Month: October 2017

The setting red sun of dark water

Joyanta Chakraborty, IMS Unison University Editor’s note: The islands of Andaman and Nicobar famously contain not only the Kaala Paani jail but also several groups of indigenous people aloof from mainstream society. This paper talks about one of 4 major groups (among the Great Andamanese, The Onge, The Sentilenese), the […]

Medical Negligence

By Aakarsh Shah, RNPI law school Editor’s note: Medical negligence is punishable under various laws such as torts, IPC, Indian Contracts Act, Consumer Protection Act, etc. It can be defined as misconduct by a medical practitioner or doctor, and causes many deaths and illnesses each year. This paper covers the […]

Promissory Estoppel

By Madhubala Solanki Editor’s Note: This paper will explain the equitable doctrine of promissory estoppels and its evolution. Ingredients and applicability of the doctrine and the legal liability which arises through the promissory estoppel will be explained. Law commission report on promissory estoppels is dealt in the project. The sphere […]

Maternal Mortality in India

Digvijay Singh   Editor’s Note: In developing countries like India, maternal mortality ratio is still very high. Different socio demographic factors are responsible beside the medical factors for this high ratio. Government of India has taken many steps for the improvement of health of pregnant and nursing women and women in […]

Reducing Maternal Mortality in India

By Digvijay Singh Introduction The estimates of the present decade show that worldwide each year nearly half a million women die from complications during pregnancy and childbirth. About 99% of these women belong to the developing world with over 90% concentrated in Africa and Asia. The current maternal mortality ratio […]

Role Of Government In Public Health: Current Scenario In India

Digvijay Singh Introduction The practice of public health has been dynamic in India and has witnessed many hurdles in its attempt to affect the lives of the Indian people. Since independence, major public health problems like malaria, tuberculosis, leprosy, high maternal and child mortality and lately, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) […]

Comparison Of Trial Procedure Between Indian Courts And French Courts

By Madhubala Solanki Editor’s Note: This paper will be dealing with trial procedure followed by India and France, the basic nature of both countries’ legal systems. In law, there are different methods of exposing evidence in court: adversary procedure and inquisitorial procedure. Procedural law prescribes the means of enforcing rights […]

Tobacco Control Policies in India

Digvijay Singh Editor’s Note: Tobacco use is a major public health challenge in India with 275 million adults consuming different tobacco products. Government of India has taken various initiatives for tobacco control in the country. Besides enacting comprehensive tobacco control legislation (COTPA 2003), India was among the first few countries to […]