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About kawaljit

Kawaljit Singh Bhatia is a Lawyer and appears regularly at the Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court. He has handled various high-stake matters in the filed of arbitration, telecom and broadcasting laws, labour matters, corporate matters, etc. He is passionate about legal issues that affect the society. He can be reached at kawaljitbhatia@gmail.com

Numbers and Democracy

Population in a democratic setup can prove to be both a boon and a bane. If the people are educated and intelligent, it’s a boon and if they are fools, guided by parochial interests of caste, religion, etc. they shall … Continue reading

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A 10 Year Old Pregnant Rape Victim and the Supreme Court

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, an Act which sought to regulate the termination of pregnancy is once again in the dock, in light of the recent order of the Supreme Court of India, wherein the Supreme Court refused … Continue reading

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We, the Orphan Children of India

I hope this never happens to anyone but imagine, you just leave your house for some work or to meet someone, hoping that you will be back home in a little while. While you are leisurely on your way, thinking … Continue reading

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Abortion and Supreme Court’s Plenary Powers

The recent decision of the Supreme Court wherein it refused to allow a woman to abort her foetus which was 23 weeks old seems to have gone wrong. The mother of the foetus wanted the child to be aborted because … Continue reading

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Let my country awake!

A society’s robustness and its value system is tested when the most vulnerable in the society is free and can stand up fearlessly against what’s wrong, without any worry of being treated in an unjust manner. It was rather shocking … Continue reading

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Mercedes Hit & Run Case – Speedy Justice still a utopian dream

An example of how justice delivery system is plagued by delay and laches, when truth is out there, staring at our faces! Continue reading

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Error of Supreme Court in dismissing PIL pertaining to Right to End of Life Care

“To give meaning and content to the word ‘life’ in Article 21, it has been construed as life with human dignity.” ~ Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Smt. Gian Kaur v. State of Punjab (1996) 2 SCC 648 An important … Continue reading

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Law – The Noble Profession 

Law, it is believed, is a noble profession. Do not get me wrong – I would love to believe that as well. However, due to some people, the whole profession gets a bad name. Lawyers are supposed to be an … Continue reading

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Whether landowners are consumers under Consumer Protection Act in builders’ collaboration agreements

The present article seeks to discuss the problems faced by landowners, who enter into agreements mostly called “Collaboration Agreements”, with builders, whereby in lieu of constructing building as per specifications of the landowner on the landowner’s vacant land, the builders … Continue reading

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