PIL ON DECRIMINALISING THE ACT OF BEGGING- NOTICE ISSUED BY HON’BLE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (FILED BY H.K. LAW OFFICES)

The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India issued notice on PIL filed under article 32 of the Constitution of India for decriminalising the act of begging and challenging the constitutional validity of Anti- Begging Acts of various states of India.  A bench of Hon’ble Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Subhash Reddy issued notice to Gujarat, Punjab,Continue reading “PIL ON DECRIMINALISING THE ACT OF BEGGING- NOTICE ISSUED BY HON’BLE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (FILED BY H.K. LAW OFFICES)”

LAW ON BAIL – PART I : BAIL AS A MATTER OF RIGHT

Reaffirming- ‘Bail is the Rule and Jail is the exception’ By Megha Chaturvedi, Associate H.K. Law Offices WHAT IS BAIL? It is a known fact that no statute including The Code of Criminal Procedure has defined the term Bail yet is has much elaboratively precise meaning.  According to Halsbury’s Laws of England – “the effectContinue reading “LAW ON BAIL – PART I : BAIL AS A MATTER OF RIGHT”

IBC (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

INTRODUCTION The increase in the default threshold from INR 1 lakh to INR 1 crore was one of the first COVID-19 relief measures announced by the Minister of Finance. The Finance Ministry had also indicated that the government is also considering suspending initiating new insolvency applications for a period of 6 months.  The government’s announcementContinue reading “IBC (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020”

ANALYSIS OF THE STATUTE- CITIZENSHIP (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2019

INTRODUCTION Post partition and independence, it became necessary to enact a legislation which governs citizenship laws of a nation. Citizenship not only recognizes the legal identity and provide rights to an individual of a country but also protects their welfare and provides nationality granting protection across the world. Citizens are subjected to better legal status,Continue reading “ANALYSIS OF THE STATUTE- CITIZENSHIP (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2019”

MANUAL SCAVENGERS: AN EXTENSION OF THE PANDEMIC OF UNTOUCHABILITY

          Our country is widely known for numerous cultures, traditions and believes. It is these values and morals which make us distinct in the whole world and the reason why even the western civilization is looking forward and adopting our traditional culture. This clearly shows the importance and impact of our values and morals onContinue reading “MANUAL SCAVENGERS: AN EXTENSION OF THE PANDEMIC OF UNTOUCHABILITY”