Month: August 2014

Schemes and Strategies for Women Empowerment in India

 By Mohak Rana, NMIS, School of Law, Mumbai  Editor’s Note: Women empowerment is the process of treating the women with same status with that of men in all the fields of the society. Women Empowerment has become a movement now but in our country it only seems a distant dream. […]

Pardoning Power of President: Recent Developments

By Saksham Dwivedi & Prachi Agrawal, CNLU ‘Editor’s Note: Since the period of Renaissance right to life and liberty has been held as the most basic and foundation of any individual. It is also the source of other rights because without it no other right can exist. Therefore our very […]

Disaster Management Case Study on River Flooding at Uttarakhand

By Mohak Rana, NMIMS, School of Law, Mumbai ‘Editor’s Note: Disaster or catastrophe or any such accident is inevitable. Almost all the nations witness such misfortune. Therefore planning and organizing of rapid forces which can work during such mishaps have been developed by all the nations in the form of […]

Cognizance of Offences

By Shubhyanka Rao, RMLNLU ‘Editor’s Note: One of the basic steps in any criminal case is taking cognizance of such actions. Only after taking the cognizance of offences, the judiciary comes into picture. If we apply the dictionary meaning it simply refers to becoming aware or getting the knowledge of […]

Comparative Analysis of the Phenomena of Death Row and its Unconstitutionality

By Naveen Kumar Gautam, RMLNLU ‘Editor’s Note: Death Row phenomenon is an attribute of the long and slow infamous trials of Indian judiciary. It is a new phenomenon which throws light upon the double punishment a death sentence convict has to undergo. It talks about the duration of days a […]

Originalist Theory of Interpretation: A Comparative Analysis between India and the US

By Aditi, WBNUJS Editor’s Note:  Originalist Theory of Constitutional Interpretation is one of the oldest and most basic theories of Interpretation that advocates the interpretation of constitutional text in accordance with the meaning and intention that was accorded to it during its formulation.Even to this day, originalism finds a favourable environment, […]

Approach towards a Greener Environment: Carbon Trading and Carbon Taxing

By Abhishek Thommandru & Trishna Roy, DSNLU Editor’s Note:  This paper discusses the scheme of carbon taxing and cap-and trade and materializes on the fact that carbon trading can be nearly called as a second-chance lending mechanism. The admirable feature is that in the world where capitalism is more prevalent, the industries will […]

Can Rights Be Limited Under The Garb Of Religion?

By Archi Agrawal, HNLU Raipur Editor’s Note: Rights cannot be limited under the garb of religion. Article 44 of the Indian Constitution enshrines the directive principle that the state shall endeavor to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India. A civil code consists of […]

Inter-caste & Inter-Religious Marriages: Social And Legal Issues

By Samarth Trigunayat, CNLU Editor’s Note: In our country most marriages are governed by the specific personal laws governing each religion. However in extra ordinary circumstances when such nuptial ties are between two people of different castes, the Special Marriage Act, becomes the mandate. Our society has been grappling in the […]

Criminal Breach Of Trust

By Samarth Trigunayat, CNLU Editor’s Note: Criminal breach of trust is defined under Section 405 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. The section, in a nutshell, reads as ‘dishonest misappropriation’ or ‘conversion to own use’ another person’s property. Criminal breach of trust and criminal misappropriation (under Section 403) is distinguished from […]

Probation of the Offenders Act

By Amrita Malik, SLS Pune Editor’s Note: Section 562 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, was the earliest provision to have dealt with probation. After amendment in 1974, it stands as S.360 of The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1974. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 contains elaborate provisions relating […]