Nahar Singh vs. State of Uttar Pradesh and Another [Criminal Appeal No. 443 of 2022]

This case commentary has been written by Ms. Prerna Deep. She is a British Council GREAT Scholar, currently working as a Judicial Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of India. Introduction Section 190 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (“CrPC”) empowers the Magistrates to take cognizance of criminal cases. A Magistrate can take cognizance of a …

Repromulgation of Ordinance(s): A Constitutional Subterfuge

This article has been published by Sakshi Komal Dubey, II year student of law at Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Repromulgation of Ordinance(s): A Constitutional Subterfuge “The principles of a free constitution, are irrecoverably lost when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.” ~ Edward Gibbon Introduction The unscathed …

Mohammad Salimullah v. Union Of India

MOHAMMAD SALIMULLAH AND ANR. v. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. Coram: S.A. Bobde, CJI, A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian, JJ. Facts: The petitioners who are members of the Rohingya community from Myanmar, claim to have fled Myanmar in December­ 2011 when ethnic violence broke out and have taken refuge in India. They claim to have …

Arunachala Gounder (D) by LRS. v. Ponnuswamy and Ors.

ARUNACHALA GOUNDER (DEAD) BY LRS. v. PONNUSAMY AND ORS. 2022 SCC OnLine SC 72 Coram: S. Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari, JJ. Decided on: 20th January 2022 Related Statute: The Hindu Succession, 1956 Facts: A suit for partition was filed by one Thangammal, daughter of Ramasamy Gounder, claiming 1/5th share in the self-acquired property of …

FIXED TERM EMPLOYMENT: SOCIO-ECONOMIC SIGNIFICANCE AND CONSTITUTIONAL VALIDITY

 By Krishnagopal Abhay and Neha Chauhan (Krishnagopal Abhay is a II year student of LL.B. at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi and Neha Chauhan is a final year student of M.A. Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University.) Introduction With 29 central labour and employment enactments being subsumed under four codes, our country saw a comprehensive …

EVOLVING NOTIONS OF FREEDOM OF PRESS AND MEDIA TRIAL

On the occasion of Constitution Day, 2020, the Legal Aid Society, Campus Law Centre and Awaaz- The Blog organised an article writing competition for students of all disciplines across universities in India. This article won the first prize. By Yashdeep Lakra [Yashdeep Lakra is a student of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at University School of Law …