Offences Related to Elections

Chapter XI of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) deals with Offences related to Elections which comprises of Section 171A to 171E. This chapter was added by the virtue of Indian Elections Offences and Inquiries Act, 1920. The addition was made citing the restricted participation allowed to the Indians in government by the British ruled Government. The provisions laid… Read More »

Does the Judiciary face defeat at the hands of COVID–19?

This article seeks to analyse whether the judiciary is defeated at the hands of COVID–19. Firstly, the article looks at what is happening internationally (Malaysia and New Zealand). Secondly, the article examines whether the lockdown has caused the courts to close and lastly, the article understands the actions of the Apex Court. The article then concludes that the… Read More »

Introduction to Company Law: Meaning, Nature and Characteristics

This article titled “Introduction to Company Law: Meaning, Nature and Characteristics” deals with an overview of Company Law and it also discusses the distinction between Company and Partnership; Company and Hindu Undivided Family Business. Introduction The concept of ‘Company’ or ‘Corporation’ in business is not new but was dealt with, in 4th century BC itself during ‘Arthashastra’ days.… Read More »

Meaning and Procedure of Judgment and Decree under CPC, 1908

A very minute confusion always exists in the mind of people (including lawyers) with respect to the difference between judgment and decree. This article shall analyse the meaning and procedure of judgment and decree under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. It shall further explain the difference between judgment and decree. Introduction Section 2 (2) of the Code… Read More »

Defamation – Meaning, Explanation and Exception

This article deals with Defamation: Meaning, Explanation and Exception under the Indian Penal Code. Indian Penal Code has provisions to punish offenders for committing defamation against the state under Section 124A and defamation of class contained in Section 153. I. Defamation – Definition and Meaning  Law provides safeguards for a person’s reputation similar to the protection it provides… Read More »