The Devious use of Ordinances by the Legislature

Generally, there are three main categories of governmental functions, namely, the legislative, the executive, and judicial functions. To exercise these functions there are three main organs of the government in a State, namely, the legislature, the executive, and the judiciary. In a free democratic state, there must exist a separation of powers between the organsContinue reading “The Devious use of Ordinances by the Legislature”

Principle of Noscitur a Sociis

‘A man is known by the company he keeps.’ –Aesop The will of Legislature is expressed in the form of statutes and it is possible that when Judiciary applies the statute, then some words of the statute are ambiguous and sometimes the whole provision of the statute is not clear so the Judiciary interprets orContinue reading “Principle of Noscitur a Sociis”

Article 136 – “The Armour of Justice”

The three organs of the government, i.e., the legislature, executive & the judiciary are interrelated to each other in both an intrinsic and extrinsic manner. If we look at the role of the judiciary in the present years, it has increased and the scope of judicial review has also been widened. The backbone of theContinue reading “Article 136 – “The Armour of Justice””

Continuity of Judicial and Legislative Activities in a Pandemic – An Indian and Global Perspective

COVID-19, the novel coronavirus has been the talk of this year. Mankind has come to a standstill with global superpowers losing in the war against our unseen enemy. With no effective measures to contain the raging onslaught, nations have turned to total lockdown as the only possible defensive solution that exists as of now. TheContinue reading “Continuity of Judicial and Legislative Activities in a Pandemic – An Indian and Global Perspective”