Category Archives: Indian Law

Reflections on “The Limits of Moral Limitations: Reconceptualizing “Morals” in Human Rights Law” by Ryan Thoreson in Harvard International Law Journal – Volume 59, Number 1, Winter 2018

Reflections on “The Limits of Moral Limitations: Reconceptualizing “Morals” in Human Rights Law” by Ryan Thoreson in Harvard International Law Journal – Volume 59, Number 1, Winter 2018. The goal of Activists and advocates to internationalize and enforce a Human … Continue reading

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Reflections and Critique on paper by Dr. T. Balaji – Understanding Social Justice Under Indian Constitution: In the light of Ambedkarism and Marxism. Cochin University Law Review. Volume XL Jan-December 2016. Nos. 1-4.

Every country has a grand narrative when it comes to portray itself before people of other societies or other countries so that it becomes easier for them to have a glimpse about who we are. As a precursor to such … Continue reading

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Reading Judgement : Bennett Coleman & Co. & Ors vs Union Of India & Ors on 30 October, 1972

Backgrounder: The Import Control Order 1955 passed by the Central Government under ss. 3 and 4A of the Imports and Exports Control Act 1947 laid restrictions on the import of newsprint. As an essential commodity newsprint was also subject to … Continue reading

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Anatomy of Anti-Nationals

A leading media personality of India has declared himself as an anti-national in expressing solidarity with the students of JNU who have called for the destruction of India. On the other hand we know that his intention is to prove … Continue reading

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Communism versus Nationalism

The debate on who is a patriot and who is not has re-surfaced once again. This is against the backdrop of some students in Jawaharlal Nehru University organizing a rally eulogizing Afzal Guru who is a convicted terrorist for attempting … Continue reading

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Congress, CBI and Scams

While debate about CBI’s independence has come to fore again in the context of alleged massive coal scam’s investigation, there are other pressing questions pertaining to integrity and honesty of this premier institution and also Government of India which needs … Continue reading

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Why Miranda of India is no match to the Miranda of USA?

Whenever there is a terrorist attack or incident, or say for that matter a heinous crime committed. As a common citizen we expect the guilty to be hanged instantly. Oh! Come on isn’t that a genuine feeling? Which every morally … Continue reading

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