Volume II Issue I


Comparative Analysis of Freedom of Speech in India, USA, China and France By Ashima Sharma

With the emergence of liberal democracy in the last few decades all over the world, the debate over freedom of speech and expression somehow got settled. It’s not a matter of debate anymore. One need not explain to anyone the importance of freedom of speech and expression in a running state system. This freedom is an integral part of the human civilisation regime. Read More

South Korea: Democratic Transition, Economic Development and Diplomacy By Akanksha Arya

Today South Korea is ranked as fourth largest economy in Asia and the 11th largest in the world (Gurría, 2016). And it is also ranked 24th in the world on the Democracy index of 2016 (EIU Democracy Index, 2016). Given the good position on the economic front as well as on Democratic front, it is hard to believe that a few decades ago South Korea was one of the poorest countries and had an authoritarian regime. Read More

Police Administration and Individual Rights: A Comparative Analysis between Indian, English, American, French and Japanese Legal Setup By Prashant Kumar Tiwari

Haryana witnessed a widespread agitation of public across the state in August this year, against the arrest of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ji Insan, consequently damaging the livestock and property and yet again stating the failure of administration in keeping peace and security. In the year 2016 itself, the state had witnessed disturbances on the issue of reservation in jobs where an enquiry committee setup under Prakash Singh, a retired IAS officer, clearly stated that “the state could not possibly complain of shortage of manpower. Read More

Right to Speedy Trial as a Fundamental Right By Tanima Sood & Hunney Mittal

The prison conditions in India have worsened overtime. Time and again the quality of life in prisons has been questioned by various NGO’s. It seems that as soon as a person steps on the threshold of the prison gates, he bids adieu to his fundamental rights and the police authorities get absolute authority to treat him as inhumanly as they wish to. A majority of the prisoners constitute the under-trials who are mostly poor. Read More

Interface between Competition Commission of India and Securities and Exchange Board of India By Meet Shah

The securities market is the mirror of the nation’s economy. A nation cannot grow without the smooth functioning of its securities market. In India, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) regulates the financial market. CCI is constituted under the Competition Act, 2002 whereas SEBI is constituted under the SEBI Act, 1992. Read More

The Friction between International and Domestic Law in India: A Critical Study By Nistha Chug

The supremacy of law is almost universally supported at the national and international level but practically it is a subject of the respective jurisdiction and sovereignty. The extraordinary support for the supremacy of law in theory, however, is possible only because of widely divergent views of what it means in practice. Disparate national opinions, political jargons and variety of facts and figures existing in the Indian territory has posed few problems while operating both the laws in parallel, but efforts to promote the supremacy of law through international organizations have necessitated a reassessment of this pluralism. Read More

Book Review: ‘The Law of Torts’ authored by Prof. Dr. A. Lakshminatha and Prof. Dr. M. Sridhar, Ramaswamy Iyer by Dr. Pijush Sarkar

Being acquainted with the substantive Law of Torts and putting those into practice in a court of law are two assorted things. The method by which this branch of law is taught in most of the Indian Universities and Law Schools simply makes the undergraduate study the abstract outline of the law of torts. The learning is left to be learnt in proficient practice in courts of law. Read More

Death Penalty: A Comparative Analysis in United Kingdom and United States of America as in today’s world  By Thakkar Chirag Kishor

Life is an eternal gift of God to human being. Starting from the Natural law theorist to the positive law approach everything revolves around study and creation of law in order to protect human life and dignity. Right to life is not only a positive law development and fundamental right but also a natural right. In light of such a background is it justified to take the life of a person when it is a right inherent by birth? Read More

Offences Relating to Marriage under the IPC: A Critical Analysis By Syed Aatif

The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is the principal legislation governing substantive criminal law in India. Apart from the general nature of offences, the code also makes specific provisions for certain offences. Chapter XX is one of them. This chapter consists of certain provisions that govern the marital life of individuals and punishes people for breaching the sanctity of the institution of marriage. Read More

Rohingya Muslims as Refugees in India By Ashootosh Kothari

Rohingya Muslims is an ethic group which forms the minority in Buddhist dominated Myanmar. Citizenship laws of Myanmar have denied Rohingya Muslims citizenship as Myanmar considers them to be foreign nationals from Bangladesh. Furthermore, laws of Myanmar grant only a temporary permit to Rohingya Muslims. On the other hand, Rohingya Muslims believe that they are a part of Myanmar since hundreds of years. Read More

Child Abuse in India: A Socio Legal Analysis By Mr. Deevanshu Shrivastava

Child abuse in India is often a hidden phenomenon especially when it happens in the home or by family members. Focus with regards to abuse has generally been in the more public domain such as child labour, prostitution, marriage, etc. Intra-family abuse or abuse that takes place in institutions such as schools or government homes has received minimal attention. Read More

Nature and Role of Directive Principles of State in India – A Comparative Study Between India and Ireland By Smit Hingu

The concept of directive principle is not new and was not unknown to framers of the constitution of India. It has ancient linkage and had been practiced by Kings. The present day concept of the directive principles of state policy aims towards noble, ideal and welfare state. Framer of constitution had noble vision about how will be the state of their dreams. And what are the requirement and necessity which the state can fulfill instantly any cost those were incorporated as Fundamental Rights under Part III of the Constitution of India.Read More