Flattening the Curve at the Expense of One’s Constitutional Rights?
INTRODUCTION When the lockdown was imposed by the government, it aimed to reduce the threatens exposed to life however, the poor migrant workers who had...
Reading Gopalan: Tracing the Foundation of Personal Liberty in Free India
This essay discusses Kania J’s judgement in Gopalan focusing on his judicial reasoning in terms of the constitutionality of the Preventive Detention Act and his reading of article 21 along with article 19 and the extent of these rights.
Expanding the Contours of Judicial Independence: A Quasi-Judicial Perspective
INTRODUCTION The Supreme Court in Rojer Mathew v South Indian Bank Ltd and Ors landed a big blow to the Central Government when it struck...
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019: A Toothless Tiger?
Transgender people incorporate Hijras, Eunuchs, Kothis, Aravanis, and others, who have been a part of Indian culture for a considerable length of time. They...
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019
INTRODUCTION Laws pertaining to citizenship are governed under Articles 5 to 11 in the Indian Constitution. But it is to be read along with the...
Right to Access Internet Services: The Present Scenario
As the right to access internet is considered by a competent court to be a fundamental right under Article 21, internet services should not be banned unless there exists a genuine threat to security at the gravest degree, such as a war or a cause for a national emergency.
Why is the abrogation of Article 370 unconstitutional?
A reasonable analysis based on primary legal principles, on the Constitution’s language and on the Court’s own past decisions, will show us that the CAA infracts fundamental rights, in particular the guarantee of equal treatment contained in Article 14.
Caste Politics in Contemporary Uttar Pradesh
Will the backward castes always be a tool in the hands of figures of authority to create a new future for themselves?
Who will Judge the Judges?
The judges are the ombudsman of the people, there should be a check on their powers to make sure that they don’t enjoy Carte Blanche's powers.
The Special Protection Group Act
THE GAZETTE OF INDIA THE SPECIAL PROTECTION GROUP ACT, 1988 ACT NO. 34 OF 1988 An Act to provide for the constitution and regulation of an armed...
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