First Job Jitters? Here’s How to Keep your Cool!

Finished your studies, got placed and looking forward to joining your first job? Congratulations! You’ve made it this far. A new job tends to give jitters to even the most seasoned lot. Thus, when it is your first job, it’s only natural that to feel stressed. However, the first job always has an advantage because your mind is free. It’s a completely fresh start. There are no yardsticks. There is no prior work culture […]

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Blockchain – The Concept and its Legal aspects

Blockchain made its debut when Bitcoin was introduced to the world as a peer to peer version of electronic cash in 2009. While Blockchain cannot be discussed without reference to Bitcoin – Bitcoin is just one of the several hundred applications that use blockchain technology. So what is Blockchain? Blockchain is exactly what the name means– a technology that allows blocks of information to be created and stored in a […]

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Law as a Career – Stride to Success

The Indian education system, by default, creates multiple stages of stress in the academic journey of students. Arguably, the most intense amongst these is the Higher Secondary Examination (HSC or 12th board). HSC students are on the verge of choosing their life path (well, almost) after their exams. This dilemma is unexplainable – for some, it is the lack of options, and for others, it is the ocean of options […]

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10 Must Watch Movies for Law Students

Law has always been an intriguing profession. Films, television and literature have glamorized this profession for years with climax ending in a dramatic court case. Often, we find the protagonist winning in the end with profound oratory – giving the audience thrill and excitement.  The fictional stories presented in the movies tell a great deal about the political and social situations. Even though these movies do not show the viewers […]

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The Right to Information and you!

Did you know – instead of just cribbing and crying over delayed construction of a road outside your home which you know will soon get either flooded or spotted with potholes – you can actually get a sample to check the quality of material being used? Yes! When they say information they mean all kinds of information, written and physical. Now with the Supreme Court capping RTI application fees to […]

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LEGALISATION OF PASSIVE EUTHANASIA IN INDIA

What You Need to Know – Supreme Court’s decision legalising Passive Euthanasia The Supreme Court has finally come out with a judgment clarifying the uncertain waters surrounding the concept of assisted suicide or euthanasia. By holding that the fundamental right to live also includes the right to die with dignity, the judgment brings to conclusion a long-standing ethical, moral, religious and legal dilemma. The Supreme Court had been known for […]

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Legalising Passive Euthanasia, here’s What You Need to Know

The Supreme Court has recognized the right to die with dignity to be inherent in the fundamental right to life and personal liberty. This means that legal validity is granted to assisted suicide (euthanasia) for persons suffering from terminal diseases, living in persistent vegetative state, comatose state or brain dead, etc. What is allowed – Removal of life sustaining or prolonging medicines, machines and devices is acceptable in the presence […]

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