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Not Dennis but Digital Lending is the real Menace

Author: Rini Mishra Narwdeshwar Law College Introduction   India's emergence in the digital ecosystem has been spectacular. India's is well on the path of digital revolution. The transition to a digital economy lies in moving beyond fragmented digital solutions to digital infrastructures that will spur digitalisation across economies and societies. While Artificial intelligence, Quantum Computing, Cloud Computing and Blockchain are making a mark. One of the new emerging digital infrastructure is that of digital lending applications which can be added to the buzzwords. What is digital lending? Digital lending is the process of lending credit to individuals through web platforms or mobile apps, utilizing technology for authentication and credit evaluation. Over the years the digital lending market has evolved and expanded continuously and significantly. More than 190 million Indian adults don't have any bank accounts. Digital lending enables potential borrowers to apply for l

Marital Rape in India: A Nightmare Amidst in Wedlock Roses

  Author: Pritam Ghosh Calcutta University INTRODUCTION India will be celebrating it’s 75th Independence Day on 15th of August 2022, yet till now India is backed with various social issues which are very less talked about. One of the most serious issue, which has no recognition of law till now, is marital rape. Many women although born in this independent land of India, has no rights to say ‘NO’ to her husband for sexual intercourse after her marriage. Many men just consider women as property of them, and just to satisfy their lust at nights. What is more disappointing, Indian law does not recognize it as crime. There is no provision under any law, which covers this serious issue. What is marital rape, and how it is different from other rape? In simple words, when a husband forces his wife for having sexual intercourse against her will and against her consent, it is termed as Marital rape. India from past, have identified  itself to be a patriarchal society, and so the concept of mergi

Black Magic Crimes: The available legal remedies to tackle this Sinister

Author: Yash Bisht IMS Unison University, Dehradun INTRODUCTION India has undergone rampant elevation in Science and technology, resulting in enlightenment in the lifestyles of people. But as stated by Masasgi Kishimoto, “In this world, where there is light, there are also shadows”. Even though the recent years has seen the light of science and modernization; on the contrary, shadows have also emerged. Hiding within these shadows, and creeping around for all this time, evil practices like Black Magic has stamped its authority in this so called modernising society. There are countless instances where in the name of healing a sick person, he is beaten up and thrashed for days, spells and other spooky practices are tried over such people. No one can ever forget the freakish Burari deaths of Delhi, an incident that still gives goose bumps.   While gazing for a solution to counter black magic, people frequently opt for another superstitious practice, resulting into a never ending loop of fo

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan/ Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan

Author: Mohammad Bombaywala International Institute of SDGs & Public Policy Research A BRIEF OUTLOOK  Sarva shiksha abhiyan/ Samagra shiksha (SSA) is a flagship program of the Indian Government. It was initiated in 2001 to attain the Universalisation of Elementary Education. SSA is legally backed by adding education as a fundamental right in the Indian Constitution under Article 21 A. Free and compulsory education was provided to all the children, and SSA aims to meet this expectation in a time-bound manner. As mandated by the 86th Amendment of the Constitution of India, free and compulsory education for children between the ages of 6-and 14 should be a Fundamental Right. Therefore, to see to it that this Fundamental Right is fulfilled for children (who aren’t aware of the significance of education and rights) the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan policy has been formulated. As the name suggests, SSA means that it is a campaign that aims to provide education to all children from the ages of 6

Guidelines for the Trademark Registration

Author: Preeti Khandelwal International Institute of SDG’s and Public Policy Research What is Trademark? A trademark can be any word, phrase, symbol, design, or combination of these things that identifies your goods and services. The word trademark can refer to both trademarks and service marks. A trademark is use for goods while service marks is used for services. Why is Trademark registration important? Identifies the source of your goods or services. Provides legal protection for your brand. Helps you guard against counterfeiting and fraud. It is an asset itself Classification of Trademark Trademark is classified into 45 different classes by International Services of Goods and Services . Each class represents the different set of goods and services. To avoid the discrepancies, it is essential to choose the right class of trademark while filing a trademark registration application. Trademark application can be filed in more than one class. Among 45 classes mentioned 34 classes come u

Redressal Mechanism for Drinking and Driving

  Author: Aditya Agrawal INTRODUCTION Driving is a responsibility to society at large vehicles were designed for the convenience of the common people. To make transportation easier. A common person is always expected to follow all the traffic rules but there are people who intentionally or unintentionally break the rules and risk the lives of others and themselves. Drinking and driving are one of the most common crimes in India. The government of India has taken several measures to prevent crime and has also been successful in reducing the cases but still, there is a long way to go. As per the data 70,444 drunken driving cases were reported in 2019. In 2020 it reduced to 56,204 and in 2021 48,144 cases of drunken driving were reported. According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), drunk driving caused over 38,000 road accidents between 2018 and 2020. This accounts for approximately 2% of all road accidents in India. In 2019, nearly 3,000 people were killed in such accidents, w