When political analyst Ashwani Kumar called Migrants labourers as the most disenfranchised invisible citizen and when Sr. Advocate Kapil Sibal asked judiciary for holding government accountable on the handling of pandemic, both were questioning the government’s welfare policies and the … Continue reading Averting the Migrant tragedy: Constitutional and Legal Framework
INTRODUCTION Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, or the Act 3 of 1897(hereinafter referred to as “The Act”) was enacted to contain the spread of dangerous epidemic diseases. The Government took recourse to this law to manage the Coronavirus outbreak. Section 1(2) … Continue reading Guarding Constitutional Contours at Times of Epidemic: The Kerala Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020
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
Introduction The constitution consists of the basic fundamental principles according to which a country is to be governed and constituted. It provides a basic framework and structure for the government policies that are to be implemented in a state. It … Continue reading Conflict of Authority: Constitutional or Parliamentary
The Indian media has yet again stirred up a tornado of controversy and this time it has taken the Supreme Court in its eye. The Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV, Mr Arnab Goswami, moved the Supreme Court under Article 32 seeking … Continue reading Arnab Ranjan Goswami v. Union of India: An order bad in law?
General Background The Indian Parliament recently passed a new legislation “The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019” (CAA) through which religiously persecuted minorities from three countries namely Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan who have come to India before 31st December 2014 will get … Continue reading Hoardings by Uttar Pradesh Government: The Constitutional Angle