On 28.08.2020, the Supreme Court (“Court”) had dismissed the writ petitions challenging UGC’s guidelines dated 06.07.2020 mandating all Universities to compulsorily conduct and complete exams for all final year students by 30.09.2020 (“revised guidelines”). Among other things, the Petitioners had … Continue reading UGC Judgment and Article 14
Introduction: The Founding fathers of Indian constitution had chosen the parliamentary Democracy for the governance of the India. The basic foundation of democracy was to maintain the equality in the society and to create an environment where the civil society … Continue reading Imbalance in Indian Democracy: cultural, political, and economic equality?
“This action is totally within our constitutional framework and it was undertaken in order not to destroy the constitution but to preserve the constitution and safeguard our democracy”. – Indira Gandhi to the Lok Sabha on 22nd July, 1975 INTRODUCTION … Continue reading Tryst for Democracy: Celebrating 45 years of Indira Gandhi v. Raj Narain
The Union’s Minister of Finance in the budget presented on July 5, 2019, had proposed a tax deduction of 2% at source (TDS) on a cash withdrawal of one crore from an “account” to discourage high-value withdrawals. However, as people … Continue reading Section 194N of the Income Tax Act – Constitutional Validity
Introduction The Indian Judiciary, after independence, has come a long way. With remarkable achievements on its side, it became more than a mere adjudicating body, to the holder of the fundamental rights as well as the guardian of our constitution. … Continue reading Curative Petition: An Abortive Judicial Exercise
A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme court led by Justice Arun Mishra has recently cleared the air regarding the governance of the cooperative banks under the Union laws or the State laws. The apex court, while upholding the applicability … Continue reading Cooperative Banks: Inclusion under the Union Law