Removal of tax on dividends

Author: Ishan Mazumder from West Bengal National Law University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata.

The budget of 2020 spurred the debate over taxations and raised several conundrums as to whether it could rescue the downtrodden economy of the country. Among several issues, one of the prime fiscal discourses which…

What are minority institutions?

Author: Mehak Mehra from University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

The concepts of Socialism, Secularism, Sovereignty, Fraternity, Equality, and welfare state form the substratum of the Indian Constitution. The framers of the Constitution meticulously incorporated good features of constitutions…

Bonded Labour Law in India

Author: Sakshi Sethi from Rajiv Gandhi National University Of Law, Patiala.

India is a country dealing with situational ironies, where on one hand, we provide a democratic status to the country with equality for all citizens but the reality is heart wrenching. There are still certain sections of the society…

The debate around the NIA Act, 2008

Authors: Garima Sharma from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun and Prachi Gupta from University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Recently on 15th Jan 2020, the State of Chhattisgarh moved to Supreme Court by filing a plaint against Union of India under Article 131 of Indian Constitution, related to Centre and State relations, challenging…

Minority Institutions and state control

Author: Kunwar Bir Singh from University Institute Of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

The Indian Constitution visualizes the social order “in which justice – socio, economic and political – shall inform all the institutions of the national life. It envisages a welfare state, which would not only serve the immediate needs of the society but would protect, promote and preserve enduring…