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Kishan Dutt Kalaskar Retired Judge
Written By :
Bangalore, Karnataka

Procedure to track Court Cases online - CNR number – QR code


Written By : Kishan Dutt Kalaskar Retired Judge (Advocate, Bangalore)

The digital drive has accelerated growth in many sectors in India and across the globe and has produced groundbreaking results in different domains. Digital transformations in forms of digital literacy, digital infrastructure creation, communication and networks through digital banking, and digital ...

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Kishan Dutt Kalaskar Retired Judge
Written By :
Bangalore, Karnataka

Under which Act, Credit, Debit Cards, ATMs, PhonePe, PayTm Wallets etc. works


Written By : Kishan Dutt Kalaskar Retired Judge (Advocate, Bangalore)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) established the Payment and Settlement Act System, 2007 (PSS Act, 2007), which was approved by the President on December 20, 2007. It becomes effective on August 12, 2008. The Board for Regulation and Supervision of Payment and Settlement Systems is a central authorit...

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Anik
Written By :
Bangalore, Karnataka

Is it high-time for gender-neutral rape laws?


Written By : Anik (Advocate, Bangalore)

IntroductionIn India, the law that deals with sexual offenses is the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013, which was amended after the brutal gang rape of a young woman in Delhi in 2012. The act includes provisions for rape and sexual assault, but it does not have a specific provision for gender-neutral...

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Kishan Dutt Kalaskar Retired Judge
Written By :
Bangalore, Karnataka

Union budget 2023 – post office monthly interest scheme – an attraction


Written By : Kishan Dutt Kalaskar Retired Judge (Advocate, Bangalore)

Finance Minister Nirmala today announced to increase the maximum deposit limit of Post Office Monthly Income Scheme (POMIS). The new maximum deposit limit in this Government of India (GoI) backed small saving scheme will be  ₹9 lakh from ₹4.5 lakh for a single account holder...

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Abhimanyu  Shandilya
Written By :
Kolkata, West Bengal

How to Register Labour Complaint - India


Written By : Abhimanyu Shandilya (Advocate, Kolkata)

Have you ever been pissed by your boss for making you work beyond fixed hours without any compensation? We have all been there and gulp it all for the very reason that we look forward to the dearly monthly salary. Now just imagine that there is someone whom you can approach and complain against this...

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Abhimanyu  Shandilya
Written By :
Kolkata, West Bengal

Litigation and Arbitration: Key Similarities and Differences Explained


Written By : Abhimanyu Shandilya (Advocate, Kolkata)

When it comes to the traditional method of seeking justice in India, litigation is the way out. It is usually identified by advocates representing before the courts the facts of the matter as per their own clients. Supporting evidence is produced by the respective parties before the court. The presi...

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Abhimanyu  Shandilya
Written By :
Kolkata, West Bengal

Validity of Stamp Paper


Written By : Abhimanyu Shandilya (Advocate, Kolkata)

Have you seen those A4 sized documents with green or pink currency like prints on top? We do need those papers and in general are aware that those are documents holding some legal validity. They are known as stamp papers and hold a certain value. But what is the purpose of those papers, and more imp...

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Abhimanyu  Shandilya
Written By :
Kolkata, West Bengal

Scrutinizing Couples’ Rights in Live-in Relationship


Written By : Abhimanyu Shandilya (Advocate, Kolkata)

People often have this doubt - “Is live-in relationship legal in India?”. There is no law that prohibits two adults from living together under one roof, regardless of whether they are married or not. There is a dilemma around the legality and rights in live-in relationship because ancien...

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Anik
Written By :
Bangalore, Karnataka

Marital rape in India - a brief overview


Written By : Anik (Advocate, Bangalore)

Introduction Marital Rape in India is not considered a crime under the Indian Penal Code. Section 375 of the IPC exempts a husband from the charge of rape if the wife is above the age of 15. There have been several cases where the Supreme Court of India has been petitioned to declare marital rape as...

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Abhimanyu  Shandilya
Written By :
Kolkata, West Bengal

Family Pension to Unmarried Daughter in India


Written By : Abhimanyu Shandilya (Advocate, Kolkata)

You are a girl, this is not your permanent home. You will be married off to another home which is going to be your rightful nest. This mentality often invites a plethora of doubts and queries when a girl’s entitlement to parents’ or family property is being discussed. It is a traditional...

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