict, and laziness.” Jon Stewart The media is said to be the fourth pillar of democracy. It exists to act as a second opposition to the...
“Freedom after the speech - that is really what freedom of speech is all about.” - Fali S. Nariman Freedom of speech and expression is a fundamental right of every Indian citizen. Article 19(1)(a) of the...
Lawyers Institute for Empowerment recently held an interactive online class with Advocate S. Balan on 'Effective Handling of UAPA and NIA Cases’. During the session, Criminal Advocate S. Balan spoke at length on the various facets of...
In the past few months, the law of Sedition has assumed controversial importance. It mainly on account of change in the constitutional provision of freedom of speech (Article 19 (1)(a)) as a fundamental right. Sedition...
We are now months into the pandemic that has brought the world to its knees. By now, everyone knows how catastrophic the health crisis is. But we are only beginning to understand the economic crisis. Mass...
Has remote advocacy opened a new door to law? As India was lagging to support remote advocacy, it seems that time is changing. Because of Covid-19, India's top law firms are allowing their employees to...
The recent emergence of the “Bois Locker Room” Instagram group has shocked the country. In the group, adolescent boys conversed with disgrace and pervertedness on underage girls. They circulated morphed private pictures of the girls...
“We are in the era of paid and fake news" remarked Justice A K Sikri on how the media undergone a complete transformation in the digital age. Justice Sikri delivered a speech on "Freedom of press...
Ever since the amendments to the Citizenship Act, 1955 tabled in the Parliament, it has received widespread criticisms across all quarters from politicians to activists to common man. More than ever, Assam is burning with...
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