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Trending: Call for Papers Volume 3 | Issue 2: International Journal of Advanced Legal Research [ISSN: 2582-7340]

Constitution of India

The Interplay between the Right to Life (Death) and the Criminalization of Suicide: A Contemporary Review

Introduction: The number of people who take their own lives has been gradually climbing over the past several years. Additionally, the number of people who die by suicide each year is 25 times larger than those who die by suicide attempts each year. The Mental Healthcare Act (MHCA), 2017, was passed into law by the …

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Critical Outlook on Transformative Constitutionalism in India

“Introduction” “We are all familiar with the phrase “constitution,” which refers to the supreme law of the land, a set of rules and regulations for governing a country, and many more definitions.”“It is possible to have both a written and an unwritten constitution.”“India has a written constitution, whereas the United Kingdom has an unwritten one.”“However, …

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SCOURGE OF COOPERATIVE FEDERALISM IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA

  INTRODUCTION India is a secular and democratic country having a diverse set of cultures, religions, language, and many more, and keeping this diversity into consideration, the framers of the Constitution drafted the most voluminous Constitution of the World which enshrined to India a Federal form of Government with Unitary Features, thus making it a …

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RIGHT TO PROPERTY: AN ASPECT OF RIGHT TO LIFE AND PERSONAL LIBERTY UNDER ARTICLE 21 OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION

INTRODUCTION The word property is derived from the Latin word ‘properietat’ (its French equivalent is ‘proprious’) which means a thing owned with exclusive right of possession, enjoyment and disposition.[i] In legal terms, the word property refers to individual possession of things and these things can be tangible such as land or goods or they can …

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Section 124A and its constitutional validity: Another neglected colonial law

 Abstract “Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.”[1] The freedom of speech and expression is a fundamental right guaranteed under our constitution with the essence of providing a sense of security to individuals who aim to attain self-fulfilment or are in some …

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When Sedition Meets the Freedom of Press: The Vinod Dua Verdict

  In a judgment[1]made nearly 8 months after the last hearing, the Supreme Court quashed the FIRagainst journalist Vinod Dua under Sections 124A,268, 501 and 505 of the Indian Penal Code,1860 (IPC). The FIR had been registered at Shimla against the Senior Journalist by a local BJP leader for his coverage in ‘The Vinod Dua …

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Is IT Rules 2021 crushing the fundamental rights of citizen?

  Introduction In the recent days, the emerging issue instituted due to non-compliance of the newly enacted IT Rules, 2021 passed the Ministry of Electronics and information technology, by the major social media platform created a tensed atmosphere in the country. The IT Rules majorly focused on the traceability of the first originator and censorship …

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RELEVANCE OF ARTICLE 21 DURING COVID – 19 PANDEMIC: An insight into the provisions of right to life and its applicability during the pandemic

  It has been rightly said by Pope Francis that “The right to life is the first among human rights.”  Being the epitome of judicial creativity and carrying a sacrosanct aura around it, the right to life has been guaranteed by the founding fathers of the Indian Constitution under Article 21 of chapter III of …

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SUO MOTO COGNIZANCE: JUDICIAL ACTIVISM OR JUDICIAL ADVENTURISM?

  INTRODUCTION: A Suo Moto cognizance is a Latin term which is defined as measures taken by a government agency, court, or other authority on their own discernment. When the court gets the information about the violation of the rights of humans or breach of duty through media or by a third party, then Suo …

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REFORMS FOR NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR SCHEDULED CASTES- A WAY FORWARD

 INTRODUCTION The Indian caste system and its social-stratification gave rise to few disadvantaged castes such as Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST). “Scheduled Castes”is defined under article 366(24) as castes, races, tribes, or parts of groups which are deemed under article 341 to be Scheduled Castes. To provide safeguards against discrimination and to uplift …

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