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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 […]

Women Security and Legal Safeguards in India

By Digvijay Singh I am Chandrika I am Gayatri I am Fatima, Banu, Uma, I am Jayalakshmi, I am Saraswati I am ones of those faceless women who die every day in your morning newspapers And go on to become crime number in the Police Station And then a file […]

‘Essential Religious Functions Test’ – Judicial Transgression Or Social Justice?

Reigha Yangzom Introduction The Delhi Agricultural Cattle Preservation Act, 1994 imposes a total prohibition on the slaughter, sale or purchase, transport or export, possession and storage of beef in Delhi. This legislation was passed primarily due to the fact that the cow is considered to be holy by the Hindus. […]

RTA: A Stepping Stone Or A Stumbling Block In The Process Of Multilateral Trade Liberalization

Introduction The debate about whether regionalism is the “stepping stone or stumbling block” for multilateral trade liberalization was first brought up by Jagdish Bhagwati in his writings which have been referred to numerous times in this paper. He has been a staunch supporter of free trade and refers to RTAs […]

The Impact Of Foreign Direct Investment In The Retail Sector

Sankalp Shanker Srivastav Editor’s Note: India is witnessing strong growth prospects in organized retailing with foreign retail players willing to make investment in the sub continent. India, being the country with the second most-population, has immense scope for retail expansion as along with time, urbanization and consumerism has also been increasing. […]

Review Of The Doctrine Of Agency By Necessity

Sankalp Shanker Srivastava Introduction- The Principle The origin of the principle of the Doctrine of Agency of Necessity rests in the idea where an agent exceeds his authority by acting on behalf of the principal in an emergency situation. This occurs when one party, the agent, is faced with an […]

Excessive Extra Territoriality of Competition Laws: A Failed Harmonization

By Harshini Jhothiraman Editor’s Note: Regulatory mechanisms in every country work perfectly until before they overlap each other resulting in a conflict of laws. Ironically, international laws have attempted and failed in trying to harmonize the extraterritorial application of competition laws in resolving disputes. The efforts of the WTO in resolving […]