Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: A Study

By Ananya Banerjee, WBNUJS, Kolkata. Farmers’ Suicides The National Crime Records Bureau, in its report for accidental deaths and suicides, stated that a total of 5,650 farmers have committed suicide in the year 2014. The highest incidents of 2,568 farmers’ suicide…

Cyber Challenges and Emerging Trends: A Step ahead of Law

By Priyanka Gehlot, Raffles University, Rajasthan. Cyber crime is just another invention of a technological advancement. As more and more people started accessing internet, the paradigm of cyber space changed from a utopia to a doom and gloom.  This vicious circle operates…

National Herald Scam: An Insight

By Nidhi Mudgal, Amity Law School, Lucknow. The National Herald scam is an ongoing case in a Delhi Court filed by an Indian economist and politician, Subramanian Swamy against the politicians named Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and their companies and associated persons. As per the complaint filed by…

India Singapore Strategic Partnership: Where Are We Headed?

By Vershika Sharma, National Law University, Jodhpur. The recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Singapore has once again highlighted the importance of the relations between the two countries. India’s connection with Singapore is not something which has come up very…

Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015: A Critical Scrutiny

By Medha Haradhan, WBNUJS, Kolkata. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Bill, 2015 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 22nd December, 2015. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) seeks to replace the…

Why the NJAC Bill deserved to be quashed?

By Adv. Mukul Anand, Alumnus, Gujarat National Law University. Strong opinions are expressed by people, criticizing the Supreme Court’s judgement, striking down the 99th Constitutional Amendment, and consequently the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill by a 4:1 majority. Social…

Juvenile Justice Act 2015: A Ground-breaking Adoption or a Dicey Alteration

By Anjana Mohan, Symbiosis Law School, Pune. After years of constant discussion and arguments on whether to replace the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 and giving an apt description to who is a child and how can…