Author Archives: niruvs

The Citizen and Administrative Faults

INTRODUCTION Over the past few decades, there has been a tremendous increase in the amount of activities that have been performed by the government. Due to this, a wide amount of powers have been awarded to government officials making the entire process more susceptible to individual grievances. Off late, the number of complaints regarding bribery, corruption, delays, negligence… Read More »

Constitutional Protection to Civil Servants

INTRODUCTION The Government of India is the largest employer of the people of India. The Railways provide the most number of jobs. There are nearly 6.4 million people employed by the Government. These do not include the jobs in Public Sector Undertakings. For the administration and the for the government to function effectively and efficiently, a contingent of… Read More »

Regional Conventions on Human Rights

Each region has its own systems of human rights conventions. The Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa have all established regional conventions. INTRODUCTION Human rights are the most basic rights that are awarded to all humans, regardless of their sex, race, ethnicity, nationality, or religion. Human rights include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture,… Read More »

Inspection, Inquiry and Investigation

INTRODUCTION Inspection, Inquiry and Investigation falls as the XIVth Chapter of the Companies Act, 2013. From Section 206 to Section 229, the details of Inspection, Inquiry and Investigations are explained. The Shareholders of a Company have several rights, including those of the right to vote and elect their directors, right to convene board meetings, right to receive dividends… Read More »

Aliens – Admission, Expulsion and Rights under International Law

INTRODUCTION The term ‘Alien’ is generally associated with extraterrestrial beings on spaceships in outer space. In the legal aspect though, it refers to a foreign-born resident who is not a citizen by virtue of parentage or naturalization and who is still a citizen or subject of another country. It essentially means those who live in a state other… Read More »

The Specter-Litts’ of India: Top 20 Law Firms Every Law Student Must Know

INTRODUCTION ‘Pearson Specter-Litt’, ‘Crane, Poole & Schmidt’ are names that automatically appear in one’s mind, the moment the phrase ‘law firm’ is uttered. These are popular legal enterprises in the television world, where legal dramas have become extremely popular. They are flamboyant and extravagant firms that hire only the Crème de la crème of law graduates from America’s… Read More »

The Amendment of the Constitution (Article 368) – Basic Structure Doctrine

To preserve the ideals and philosophy of the original constitution, the Supreme Court has laid down the basic structure doctrine. The doctrine allows the Supreme Court to strike down any amendments that may alter the ‘basic structure’ of the constitution. INTRODUCTION The very basis on which the law of a country is founded is its constitution. The economic, political and… Read More »