This article deals with the topic of hearsay evidence and its exceptions in the Indian context. The author first looks at what hearsay evidence is, and how it would normally not be admissible before the courts under Section 60 of the Indian Evidence Act. The author then looks at some of the exceptions to this rule such as the doctrine of Res Gestae, dying declarations and admissions and confessions.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2022, 12:47 p.m.Read More →
The article deals with the topic of experts’ opinions under the Indian Evidence Act, it looks at the relevant sections of the Evidence Act that deal with experts’ opinions and then looks into who may be classified as an expert in India and a few topics on which experts’ opinions can be sought by the court. Finally, the author looks at how an expert witness is different from an ordinary witness.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2022, 12:08 p.m.Read More →
The report of the webinar hosted on 6th September 2020 by the Niti Manthan Centre for Environmental Law, Research and Action. Recording of the same can be accessed at - https://youtu.be/ZBjs3xT5C0o
Posted on Nov. 25, 2020, 2:54 p.m.Read More →
The report of the webinar hosted on 6th September 2020 by the Niti Manthan Centre for Environmental Law, Research and Action. Recording of the same can be accessed at - https://youtu.be/IK6pO7OipKw
Posted on Sept. 22, 2020, 10:31 p.m.Read More →
Disasters have no boundaries; be it natural disasters or man-made disasters. They cannot be stopped from occurring but they can be managed. Every nation needs laws and mechanisms and bodies for Disaster Management. However, there is also a dire need for establishment of a global Disaster Management body for managing global disasters at large. This article talks about the Indian legal framework for Disaster Management, the present framework for Disaster Management at the global level, the challenges faced for setting up international standards for Disaster Management and lastly this article also enlists certain recommendations for management of disasters at a global level.
Posted on July 28, 2020, 9:43 p.m.Read More →