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Can Women Have It All?

Remember the poster of the female flexing muscles from an American wartime ad of the 1940s with the caption ‘We Can Do It’? A refreshing sight considering that history has not been very kind to women. Oh c’mon, don’t roll your eyes and discard this as another rant on how powerless women feel and why 33% reservation in Lok Sabha is not just a pro-feminist stand but also a lesson in practicality in light of the principles of equity and justice. This article is not the cryptic balderdash of

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Knowing your rights should be as easy as liking this post!

Knowing your rights as a citizen is very important and that’s when LawForMe steps in. Legal jargon can indeed be very complicated but it is still important for citizens to know their rights and to challenge injustice when they come face to face with it. When someone says the word ‘law’, for some reason most of us (including me) have this image of professional looking people wearing black gowns and sometimes even wigs, holding a long scroll which consists of words that none of us outside th

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Keep Law as Easy as ABC

“No person employed in a public utility service shall go on strike in breach of contract-- without giving to the employer notice of strike, as herein- after provided, within six weeks before striking; or within fourteen days of giving such notice;”[1]   “Huh?”   That was the first reaction from our class in Law School when the Professor read out this provision from The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. As usual we were advised to read the text again from our copi

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Keep it simple, silly!

“Let it be”, my friend said as I tried to convince her to file an FIR. Earlier that day, her bag had been stolen by some goons who have been causing quite a nuisance in the area. On further inquiry, she explained her qualms about approaching the authorities and it all began to make sense to me. She explained that she was not entirely sure how to go about the procedure of filing the FIR and she felt that there was a good chance she would lose more than she stood to gain in the first place. T
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