The Bar Council of India plans to conduct the first-ever all-India bar examination on December 05, 2010, which will qualify law students for practicing in the country. This mandatory exam will test law students’ basic knowledge of law, their analytical capability and aptitude for practicing the legal profession in the modern, changing world.
In the year 2000, mobile services began in India and people, as consumers, knew very little about Indian laws on using cell phones. . The total Indian cell phone subscriber base, as per reports by Trak.in, totaled at 403.66 million. As per the 2009 news reports, India is the second largest market for cell phones, next to China. So, what happens if your cell phone is lost or stolen? Do you know what to do next?
Law career is fast emerging as one of the most lucrative professions. Lawyers in India are held in high esteem, because their services and legal advice are required to help people whenever they face legal hassles or need law advice.
Growth, knowledge and opportunity to excel in diverse fields of law such as civil, criminal, employment, tax, real estate, and so on.
The Indian law on mergers is one that is gaining great momentum. Section 2 (1A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, defines amalgamation as merger of two or more companies, to form one company. Acquisition itself is defined as a process when a company takes-over another company, through mutual agreement. Spanning several decades now, it is clear that this business trend is soaring in India. Mergers and acquisitions have gained substantial importance and relevance in the Indian corporate world.
On 31st July 2010, a working session on ‘Mainstreaming and supporting the lowest wing of the Indian Judiciary,’ was presided over by Justice V.S. Sirpurkar, a Supreme Court judge.
As per Indian law, a notary public is an advocate who is authorized to help the public with legal documents pertaining to property, deeds, power of attorney and business affairs. These critical legal documents are required to be notarized, in order to be recognized legally. The notary public advocate of a state is authorized by the State Government to witness signatures on legal documents and administer oaths.
A city based NGO; Janhit Manch has challenged the validity of astrological predictions. The NGO filed a lawsuit, in Bombay High Court, against the famous astrologer, Bejan Daruwalla and not so famous, Brahmarshi Shri Kumar Swami. The PIL was filed by the NGO’s convener Bhagwanji Raiyani and his associate, Dattaram Kumkar.
The most talked about star of the FIFA World Cup 2010, Psychic Paul, has received Spanish citizenship. The octopus had become a household name throughout FIFA 2010 for his accurate predictions. Octopus Paul had gained a huge fan following in Spain, after predicting Spain’s victory in the semi-finals and finals of the FIFA World cup, 2010.
Psychic Paul was awarded the honorary citizenship, personally by Carlos Montes, the mayor of Spain's town Caballero. Montes presented him a silver plaque and a statue of its best known cephalopod. Further, octopus Paul has also received an invitation to Carballino’s annual octopus festival. However, it is said that octopus Paul is not likely to leave his home town.
A warrant of arrest is issued by the court, in consonance with the criminal law in India, which authorizes the arrest and detention of an accused/offender. A warrant is issued when an individual summoned by the court fails to appear before it.
Indian law recognizes Vedic Astrology as a separate discipline of science. Astrology has various methodologies to it but is actually based on the basic understanding of human behavior and planetary positions that influence the quality of life. Through calculations, astrologers take several factors into account such as the actual constellation of stars, position of planets and sun, before they make their predictions.