Firecracker Ban: A Necessary Intrusion?

Abstract The levels of pollution in Delhi have been rising at an alarming rate and situation is not less than of an epidemic with serious risk of healthcare among the residents of Delhi-NCR. As a result of which the Hon’ble Supreme Court of Indian passed an order dating 9th October 2017 banning sale of fireworks … Continue reading Firecracker Ban: A Necessary Intrusion?

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Rape laws in India : A Critical Analysis

ABSTRACT Rape laws in India are a matter of debate since a long time although after the Delhi rape case incident the debate intensified leading to major changes in Rape laws in India . Rape laws in India are a part of the Indian penal code which was enacted in the year 1860. The situation … Continue reading Rape laws in India : A Critical Analysis

GST Revamped: Only 50 items to face 28% GST tax rate

In a major revamp under the GST, the Council on Friday slashed tax rates on a host of consumer items such as chocolates, chewing gum, shampoo, deodorant, shoe polish, detergents, nutrition drinks, marble and cosmetics. "Only 50 items to face 28% rate," Bihar finance minister Sushil Modi told reporters on the sidelines of the ongoing … Continue reading GST Revamped: Only 50 items to face 28% GST tax rate

Jurisdiction of the courts in case of disputes arising out of an E- Contracts: Case Analysis- PR Transport Agency V. Union of India (AIR 2006 All 23, 2006 (1) AWC 504)

Case analysis  Details of the case Name- PR Transport Agency vs. Union of India Citation- (AIR 2006 All 23, 2006 (1) AWC 504)                  (2005 SCC OnLine All 880) Court- Hon’ble Allahabad High Court Bench- S Harkauli, U Pandey Judgement- Mr. Sushil Harkauli and Mr. Umeshwar Pandey, JJ. … Continue reading Jurisdiction of the courts in case of disputes arising out of an E- Contracts: Case Analysis- PR Transport Agency V. Union of India (AIR 2006 All 23, 2006 (1) AWC 504)

Giving More Time To Deposit Old Notes Will Defeat The Purpose Of Demonetisation: Centre To SC 

The central government told the Supreme Court that it cannot give further extention in depositing of Old notes as it will defeat the very purpose of Demonetization. “Thus, going by the extent and enormity of the malpractices observed during post-demonetization period, it is apparent that in case a fresh opportunity is offered for exchange of … Continue reading Giving More Time To Deposit Old Notes Will Defeat The Purpose Of Demonetisation: Centre To SC 

Does A Tax On Sanitary Pads Violate Article 15(1) Of The Constitution?

The last few days have seen a campaign asking for a removal of the tax on sanitary pads (which is 5% in Delhi, and goes up to 14% in certain states). It has been argued that the premise of taxing sanitary pads is that they are luxury items; however, their impact on reproductive health and … Continue reading Does A Tax On Sanitary Pads Violate Article 15(1) Of The Constitution?

Ban on all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040: France

France plans to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, the country's new environment minister has announced. Nicolas Hulot made the announcement as he unveiled a series of measures as part of newly elected President Emmanuel Macron's plan to make the country carbon neutral by 2050. Mr Hulot said he recognised the target would … Continue reading Ban on all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040: France

Give Chance to Genuine Cases of Exchanging Demonetized Currency: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought to prevail on the Centre to open a fresh window for exchange of scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for people who missed the December 30 deadline, if they could establish that the money was theirs and they had a genuine reason for not changing it. But the … Continue reading Give Chance to Genuine Cases of Exchanging Demonetized Currency: Supreme Court

US Supreme Court Partially Allows President Donald Trump’s Executive Order On Travel Ban

The US supreme court handed a partial victory to the Trump administration on Monday as it lifted significant elements of lower court orders blocking the president’s controversial travel ban targeting visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries. The nation’s highest court said the 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, along … Continue reading US Supreme Court Partially Allows President Donald Trump’s Executive Order On Travel Ban