The article revolves around the concept of the doctrine of severability. The article also focuses on all aspects of the doctrine and discusses its different essential features backed by apt case laws.
Posted on April 4, 2022, 2:21 p.m.Read More →
This Article revolves around the concept of clemency powers vested in the nation's President. It also discusses its various aspects and compares the U.S. and Indian scenarios of those powers of pardon. This article also focuses on different features of the concept, which is backed by apt case laws.
Posted on April 4, 2022, 1:51 p.m.Read More →
This article deals with the topic of transferred malice. The author first talks about how the doctrine was laid down in the UK with the help of relevant case laws. Further, there is a gradual shift in focus to the Indian context and this doctrine is understood as embodied under Section 301 of the Indian Penal Code. The author then looks at the essential ingredients that need to be fulfilled to apply the doctrine and finally looks at how the doctrine has been applied by the courts.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2022, 1:06 p.m.Read More →
This article deals with the topic of hearsay evidence and its exceptions in the Indian context. The author first looks at what hearsay evidence is, and how it would normally not be admissible before the courts under Section 60 of the Indian Evidence Act. The author then looks at some of the exceptions to this rule such as the doctrine of Res Gestae, dying declarations and admissions and confessions.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2022, 12:47 p.m.Read More →
The article deals with the topic of experts’ opinions under the Indian Evidence Act, it looks at the relevant sections of the Evidence Act that deal with experts’ opinions and then looks into who may be classified as an expert in India and a few topics on which experts’ opinions can be sought by the court. Finally, the author looks at how an expert witness is different from an ordinary witness.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2022, 12:08 p.m.Read More →
This article aims to deliberate on the fundamental duty which was added after the Stockholm Conference that took place in 1972.
Posted on March 18, 2021, 3:09 p.m.Read More →
On June 25, 1975, the President exercised the power conferred in Article 352 of the Constitution because there prevailed a threat to internal disturbances. This day was regarded as the darkest day in the history of the Indian Constitution. This article focuses on the famous dissent of Justice Khanna on the ADM Jabalpur v. Shivkant Shukla case. This article tries to put forward the after-effects of Justice Khanna’s dissent. It also focuses on why Justice Khanna’s dissent is relevant even today.
Posted on March 17, 2021, 6:12 p.m.Read More →
Education is an important tool for overall development of human being. Education not only helps in gaining employment but also helps in gaining respect for themselves in the society full of competition. The article focuses on Right to Education Act, 2009 and discusses about it in details along with its limitations.
Posted on Jan. 12, 2021, 12:27 a.m.Read More →
The cattle slaughter laws in India have been a subject of extensive debate. This is probably because of the religious sentiments of different communities attached to these cattle. Nonetheless, the Apex Court has time and again reiterated that the sacrifice of cattle on certain festivals is not an essential part of the religion so as to bring it under the ambit of Fundamental Right to Religion under Article 25 of the Constitution of India. Further, any law imposing a ban on cattle slaughter seeks immunity from the provisions of the Constitution itself. The question remains as to how far this protection can be granted to these laws. In this light, this article analyses the recent Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill introduced by the Karnataka government.
Posted on Dec. 19, 2020, 5:17 p.m.Read More →
India witness this regime of Crown pleasure office till 1947 but however, this concept during the Colonial times, was turned into the “Doctrine of Pleasure” by the Privy Council. This doctrine which was considered unjust during the colonial period was later adopted by the Indian Law Makers and is enshrined in the Indian Constitution. This article encompasses the entire concept of the doctrine.
Posted on Dec. 11, 2020, 6:36 p.m.Read More →