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

Manav Malhotra
26 Nov 2019 3:50 PM GMT
Call For Blogs: Challenging The Regime Of National Security Laws; RGNUL Student Research Review
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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 [email protected].
    • 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.

    For any query Email at [email protected].

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