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Doctrine of Basic Structure

The term Doctrine signifies a particular set of beliefs, principles or position – usually upheld by authorities like courts. The doctrines are the beliefs of courts and therefore it is not necessary to find mention of such doctrines in the legislative documents. Similarly, the Doctrine of Basic Structure has nowhere been defined nor explained in …

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Citizenship (Amendment) Act: A Critique on the Idea of Citizenship

The total population of a country is carved up into two classes, one is Citizens, and another one is aliens. Basically, a citizen is a person who enjoys all kinds of liberties such as civil, political, and economic whereas the aliens do not. The concept of citizenship is normally understood as the relationship between the …

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The Constitutional Right of Protection Against Double Jeopardy

The Constitution of India, being one of its kind and as the most comprehensive constitution in the world, has been founded on the cardinal principles of democracy and the Rule of Law. Thereby, by encompassing the concept of free and fair trial, the Constitution has not only established that the supreme law of the nation …

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Sexual Harassment and Me too Movement

We are living in exciting times where the Internet and electronic media is playing ever more significant roles in spreading rumours and delivering news. The barrier of language, region, religion is of bleak significance today since people all over the world can connect to the rest of the world through social media and the internet. This has given rise to more significant legal aspects of regulation and control of electronic media and internet which was earlier a topic only for debates. Mee Too Movement came as a wave over the internet, allowing women to raise their voices and share their experiences surrounding sexual assault.

Rights Of Refugees In India

There has been a great deal of romanticization within national policy circles of the fundamental right to life and personal liberty which is a guaranteed fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution of India and its subsequent extension towards the safety and protection of refugees, with an increase in public perception of the same, notwithstanding the repudiating complexities of national security.