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The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and its Altruistic Attribute

Different investigative bodies from the police to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) became involved in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. The case was handed to the CBI after the allegations on the state police underperforming to “protect” unnamed abettors or murderers. Society played a significant role as for a few weeks, we had judges and spectators in millions.… Read More »

How Is Online Gambling Being Regulated in India?

The rules and regulations surrounding online gambling in India are stringent. However, the legislation has been relaxed somewhat in recent years. Find out more. There are more than 560 million internet users in India, meaning it has the second largest population of internet-literate people in the world. With there being such a huge number of internet users, inevitably… Read More »

Domestic Violence during the Covid-19 Pandemic: The Hidden Crisis

Beneath the surface of a global pandemic lurks a human rights crisis for women. The increase in cases of domestic violence is one of the most serious blows to the dignity of women amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. The World Population Report by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) warns that the pandemic could reverse the milestones achieved in… Read More »

Fantasy Sports And IPL 2020 – Legal Hurdles

Unlike our regular ‘bites’, this article on Fantasy Sports And IPL 2020 is something different and something from an emerging field of law. Fantasy sports, Dream11, MPL, My Team 11, etc. are few names that have been the talk of the town for almost 3 months and to be more precise from the day IPL, 2020 was announced.… Read More »

Role of Copyright in the Media and Entertainment Industry

“The right to be attributed as an author of a work is not merely a copyright, it is every author’s basic human right”. –  Kalyan C. Kankanala The expression of a creative brain has always been protected by intellectual property laws, especially copyright. With emerging trends and new forms of creative works, the world of intellectual property has successfully… Read More »

What Regulation Is There For Indian Electronic Payment Systems?

As the Internet age has roared on, the rise of electronic payment systems is something that has become part of people’s everyday lives. In everything from online banking to gambling, we are increasingly making transactions with the help of the technology and of course, the industry is heavily regulated, not least in India. The Payment and Settlement Systems… Read More »

Extra-judicial Killings and A Cry For Justice: A Societal Approach

“Justice delayed is justice denied” is a legal maxim we have heard too often. With soaring crime rates and an abject failure of the legal machinery to dispense justice in a timely fashion, people have taken it upon themselves to mete out their own idea of justice. Extra-judicial killings like fake encounters and mob lynching have unfortunately seen a… Read More »

Cyber Security and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Cyber security is an important area of concern in an increasingly digital world. As more and more people and businesses move online, the cyberspace has become an easy target for scammers. In this article, Tushar Srivastava outlines the importance of cyber security and the role of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in safeguarding internet users’ rights. I. Cyber… Read More »