WhatsApp Privacy Case: Does WhatsApp Perform A ‘Public Function’ Under Article 226 Of The Constitution?

Abhijeet Shrivastava & Anujay Shrivastava discuss the recent developments surrounding the change in WhatsApp’s privacy policy and explore the idea, whether the functions of the mega-giant qualify as ‘public function’ under the scheme of the Constitution. The authors further suggest a way forward to effectively address the concerns posed by the shift in the company’s privacy policy.

Does Article 3 of India’s Constitution Reflect ‘Co-operative’ Federalism?

Abhijeet Shrivastava evaluates the scope of Article 3 of the Constitution of India, which relates, inter alia, to the power of the Parliament to re-organize State territories. He analyses the purview of Article 3 when viewed from the archetype model of ‘co-operative federalism’.

Internal and Judicial Review of Judicial Appointments

A gradual, but undeniable, progression has transitioned Indian judiciary from its positivist rigidity, to an era of fluid, pervasive involvement in governance and law-making. Through the course of this article, Sarthak Sethi establishes the same through an analysis of the facet of Judicial appointments.

The Excesses in the Application of Article 142

  Dhanishta Mittal The Supreme Court, by exercising this power to grant relief to the disputing parties on multiple occasions, established a precedent, thereby diluting and undermining the authority of the statute which is silent on the matter concerned.[1] Objection to the exercise of such plenary power is primarily because it leads to the framing... Continue Reading →

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