How is Sports Betting Different from Casino Games?

The gambling situation in India has improved a lot in the past few years. From completely illegal, we have come to a gray area where many gambling websites are operating across the country without any problems. In fact, experts have also raised important points like legalized gambling can generate jobs and revenue which means that we can look… Read More »

Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act- 2019: Key Points

On the 15th July 2019, Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad – the honourable the minister of Law and Justice- introduced the “Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019” in the Rajya Sabha. The objective of the bill was to amend certain provisions and introduce certain new aspects in the Arbitration and Conciliation Act-1996. The bill was passed in the Rajya… Read More »

Voidable Agreement

Indian Contract Act has sufficient provisions which extensively governs the various types and forms of the voidable agreement which in prima facie looks a valid agreement. These contracts can be held voidable at the option of that party. Introduction When contracts are entered but two parties it’s entered into keeping in mind that its fulfilment would mean the… Read More »

Gambling Laws in Kerala

When we think about gambling, then places like Las Vegas and Monte Carlo come to mind. However, India, which is considered a comparatively conservative nation in the world, is also becoming a hot gambling destination especially after the advent of online gambling. But what about the gambling laws in India? Gambling in India India is not a country… Read More »

Classification of Offences under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

The Code has done the classification of offences under IPC and all other penal laws into two classes comprising of two categories each a.) Cognizable and Non-Cognizable Offences b.) Bailable and Non-bailable Offences. Introduction The Code of Criminal Procedure is the counterpart of its substantive legal enactment, the Indian Penal Code, 1860. The Cr.P.C provides for trial of acts mentioned… Read More »

Power of the Police Officers to Search a Place with and without Warrant

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 bestows power upon the police officers to Search a place with and without Warrant. Introduction During an investigation, enquiry or trial, the police or the court relies on several documents or other material objects to proceed with the proceedings. To ensure the availability of such things to the agencies conducting such proceedings, the code… Read More »

Internship: Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy [Bangalore]

About Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy engages with Ministries in the Government of India, State governments, Standing Committees of Parliament, other agencies and instrumentalities of the state, either at Union or State level, advising on proposed legislation and regulation, assisting in legislative drafting and providing independent critical analyses of existing law and policy… Read More »

Internship : Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy [Delhi]

About Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy engages with Ministries in the Government of India, State governments, Standing Committees of Parliament, other agencies and instrumentalities of the state, either at Union or State level, advising on proposed legislation and regulation, assisting in legislative drafting and providing independent critical analyses of existing law and policy… Read More »