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...
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.
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.
Article 12 of The Constitution of India, 1950
Article 12 of Indian Constitution States: In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires, “the State’’ includes the Government and Parliament of India and the...
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.
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...
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...
Article 370 to be scrapped, J&K to be bifurcated
Mr. Amit Shah, the Home Minister of India, has introduced a Bill to remove Article 370 of the Constitution of India along with the...
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?
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...