Hoardings by Uttar Pradesh Government: The Constitutional Angle

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

Analysing the Constitutionality of the Marital Rape Exception under IPC

While Indian rape laws have been amended several times, most notably after the infamous Tukaram v. State of Maharashtra,[1] and more recently after the Delhi gang-rape in 2012, one particularly contemptible colonial vestige has managed to survive these amendments. This … Continue reading Analysing the Constitutionality of the Marital Rape Exception under IPC

Co-operative Federalism: An Indian Perspective

What is Co-operative federalism? Co-operative federalism, in general terms, is a concept wherein the federal government, state government, and local government interact co-operatively and share their responsibilities in the governance. Corwin defines co-operative federalism thus: “The States and National Governments … Continue reading Co-operative Federalism: An Indian Perspective