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

Democracy

Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI): Amendment 2019

  Introduction to Right to Information Act, 2005 Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI) is considered highly important legislation of independent India as it introduced the concept of ‘Good Governance’. Good governance is when a country’s public institution works and brings in improvements as per the needs of the society.  Not only India but various …

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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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An Analysis of Budget 2021-22

The article is written by Sneha Mahawar, a  law student at Ramaiah Institute of Legal Studies. The article discusses the important highlights and gives an overview of the Budget 2021-22.  Introduction of Budget  As per Article 112 of the Constitution of India, 1949, it requires the government to present to parliament a statement of estimated …

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The Savior of India’s Democracy: Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala

 Introduction The Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala also known as the Kesavananda Bharati case is the most important landmark judgment of the Supreme Court of India. This case outlined the Basic Structure Doctrine of our Indian Constitution. It is also called the case which saved India’s Democracy. The case proceedings and arguments of this …

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The Scuffle Between Twitter And The Indian Government, With Growing Tendencies Of Invocation Of Censorship Laws.

AN OVERVIEW OF THE EVENTS THAT UNFOLDED On account of what happened on the evening of 26th of January and the intensification of the farmer protests, a number of Twitter accounts became inaccessible in India, making it necessary for the general public to ponder as to why that happened. The accounts or handles that were …

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Free Speech Vs Hate Speech: The Subtle Contrariety

INTRODUCTION Freedom of speech, often classified as a First generation right, is one of the most cherished constitutional rights in liberal democracies. Free speech,being the foundation stone to liberal values, has been ingrained in most of the contemporary constitutions as well as in International Human Rights Treaties.  “If freedom of speech is taken away, then …

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Contempt Of Court And Freedom Of Speech: Light On The Recent Judgements By The Supreme Court.

What does contempt mean? It’s the “disregard for something that should be considered”, so ‘contempt’ is a word for any harsh, strong disrespectful act against anybody. Legally, the word contempt is used as an offence of being “disrespectful of a court of law and its officers”; it is termed as ‘contempt of court’. Looking at …

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