Media Trials: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Author: Shouraseni Chakraborty, student of National University Of Study And Research In Law, Ranchi.

Article 19(1)(a) of the Indian Constitution secures the right to freedom of speech and expression, which though does not directly concern itself with freedom of press, numerous precedents have considered them to be mutually inclusive…

Exams During COVID-19: Legal Angle

Author: Hemant Kelkar.

On 6th August 2020, a group of 11 students from 11 different states appearing for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (hereinafter referred to as “NEET”) and Joint Entrance Examination (hereinafter referred to as “JEE”) filed a writ petition in…

Analysis: Maternity Benefits of Contractual Workers

Author: Pranika Goswami from National Law University, Jodhpur.

Contractual employees are those workers who are hired for a certain amount of time till the project/work gets completed. Maternity benefits are those benefits which are given to women employees to protect their rights during pregnancy and…

Jawahar Bag Massacre: Legal Angle

Author: Sreyas T. Manoj from The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.

A petition has been filed in the Hon’ble Supreme Court regarding the 2016 Jawahar Bagh Massacre, by the wife of the Late Sh. Mukul Dwivedi (the then Superintendent of Police, Mathura) in which he and twenty-nine others were…

Analysis: Amish Devgan Case

Author: Nikita Prakash from Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

The Indian Constitution does not expressly guarantee the freedom of press or media in so many words. However, these freedoms are extended to all citizens, and by extension, to the press, in the form of the Fundamental Right to freedom of speech…

Analysis: Plea seeking Waiver of Private School Fees

Author: Sreyas T. Manoj from The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the whole world to a standstill. People from all walks of life are facing the brunt of the pandemic. Amidst the pandemic, the education industry was tasked with keeping classes going for its students. With schools shut due…

Constitutional Law: Raghunath Rao Case

Author: Anany Raj Singh from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law.

The Constitution of India is the supreme law of the country, conferring power to other laws that govern and regulate the legal framework. But through the course of time, some laws may require changes to be made while some may have to be completely…

Constitutional Law: Waman Rao Case

Author: Tejas Kandalgaonkar from MNLU, Mumbai.

The case of Minerva Mills v. Union of India (“Minerva Mills”) is one of the finest examples exhibiting the advantages of the system of checks and balances. The vigil of the Apex Court negated the agenda of the Parliament to become the supreme…

Constitutional Law: Minerva Mills Case

Author: Sreyas T. Manoj from The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.

The case of Minerva Mills v. Union of India (“Minerva Mills”) is one of the finest examples exhibiting the advantages of the system of checks and balances. The vigil of the Apex Court negated the agenda of the Parliament to become the supreme law-making body. The…

Constitutional Law: Hari Bhanji Case

Author: Nikita Prakashl from Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

The present case of Secretary of State v. Hari Bhanji (1882) finds itself embedded in the intersection of Torts Law and Constitutional Law, meeting midway on the issue of state or government liability. In this case, a suit was instituted to reclaim…