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EUTHANASIA – Right to life vs. Right to death

EUTHANASIA – Right to life vs. Right to death

Overview A Suicide is when a person kills himself and a culpable homicide or a murder refers to when a person kills any other person. Howeve

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Legal and Constitutional Rights of a Person Against Police Brutality (Executives)

Legal and Constitutional Rights of a Person Against Police Brutality (Executives)

With more power to executives comes more police brutality and discrimination. Discuss the legal rights and constitutional rights for the sam

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What is Res Judicata

What is Res Judicata

Introduction The doctrine of res judicata is a fundamental concept in the organization of every jural society with universal application. In

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Prohibition

Prohibition

A writ is a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer. Anything that is issued under an authority is a writ. The Supreme Court ma

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Certiorari

Certiorari

A writ is a quick remedy against injustice, a device for the protection of the rights of citizens against any encroachment by the government

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Understanding ‘equality’ under the Constitution of India

Understanding ‘equality’ under the Constitution of India

Equality before Law and Equal Protection of Laws According to Article 14 of the Indian Constitution, “the State shall not deny to any pers

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Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

Generally, Capital Punishment in India means the death penalty awarded by the Court of Competent Jurisdiction in India, in rarest of rare ca

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Writ Jurisdiction of the High Courts in India

Writ Jurisdiction of the High Courts in India

Overview The Constitution of India confers the power of issuing writ upon the High Courts in India under Article 226 of the Constitution. It

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Medical Evidence Admissibility

Medical Evidence Admissibility

Overview: Medical evidence is used by investigating agencies to prove the guilt of the accused. Also, the medical Evidence is used by the ac

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PIL Cases of India which changed the Legal System

PIL Cases of India which changed the Legal System

Introduction Public Interest Litigation, as the name suggests, means litigation for the protection of the public interest. This kind of laws

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Trespass

Trespass

Trespass is said to be the act of crossing the limits prescribed by law. It refers to an unreasonable interference with one’s property or

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Right To Education

Right To Education

Overview The Constitution (Eighty-sixth Amendment) Act, 2002 inserted Article 21-A in the Constitution of India to provide “free and compu

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Equality Before Law

Equality Before Law

Article 14 of the Constitution of India deals with equality before the law. It secures “equality before the law” and “equal protection

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Election Laws

Election Laws

Overview Part XV of the constitution provides for the regulations related to the elections. Ours is a parliamentary form of democracy. It is

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Ad-Hoc Appointment

Ad-Hoc Appointment

Introduction Article 309 of the Constitution of India confers power on the appropriate authority to regulate the recruitment to the public s

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Fundamental Rights Under The Indian Constitution

Fundamental Rights Under The Indian Constitution

Overview Fundamental rights are those rights which are guaranteed to the citizens of India under its constitution. The dictionary meaning of

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Landmark Judgments which changed the Indian Legal System: Part I

Landmark Judgments which changed the Indian Legal System: Part I

A.K. Gopalan V. State of Madras Facts of the Case The petitioner was detained under the Preventive Detention Act (Act IV of 1950) Under this

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Section 5 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002

Section 5 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002

Overview Profit-making has become the essence of corporate arena. Money laundering in layman’s term can be defined as concealing money rec

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Right To Marry and Protection by High Courts

Right To Marry and Protection by High Courts

Overview: Though marriage is a personal decision of two adult consenting parties, often this is not the case. Many times such couples find t

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Reservation in Promotions for Members of Scheduled Castes

Reservation in Promotions for Members of Scheduled Castes

Overview As per Article 16(4) of the Constitution, reservations in direct recruitment and promotions were admissible to SC/STs in the Centra

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Uniform Civil Code in India- Yes or No?

Uniform Civil Code in India- Yes or No?

The Constitution of India provides for Uniform Civil Code under Article 44 as a Directive Principle of State Policy. Article 44 states that

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How are ‘Anand’ Marriages registered in India?

How are ‘Anand’ Marriages registered in India?

Introduction The demand of Sikhs for a separate law regarding the registration of the Sikh marriage is not unheard of. It has been going on

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Constitutional Validity of CSR

Constitutional Validity of CSR

“In my view, the successful companies of the future will be those that integrate business and employees’ values. The best people wan

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Limitations to Right to Information: An Indian Perspective

Limitations to Right to Information: An Indian Perspective

Overview: On 12 December 2005, the Central Government of India approved the Right to Information Act. It gives a right to common man that th

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Right To Information

Right To Information

Overview: The United Nations in its 1946 UN General Assembly Resolution 59(1) on Freedom of Information stated that “Freedom of Informatio

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Rights of Refugees in India

Rights of Refugees in India

“Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.” —Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Arti

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Crimes Against The Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes

Crimes Against The Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes

“The outcast is a by-product of the caste system. There will be outcastes as long as there are castes. Nothing can emancipate the outcaste

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Partners in a live-in relationship cannot be separated by a writ of habeas corpus- Kerala High Court

Partners in a live-in relationship cannot be separated by a writ of habeas corpus- Kerala High Court

Case: Muhammed Riyad v. State Police Chief, Trivandrum (WP-Crl. No. 178/2018) Bench: Justice V. Chitambaresh and Justice K.P. Jyothindranath

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Reservation in India

Reservation in India

Overview The term reservation in general parlance means the concept of keeping few seats for the unprivileged class. The term ‘unprivilege

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Article 19(1)(G) of The Constitution of India VIS-A-VIS Environmental Protection

Article 19(1)(G) of The Constitution of India VIS-A-VIS Environmental Protection

Overview The Constitution of India has recognised right to trade as a fundamental right under Article 19(1)(g) of the Constitution which all

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Arbitrariness : Antithesis of Article 14

Arbitrariness : Antithesis of Article 14

The concept of reasonableness and non-arbitrariness is the very essence of our constitution and is the golden thread which runs through its

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Euthanasia

Euthanasia

Overview When a person kills himself then it is known as Suicide and if a person kills the other person then it is either murder or culpable

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Public Interest Litigation Origin,Constitutional aspect,Guidelines

Public Interest Litigation Origin,Constitutional aspect,Guidelines

Definitions of Public Interest Litigation Public Interest Litigation has been defined in the Black’s Law Dictionary (6th Edition) as u

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Seventh Schedule

Seventh Schedule

SEVENTH SCHEDULE The Constitution of India covers the list of areas to extent of which the State and Union Government can exercise their pow

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Writs

Introduction Article 32 was described as “Heart and Soul” of the Indian Constitution by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. A person can file a writ peti

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Plaint

Meaning:Plaint is the written statement filed by the plaintiff explaining his cause of action, claim and all the necessary particulars regar

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Plaint

The term ‘plaint’ has nowhere been defined in the Code of Civil Procedure. However, it is said to be a statement of claim, a document, b

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High Court inherent powers & best Lawyers

Ever wondered how and when Best Lawyers Invoke Inherrent Powers of High Court? Nothing in the Code of Criminal Procedure limits or effects t

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Administrative Actions versus Writ Lawyers

More than quickly given a YES by a Writ Lawyer? Rethink! With the increasing responsibility of the state into the public realm, for the good

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Justice Versus Procedure

Order 11 of Code of Civil Procedure 1908, authorizes the parties to deliver list of interrogatories in writing to the other party, with leav

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Separation of Powers

OVERVIEW Government has three functionary bodies, often called three wings of the government, namely, Legislature – the law making bod

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Judicial Separation and Non-Judicial Separation

India is home to diverse religions and marriage is considered to be one of the sacred things. It is a bond which is created by god. No one w

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Tribunals

Tribunal can be defined as an individual or an institution which has authority to judge and to order. Tribunals are not ordinary courts, the

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Rights and Liabilities of Religious Institutions

Rights & Liabilities of Religious Institutions in Art 26 of the Indian Constitution It may be noted that while Art 25 i.e right to freed

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Natural Justice

Meaning: Natural Justice is the basic rule of fairness in proceedings. Whole Constitution is based on the principles of natural justice. It

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Habeas Corpus

Overview: Art 32 and Art 226 of the constitution confers writ jurisdiction upon the supreme court and the high court respectively. A writ is

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Fundamental Duties

Fundamental Duties are defined as moral obligation of every citizen which is to be followed in spirit of nationalism and patriotism. Fundame

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Emergency Provisions

Emergency refers to a situation in which the powers of governance come in hands of president. It refers to the governance as proclaimed by t

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