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Ayush Menon

Power of the Supreme Court to suspend Legislations

Introduction:- India is a country that has incorporated the characteristics of both, a unitary form of governance and federal form of governance. Its unitary feature includes parliamentary supremacy whereas its federal feature comprises a single unified judicial system with a three-tier structure, i.e., The Supreme Court, High Courts and other

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Sedition Law & its Constitutional Validity in India

Introduction Sedition in India is a disputed topic. Since its insertion under section 124A of Indian Penal Code, it has been used as an instrument by the government in power to limit criticism & disagreement or dissent. It is a type of law that a government in power always favours

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Celebratory  Firing: Analysis

Introduction ‘Celebratory firing’ means firing of shots into the air on occasion of any celebration. The practice is prevalent in some countries but this document specifically focuses on the celebratory firing in India. If we closely look at the scenario in India so mostly celebratory firing is being done in

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Audi Alteram Partem

  Introduction  This maxim means “hear the other side” or no man should be unheard, both the parties have an opportunity of being heard. Justice will be given to both parties. Audi Alteram Partem is a Latin phrase “audiatur et altera pars”. This is a very strong rule which means

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Rasul v Bush – Case Analysis of a Landmark US Supreme Court Decision

Rasul v Bush 542 U.S. 466 (2004) is a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States. In this case, the US Supreme Court decided that the detained foreign nationals who were held in the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp are allowed to file a petition of writ of habeas corpus before the Federal Court to review the legality of their detention.

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Case Analysis: Avinash Bhatia and v State (Nct of Delhi)

Citation: 119 (2005) Dlt 1 FACTS OF THE CASE The petitioner and the complainant married in 2012 and gave birth to girl in 2013. Two months after her birth, they had a quarrel in which the complainant sought a share of the petitioner’s family’s property. They started living separately and

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Case Analysis: T. Sivakumar v The Inspector of Police & Ors

Citation: AIR 2012 Mad 62 A father approached the Madras High Court to order the Inspector of Police (the first respondent) to ensure his daughter’s release from the custody of a father and his son (second and third respondents). The petitioner contended that the respondents had kidnapped her and documented

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