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Exploring the Duality of the Election Commission and the Scope of Judicial Review

Recently, there has been a spate of litigation in cases of disqualification of members of parliament....

Author: Sregurupriya Ayappan   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 4.3 |  Subject: Election |  (Academic Journals)

Dancing In The Dark: The Right To Effective Legal Assistance In India

Conversations about legal aid and assistance in India have, by and large, been solely focused on the....

Author: Abhinav Sekhri   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 4.3 |  Subject: Constitution |  (Academic Journals)

The Dangers Of Allowing Foreign Political Contributions: A Theoretical Perspective

Compaign contributions are often condemned as a necessary evil associated with elections. However, the Indian parliament's decision to allow political contributions from entirely foreign owned compani....

Author: Vasudev Devadasan And Asmita Singhvi   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 4.3 |  Subject: Civil |  (Academic Journals)

Freedom but not Really: The "Unprotected" Zone Of Article 19(1)(a)

The structure of the Indian free speech clause is radically different from that of the First Amendme....

Author: Shrutanjaya Bhardwaj   Year: 2019 /Vol: Volume 4.3 |  Subject: Constitution |  (Academic Journals)

On Advance Directives And Attorney Authorisations – An Analysis Of The Judgment Of The Supreme Court In Common Cause (a Regd. Society) V. Union Of India

With the march of law, the concept of ‘individual autonomy’ has gained much significance. It has been recognized as an essential aspect of human dignity across various jurisdictions. The Supreme Court....

Author: Vini Singh   Year: 2018 /Vol: Volume 4.2 |  Subject: Constitution |  (Academic Journals)

Universalist' Rights and 'Particularistic' Restrictions: Note on Justice K. S. Puttaswamy (retd.) Case

This paper critiques the Supreme Court of India's application of comparative constitutional law in its judgment in Justice K. S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) & Anr. V. Union of India & Ors (recognizing privacy ....

Author: Abhijeet Singh Rawaley And J.p. Singh   Year: 2018 /Vol: Volume 4.1 |  Subject: Constitution |  (Academic Journals)

Expanding Article 226 - Public Functions Test: Zee Telefilms V. Union Of India And Aftermath

Article 226 of the Constitution of India ("Constitution") confers upon the High Courts of India expansive powers to issue writs. This power can be invoked not only for enforcement of Fundamental Right....

Author: Shrikrishna Upadhyaya   Year: 2018 /Vol: Volume 4.1 |  Subject: Constitution |  (Academic Journals)

Electoral Reforms: Legitimizing The Election Machinery And Revamping The Indian Political Scenario

In India, given the high levels of literacy and political consciousness, there has been a tremendous change in the voting pattern of the people. Since independence, levels of political awareness and p....

Author: Pallav Gupta And Dhruv Thakur   Year: 2018 /Vol: Volume 4.2 |  Subject: Election |  (Academic Journals)

Towards A Model Of Judicial Review For Collegium Appointments: The Need For A Fourth Judges’ Case

The Emergency marked a significant turning point in the development of the Indian Supreme Court’s [‘SC’] jurisprudence. Since the defining decision in ADM Jabalpur v. Shivakant Shukla,the Court has wo....

Author: Hrishika Jain   Year: 2018 /Vol: Volume 4.2 |  Subject: Constitution |  (Academic Journals)

Rethinking Freedom of Expression - Is the 'Fake News' Phenomenon Undermining the Doctrine of Free Speech?

It is no stunning revelation to assert that the cause of globalisation has taken a beating from popular political uprisings recently - part of the problem is politicians with disproportionate influenc....

Author: Siddharth Jayaprakash   Year: 2018 /Vol: Volume 4.1 |  Subject: Constitution |  (Academic Journals)
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