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Meenakshi Chahar

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Concepts of constitution, constitutional law, and constitutionalism

The term “Constitutional law” is much extensive in nature with its concept than the term “Constitution”. The Constitutional law includes the Constitution, judicial precedents, relevant statutory laws, and conventions. Introduction A state cannot govern itself on an ad hoc basis without there being some norms to regulate its basic institution. There must be a predictable body of norms… Read More »

Salient Features of the Constitution with a brief Comparison to various Constitutions

In this article, the author has made an endeavour to highlight the constitution of India with its salient features which serve as a unique framework. Introduction The Indian Constitution is the supreme law of the land, a social document which is reflecting the “will of the people”. All the powers, functions and validity of legislation lie with the… Read More »

Brief Overview of Citizenship Act, 1955

Article 11 expressly empowers Parliament to make laws to provide for such matters and, accordingly, Parliament has enacted the Citizenship Act, 1955, to provide for the acquisition and determination of Indian citizenship. Introduction – Citizenship Act, 1955 The Republic of India is the federal country having two levels of government i.e. Centre and State where there is only single… Read More »

Historical background and evolution of the Indian Constitution

The historical background and evolution of the Indian Constitution can be studied under The Company Rule (1773-1858) and The Crown Rule (1858 –1947). Introduction Colonial rulers had employed and devised in managing Indian affairs and some legacy of The British system of administration can be noticed in Indian polity and constitution. This historical background and evolution of the… Read More »

Nationality and Citizenship

The term “Nationality” is a broader concept which is often used as a relationship of individual and state from international aspect whereas the term “Citizenship” has a relation to internal aspects between state and individual. An individual cannot change his “Nationality” but he always has an option to change his “Citizenship”. Therefore, the misconception of using both the… Read More »

Internship Experience: Athena Law Associates, Dwarka, Delhi

Meenakshi, 3rd Year, National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi shares her experience at Athena Law Associates. The said law firm is a leading advisory law firm in India providing the gamut of commercial services which specialises in Indirect Tax Laws. Address of the Organization Athena Law Associates, Dwarka, Delhi. Duration of the Internship 1st February 2019… Read More »