Law students demand cancellation of exams

Slogans demanding the resignation of KSLU VC, Ishwara Bhat were hurled at the protest site. The Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) students staged a protest alongside National Student Union of India (NSUI) at Maurya Circle. Promotion to next semester, resolution of errors in results and clarity on repeaters exam were some of their demands. Ranganath, […]

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Legal advice just a call away, not really

Tele-law service was launched as a part of Digital India campaign in 2017. Tele-law services are still not available at Common Service Centres (CSC) across Bengaluru although it has been operational across the country since December 2019. There are 51,434 CSCs in the country and 753 of these centers are in Karnataka. Out of these, […]

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Free legal aid, known to few

Free legal aid still a foreign concept despite the attempts of NALSA to spread awareness about it. Underprivileged people are still unaware of free legal aid, despite the efforts by National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) to spread literacy about their legal rights. Chandrakala Yadav, a shop owner in Golahalli, said that she has spent approximately […]

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IFF aids victims of oxygen fraud

With the rising number of fraudulent cases across the nation, the Internet Freedom Foundation has decided to provide legal help to the common man. Bangalore: Sanjana, a lawyer at International Freedom Foundation (IFF) recently filed a complaint in Delhi against a person impersonating Cipla Foundation. “The amount of money involved is over Rs. one a […]

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Unregulated Acid Sales Continue Despite Supreme Court Ban

Acid is available in various over-the-counter stores across Lucknow for as little as Rs. 200 with no regulations followed. Acid attack survivors aren’t happy.  Lucknow:  Acid remains easily attainable across the city despite strict regulations imposed by the Supreme Court. “We sell a bottle of acid for Rs. 200,” said Raj, owner of a small […]

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PILs Hurting the Economy

The former Law Minister noted that excessive Public Interest Litigations were causing a loss to the economy. By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, March 7, 2019. Speaking at an event organised by the Advocates Association of Karnataka, Kapil Sibal, senior advocate and Member of Parliament believes that Public Interest Litigations (PIL) have affected the economy of the […]

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