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Protecting the Interests of the Consumer

The provisions of the Consumer Protection Act provide for better protection of the interests of consumers and for that purpose there are further provisions contained in the Act for the establishment of consumer councils and other authorities for the settlement of consumers’ disputes and for

Jeremy Bentham

British gentleman, political activist, legal scholar, social philosopher and linguist, Jeremy Bentham is best known as the founder of British utilitarianism. Born into a wealthy Tory family, Jeremy was educated at Westminster school and Queen’s College, Oxford and was trained as a lawyer. His independent

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Rule of Law: A Myth in Indian Legal System

The term ‘Rule of Law’ is an ancient term which has again found significance in the present time. Rule of Law is derived from natural law and natural law is also the source of fundamental right. According to St. Thomas Acquinas, natural law is “an

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Death Penalty: India’s Take On It

“To take a life when a life has been lost is revenge, not justice.”[1] The concept of awarding punishment, which in other words could be termed as ‘sanction’, is an ancient concept which took birth during the time when man started living in colonies which

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Masters as Captain, Management and Scapegoat

Master is a qualified seafarer in Command of a Merchant SHIP. Under common Law, Ship’s register evidences this plus her Nationality, Port of registry and mortgages if any etc.  Master is obliged to produce it on demand and declare her nationality at all times. A ship

Mahatma Gandhi and the Tatas

The Father of the Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in the coastal town of Porbandar in Gujarat on 2nd October,1869. Armed with two most potent weapons viz. “Satya” (“truth”) and “Ahimsa” (“non-violence”),Gandhi raised human values to new, mercurial heights and demonstrated to the world

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Liabilities of a director in case of a cheque dishonor

The article contemplates to present up-to-date analysis of the cases relating to the vicarious liability of the directors in cases of dishonor of cheques by companies. The trend is increasing where the cheques which are issued by a corporate body is dishonor and complaints under