Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan is subject to a contempt notice issued by the Apex Court regarding his accusatory tweets against the Central Government’s appointment of M. Nageshwar Rao as the interim chief of CBI while the petitions challenging the decision were sub judice.
On November 26, 2007, the UN General Assembly marked February 20th as the annual World Day of Social Justice which is being observed globally since 2009. The theme for the current year is ‘If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice’. The article expounds on the background of this global observation and how the Indian Constitution contributes to Social Justice to its citizens.
The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha passed the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019 which amends Article 16 of the Constitution to provide 10% reservation for the general category Economically Weaker Section for government jobs and admission to higher educational institutions. But will it pass the judicial scrutiny is what is debated.
The Constituent Assembly was the pioneering set of individuals who set out to create the Constitution for the world’s largest democracy. From Fundamental Rights to National Language, all controversial aspects were discussed and debated by the Assembly and became part of the Constitution, but still, there is a lack of awareness of their importance.
The Supreme Court on an appeal case, which had been under dispute from 30 years upheld the Kerala High Court’s order that children born out of irregular marriages, including one between a Muslim man and a Hindu woman, are legitimate and therefore eligible to inherit property as per Muslim law.
This article talks about the concept of next friend in law. It highlights its meaning, advantages and powers a next friend enjoys in law along with how it is different from a ‘guardian’.
Lok Sabha passed the Aadhaar Amendment Bill introduced by the Central Government to modify the existing laws in accordance to the Puttaswamy case. This article highlights the salient features of this amendment.
The Government, in a controversial move, has invoked Section 69 of the IT Act to notify ten agencies, giving them the authority to monitor and decrypt information stored in computer resources. The Opposition has called it an attempt to make India a ‘police state’.
Genocide in Rwanda in the year 1994 was a bloody massacre that history can never forget. On the December 27, in 1994 the first trial on the perpetrators of the genocide started in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), paving way to many convictions.