Tag: indian constitution

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 […]

Article 370 of India Constitution: Down the Road

By Satya Vrat Yadav, UPES Editors Note: The author attempts a critical and historical analysis of Article 370. J&K is the most burning issue which needs to be solved but is pending since 60 years of independence due to some mistakes committed by the politician between time span of 1947-1953. Introduction In […]

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. […]

Freedom Of Speech And Expression

By Tanu Priya Editor’s Note: Freedom of speech, considered the basic freedom by most philosophical thinkers, consists of several facets, including the right to express one’s opinion unhindered, unfettered by the fear of retribution. It is one of the most basic elements for a healthy, open-minded democracy. It allows people to […]

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 […]

Role of Media in Democracy and Good Governance

By Ankitha Praveen, School of Legal Studies, CUSAT Editor’s Note: Freedom of speech and expression subject to reasonable restrictions is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Indian Constitution. India celebrates its freedom of press which has been played an important role in the evolution of the Indian society over the decades. The […]