LRJLSEI-Volume I Issue I


How Informed are SAARC Nations? By Urvashi Agrawal & Mudit Srivastava

Over the last decade, SAARC nations have made remarkable progress towards recognizing this right. Pakistan was the first to issue an ordinance in 2002 namely “Freedom of Information Ordinance, 2002” followed by Bangladesh, India, Maldives, and Nepal. While draft bills are under consideration in Bhutan and Afghanistan, a law is yet to be enacted in Sri Lanka though the civil society and media have been campaigning for it for over a decade. Read More

Relation Between the President and the Council of Ministers by Vishnu Tandi

In the Scheme of the Parliamentary system of Government provided by the Constitution of India, the President is the nominal executive (de-jure) authority and the Prime Minister is the real executive authority (de-facto). The constitution formally vests many functions in the president but he has no function to discharge in his discretion, or on his individual judgement. He acts on ministerial advice and therefore the Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers constitute the real and effective executive. Read More

Gender Equality: Access To Worship Place By Riya Attri

Gender equality is the most common topic debated in today’s world. Despite the existence of laws and treaties around the world, the rights of the women are violated. There are many reasons related to it. Read More

Surrogacy- Whether Beneficial to Surrogate Mother By Yogita Lohia

The term surrogacy basically shed light on new issues such as social, economic, medical as well as demographic which has become popular and a controversial solution for the childless couples. In general surrogacy is a way to conceive children wherein a woman carries and delivers a child for another couple in the context of growing globalization and the reproductive medcialization. Read More

Right to Equality vis-a-vis Right of Underprivileged By Kumar Deepraj

We citizens have a common right which is available to all irrespective of caste, creed, sex, religion, place of birth etc. and is called Fundamental Rights and is recognised as fair and legal. Fundamental Rights are Right to Rem in nature and is mentioned in Part III of the Constitution of India which is also called “Corner Stone” or “Magna Carta” of the Indian Constitution. Read More