Category: Constitutional & Administrative Law

‘Essential Religious Functions Test’ – Judicial Transgression Or Social Justice?

Reigha Yangzom INTRODUCTION The Delhi Agricultural Cattle Preservation Act, 1994 imposes a total prohibition on the slaughter, sale or purchase, transport or export, possession and storage of beef in Delhi. This legislation was passed primarily due to the fact that the cow is considered to be holy by the Hindus. […]

Jurisprudential Analysis of Olga Tellis and Ors. v. Bombay Municipal Corporation and Ors.

By Yash Tripathi, Nirma University Editor’s Note: This article presents a jurisprudential analysis of the landmark judgment of the Supreme Court in the case of Olga Tellis v. Bombay Municipal Corporation. FACTS The facts of the case are as such that the plight of people who live on pavements and slums […]

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

Harshit Singh Jadoun 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 Constitution with few unitary […]

Catalyst Mechanism: A Step Towards Human Rights

Nishantl Mittal, Pushpit Bansal Editor’s Note: Human rights 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. However the […]

Role Of National Human Right Commission In Administration Of Criminal Justice

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 of human […]