Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Time to Relook India’s Contempt Law

This article, ‘Time to Relook India’s Contempt Law‘ by Mudassir Hasan, a final year law student of Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, focuses on the evolution of Contempt law in England, laws prevailing in India regarding Contempt, its flaws and in the end, the article focuses on the need to revisit the law. PM Modi once remarked… Read More »

How far judicial decisions, interpreting constitutional provisions, relating to appointment and transfer of Judges have affected established principles of Constitutional Law?

Question: How far judicial decisions, interpreting constitutional provisions, relating to appointment and transfer of Judges have affected established principles of Constitutional Law? [UPJS 2006] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [How far judicial decisions, interpreting constitutional provisions, relating to appointment and transfer of Judges have affected established principles of Constitutional Law?] Answer The… Read More »

Write a short note on the Rule of Law

Question: Write a short note on the Rule of Law. [MPJS 2011] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Write a short note on the Rule of Law.] Answer The phrase ‘Rule of Law’ literally means that the law should rule, which means the law is superior to any other rule or ruler. The… Read More »

“An error apparent on the face of the record can be corrected in review proceedings”. Elaborate. Whether a party can apply for a review in an ex-parte decree granted by the competent court?

Question: “An error apparent on the face of the record can be corrected in review proceedings”. Elaborate. Whether a party can apply for a review in an ex-parte decree granted by the competent court? [JJS 2017] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [“An error apparent on the face of the record can be… Read More »

What is meant by inherent jurisdiction of the civil court?

Question: What is meant by the inherent jurisdiction of the civil court? [JJS 2017] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [What is meant by inherent jurisdiction of the civil court?] Answer: Original jurisdiction is jurisdiction inherent in, or conferred upon, to a court of the first instance. In exercise of the inherent jurisdiction… Read More »

‘The Government of India Act, 1935, was federal in structure but unitary in spirit. Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer.

Question: ‘The Government of India Act, 1935, was federal in structure but unitary in spirit. Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer. [BJS 1979] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [‘The Government of India Act, 1935, was federal in structure but unitary in spirit. Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer.]… Read More »