Student at Government Law College Mumbai

Author Archives: Priyanka

Mediation – As An Alternate Dispute Resolution

Mediation is a people friendly, effective, efficient, economical, time-saving, less stressful process to resolve the disputes. Mediation helps to build the relationship and serves in the best interests of the parties. Introduction The efficiency of judiciary plays a critical role in democratic societies. Indian judiciary has a huge backlog of cases. As per the information made available by… Read More »

National Commission For Women – NCW Structure, Function and Recent Development

The National Commission for Women was constituted under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (NCW Act) on 31 January 1992 to exercise powers and perform functions assigned. INTRODUCTION Writers of Independent India recognized the gender disparity between a man and a woman and thus established constitutional mechanisms to promote equality. Article 14 of the Constitution prohibits gender discrimination.… Read More »

Provisions as to Offence Affecting The Administration Of Justice

INTRODUCTION It is a general rule in law that anybody can report an offence and Court takes cognizance of the offence. But due to the nature of certain offences under the Indian Penal Code, the legislature, has restricted this right in respect of certain offences, particularly in section 195 of Cr.p.c., 1973. The Public servants and Courts can… Read More »

Contingency Lawyering – A possible cure for delay in Justice

India has a huge backlog of cases. Cases remain pending for many years. It is not fair on the part of victims who await justice. Many times poor people cannot file their complaint due to lack of resources and due to their incapability to bear expenses of litigation. Contingency lawyering could be a solution if implemented effectively. Introduction… Read More »

Inherent Powers Of High Court

Introduction The object of the criminal law is to punish those who commit offence against society. Our country’s law of crimes is mainly maintained in Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 which came into force from April 1, 1974. It provides for the detection of crime, the collection of evidence, determination of guilt or innocence of the accused and… Read More »