Analysis of Union Budget 2020- Honey or Sweet Poison

Union Budget of a year as defined in the Constitution of India under Article 112[1] is also known as annual financial statement, is a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditures of the government for that particular year. It is also classified as Revenue Budget and Classical Budget. Revenue budget includes the government’s revenue receiptsContinue reading “Analysis of Union Budget 2020- Honey or Sweet Poison”

Case Comment – The Italian Marines Case

The case of Republic of Italy v. Union of India[1] was one that managed to grab eyeballs of the legal fraternity not just in the two nations embroiled in the controversy, but across the entire world. The questions of jurisdiction thrown up by this case dazzled international law scholars and sparked a diplomatic fall-out betweenContinue reading “Case Comment – The Italian Marines Case”

Human Rights Situation in Kashmir Post Abrogation of Article 370

On May 4, 2020, three AP photojournalists were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the Kashmir siege of 2019. The photographs shed light on the new reality that the people of Kashmir had been living in post the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Legislature. The communications blockade in Kashmir had madeContinue reading “Human Rights Situation in Kashmir Post Abrogation of Article 370”

The Judgement on Adultery – Joseph Shine v. UOI

“When reason of law ceases, the law itself also ceases” The Supreme Court of India in its judgment dated 27 September, 2018 struck down the pre-constitutional provision of adultery (Section 497) from the Indian Penal Code (hereinafter referred to as IPC). What is Adultery? In simple terms, Adultery refers to voluntary sexual intercourse by aContinue reading “The Judgement on Adultery – Joseph Shine v. UOI”