Exceptions to Principles of Natural Justice: Part IV

By Adv. Shriya Maini. First Part of this Series, can be accessed here. Second Part of this Series, can be accessed here. Third Part of this Series, can be accessed here. Where no right of the person is infringed Where…

Social Security Schemes in India: Empowering the Deprived?

By Prakhyati Upadhyay, GLC Mumbai. India’s social security system draws its inspiration from Articles 41, 42, 43 and 47, as enshrined in the Directive Principles of State Policy of our Constitution, which contain all the ingredients obliging the State to…

Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2018: A Sturdy Action Plan against Child Abusers?

By Shivangi Singh, Amity Law School, Lucknow. On March 12, the Rajasthan Assembly unanimously passed a Bill conferring capital punishment on those found guilty of sexually abusing children aged 12 or below. Rajasthan standing fourth in the crimes against women…

Exceptions to Principles of Natural Justice: Part III

By Adv. Shriya Maini. First Part of this Series, can be accessed here. Second Part of this Series, can be accessed here. Exclusion in cases of legislative action: “Doctrine of Parliamentary Supremacy” Another distinct exception to the otherwise mandatory application…

Special Category Status under the Indian Constitution: Emerging Thorns from a Murky Past

By Pranav Vaidya, Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur. After sustaining under centuries of British rule, when India took its first breath as a free democratic and secular republic, by ratifying a written Constitution in 1950, it was in a state of…

Exceptions to Principles of Natural Justice: Part II

By Adv. Shriya Maini. First Part of this Series, can be accessed here. Exclusion in Emergency: Hurry versus Hearing Whether it is for public safety, public interest, public health or public morality- the action, preventive or remedial, that is needed,…

Article 324(2): The Legal Tug of War?

By Anmol Kaur Bawa, Symbiosis Law College, Pune. Anoop Baranwal v. Union of India, Ministry of Law and Justice Secretary (Writ Petitions Civil Case no. 104/2015), is the recent PIL case, filed in the Supreme Court, which has managed to sprout…

Reshaping Education: The BRICS Way

By Sandeep G., SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur. GDP is the indicator of the economic strength of every Country. Presently, all nations compete with each other to increase their economic strength, by domestically formulating highly feasible economic policies and entering into treaties with…

Prison Reforms: Constant Deliberations Short of Actions

By Devansh Saraswat, Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. “Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.” –Elizabeth Fry John Locke believed that men are fundamentally good but laws are still required to keep down ‘the…