Are your representatives really representing you?: A comment on the anti-defection laws in India

India follows a democratic system where citizens elect representatives to form a governing body such as the parliament. Representatives stand in elections and citizens vote to choose their representatives. The presence of strong and legitimate opposition is a sine qua … Continue reading Are your representatives really representing you?: A comment on the anti-defection laws in India

Guilty until proven innocent?: A critical analysis of Section 20 of Prevention of Corruption Act

Introduction  Recently the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of Vinod Kumar Garg (S) v. State (Government Of National Capital Territory Of Delhi), took into consideration the previously decided cases on the matter and held that, once it is proved … Continue reading Guilty until proven innocent?: A critical analysis of Section 20 of Prevention of Corruption Act

The Tug of War between Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Supremacy of Domestic Laws: Critical Analysis of Section 13(f) of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

Introduction The standards regulating the acceptance of judgments handed down in foreign jurisdictions are one of the basic elements of the debate on private international law. In addition, the English courts have imposed international judgments since the 17th century.[1] Although … Continue reading The Tug of War between Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Supremacy of Domestic Laws: Critical Analysis of Section 13(f) of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908