INTRODUCTION Public criticism is indispensable to the functioning of government institutions and a ‘culture of open dialogue’ is requisite for democracy. It is not erroneous to say that dissemination of fake news and incorrect information over social media platforms regarding … Continue reading The Mumbai Gag Order: An intrusive order labelling criticism of state a crime
In April 2020, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the case of Pravakar Mallick & Anr. v. State of Orissa & Ors. [Mallick], ruled upon the Civil Appeal filed by the Appellants aggrieved by the Order of the Orissa High Court in a … Continue reading Pravakar Mallick & Anr. v. State of Orissa & Ors.: Reservation in Promotions in India
Introduction The Constitution of India allows for special provisions to be made for women under Article 15(3). It further doesn’t elaborate upon the nature and kind of these special provisions and delegates the task onto the legislature and the judiciary … Continue reading Constitutional feminism: A misconstrued idea?
The Indian preamble, an ideal manifestation of the objective sought to be imbibed in the Indian culture, not only in theory but in practice as well; starts with this magnanimous terminology of ‘We the people of India’; therefore, bestowing the … Continue reading Indian Constitution and its Contractual nature
Constitutional reform, progressively known as constitutional change in recent times, is an act of the state that results in a change in the constitutional text of the nation. Undoubtedly, there is a dire need of regular changes to a constitution … Continue reading A Need to Define Limits to Constitutional Change
This article is written by Dibyadarshini Nanda. Dibyadarshini is currently pursuing LLM from Utkal University, Odisha. The concept of judicial activism has been criticised from its very beginning. The third President of USA, Thomas Jefferson referred it as the … Continue reading Countering the Criticism against Judicial Activism