Procedure for Geographical Indications (GI) Protection in India

In most cases, a geographical indication consists of the name of the place of origin of the goods. For example, “Champagne,” “Cognac,”, and “Darjeeling Tea” in India. These are geographical indications designating the specific geographical origin from which they originate.

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Does a ‘Borderline Personality Disorder’ qualify as insanity?

In a layman’s language, insanity is used synonymous to ‘unsoundness of mind’. According to Section 5 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, such insanity should show recurrent attacks in order to disqualify a person from a valid marriage.

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How free is the free press in India? How free it ought to be?

It seems as though the subtlety of our Constitution in terms of providing freedom of the press is being exploited at times for personal or political gains, and we do need a comprehensive act that would address freedom of the press and help us draw a clear line as to what is and isn’t acceptable

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