Debalina Chatterjee

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Extradition and Asylum: Concept and Important Case Laws

Extradition and Asylum are political acts of States and it differs from state to state depending upon treaties, internal and external policies. Introduction It is quite possible for a person to escape to another State after committing a crime in his own State. Such cases have started occurring more frequently with the result of the development of air… Read More »

Pollution – The Dark Reality Hidden Under The Garb Of Development – By Debalina Chatterjee

INTRODUCTION: ‘Pollution’ is the dark reality hidden under the garb of development. This proposition is true, especially for developing countries. Causes of pollution are both natural and man-made. Drought, flood, earthquake, cyclone, epidemic are the natural causes, man has no control over them. There are four main man-made causes – population growth, poverty, urbanisation and industrialisation. The earth… Read More »

Laws relating to domestic violence in India: Legal issues and challenges

The crime of domestic violence can be traced back to time immemorial. Women have always been subjugated, tortured, looked down upon, considered weaker sex. It is widely prevalent but has remained largely invisible in the public domain. Violence can be physical as well as mental and has different manifestations. The  Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948, provides that… Read More »