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20 June 2016 at 18:17

Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

Subject to the provisions of this constitution, the Supreme Court shall, the exclusion of any other court, have original jurisdiction in any dispute� Between the Government of India and one or more states� Between the Government of India an

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12 May 2016 at 16:52

Human Trafficking is indeed modern day Slavery!

  POSTED BY Prerana

While it is true that slavery is illegal almost everywhere on earth, the fact is there are more slaves today than there ever were�� � Robert Alan SilversteinIntroduction to Human Trafficking:Trafficking of human beings is a global

  4 comments |   561 Views

01 April 2016 at 11:11

Supreme court advocates-on-record association and others v. Union of India

  POSTED BY Arijeet Nandi

INTRODUCTIONSupreme Court Advocates on Record Association and Others v. Union of India[1], also called the second Judge�s case was adjudged by a nine judge bench of the Hon�ble Supreme Court and the decision was given on 6th October 1993.

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28 March 2016 at 10:58

Philosophy of contracts

  POSTED BY dr g balakrishnan

PHILOSOPHY OF A CONTRACT AND ITS OBLIGATION!Men of wisdom stated: Yesterday (as past ) is gone (dead) (as some archive - a tomb like) Today is ( as real fact) living

  8 comments |   1048 Views

18 March 2016 at 18:06

Interpretation of laws

  POSTED BY dr g balakrishnan

MTNL - active in kharghar thanks to new ED in mr, Punj I came from Boston MA, the USA recently for about three months or so. My daughter in law to keep me active with my laptop provided me a landline with a WI FI link to make my laptop work meaningf

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04 March 2016 at 11:54

The Game of Money (Bill)

  POSTED BY Sidharth Arora

As a student of law each time I read the Indian Constitution I wondered what was so special about the Money Bills which 'must' be always introduced in the Lok Sabha[1] ,while in case of all the other bills both the Lok Sabha-the Council of Pe

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07 December 2015 at 12:22

Judicial Independence or Judicial Supremacy?

  POSTED BY sonal

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 landmark judgment held t

  8 comments |   737 Views

01 December 2015 at 11:04

Breaking Monopoly and improving Quality of Professional Services

  POSTED BY Dr Rajendra K Gupta

India is reeling under pathetic condition of judicial system that has failed to deliver fast justice as directed under Constitution i.e. right to speedy trials and justice. More than 2.5 crores cases are pending. Some efforts have been made to setup

  3 comments |   697 Views

24 November 2015 at 13:36

Collegium: Not the fault inherent; but corrective


There are as many criticisms against the method of Judge�s appointment and critics are mainly on attacking the foundation of so called �judge made system� of judge�s appointment. But the present system of collegium is not moot

  1 comments |   705 Views

16 November 2015 at 10:49

India's Fifty Shades of Censorship: Should we care about Freedom of Speech?

  POSTED BY Radhika Dhanotia

In March, 15�, the Central Board of Film Censorship banned the release of motion picture based on E.L James erotic novel �Fifty Shades of Grey� in the Indian Cinemas. This ban was passed even after the production house edited the di

  7 comments |   784 Views

05 November 2015 at 15:31

Proportionality Principle Stressed by Calcutta High Court

  POSTED BY Anupam Lahiri

In disciplinary proceedings, the complete procedural aspects are dealt in the respective Control and Appeal Rules. The rules prescribed constitute a complete code. The principles of natural justice forms the basic building block of such rules. The Ce

  1 comments |   664 Views

29 October 2015 at 17:49

Writ Petition challenging Constitutional Validity of legislation- some points

  POSTED BY Anupam Lahiri

In the constitutional setup, the High Court as well as the Supreme Court of India is the guardian of the Constitution. These two courts have the power to scrutinize the vires of any legislation. This judicial scrutiny of legislation done by way of Wr

  15 comments |   2796 Views

26 October 2015 at 11:06

NJAC controversy- The solution

  POSTED BY Dr Rajendra K Gupta

On the cardinal principle that no individual or a group should have absolute discretion or power in public administration, Appointment of Highest judiciary i.e. Supreme court specially, is critical process in governance and we ought to have people of

  2 comments |   711 Views

19 October 2015 at 11:36

Supreme Court retains supremacy

  POSTED BY Brigadier Chitranjan SawantVSM

AUM SUPREME COURT RETAINS SUPREMACY By Brigadier Chitranjan Sawant,VSM The Hon�ble Supreme Court of India has on 17 October 15 struck down the Act forming the National Judicial Appointments Commission and

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21 September 2015 at 15:03

Article 21 - Are we really free and enjoying our liberty

  POSTED BY Satyam mishra

Article 21 is the milestone to the Indian constitution. Among all the fundamental rights, it is considered as one of the most important and unique. It not only provides us the right to move

  13 comments |   1255 Views

21 September 2015 at 15:03

Reservation Policy in India - A Serious Threat To The Nation


Reservation policy was made to uplift the weaker and poor section of community upwards and to give the equal status to these people at par to other rich and high society communities. With the

  27 comments |   1052 Views

16 September 2015 at 11:11

Article 142 of the Constitution of India

  POSTED BY Prof Wg Cdr G Kumar

The power under Article 142 of the Constitution of India has been variously defined by Supreme Court in its separate Judgments, e.g. as a ‘plenary power’, ‘curative power’, ‘power to crease out the edges’, ‘r

  9 comments |   2247 Views

07 September 2015 at 15:09

Challenging the validity of laws at the prism of Constitutional philosophy

  POSTED BY Sandeep Jalan

Introduction of law is a basic incident of a democracy. The conception of democracy is a sentiment which desires the well being of all men. Laws were made so that the stronger might not have their way at their choices, but according to law. But first

  1 comments |   981 Views

31 August 2015 at 10:46

Conflicts of Religion with Law(Santhara Issue)

  POSTED BY M.L.Joseph

CONFLICTS OF RELIGION WITH LAW �Santhara� � Conflicts between Religious choice of a Jain and Prescription of law through judgments in the absence of Statutes. RELIGION

  6 comments |   1768 Views

01 August 2015 at 13:42

Mercy Petition -Death by a thousand cuts

  POSTED BY Sidharth Arora

Mercy-No Mercy Sidharth AroraAdvocate,Delhi High Court In a civilized country nothing can be more precious than the life and liberty of it's citizens. Of all the parts of the Constitution nowhere else has been a more vociferous advocacy of the R

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