Author: Sai saswati Mohanty

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“Work From Home” Catalysing Sexual Harassment?

Do you remember the last movie you saw in the theatres? Mine was “Thappad” – starring Tapsi Pannu. It is a well-made, women-centric movie which addresses, rather reminds the viewer of the many awful, ubiquitous yet latent, trends in the society, which were (and arguably still are) mostly accepted as a generic, “no need to […]

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Regulation of Artificial Intelligence

I.Introduction Ongoing policy documents and working drafts on Artificial Intelligence gave by the Niti Aayog (or the Planning Commission under the Government of India) perceive ethical and fundamental problems with the execution of AI and clue towards a self-administrative methodology towards the same in the coming times. In this context, it is significant for Artificial […]

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Suo Moto Cognizance by the Judiciary

Introduction A Suo Moto cognizance is a Latin term which implies an action taken by a government office, court or other central body at their own discretion. A court takes a Suo Moto Cognizance of a legal matter when it gets data about the infringement of rights or breach of certain legal obligations through media […]

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India’s legal position on online gambling in 2021

The legality of gambling can be difficult to track in countries where states have different regulations. This is the case with India and the country’s stance on gambling. Legality depends on how an activity is defined by the court which is shared by all states regardless of their different stances. Here’s a quick rundown of […]

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Police are not a supreme institution, it must function within four walls of law

Introduction As the salt looks like sugar the case is the same with police encounters. Though by statements and justifications of police it may seem like an authentic encounter by reading between the lines the reality looks bizarre. The acting of the police itself as the judge, jury, and executioner puts ambiguity on the legality […]

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