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The Evolution and Development of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in India and its Different Kinds

The authors of this blog are  Mr. Vivek Yadav and   Ms. Isha Baloni of   Maharishi University of Information Technology, Noida .             INTRODUCTION Alternative Dispute Resolution is a procedure for settling disputes outside the court. It costs less than the litigation process. People nowadays prefer ADR because it allows two parties to interact and understand each other. It also allows the parties to resolve problems easily which cannot be allowed by courts to legally impose. ADR also intends to reduce stress and formality of going to court but some people hire attorneys to represent them in ADR proceedings. Arbitrators and Mediators are often lawyers and so, they hire a single lawyer to act as an impartial third party to guide their resolution and ensure that the solution for their problems is obtained which are beneficial for them. The rising popularity of ADR day by day is rising as it is much cheaper than litigation. Some of the parties now desire to solve their conflict and


The Author of this blog is  Ms. Shivani Singh  of  School of Law, FIMT, GGSIP University INTRODUCTION It is said by Oscar Bimpong, author of Inspiration as wisdom for today , that the road to success can be full of potholes, traffic and mechanical breakdown but what if one of those potholes become the literal reason that stops a person from not only being successful but also being healthy or alive.Every year a lot of people lose their lives due to potholes, and the drawback in our legal system is that there are close to no provisions that proffer justice to the victims. Meanwhile the authorities responsible just pretend to be oblivious to the facts that people are dying because they neglected their job. Potholes are the common annoyance that cost crores of rupees to the government and causes a lot of damages to the vehicles. The Supreme Court remarked that more people die in pothole-related road accidents in our cities and towns than skirmishes on the border or even in terror incid


                    The Author of this blog is  Ms. Megha Garg  of SGT University, Gurgaon The purpose of law is social engineering. Therefore, it has to cater the needs of changing society according to changing situations. Sometimes, the very provisions of law which are meant to be reformative become a source of harassment. India is a country where Rites and customs have played a major role of the society. In which dowry was one of the practices prevailing in our society from long period. Initially, this practice was treated as blessing but it took an ugly turn and turned into a curse for the society because the women fell prey of the greed of their husbands and of his family. Moreover, this practice became a cause of harassing the women and causing mental as well as physically cruelty. Thus, for the protection of women, the Government of India inserted Section 498A under IPC by the Amendment Act 1983. But, with the rise of education, financial security, and modernization, women sta


The Author of this blog is  Mr. Rahul Lalwani  of  Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Introduction “Bois Locker Room” [here in referred to as “Boys Locker Room”] was recently busted for glorifying gang rape. It was a private chat group of teenagers. Teenage boys and girls have reportedly been sharing pictures of girls, some as young as 15-16, objectifying them, morphing their pictures, using abusive language, and talking about ‘gang-raping girls’. These kinds of incidences’ are creating threats and degrading women in every way possible.The use of Social Media in this scary manner may lead to the end of life for another person. The screenshots of the chats were leaked and chairperson of Delhi Commission for woman Swati Maliwal writes a letter to Delhi Police Cyber Crime Branch to look into this matter and start the investigation. The Delhi cyber cell police filed an FIR under appropriate laws  regarding these heinous crimes happened on social media group. The police take