Human rights begin with children rights

Human rights begin with children rights. There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they grow up in peace. ItContinue reading “Human rights begin with children rights”

GST – Section 7 Definition of Supply

The economic sector includes many taxed supplies just as GST. There are numerous vulnerabilities and ambiguities emerging out of the definition of a “supply” in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Regulations 1999. The definition of supply is given in GST, Section 7 Which states that the expression of supply includes allContinue reading “GST – Section 7 Definition of Supply”

Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Parishad vs. State of Maharashtra and Ors. (22.04.2010 – SC) : MANU/SC/0294/2010

Case Note: Service – Termination – Validity of – Present appeal filed against order whereby setting aside order of termination of respondent’s services – Held, record shows that pursuant to judgment of High Court, respondent no 2 has already been reinstated in service – Record would also show that respondent no 2 was in serviceContinue reading “Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Parishad vs. State of Maharashtra and Ors. (22.04.2010 – SC) : MANU/SC/0294/2010”

History of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897

The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 carries a colonial baggage. It was introduced during a time when Colonial India witnessed over 10 million deaths due to the disease that had its birth in Hong Kong.3 Western medicine proved to be largely inefficient against the Bubonic Plague of 1896. The neglect of the Colonial Government cost themContinue reading “History of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897”

What is a disaster according to the Disaster Management Act?

Section 2(d) of the Act defines “disaster” – means a catastrophe, mishap, calamity or grave occurrence in any area, arising from natural or man-made causes, or by accident or negligence which results in substantial loss of life or human suffering or damage to, and destruction of, property, or damage to, or degradation of, environment, andContinue reading “What is a disaster according to the Disaster Management Act?”

An overview of the Disaster Management Act

This act constitutes, The National Disaster Management Authority, State Disaster Management Authority, and District Disaster Management Authority3. These authorities make policies, plans and guidelines for disaster management for ensuring timely and effective response to disaster. Examples of powers and function of NDMA are: Lay down guidelines to be followed by the different Ministries or DepartmentsContinue reading “An overview of the Disaster Management Act”

What can be done in a Pandemic?

A new word that can be heard from everyone is ‘social-distancing’. Everyone is talking about it, even the NDMA has suggested social distancing in its guidelines. The NDMA is working day and night and it is safe to say that social distancing is the need of the hour right now but is staying at homeContinue reading “What can be done in a Pandemic?”

Disaster Management Act, 2005: Are we prepared?

If someone is not worried about the Covid-19 Pandemic then they’re either living on an island or in space. The Covid-19 (or simply Novel Coronavirus) is a new virus that is bugging humanity since the past four months which started in a small (not so small anymore) market in the Chinese city of Wuhan. WhoContinue reading “Disaster Management Act, 2005: Are we prepared?”

Documents in Arbitration

Notice of Arbitration A notice of arbitration is where the whole process of arbitration starts, it sets out the claims of the party and also identifies the intention to initiate the arbitration. Unless any of the party does not show the interest to initiate arbitration the notices cannot be issued. The notice is the documentContinue reading “Documents in Arbitration”