Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the Sikhs

The honorific Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was the best Bengali friend and admirer of the Sikhs. After Bose resigned as the President of  the Congress party on 29th April,1939 and called a meeting at Sadananda Park, Kolkata, on 5th   May , 1939, hundreds of Sikhs attended the meeting.

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Humour- “Political Corruption Trial”

At the height of a political corruption trial, the prosecuting Lawyer attacked a witness. “Isn’t it true,” he bellowed, “that you accepted five thousand dollars to compromise this case?” The witness stared out the window as though he hadn’t hear the question. “Isn’t it true

7/11 Mumbai Blasts Verdict- 5 Sentenced to Death

30th September 2015, saw the much awaited verdict of 7/11 Mumbai Blasts.  A special court sentenced to death five of the 12 people convicted for the 2006 Mumbai serial train blasts that killed 188 people and injured 829 commuters. The other seven convicts were sentenced

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BCCI’s plea over conflict of interest dismissed by SC

The Supreme Court of India (SC) dismissed Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) plea seeking review of its verdict by which a controversial amendment of a rule which permitted the cricket board administrators to acquire or hold commercial interest in events like IPL

India accused of violating international law by Nepal

A senior Nepali law maker accused India of breaking the international law by deliberately halting cross-border trade, forcing the landlocked nation to ration fuel. Few days back, members of an ethnic minority living in Nepal`s southern plains have blocked a critical trade route into the

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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

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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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Two Law Partners

Two law partners leave their office and go to lunch. In the middle of lunch the junior partner slaps his forehead. “Damn,” he says. “I forgot to lock the office safe before we left.” His partner replies ” What are you worried about? We’re both