In light of the recent debate regarding the National Judicial Appointments Commission which seeks to replace the existing collegium system for appointment of judges, this article seeks to draw a neutral comparison between the two with special emphasis on the supporting and dissenting arguments in relation to both.
Posted on March 14, 2022, 2 a.m.Read More →
This Article "Pragmatic Views on Contempt of Court and Freedom of Speech" provides an overview of Contempt of Court along with its types, defences, need and also the issues. It also encompasses a discussion on the reasonable restrictions/restraints put on the Freedom of Speech with respect to Contempt of Court.
Posted on Jan. 14, 2022, 11:55 a.m.Read More →
The drafting of clickwrap contracts is done in such a manner that the consumer or the user has no control over the terms and also have very little chance of getting anything done against the organization. Therefore, it is very necessary to take certain precautions while signing such contracts as the contracts are valid and the user can be held accountable for them. Being aware is the key and it is equally important for the people to know their legal rights in a scenario of being framed over such a contract.
The Indian Judiciary is trying its level best to make these contracts secure for the general public yet the number of such contracts being signed on a daily basis is exponentially growing which also calls for the awareness of the masses.
Posted on Jan. 13, 2022, 11:24 a.m.Read More →
The article deliberates on separation of power among three organs viz., legislature, executive and judiciary. It considers the instances where the organs ignore the separation of powers while performing their functions.
Posted on April 18, 2021, 10:07 p.m.Read More →
India with the enormous amount of animal abuse incidents have reflected on brutality, the lack of compassion and the absence of adequate legal provisions to reach and remedy the crime. The present animal protection laws highlight lack of proportionality between the offence and the punishment. This article attempts to inflict light on rising cases of animal cruelty and the casual attitude of the legislature and the society towards the same.
Posted on Dec. 25, 2020, 3:38 p.m.Read More →
Niti Manthan's Research Team studying Media, Democracy & Technology under Phase II of it's Summer School 2020 participated in a group discussion on the topics - The Difference in Undermining the Institution VS Criticizing the Institution (In Context of Contempt of Court). These are excerpts from the e-discussion.
Posted on July 28, 2020, 10:50 p.m.Read More →
With an already skewed ratio of 19 judges to ten lakh people in India, the COVID pandemic further endangers the right to access to justice of the people. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution guarantees ‘every man’ the right to life, which encompasses the right to accessible justice. Will the Indian Judiciary be able to stand the test of the time? While the Bar Council of India has already made a representation to the Supreme Court of India requesting to resume the physical access to courts, India has much to learn from the online mode of justice delivery.
Posted on June 25, 2020, 6:38 p.m.Read More →
The word “police” is derived from the Greek word, “Politeia” and its Latin equivalent is “politia”. The Latin “politia” connotes the word “State” or “Administration”. In this sense, the term “police” means a civil servant body working for the welfare of the common people in a manner to preserve the order, prevention, and detection of crimes and enforce the law. A state, when it feels necessary that some portions of natural justice at the beginning of Human Civilization, human beings fought with each other for food, shelter, and existence. Administration of Justice is one of the firmest pillar of the Government and the state. The law and order in the state are maintained through the administration of Justice. The citizens were made to realize the existence as well as the importance of the state. The state itself defines the rights and duties of the citizens. It protects rights and enforces the duties. Administration of Justice implies the essential function of the state of maintaining rights and redressing wrongs. The former is through the administration of civil justice while the latter through the administration of criminal justice. Besides the offenses provided in the Penal Code of various countries, several new offenses have emerged in the efflux of change. Organized crimes like Terrorism, White Collar Crimes, Cyber Crimes, Land Grabbing are relatively a new phenomenon of modern societies and are getting multiplied at an alarming rate.
Posted on May 16, 2020, 3:56 p.m.Read More →
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