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Rights of Citizens – Article 5 to 11 of Indian Constitution

by ExamFlip on Dec 10, 2016

Indian States – History of Formation of States in India

  Indian States are called “Union of States.” Constitution also described it same rather the “Federation of States.” Union of the states implies to Indestructible Centre and destructible states, while Federation refers to the Indestruct...
by ExamFlip on Dec 7, 2016

Preamble of indian constitution

Preamble Constitution of India WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly Resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and To secure to all its citizens: JUSTICE, social, economic and political; LIBERTY of though...
by ExamFlip on Dec 2, 2016

Constitution of India – Making, Composition and Features

Making of Constitution of India World’s largest democracy and world’s most detailed constitution, the constitution of India takes two years 11 months and 18 days to come into reality. It was M.N. Roy who firstly put forward the idea of the const...
by ExamFlip on Dec 1, 2016

Annihilation of Caste: The Best Solution? (Part - II)

(This is the second part of a two-part article. First part can be found here.)Relevance in Modern TimesDr. Ambedkar refers to caste as an “anti-social spirit” i.e.  the “spirit of protecting its own interests.” Although the Constitution...
by Mowing the Law on May 30, 2016

Annihilation of Caste: The Best Solution? (Part - I)

(This is the first part of a two-part article. Second part will be coming soon.)“...Turn in any direction you like, caste is the monster that crosses your path. You cannot have political reform, you cannot have economic reform, unless you kill this...
by Mowing the Law on May 22, 2016

Political Science & The Constitution of India

The Constitution of India was framed by the Constituent Assembly. The Assembly was constituted in 1946. The Constituent Assembly, following the partition of the country in 1947, consisted of 299 members as on 31st December 1947. Of these 229 members...
by Journal Edge on Apr 15, 2016

Capital Punishment, the Need or Necessity

The present condition in India is such that one should support the abolishing of capital punishment in all cases, except for cases in which public conscience and national security is at stake. Crimes such as treason, rape and mutiny tend to create pu...
by Mowing the Law on Dec 7, 2015

Judicial Independence or Judicial Supremacy?

The Supreme Court has recently strike down NJAC (National Judicial Appointments Commission), a legal body that decides the appointment of Judges of Supreme Court and High Court. The Court in its categoric statement, held that the NJAC was ultra vires...
by Mowing the Law on Dec 6, 2015

Constitutional Validity of Triple Talaaq System

On 16th October, 2015 the Supreme Court of India passed a verdict with regard to equal rights for daughter in relation to partition of ancestral properties in Hindu’s. The second part of the judgement however concentrated on the gender discriminati...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 30, 2015

Excess Reservation to Gujjars: Is it Costitutionally Valid?

In the land mark case of Indra Sawhney, Supreme Court laid down that reservation should  not be  more than 50%.While the famous case stands to be constitutionally correct, the Rajasthan Government gives 68% reservation to Guj...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 27, 2015

HIV Stigma – The Modern Day Apartheid

Though HIV is widespread in almost all spheres of life, this paper will mainly focus on the stigmatization of AIDS victim in the public sphere. Finding a solution to these problems will lay a path to fighting such stigmatization in other areas of lif...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 27, 2015

A Clipped Bird

Freedom of speech and expression is a double-edged sword you can be offensive with it or you can use it to promote welfare. It’s undernourished of mankind remaining silent when you can identify problems and reflect a range of perspective with the r...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 26, 2015

Battling Transphobia: Providing Healthcare to All

“Inside every man there is a potential woman and inside every woman resides a potential man.”― John Maxwell TaylorGender variant people mark their existence in India since various centuries, these communities have several indigenous identities...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 24, 2015

Time to re-think Capital Punishment: A regressive approach

The following article is written by Rashmi Bishnoi, a 3rd year law student of Jindal Global Law School.“An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind”..Mahatama GandhiAt the United Nations where majority of countries said that it was time to...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 22, 2015

Is Death Penalty discriminatory?

The following article is written by Ms. Barkha Yadav.Straight after hanging of Yakub Memon the death penalty debate again resurfaced. Everyone is talking about whether it acts as a deterrent or not? Whether it should be abolished and if not then how...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 20, 2015

Sedition: An Anarchic Law Used to Suppress Freedom of Speech

"The following article is written by Mr. Rohan Yadav, a 3rd year law student at O.P Jindal University."(Image taken from here.)Sedition, defined as inciting of ‘public disorder’ or ‘hatred’ against a lawful authority, acts as a deterrent for...
by Mowing the Law on Nov 14, 2015

How the Dalit Literature has played an important role in gender equality

Dalit Movement in India and how the Dalit Literature has played an important role in sowing the seeds of gender equality in India. DALITS:  The word “Dalit” may be derived […] The post How the Dalit Literature has played an important role...
by THE GIZTIMES on May 28, 2015

Possible End of Collegium System Era, National Judicial Appointments Commission Act Notified

The Government today notified the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014 and the Constitution (Ninety-ninth Amendment) Act, 2014 for bringing in a change in the existing system for appointment of Judges in Supreme Court and High Courts.
by The Priest on Apr 13, 2015

Review Petitions in Death Sentence Cases not to be by Circulation; only in Open Court & by Bench of atleast Three Judges

  "When it comes to death penalty cases, we feel that the power of spoken word has to be given yet another opportunity even if the ultimate success rate is minimal."A five-judge bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief...
by Mowing the Law on Oct 15, 2014

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