Constitutional Law

Right to Privacy

The Supreme Court in M.P. Sharma and Others v. Satish Chandra[1] , the Supreme Court questioned the presence of a protected right to privacy. However, what the Supreme Court failed to answer is that whether given that right to privacy does form a separate fundamental right in the Indian Constitution, it is incorporated in anyContinue reading “Right to Privacy”

Sedition in India

Sedition has become one of the emerging issues in our country but lacks certainty. Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 defines the offence of sedition as “whoever excites or attempts to excite hatred or contempt towards the government established by law by words or visual representation, will be liable for fine as wellContinue reading “Sedition in India”

The Law on Superstition in India

No society in this world is a stranger to superstition. Indian society, too, can be considered highly superstitious. The daily life of most people is governed to a large extent by their superstitious beliefs. Be it not wanting to wake up on the ‘wrong side of the bed’ or undertake important work during ‘inauspicious times’,Continue reading “The Law on Superstition in India”

Perils of Judicial Overreach and its Probable Solutions

The concept of judicial activism is the polar opposite of judicial overreach, but these two terms narrate the ideology and dictation behind judicial decision. Violation of the Doctrine of Separation of Powers The State’s powers should be entrusted among three branches (i.e. legislature, judiciary and executive) with a proper checks and balances mechanism in place.[1]Continue reading “Perils of Judicial Overreach and its Probable Solutions”

COVID-19 and Violation of Rights

During the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the world are implementing repressive means and methods to curb the spread and keep the situation under control. It is true that no nation was prepared for this sudden outbreak and the rules and regulations imposed aim at protecting the citizens from the health hazard.  For a country withContinue reading “COVID-19 and Violation of Rights”

Public Health: The Need to Shift from State to Concurrent List

As India is going through lockdown 3.0, the discipline demonstrated by the “Janta” during this period is commendable. It is conveying a beautiful message that citizen-government cooperation can be very effective in controlling the menace of the coronavirus. Wearing masks in public, washing hands regularly, using sanitizers and maintaining social distancing has become an importantContinue reading “Public Health: The Need to Shift from State to Concurrent List”

Rule of Law in India

“When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.” ~ Pope John Paul II Introduction and the History of RuleContinue reading “Rule of Law in India”

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