Call For Blogs: Challenging The Regime Of National Security Laws; RGNUL Student Research Review

Manav Malhotra

26 Nov 2019 3:50 PM GMT

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    The Editorial Board invites submissions for the RSRR Blog Series on "Challenging the Regime of National Security Laws".

    • Who can apply?

      · The Editorial Board seeks invites form law students, academicians, and professionals and welcome their contribution to the upcoming edition.


      · Constitutionality of National Security Legislations like UAPA, NIA, PSA (applicable to Jammu and Kashmir) along with their Merits over TADA and POTA

      · Use and Misuse of AFSPA: A failed application of 60 years?

      · Comparative Analysis of Best Practices Worldwide vis-a-vis Indian laws on National Security

      · Growth of National Security Concerns and Violation of Human Rights: Balancing the Interests

      · The Hooda Document: Expanding the contours of 'National Security'

      · Underlying Principles and Concepts in National Security Legislations: Need for Uniformity and Clarity

      · Effectiveness of Cyber Laws in restricting Cyber Crimes vis-à-vis National Security Concerns

      · Fake News, Disinformation and threats to National Security and Possible Solutions

      · Indian Abidance to the standard of National Security in International Conventions and Treaties

      · No First Use Policy: A Viable Perspective?

      · Army Act, Navy Act and Air Force Act: Treatment of Enemies a National Security Concern?

      · Analysis of Military Support Agreements by India in view of strengthening National Security (Eg: Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement, Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement, etc.)

      · Chief of Defence Staff and its effect on National Security Mechanisms in India: Comparative analysis with the US, UK and France

      · RTI and National Security Concerns in light of Tshwane Principles

      · A Need to Overhaul the National Security Council

      · The submissions are, however, not restricted to the aforesaid sub-themes, provided they fall within the ambit of the main theme.

      Submission Guidelines

      • Word Limit for each post is a maximum of 1500-2100 words (exclusive of endnotes).
      • Authors are required to provide an abstract of around 100-150 words along with keywords that represent the essence of the submission. The abstract is to be submitted along with the article, itself.
      • Please ensure the inclusion of endnotes instead of footnotes.
      • A uniform style of citation is necessary for acceptance.
      • The manuscript should be accompanied by a cover letter specifying the author's name, designation, institute, contact number, and email for future reference. [Authors are requested to not put their name anywhere in the main manuscript].
      • All entries should be submitted in .doc or .docx format.
      • The manuscripts must be e-mailed to
      • The subject of the e-mail should be titled "Submission for RSRR Blog Series:
        National Securities Law".
      • Entries that will be selected after the review stages shall be published on the RSRR Blog Series.
      • Co-authorship of a maximum of 2 is permitted.
      • The author(s) bear sole responsibility for the accuracy of facts, opinions or views stated in the submitted Manuscript.
      • The last date of submission is 23rd December 2019.

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