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Executive Accountability: By Way of PIL

June 3, 2011


INTRODUCTION The constitution of India guarantees equal rights to all citizens irrespective of race,gender, religion, and other considerations and the “directive principle of state policy” as stated in Indian constitution obligate the government to provide to all citizens a  minimum standard, the promise has not been fulfilled. The greater majority of Indian people have no […]

Need for reform in Article 12 of the Constitution: Obligation of Private Entities to Protect Fundamental Rights

May 30, 2011


The obligation of private entities, to protect fundamental rights is a theme of constitutional interest. In the Indian Constitutional scheme most of the fundamental rights are available against the state and Article 12 of the Constitution defines state to include: a)the Government and Parliament of India; b)the Government and the Legislature of each of the […]

Right To Food

May 26, 2011


The right to adequate food is realized when every man, woman and child, alone or in community with others, has physical and economic access at all times to adequate food or means for its procurement. UNICEF estimates that in the year 2000, about 2,420,000 children in India died before their fifth birthdays. This was the […]

Study on Right to Education in India

May 26, 2011


Education in India has a history stretching back to the ancient urban centers of learning at Taxila and Nalanda. Education emancipates the human beings and leads to liberation from ignorance. According to Pestalozzi “education is a constant process of development of innate powers of man which are natural, harmonious and progressive.” It is said that […]

Patterns and Schemes of Constitution for New State Formation

May 22, 2011


The name of the union is India that is “Bharat”, and the members of the union are the states specified in the first schedule of the constitution The States Reorganisation Act of 1956 was a major reform of the boundaries and governance of India’s state and territories. The act reorganised the boundaries of India’s states […]

Constitutionality of the Right to Die

May 15, 2011


Right to life is a basic natural right of the human beings. It is a fundamental right guaranteed under Part-III (Article 21) of the Indian Constitution. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution states that – ‘no person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by law’. The phraseology may be […]

Reservation Policy in India

April 26, 2011


The word reservation stands for the act of reserving or keeping back or withholding from disclosure from normal crowd apart from the beneficiaries. In this blog we are talking about the policy of reservation of seats in the Educational Institutes , Judiciary or Higher Civil Services , Politics , etc. for the relatively backward considered […]

FAIRNESS TO THE ACCUSED: With Special Reference to Malimath Committee Report

April 25, 2011

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Art. 20 and 21 (Constitution of India) provide the basis for Human Rights of an accused under the Indian Criminal Jurisprudence. These rights mentioned in the two articles cannot be suspended even in the proclamation of emergency. The rights of accused has been realized and established both internationally and nationally throughout various countries. In India […]

Reservation Policy in India

April 20, 2011


INTRODUCTION “I try to look upon the problem not in the sense of religious minority, but rather in the sense of helping backward groups in the country. I do not look at it from a religious point of view or a caste point of view, but from a caste point of view that a backward […]

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