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A Little (Less) Research?

by Vasujith Ram In paragraph 160 of the judgment striking down the National Judicial Appointments Commission as unconstitutional, Justice Khehar writes: “A little personal research, resulted in the revelation of the concept of the “legitimate power of reciprocity”, debated by … Continue reading

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Analysis of the Labour Code on Industrial Relations Bill – Part I (Trade Unions)

Editor’s Note: A group of faculty and students of the National University of Juridical Sciences, led by Prof. Saurabh Bhattacharjee, prepared a report on the Labour Code on Industrial Relations Bill, 2015. In a series of blog posts, the authors analyze … Continue reading

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The Political Class and the Decline of Constitutional Morality

(Admin’s Note: This post was previously published as an Editorial Note in the Monsoon Issue of Volume 4 of JILS, highlighting the decline in the respect for the unwritten rules and the spirit of the Constitution among the political class. … Continue reading

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Volume 4 Monsoon Issue of JILS Released

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Monsoon issue of Volume 4 of the Journal of Indian Law and Society. The past academic year has been a watershed year for the Journal and its members. Last October, Stella … Continue reading

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Article 3, Federalism and the Silence in our Constitution: Perspectives in the Context of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization

by Vasujith Ram Recently when the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Bill was proposed in order to divide the State of Andhra Pradesh to create a new State called the State of Telangana, the usage and interpretation of Article 3 and its … Continue reading

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NOTA Judgment and the Right to Reject: Is it a Goal too Far?

by Vasujith Ram The Supreme Court in PUCL v UOI held that the EVMs must now include the NOTA (None Of The Above) button as an extension of secrecy for an eligible voter’s right not to vote. Since the petition … Continue reading

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Judicial Appointments Commission: Who will Guard the Guardians?

by Vasujith Ram The Rajya Sabha has recently passed the 120th Constitution Amendment Bill and the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill. The bills are up for consideration in the Lok Sabha and may be passed soon.  They seek to replace the … Continue reading

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