Tag: constitutional law

Separation of Powers: A Comparative Analysis of the Doctrine India, United States of America and England

By Yashmita Editors Note: The doctrine of separation of powers is essentially what fortifies the three pillars of democracy. Without such a demarcation, the point of such offices and such pillars is redundant, and the nation might as well be a dictatorial state, with all three pillars working in collusion. This paper […]

Theories of compensation in criminal law

 Prakhar Maheshwari, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Editor’s note:  Offences against the State fall under the domain of criminal law. Relief is usually granted, in criminal cases, by punishment of the offender, unlike civil cases, where relief may take the form of injunction, compensation and/or punishment. This paper […]

Equality of Opportunity in Public Employment

By Dipti Khatri, UPES Dehradun Editor’s Note: Right to Equality is one of the basic fundamental rights that the constitution of India guarantees to all the citizens of the country. Article 16 deals with the equality of opportunity in matters of public employment. The Constitution of India has given a wide […]

Judicial Activism and Constitutional Challenges in India

By Prachi Agrawal, CNLU Patna Editor’s Note– Judicial Activism is not a result of general development of judicial procedure. It is an essential aspect of the dynamics, derivatives and independent findings of the courts. It is a specific judicial interest about the issues. Judicial Activism does not mean governance by […]

Power of President to Grant Pardon: Indian Scenario

By Pranjal Shekhar, CNLU Patna Editor’s Note: The power to pardon is one of the powers which have been conferred on the executive. Article 72 confers this power on the President and Article 161 does the same on the Governor. This power has been provided to heads of various nations. […]

Constitutional Integration of Jammu & Kashmir

By Satakshi Sharma, CNLU, Patna Editor’s Note: The state of Jammu and Kashmir possesses a distinct position in the Indian Union. Unlike other states, the state of J&K has its own constitution and a separate flag to represent itself. Though it is stated in the schedule 1 of the Indian […]

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 […]