Year: 2015

AFSPA: Tyranny In The Name Of National Security

By Gaurav Hooda Editor’s Note: The AFSPA provokes strong reactions both in the Northeast as well as Jammu & Kashmir; even though it’s constitutional validity has been upheld by the Supreme Court. Certain clear cases of human rights violations, where the armed forces have stonewalled all attempts to investigate and […]

Human Rights: Prison Reforms With Special Reference To Prisoner’s Rights

By Harshit Singh Jadoun, Institute of Law, Nirma University Editor’s Note: The Constitution ensures the democracy of our nation by its three main organs namely legislative, executive and Judiciary that are integrated as they work in a tandem and function as a link between the “individual” and the “State”. Being a federal […]

Evaluation Of India’s Stand On Pharmaceutical Patenting

By Aakansha Bhola Editor’s Note: Patents are intellectual property usually possessed by the industry. They usually protect the commercial right of the patent-holder. But before further elaboration on this, understanding the concept of intellectual property is necessary. Intellectual property is property possessed by virtue of the mind and intellect. It […]

Islamic State Of Iraq And Al-Sham – Its Emergence And Impact On India

By Nehmat Sethi CHAPTER – II Introduction 1. On June 20, a bearded, black-turbaned middle-aged man clad in black religious attire, with a calm but resolute voice spoke from a faintly lighted balcony (or a mimbar) of a local mosque in Mosul. He announced the message of the Islamic State of […]

Doctrine Of Legitimate Expectation

By Sarica AR INTRODUCTION TO THE DOCTRINE OF LEGITIMATE EXPECTATION It cannot be overemphasized that the concept of legitimate expectation has now emerged as an important doctrine. It is stated that it is the latest recruit to a long list of concepts fashioned by the court to review administrative action. […]

Excluded Losses In Marine Insurance

By Anonymous INTRODUCTION Maritime law is one of the most established and oldest types of law. It generally covers laws or rules that govern tort, contract, marine commerce, ships, shipping, and worker compensation claims that arise on the world’s navigable waters. Admiralty law, also referred to as maritime law is […]

The Challenges Faced By Human Rights Jurisprudence Due To Advents In Information Technology

By Anonymous Introduction In 1986 the General Assembly in its Declaration on the Right to Development (GA Res 41/128 of 4 December 1986) formulated the right to development in terms that “The right to development is an inalienable human right by virtue of which every human person and all peoples […]

Parliamentary History As An External Aid Of Construction

By Anonymous INTRODUCTION While interpreting a statute true intent of the legislature shall have to be gathered and deciphered in its proper spirit having due regard to the language used therein. Where language is clear, external aid for construction is not required. External aids are relevant only when the language […]

Use of Technology in Judicial Process and Alternative Dispute Resolution

By Anonymous INTRODUCTION Technological Developments in the field of information and introduction of computers have made a turning point in the history of human civilization. It has brought about a sea change in all fields of human activity. It has resulted in enhanced efficiency, productivity, and quality of output in […]

Catalyst Mechanism: A Step Towards Human Rights

By Nishant Mittal, Pushpit Bansal Editor’s Note: “Human rights”- are two simple words but when put together, they constitute the very foundation of our existence. India- being a diverse country with its multicultural, multiethnic, and multi religious population- the protection of human right is the sine qua non for peaceful existence. […]

Role Of National Human Right Commission In Administration Of Criminal Justice

By Shreshtha Garg & Anand Kr. Dubey   Editor’s Note: The objectives are to study the role of human rights to improve the criminal justice system in India. And to ascertain the actual position of human rights in criminal justice system of India and the various practical problem regarding the implementation […]

Right to Information

By Deeksha, Prince, and Sanya Editor’s Note: The legislative intent is clear; we are entitled to know how our money is spent. The onus is on us to make the Act work. In effect, therefore, the right conferred on the citizen is an exhaustive one. It allows him to assess […]

Women Education and Employment Opportunities

By Bharat Rajani Introduction Education is the form of learning in which the knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the next through storytelling, discussions, training, and research. But when we talk about women education it is not as easy […]