Tag Archives: India


India’s tough anti-hijacking law comes into force

NEWS SCAN The country’s new anti-hijacking law, which prescribes capital punishment in the event of death of “any person”, has come into force following a government notification. The 2016 Anti-Hijacking Act replaces a 1982-vintage law, according to which hijackers could be tried only in the


China says India ‘trampled’ on Sikkim Panchsheel pact

NEWS SCAN Upping the ante on the Sikkim stand-off, China on Wednesday accused India of “trampling” on the Panchsheel principles and asked New Delhi to “correct its mistakes” as soon as possible by pulling back troops. China also claimed that India was “misleading the public” by saying that Chinese


India Ratifies UN Pact To Counter China’s OBOR

NEWS SCAN NEW DELHI: India became the 71st country on Monday to join the United Nations TIR Convention, the international customs transit system, to position itself as a regional trading and transit hub.The TIR system is the international customs transit system with the widest geographical


NCLAT stays CCI’s Rs 591 cr fine on Coal India

NEWS SCAN Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (SAM & Co), who acted as the legal advisor to Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries, in a matter involving imposition of a fine of INR 591.01 Crores on CIL for abusing its dominant position in its Fuel

India’s Children: And Their Eluding Rights

The err of humanity lies in it’s ingratitude. As we age in this unforgiving, but rather forgetful society, we are treated with more respect, looked at more admiringly. Mature, is what we call ourselves, and feel proud to have attained ‘sufficient understanding’ of the ways


The Right to Privacy in India An Overview

The most simple definition of privacy was given by Judge Thomas Cooley in Olmstead v. United States, he called it as, “the right to be let alone”. Privacy is the ability of an individual or a group to keep their lives and personal affairs out