Any deceitful act performed by a person for their own gain can be termed as fraud. Section 17 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 defines fraud as- “Fraud” means and includes any of the following acts committed by a party to a contract, or with his connivance, or by his agent, with intent to deceive …

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Political Violence in Bengal

Political violence in the state of Bengal has manifested itself since the pre-independence period. Lack of distinction between the private and public domain has made political violence pervasive. The transition of power through elections has always been notoriously violent, witnessing numerous political deaths. This phenomenon has a debilitating effect on social structures which hampers peace …

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