Examining the Constitutional Validity of The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950

The authors in this piece have argued against the Constitutionality of the Constitution (Scheduled Castes Order) of 1950 on grounds of non-discrimination and arbitrariness. The article argues that denial of affirmative action benefits to SC converts goes against the letter and spirit of the Indian Constitution and Equality Jurisprudence.

Examining the Constitutionality of the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022

This piece examines the Constitutional validity of the Criminal Procedure Identification Act of 2022 and argues that the Act is ultra vires on grounds of excessive delegation of powers. The author also argues that the Act poses serious concerns to privacy rights of people who have been either convicted or arrested under any law.

Constitutionality of Tracking Web Searches Vis-A-Vis Right to Privacy: An Analysis

The piece anatomizes and critiques the recent steps implemented by the Uttar Pradesh Police to curb the use or watching of pornography by implementing mechanisms which include tracking web-searches as well as storing private data. The author has analyzed these steps in light of Constitutional provisions and former judicial precedents to highlight that not only are these measures unconstitutional, but also go beyond the scope of permissible State action in stymieing individual autonomy of citizens.

Excessive Delegation and India’s New IT Rules 2021

Mr. Sourav Paul has spurred a debate around the need to maintain checks and balances upon the exercise of power by the executive and legislature. Through a critical analysis of landmark judgements and provisions from our constitution, the author brings to you an informative piece on the new IT rules to allow discussion through introspection of the powers exercised by our authorities over acts that concern the lives of the people of India.

Balancing the Contours of Federalism with Terrorism

Shubhangi Agarwal and Harsh Singh The Parliament passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act, 2019 (“UAPA”) and the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Act, 2019 (“NIA”) amidst a lot of controversies last year in July. The amendment acts raised serious questions of human rights violation and erosion of federal character. In lieu of the same, the... Continue Reading →

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