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Advocate, adviser and educator

Banking Laws in India

Acts  exclusively administered by Reserve Bank of India Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 Public Debt Act 1944 Government Securities Act 2006 Government Securities Regulations, 2007 Banking Regulation Act 1949 Foreign Exchange […]

THE HALL OF FAME

Lawyers and Politicians  Marcus Tullius Cicero: A room without books is like a body without a soul. The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living. In order to […]

Ancient Laws

The Code of Manu ( Manu Samhita) Code of Hammurabi  The Athenian Constitution By Aristotle Roman Law  The Law of Justinian (Institution, Codex, and Digest)   Manu Samhita [Sanskrit- Devanagari Script] Read […]

Law By Hammurabi (1792 to 1749 BCE)

The Code of Hammurabi was based on a set of previously recorded and observed Sumerian laws, of which the Code of Dungi may have been one. However, Dungi’s code is mentioned only sparsely in ancient history texts, and many do not even find it important enough to mention at all. Also, there seems to be some disparity of dates. While once source gives the dates of Dungi’s Code as about three centuries before Hammurabi’s, this same date is also attributed to the Ur-Nammu Code of Law, i.e. approx. 2050-2100 B.C E , which many sources state is the earliest known written code of law in the world, and is the one most often credited as being the source of the Code of Hammurabi. 

CONSTITUTION OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR

Jammu and Kashmir

WE, THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR, having solemnly resolved, in pursuance of the accession of this State to India which took place on the twenty-sixth day of October, 1947, to further define the existing relationship of the State with the Union of India as an integral part thereof, and to secure to ourselves