Day: April 5, 2015

Federalism – The Indian Constitutional Context

By Sahil Arora, JGLS  Editor’s Note: Federation is the existence of dual polity. Federalism is a principle of government which defines the relationship between Central Government at the national level and its constituent units at the regional, state or local levels. The principle of government allocates power and authority between […]

Formal and Informal Dispute Resolution

By Sahil Arora, JGLS Introduction In this booming economy and the competitive world, it is natural for people to have opposing interests, needs, and values. Having a conflict is not a problem; rather people live with it every day. Conflicts become harmful only when they take the shape of disputes. […]

Government Companies as State Under Article 12

By Anonymous Introduction Article 12 of the Constitution of India defines “the state” as follows; “In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires, “the State’’ includes the Government and Parliament of India and the Government and the Legislature of each of the States and all local or other authorities within […]

Concept Of Execution

By Abhishek Kumar, CNLU INTRODUCTION Execution is the last stage of any civil litigation. There are three stages in litigation: Institution of litigation. Adjudication of litigation. Implementation of litigation. Implementation of litigation is also known as execution. A decree will come into existence where the civil litigation has been instituted […]

Concept Of Village Panchayat: Constitutional Analysis

By Nidhi Kumari, CNLU CONCEPT OF VILLAGE PANCHAYAT It is the oldest system of local government in the Indian subcontinent. The word “panchayat” literally means “assembly” (ayat) of five (panch) wise and respected elders chosen and accepted by the local community.[i] Traditionally, these assemblies settled disputes between individuals and villages.British established local self-government […]