Constitutional Law

udicial Validation of Live-in Relationships Studying in the Light of Judicial Pronouncements

Judicial Validation of Live-in Relationships Studying in the Light of Judicial Pronouncements

The society of India is ever-changing. It has seen lots of tradition and customs and a great influence from the western culture. Every millenarian today supposes that the sacred knot of marriage is too binding or what is called in modern English as “suffocating” for them. An alternative for the same is a relationship without …

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Why Habeas corpus is the most powerful tool in a democratic setup like India

Why Habeas corpus is the most powerful tool in a democratic setup like India?

The well-known writ of Habeas Corpus is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Constitution of India that protects the citizens against unlawful and indefinite imprisonment. The term “Habeas Corpus” has been derived from a Latin term- “show me the body”. In many countries it is often taken as there is no voice of legal support …

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JOSEPH SHINE V. UNION OF INDIA (2018)

JOSEPH SHINE V. UNION OF INDIA (2018)

Citation: 2018 SCC Online SC 1676 Petitioner: Joseph Shine Respondent: Union of India Honorable Bench: Then CJI Deepak Mishra, Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice Indu Malhotra, Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice RF Nariman Date of Judgement: September 27, 2018 The term “Adultery” is defined u/s 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, (hereinafter referred to as IPC) which …

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CASE STUDY ON MINERVA MILLS V. UNION OF INDIA (1980)

CASE STUDY ON MINERVA MILLS V. UNION OF INDIA (1980)

Citation: [1980 AIR 1789, 1981 SCR (1) 206] Petitioner(s): Minerva Mills Ltd and Ors. Respondent: Union of India Date of Judgment: 31/07/1980 Honorable Bench: Y.V. Chandrachud (then CJI), A.C. Gupta, N.L. Untwalia, P.S. Kailsam & P.N. Bhagawati JJ. The Minerva Mills v. Union of India is one of the most remarkable cases as it guarded …

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Ordinance Making Power of the President of India

Ordinance Making Power of the President of India

Ordinance Making Power: The President of India has been given emergency powers to promulgate ordinances in situations where the Houses of Parliament are not in session. The ordinance-making power is an enabling provision, viz., a substantive part of the constitution from which certain specified consequences follow and it does not purport to be a complete …

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