Indian Institute of Management Bangalore invites applications for positions of Academic Intern in the Economics and Social Science Area. Continue reading
Looking for an opportunity to explore rural India, while being able to contribute to a great cause?
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By Maithili Parikh, Government Law College, Mumbai.
The national flag of a country represents the hopes and aspirations of its citizens and this holds especially true for a sovereign democracy like India. The final revision of the specifications of the Indian flag was completed in 1968; the saffron was to represent renunciation; the white was to denote the path of truth in our conduct; the green was to show our relation to the soil, where everything grows; and the blue Ashoka Chakra in the centre was to represent the wheel of dharma and motion. The national flag is the allegory of our national pride and over the last half-century several people have benevolently sacrificed their lives to keep the tricolour flying high in all its glory. However a palpable lack of awareness is often noticed, amongst people as well as organisations and agencies, in regard to the law, conventions and practices that apply to the display of the National Flag. The use (including misuse and insult) and hoisting of the flag is regulated by the Flag Code of India, 2002 and the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971. Continue reading
By Pragya Dhoundiyal, Law Center-1, Faculty of Law, Delhi University.
The government of India recently came up with a draft of the National Encryption Policy which is also in place in many other countries. However, our draft has been compared to the drafts of some of the regressive countries of the Middle East because it appeared to be a backward looking policy. The stakeholders and the public were invited for their insightful comments on the same; the last date for which was 16th October, 2015. But it was written off with such strong emotions of the experts and the public alike, that the government had to call it back. The government has accepted that there did exist certain ambiguities and at the same time had given the assurance that the requisite changes would be made. Since, it has not been made clear as to what changes exactly is the government contemplating, the public at large remains apprehensive. Continue reading
By Gautam Adusumalli, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University.
On the 7th of September, the Haryana State Assembly passed the Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2015. By virtue of this, Haryana became only the second state in the country, after Rajasthan, to fix educational and certain other qualifications as eligibility criteria for the candidates to contest elections to Panchayati Raj institutions (PRIs). Continue reading
The Centre for Legal Philosophy and Justice Education, NALSAR University of Law, invites internship applications for December 2015-January 2016. Continue reading
By Anshika Juneja, Symbiosis Law College, Pune.
KENNY- the Law of Sedition relates to the uttering of the seditious words, the publication of seditious libels, and conspiracies to do an act for the furtherance of a seditious intention. The Bombay High Court on Tuesday 22nd September, directed the State not to implement its circular issued by the Home Department defining guidelines for the police to book people under sedition charges while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Advocate Narendra Sharma, who practices in the Bombay HC, sought for quashing of the circular. A division bench of Justice VM Kanade and Justice Dr Shalini Phansalkar Joshi asked the government to file a detailed affidavit within two weeks or it would decide on the petition at the admission stage. Continue reading
The 18th S C Javali Memorial National Moot Court Competition 2015 will be held between October 10 and 11, 2015.
Each participating team has to pay a registration fee of Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) through a demand draft drawn on any nationalized bank, in favour of The Principal, Karnatak University’s, Sir Siddappa Kambali Law College, Dharwad. Continue reading
By Archishman Chakraborty, Symbiosis Law School, Pune.
In September, 2014, the Tax authorities in Karnataka barred Amazon India from selling electronics and several other products from its warehouse in the State, by cancelling the licences of third-party merchants who were working with the local unit of the world’s largest online retailer. Notice was served to more than a hundred third party merchants disallowing them to register Amazon’s warehouse as their ‘additional place of business’. Continue reading