Instrumentalities Purpose of Article 12 of the Constitution

Instrumentalities of State for the Purpose of Article 12 of the Constitution of India

Introduction “It is the business of the State to maintain the conditions without which a free exercise of the human faculties is impossible.” - T H...
State Surveillance

The Conundrum of Right to Privacy and State Surveillance

There are no laws that allow for surveillance in India. The two laws covering interception are the Indian Telegraph Act and the Information Technology Act.

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...

Disqualification of MLA’s in Karnataka

Many questions have been raised regarding the partiality of the speaker on matters relating to disqualifications arising from defection and other causes, Therefore, it has been suggested in lieu of the Karnataka crisis that an authority like the Election Commission should decide on matters like disqualification to ensure impartiality.
Article Writing Competition

Results @ “Rack Your Brain” – 2nd National Quiz Competition by CCRD

We are glad to receive hundreds of Registration for Online National Quiz on Constitutional Law organised by Centre For Constitutional Research & Development. The...
Migrant Workers

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...

Fight Against Corona or Dignity

While the country sees its first and sudden pandemic-prevention lockdown and restrictions as like a curfew after independence, this lockdown comes with unequal powers...

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.

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.
Preventive Detention

Preventive Detention as Invasion of Individual Liberty

INTRODUCTION India is a multi-cultural country where people of different mindsets live under one common system of law and government, with no other country having...

Constitutional Amendments

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