Law Of Evidence

The law of evidence is procedural and doesn’t affect the substantive right of parties. It is the law of the forum (or court) or the lex fori. This is purely a matter of convenience. The rules of la…

Labour Law

In view of new work arrangements and global competition, labour laws have assumed greater significance. Labour law is a subject of a constantly changing nature. Although it is not a subject of wide…

Interpretation Of Statutes

It means the art of finding out the true sense of an enactment by giving the words of the enactment, their natural and ordinary meaning. The object of interpretation of statutes is to determine the…

Indian Legal System

The various acts, legislation, rules, and procedure in the country today are derived from various charters passed by the Britishers, who ruled India for around 300 years. Various charters were pass…

Human Rights

All societies have grappled with human rights issues. Philosophers of every race and creed have for centuries been concerned with the nature of humanity, interpersonal relationships, and the positi…

Appeals

INTRODUCTION The judicial process in India depends on the application of ‘judicial mind’ and ‘judicial reasoning’ to decide a dispute. This application of mind is made by the judge, who hears the c…

INTERNATIONAL LAW ON HUMAN RIGHTS

INTRODUCTION The phrase “human rights” may be used in an abstract and philosophical sense, either as denoting a special category of moral claim that all humans may invoke or, more pragm…

Defamation law and Judicial Intervention

ABSTRACT Politicians or celebrities are understood to take some risk in being in the public eye and many of them profit by their public persona. Defamation is the communication of a false statement…

Hiba – Gift under Muslim Law

Introduction – In Muslim law, gifts are called “hiba”. The gifts in India are governed by Transfer of Property Act, 1872. However, the provision of Transfer of Property Act, 1872 does not app…

Wassiyat – Wills under Muslim Law

A wassiyat or will under Muslim law is a divine institution, since its exercise is regulated by Koran. Will is the translation of Latin word “voluntas”, which was a term used in the text of the Rom…

Hurt and Grievous Hurt

Section 319 to 338 of Indian Penal Code deals with hurt in various forms. Section 319 defines simple hurt as causing bodily pain, disease, or infirmity, and section 321 makes voluntary causing of h…