Year: 2014

Kashmir: Right to Self Determination

By Riya, New Law College, Pune. Introduction Self-determination means the process by which a country determines its own statehood and forms its own government. Many years ago it has already been declared by the United Nations that Kahmiris also have the right to self- determination. They have been deprived of […]

Delusional Orders

BY J. MANDAKINI, NUALS Editor’s Note: Delusional disorder is an illness characterized by the presence of nonbizarre delusions in the absence of other mood or psychotic symptoms. Nonbizarre refers to the fact that this type of delusion is about situations that could occur in real life, such as being followed, being loved, […]

Section 39 of Transfer of Property Act, 1882

By Nabarun Chandra Ray, GNLU  Editor’s Note: The Transfer of Property Act 1882 a legislation which regulates the transfer of property in India. It contains specific provisions regarding what constitutes a transfer and the conditions attached to it. According to the Act, ‘transfer of property’ means an act by which […]

Law and Technology

By Nabarun Chandra Ray, GNLU  Editors Note: Technology interacts with social, economic and legal frameworks to set the basic ‘affordances’ and constraints of human activity over time. The most significant present transformation revolves about computers and the emergence of the networked information economy. These new technological and economic conditions are […]

Civil Nuclear Liability

By Apurv Jain, NUALS Editor’s Note: Civil Nuclear Liability has recently gained a lot of momentum after India entered into agreements with nations like the United States of America, France, and others. Also now India is a part of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC). With a history of Bhopal Gas Tragedy, […]

Judicial Activism under Article 21

By Divya Sharma, Symbiosis Law School, Pune Greatness of the bench lies in creativity… There are cases where a decision one way or the other will count for the future, will advance or retard sometimes much, sometimes little, the development of the law in a proper direction. It is in […]

Consumer Protection Act

By Yash Bishnoi, CNLU Editor’s Note: Under the Consumer Protection Act, 1986/ Consumer Protection (amendment) Act, 2011 consumers are provided with machinery whereby they can file their complaints to the Consumer Forums with special powers so that appropriate action could be taken and the possible compensation may be awarded to consumer. This […]

Piercing of Corporate Veil

By Samridhi Arora, Amity University Editor’s Note: Corporate Veil is the principle in corporate law which states that company and its shareholders are two different identities independent of its existence . Piercing of corporate veil  is a legal method of trying to go behind this veil. It is employed by the […]