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Eternal speech on the “Living Document” A reflection on Ambedkar’s last speech in the Constituent Assembly 

On the 25th of November, 1949, Babasaheb Ambedkar gave his last speech in the Constituent Assembly of India, being the Chairman of the Drafting Committee. The speech was delivered on the eve of one the greatest moments in modern democratic… Continue Reading →

Examining the efficacy of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985

NDPS Act prohibits the production, manufacture, possession, transportation, sale, purchase, consumption, and use of certain narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. The Act includes a list of prohibited drugs and substances, which includes cannabis, cocaine, heroin, LSD, and MDMA, among others. Violation of the Act can result in significant penalties, including imprisonment and fines.

Abortion Laws in the United States Post Roe v. Wade

Abortion rights in the U.S. have rolled back to their starting point following this unprecedented decision of the Supreme Court of the United States (herein referred to as “SCOTUS”). For a country like the US, which boasts about its progressiveness and values, this is a severe blow to its proclaimed notions of individual freedom and privacy.

Right to Protest v/s Public Inconvenience

Being the largest Democratic Republic, the Indian government has some duties towards its citizens, such as providing them with some fundamental rights which are vested in the constitution itself. When we talk about our fundamental rights, we refer to the right to protest and from these protests, inconvenience is caused to the public at large.

Role of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act In Curbing Terrorism

In India, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, of 1967 (UAPA) is considered major legislation in keeping terrorism under control. However, the Act has been criticised in many instances for its stringent and stern provisions. Where the objective of the Act was actually to free India from the shadows of terrorism, the provisions in reality tie down India to the arbitrary and oppressive acts of the executive. This article deals with analyzing the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, of 1967 and how the judiciary plays an important role in securing the country against the evils of the Act.

International Humanitarian Law: An Ongoing crisis?

Ancient civilizations, empires like the Byzantine Empire’s Code of Justinian, to religious books bear testimony to the fact that humanitarian law and laws of war exist to contain the ravages and tyranny of war. Perhaps the need to systematize was felt only during the Second World War when ghastly crimes against humanity were executed. To reiterate military necessities and simultaneously balance the concerns of humanity, International Humanitarian Law (IHL) was brought into force.

Space Laws in India: An Exigency?

Man’s new endeavours outside the planet were a marvel and mystery, Humans had discovered a playground that was as wide and large as their biggest dreams to explore and sometimes in consequence exploit. Hence framing rules which would regulate the conduct of outer space expeditions become sine quo non.
This article shall analyse the existing international space laws and how they provide a bedrock for countries to have shaped their own laws. Further discussing the exigency of Space Laws in India.

Analysing Constitutional Amendments Through the Paradox of Ship Of Theseus

The amendment to the constitution of any nation around the world is a sacrosanct procedure which is done in order to change the constitutional jurisprudence of the country and to meet the demands of the changing times.

Need for Marital Rape Laws: An Ultimatum to Dignity

Men have failed in justifying unconsensual and forced sex with wife more than women have correctly justified resisting forced sex with husband. Rape itself is a heinous crime in India but a more dangerous crime than this is the marital rape. Unfortunately, there is no strong legal structure against the same. It is also to be noted that getting married does not give open access to neither of the party to have sex and this basic norm should be known to the masses.

Social Media- Pedagogy of Juvenile Delinquency

In this article, the author, has primarily focused mainly on social media acting as a prime reason for increasing juvenile delinquency backing it up with detailed research and surveys.

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