Month: July 2014

Decriminalization of Attempt to Commit Suicide

By Naveen Kumar Gautam, RMLNLU Editor’s Note: It is really unfortunate that Attempt to Commit Suicide continues to find mention as an offence under our Penal Statute notwithstanding the fact that when a distressed or frustrated person decides to terminate his/her previous life prematurely, it is indeed irrational and unfair to […]

Role of Media in Democracy and Good Governance

By Ankitha Praveen, School of Legal Studies, CUSAT Editor’s Note: Freedom of speech and expression subject to reasonable restrictions is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Indian Constitution. India celebrates its freedom of press which has been played an important role in the evolution of the Indian society over the decades. The […]

Suresh Kumar Kaushal vs. Naz Foundation: A Critical Analysis

By Oindrilla Mukherjee, KIIT Law School Editor’s Note: Much discourse has taken place  in an attempt to highlight the plight of those who have been discriminated on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Supreme Court’s judgment to overrule the well reasoned Delhi High Court judgment in Naz Foundation […]

Setting Aside Arbitral Award: Contemporary Scenario in India

By Swati Duggal, UILS, Punjab University Editor’s Note: Arbitration is a form of alternate dispute resolution where the parties to a dispute settle the dispute out of Court through an arbitral tribunal. The arbitration law in India was modeled on the English Arbitration Law and evolution of law led to […]

Challenges of Religious Arbitration in India

By Aditi, WBNUJS Editor’s Note:This paper seeks to identify the significance as well as challenges of the doctrine of religious arbitration from its western experience, especially in the USA, thereby analyzing its scope of application in the Indian legal framework. It explores the linkages between the western experience and the […]