Gram Nyayalayas are village courts for speedy and easy access to the justice system in the rural areas of India. The establishment of Gram Nyayalayas in India can be traced to the Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 passed by the Parliament of India. Even though the target was to set up 5000 village … [Read more...] about Gram Nyayalayas: Village Courts in India
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Special Leave Petition vs Review Petition vs Curative Petition vs Mercy Petition: What are the differences? Read further to know more. Supreme Court of India has recently passed many important judgments that transformed India. Connected with judgments, four terms are often seen in the news - … [Read more...] about Special Leave Petition vs Review Petition vs Curative Petition vs Mercy Petition
When there is a conflict between Fundamental Rights(FR) and Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP), which should prevail? FR? or DPSP? The answer is not as simple as one would think. There are some important Supreme Court judgements regarding this. We shall see them in detail. When there … [Read more...] about Fundamental Rights vs Directive Principles: What if there is a conflict?
What is Brexit? How does Brexit affect UK, India, and the European Union? We have tried to include everything you need to know about the Brexit here after much research. We hope our readers would get clear answers to many questions like 'What is Brexit?', 'What is the European Union?', Why the … [Read more...] about Brexit: How does it affect India and the World?
There are Rights. There are Fundamental Rights. There are Fundamental Rights available only to the 'citizens of India'. Know them. The Fundamental Rights (FR) are named so because they are guaranteed and protected by the Indian Constitution (Article 12 to 35). These rights are 'fundamental' … [Read more...] about Fundamental Rights Available Only to Citizens of India
The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 (CAA) passed by the Indian Parliament has resulted in nationwide protests as many felt the new provisions added by the Central Government are discriminatory in nature. The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 is intended to help illegal migrants who came to India … [Read more...] about Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 – Government’s Clarification on CAA
What is Citizenship Amendment Bill or CAB? Why is it controversial? Read further to know more. The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) is a bill introduced by the Central Government in the Parliament of India in 2019 to primarily amend the Citizenship Act of 1955. Purpose of the Citizenship … [Read more...] about Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) 2019 – Why is it controversial?
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'Encounter Killings' is the term used to describe extrajudicial killings by the police or the armed forces when they encounter alleged criminals or suspected gangsters. Is encounter killings an offense? Can encounter killings be justified? Encounter Killings in News Headlines The four … [Read more...] about Encounter Killings – Can the ‘Extra-Judicial Killings’ be Justified?
Do you know the difference between the National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC)? Recently, there have been at least 4 confusing words in the news connected with citizenship and identity. They are (1) National Population Register (NPR) (2) the National … [Read more...] about National Population Register (NPR) – How is it different from the National Register of Citizens (NRC)?