Legal Issues

Living Entity Status to Ganga and Yamuna: Various Issues

Soon after river Whanganui of New Zealand was given status of a living entity, India also had its share in the feat when the Uttarakhand High Court on 20th March, 2017 declared the holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna to be given a status of a legal entity which is a move that could help in […]


Delhi Government’s Decision to app based shared taxis

Just about the time when the convenience in travelling in Delhi was starting to become a bit better, the Delhi Government, on 6Th Feb 2017, announced that it is all set to ban all shared rides provided by the app-based cab providers. Uber, and its major rival on the home front, Ola, took a huge […]

Problem of Pending Court Cases in India

Indian judicial system is reeling under a back-breaking load of 3 Crore pending cases in various levels of the courts across the country. Urgent steps need to be taken to address the situation and at the current pace it will take about 300 years to clear the backlog. Key facts It is the Allahabad High […]

What are Oil Palm Acts?

Once planted, the oil palm tree has a productive life beginning at 4th year and ending at 25 to 30 years. The oil is extracted from the mesocarp of its fruit and its seed kernel.  Each palm tree produces around 5-12 fruit bunches every year. Each bunch weighing average 25 kilogram has around 2000 fruits. […]

India has biggest battlefield for IPR

The west looks at India as the “biggest battlefield” for intellectual property rights and accuses the country of “rampant piracy and counterfeiting”. To what extent do you agree with this? Give arguments.