( 223 posts )


498A ,   dowry case ,   dowry harassment ,   false dowry case ,   Indian Penal Code ,   CrPC ,   IPC ,   Civil Procedure Code ,   Code of Criminal Procedure ,   Prohibition of Dowry Act ,   Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act ,   stridhan

Dowry is a major social menace in India. Every year, countless women are victims to dowry harassment. Some are subjected to torture, while others are found dead in suspicious circumstances.

The Indian legal system, has the following laws in place, which can be used while filing an FIR against the...

By Saurabh Kumar August 31, 2017
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Legal ,   Stridhan ,   Section 14 ,   Hindu succession Act ,   dowry ,   gifts ,   divorce

Stridhan: Constituents and Protection

The expression ‘Stridhan’ says it all. ‘Stri’ means woman and ‘Dhan’ means property. In a nutshell, Stridhan includes all the moveable (like jewelry, AC, refrigerator, money) and immovable property (like land) which a woman acquires from her relations and...

By Neha Agarwal June 13, 2017
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loan ,   agreement ,   default ,   interest rates


In the early stages of a business, taking a loan can be an indication of bleak future and bankruptcy. Mostly, start-ups prefer to raise finance through equity which is more stable than taking a loan. However, it cannot be denied that debt is also an...

By Neha Agarwal June 01, 2017

intellectual property rights ,   copyright ,   rights of employer ,   course of employment ,   in the course of employment ,   author ,   section 13 ,   Indian copyright act ,   blogpost ,   spoken words ,   de minimis ,   intellectual labour and originality

“The nation wants to know”- this innocuous sounding sentence has generated a legal tangle between Arnab Goswami and his erstwhile employers- The Times Group , with the latter claiming copyright over this issues. So, who does the existing law favour?

There are two essential questions that crop...

By Saurabh Kumar May 19, 2017
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CO-FOUNDERS’ AGREEMENT: Important clauses to be taken into consideration

You have conceived a million dollar idea for your start up or you may have nascent inkling to start a new business with your buddies.

Sooner or later there will come up a need to draft a co-founders agreement.



By Neha Agarwal May 13, 2017

data privacy ,   law ,   hacking ,   email hacking ,   cyber lawyer

Need for Data privacy

We deal with an overwhelming amount of data every single day of our lives. A lifestyle centered on broadcasting one’s every act means that we’re now in a generation where no information is too much information and social networks are a way of life. The merits and demerits...

By Lawfarm Team April 02, 2017
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investor ,   startup ,   legal ,   tag along ,   liquidation ,   agreement ,   material adverse change ,   right of first refusal ,   voting rights ,   how to protect equity ,  

Essential clauses for investors

An investors’ obvious commercial intent would be to ensure that he gains from his investment. He wants to maximize his returns and minimize the obstacles. For that, he will ensure to insert certain mechanisms that will work in favor of him so that he can get his...

By Neha Agarwal March 27, 2017