Remedies available after award of death penalty

Author: Archie Anant from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.

Death Penalty or Capital Punishment is a government sanctioned order whereby a person is sentenced to death for the commission of any heinous offence. It is given in the rarest of rare cases. Death Penalty aims to make…

Supreme Court on CAA

Author: Prachi Gupta from University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

On 22nd January 2020, the Supreme Court, while dealing with the record 1444 petitions related to the Citizenship Amendment Act, refused to grant a stay on the Act, thereby declining to take note of the anti-CAA protests that…

FIR law in India

Author: Utsarga Dash from KIIT School of Law, Bhubaneswar.

The Information related to an offence registered with the police for apposite police action is called The First Information Report (FIR). The information can either be in writing or oral, generally reported by the

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…