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Case Analysis: Shakti Vahini v Union of India

In the case of Shakti Vahini v Union of India, the court laid down guidelines that need to be implemented by the government for the eradication of Honour killing in India. An honour killing is the homicide of a member of a family by other members, due to the perpetrators having the belief that the victim violated the… Read More »

Reservation to Economically Weaker Section: Constitutional 103rd Amendment Act 2019

Introduction The Constitutional 103rd Amendment added Article 15(6) and 16(6) to the Constitution. The said amendment allowed reservation to economically weaker section in India. Reservations for admissions in educational institutions and employment has been a matter of challenge in various litigations in supreme as well as high courts. Diverse opinions have expressed in regard to the need for… Read More »

Case Analysis: I.C Golaknath v State of Punjab (1971)

Introduction The case of Golaknath v State of Punjab is one of the landmark cases in Indian legitimate history. The judgment of this case came at an urgent time. It came when the majority rules system was experiencing the beginning of what later turned into the “most obscure decade” of India. The judgement overruled the Majority Judgement of… Read More »

Case Analysis: Sunil Batra v Delhi Administration (1978)

Introduction The case of Sunil Batra v Delhi Administration is one of the Landmark Judgement in relation to Prisoners’ rights in India. India has witnessed prisoner’s brutality during colonial times. But after Independence prisoners were given rights through Constitution and other legislation. The Court in this case while upholding the rights of prisoners under different articles under Part… Read More »

Case Analysis: TMA Pai Foundation v State Of Karnataka (2003)

Introduction The Case of TMA Pai Foundation was a landmark 11-judge order which laid down the contours of governmental regulations on private institutions and still occupies the education field in so far as the constitutionality of statutes and regulations is concerned. Out of the many provided fundamental rights under Part III of the Constitution, it also specifically provides… Read More »

Powers and Functions of the Congress under US Constitution

Introduction The powers and functions of the Congress (House of Representatives and Senate) are enumerated under US Constitution to facilitate the governance in the country. The Constitution specifically grants Congress its most important power the authority to make laws. A bill, or proposed law, only becomes law after both the House of Representatives and the Senate have approved… Read More »