Promissory Estoppel

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 … [Read more...]

Role of Judiciary in Rape cases

By Bhavana Sharma, Department of Laws, H.P.U., Shimla Editor's Note:Rape is one of the most heinous crimes and is often described as the “beginning of a nightmare” for the victim. In this paper, efforts have been made to identify how judiciary being the third pillar of the Constitution has played … [Read more...]

Scientific Evidence in Criminal Trials- Narcoanalysis

By Yamini Rajora, National Law University Jodhpur Editor's Note: Till recently, the courts had to rely on non-scientific evidences only because of the non-availability of proper technology. Scientific evidences are crucial to the fact finder in order to arrive at the logical consequence in … [Read more...]

Victimology and Emerging Trends of Compensation

By Gurratan Wander, RGNUL and Harsimrat Kaur, Army Institute of Law, Mohali "Editor's Note: More often than not, most discourses pertaining to criminal law, or the commission of mass crimes involve the element of criminology, and the principles of criminal law, including basic concepts such as … [Read more...]

Scope and Extent of Amendment of Pleadings

By Kanthi Kiran Mamidanna, NALSAR University, Hyderabad "Editor's Note: The court system in a nation usually operates to do justice. In light of this argument, until a few years ago, the parties to a suit had unfettered opportunities to amend the pleadings under Rule 17, Order VI of the Civil Code … [Read more...]

Directorate of Enforcement v. Deepak Mahajan: Case Analysis

By Udisha Ghosh, Symbiosis Law School, Pune "Editor's Note: The present analysis deals with a case that attempts to resolve issues such as if Section 167 of the Criminal Procedure Code is applicable with regard to the production and detention of a person arrested under the provisions of Section 35 … [Read more...]