Day: September 6, 2014

Judicial Activism Under Article 21: Going Beyond The Four Walls Of The Judiciary

By Sweta Rath, Symbiosis Law School “Editor’s Note: Judicial Activism is an approach to the exercise of judicial review, or a description of a particular judicial decision, in which a judge is generally considered more willing to decide constitutional issues and to invalidate legislative or executive actions. The author has explored the concept of judicial […]

Preamble to the Constitution of India

By Arti Goyal, University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University Editor’s Note:  The Preamble, often viewed as the manifestation of the vision of the drafters of our Constitution, has secured its own niche in public and academic debates. The author of this paper has attempted to sift through debates to analyze […]

Crime and its Politicization: The Badaun Rape

By Divya Kathuria Editor’s Note: In this article, the author has highlighted the recent rape of two Dalit girls in the Badaun village of Uttar Pradesh and the greater issue of caste underlying it. She expresses outrage over how the entire issue has been treated by the government and the […]