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Blockchain Technology – An Amateur’s Guide

You (Person A) want to electronically send a monetary amount to Person B. You access your wallet via an electronic key. You initiate the transaction. This transaction is broadcast to a particular network. The entities on this network will verify that you have enough value in your wallet in order to transfer the desired amount to Person B. Once verified, they will confirm the transaction. The money can then be moved from […]

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Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market – the EU Controversy Explained

Till a month ago, the world waited with bated breath as members of the European Parliament contemplated a proposed directive to herald a new Copyright Law within the European Union. This Directive aims to create a digital single market and has been named as such. However, the proposal has been a hotbed for controversy right since its very inception in 2016. While many advocate both for and against its enforcement, not […]

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DNA Technology Bill – Everything You Need to Know

Law is organic. It is ever-evolving. Its most difficult challenge, however, is to evolve as quickly as the changes being embraced by the society. It is indeed a tough task considering the breakneck speed at which we are advancing. Arguably, the biggest fear facing society today is the probable inability of law to keep pace with advancement in technology. We cannot govern what the law has not envisaged. And, what […]

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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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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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