Ambit of Article 131 – Original Jurisdiction of Supreme Court of India

Introduction Article 131[1] of the Indian constitution states the original jurisdiction of Supreme Court, critically examining the expression “original jurisdiction of Supreme Court” in the article, a court is said to have an original jurisdiction when it has authority to hear and determine a case in the first instance. Any kind of dispute may arise between the government… Read More »

A Blot On Our Administration – Yet Again – Child Sexual Abuse

The article “A Blot On Our Administration – Yet Again – Child Sexual Abuse” written by Shrishti Vatsa discusses POSCO Act in light of Child Sexual Abuse. Introduction With all newspapers and media channels flashing the news of a four-year-old child who was sexually assaulted in GD Birla school, there yet again looms a cloud of insecurity over… Read More »

3rd Amity National Moot Court Competition 2018

About ALS Gurgaon Moot Propelled by the success of two National Moot Court Competitions organised by the Moot Court Society of Amity Law School, we have now embraced to follow the league and host the 3rd Amity National Moot Court Competition. Sponsored by SCC Online, Amity Law School Gurgaon is organizing its 3rd Amity National Moot Court Competition 2018… Read More »

Constitution of Criminal Courts and it’s Hierarchy

Constitution of Criminal Courts and it’s Hierarchy | Overview Introduction Classes of Criminal Courts Power of Courts to try offences Power of the Court to pass sentences Sentences which High Courts and Sessions Judges may pass Sentences which Magistrates may pass Sentence of imprisonment in default of fine Sentences in cases of conviction of several offences at one……...

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Difference between procedure of trial for Warrant Case and Summon Case

INTRODUCTION A police report is defined in this Code and according to these provisions ‘Police report means a report forwarded by a police officer to a Magistrate under sec. 173 of the code. When in any warrant case instituted on a police report the accused appears or is brought before a Magistrate at the commencement of trial. A……...

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Functionaries under the Criminal Procedure Code 1973

In this section, we will discuss the important functionaries under the Criminal Procedure Code 1973.  They are – (a) Police, (b) Prosecutor, (c) Defence Counsel and (d) Prison Authorities. Important Functionaries in details:- 1. Police The ordinary criminal courts derive their existence from CrPC. However, CrPC does not say anything about the constitution of Police. It assumes the……...

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Combating Corruption and Battling Black Money

“Corruption and black money have destroyed the Indian democracy, eating into it like a termite. But due to your blessings, the fight against corruption and black money will continue.”  – Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. INTRODUCTION Corruption has become an increasingly salient issue in India today, spawning both enormous interests from the media as well as the researchers. Corruption… Read More »

Authorities & Notice of Change under Industrial Dispute Act 1947

Authorities & Notice of Change under Industrial Dispute Act 1947 | Overview Works Committee (Section 3) Conciliation Officer (Section 4) Boards of Conciliation (Section 5) Court of Inquiry (Section 6) Labour Court (Section 7) Labour Tribunals (Section 7- A) National Tribunals (Section 7 B) AUTHORITIES under Industrial Dispute Act The Industrial Dispute Act, 1947 talks about disputes that……...

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Goods and Services Tax (GST): An Outlook

After 17 years of waiting, replacing many indirect tax laws[1] making “One Nation One Tax” into reality. GST bill as The Constitution (One Hundred and First) Amendment Bill, 2017 has been passed by NDA government in the year 2016, August and after ratification by states and president assent, it came into force on 1st July 2017. History of… Read More »