Every Voter Has A Fundamental Right To Know The Educational Qualification Of A Candidate

Modern states creates among its citizens a sense of involvement and participation in public affairs through a device called Election. There was an era when the elites came into power despite the resistance of the weaker sections of the society…. Continue reading →

Compensation Claims by Investors for Moral Damages in State Arbitration Disputes

Investor State Arbitration and disputes between States and investors relating to the use of the States’ natural resources go back to the first half of the 20th century . Investor-state arbitration provisions in a treaty, permit a private investor from… Continue reading →

Revamping Criminal Justice System- A Journey Towards Inquisitorial Approach

“Law should not sit limply, while those who defy it go free and those who seek its protection lose hope”. – Jennison v. Baker India is a country which holds a rich history of criminal jurisprudence. Dating back to the… Continue reading →

20 Years Of Arbitration And Conciliation Act

The Arbitration and Conciliation Act was enacted in 1996 for the very first time with the objective to promote arbitration, particularly International Commercial Arbitration as a to resolve the disputes. On 25th January 2016, the Act completed its 20 years…. Continue reading →

One Nation, One Law- Uniform Civil Code

The concept of Uniform Civil Code (hereinafter referred to as UCC) is being deliberated widely today. It has been envisaged in Article 44 of the Constitution of India in Part IV, which deals with Directive Principles of State Policies, which… Continue reading →

Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 2016

“If the country has to progress, the citizens must respect the system, institutions and rule of law. It is evident that efficiency and effectiveness in governance are not sustainable without probity, transparency and accountability.” Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act… Continue reading →

When the screen goes blank: An analysis of contemporary regulatory mechanism

The media plays an important role in the 21st century. In modern economies and societies, the availability of information is pertinent and central to better decision making by citizens and consumers. Citizens require information about candidates to make intelligent voting… Continue reading →

Is Fraud Open To Arbitration?

The most contentious issue in arbitration is the arbitrability of fraud. This involves the questions such as what can be and cannot be submitted to arbitration. The recent judgment of the Supreme Court, in A Ayyasamy vs A Paramasivam &… Continue reading →

The Navjote Ceremony Controversy

On the 2nd November, 2016, news broke out that the Navjote ceremony of  Dadi Mistry’s grandson was declared ‘Null and void’ by the members of the Parsi community. The issue raised was of that the father of the child in… Continue reading →

Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016

The Citizenship Act, 1995 was proposed to an amendment on the 15th July, 2016. The Act has been altered to include the following-  “Provided that persons belonging to minority communities, namely, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan,… Continue reading →

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