Rajeswari Rajesh

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Initiatives to Counter Fake News

The article, ‘Initiatives to Counter Fake News‘ by Rajeshwari Rajesh is of contemporary importance because unlimited freedom makes social media platforms prone to misuse and misinformation, leading to fake news. In recent years, social networks have become an important participant in shaping the public discourse of the democratic space. In June 2020, India, along with 12 other countries,… Read More »

Protection of Journalists from Online Harassment

This article on ‘Protection of Journalists from Online Harassment’ by Rajeshwari Rajesh, starts with the incidences of violence against Journalists, discusses the existing laws and some landmark judgments of the Supreme Court of India along with this, she echos the need for a robust legal framework for their protection. Journalists are not safe in their own country and… Read More »

Laws Concerning Children of Undocumented Migrants

The article on ‘Laws Concerning Children of Undocumented Migrants’ discusses the laws concerning children of undocumented migrants. Illegal migrants are excluded from the acquisition of citizenship through birth, registration, or naturalization in India. There is no program to grant illegal migrants or their children legal status or citizenship. Introduction Ever since independence, India has witnessed immigration. In India,… Read More »

Regulation of Cryptocurrency Around the World

The article on ‘Regulation of Cryptocurrency Around the World’ deals with the regulation of cryptocurrency in various nations. “To invest in crypto or not?” is a basic question which must have flashed across the minds of every Indian at least once. Although cryptocurrency is neither legal nor illegal in India, it enjoys a dominant position in various other… Read More »

Regulation of Drones in India | Explained

The article on Regulation of Drones in India aims to discuss various legislative regulations and restrictions on the use of drones. Introduction Drones are also termed as Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) or Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS). Drones have replaced numerous services in the developed nations like the United States of America, United Arab… Read More »

Anti-Doping Laws in India: Need for Reforms

Doping is the use of banned athletic drugs by athletic competitors to enhance sporting performance and stamina. It is both a moral and an ethical wrong. Though doping seems to be a fancy and quick way to beat the competitors, its long-term side effects are skin-crawling including heart diseases, stroke, pulmonary embolism etc. Doping laws are outlined both… Read More »

Landmark Judgments by the High Court of Kerala

The article discusses a few of the Landmark Judgments by the High Court of Kerala. Jaison V. George v. State of Kerala (2019)[1] Facts: The petitioner was accused of commission of an offence under section Sec 20.b(ii)B of the NDPS act. He contents to be a child in conflict with the law. He moved an application before the… Read More »

FIR: Common Issues in Registering and Remedies

It is the duty of a police officer to record the complaint that is brought to the police station and this is formally known as the First Information Report (FIR). All though it is to be mandatorily done by the police, it’s very often to see flaws committed from both sides (police and complainants). The article discusses the… Read More »

Know about Kerala High Court

Introduction The Kerala High Court stands at the apex of the judicial administration in the State of Kerala and the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. The honourable court was established on 1st November 1956 in the district of Ernakulam at Kochi. The High Court comprises of a Chief Justice, at present, Justice S Manikumar, and other Judges as the… Read More »