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Anti Defection Law: An Analysis

 Anti-defection laws find their origins in the late 1960s when an MP from Haryana, Gaya Lal changed his party thrice in a fortnight. This entire episode centred around the changing of political affiliations gave birth to a new infamous term “Aya Ram, Gaya Ram.” This led to the demand for legislation to stop this undemocratic …

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Sources of Islamic Law

INTRODUCTION If a  rather reductionist synoptic may be allowed, Islam may perhaps be the comparison between the three Abrahamic sects, placed halfway between what might be considered legalistic Judaism and theological Christianity.[1] That’s because it’s almost unquestioned in modern Islam that it is only lawful to determine the will of God expressed in the Quran …

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