The New Land Acquisition Law: A Critical Review
The New Land Acquisition Law: A Critical Review

The new land acquisition law came into force on 1stJanuary, 2014.The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, (LARR Act) replaces...

Bouquets But Brick Bats Too
Bouquets But Brick Bats Too

The Lawyer Community throughout the country has reasons to rejoice and feel the moment of glory when the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India announced that the list of Lawyers recommended to be appointed...

‘Pro bono publico’, Crusades for ‘Common’
‘Pro bono publico’, Crusades for ‘Common’

--------------------------------“Voice of Common must raise”- H D Shourie (Founder, Common Cause)---------------------------------Public Interest Litigation, an apparatus in furnishing Justice to...

When disruptions trump deliberations
When disruptions trump deliberations

The sights and sounds witnessed on the floor of the House of the 15th Lok Sabha during its recently concluded winter session were such as to make the heart of any believer in parliamentary democracy...

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act: A Commentary
Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act: A Commentary

ICynicism gave way to incredulity, hope and jubilation, when after several failed attempts, a broad political consensus was reached between the ruling Congress and the principal opposition party, the...

Political Will Vs. Constitutional Will
Political Will Vs. Constitutional Will

“The only stable State is the one in which all men are equal before the law.” - AristotleIndia is a Socialist, Secular, Democratic, Republic State. The founding fathers of our Constitution wanted...

No Country for Free Speech
No Country for Free Speech

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” ― George WashingtonUntil February 11, not many outside their respective circles, would have...

Death penalty: The unsettling issues of life and death
Death penalty: The unsettling issues of life and death

The Apex Court recently in the case of Shatrughan Chauhan & Others issued guidelines on commutation of death penalty to life imprisonment in cases of prolonged delay, insanity while serving the...

Ban on Pornography. Who controls the Mouse?
Ban on Pornography. Who controls the Mouse?

A PIL has been filed in the Apex Court by an Indore-based advocate Kamlesh Vaswani, outlining the abysmal scenario of the free availability of  pornography especially child pornography  online and...

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