Highlights of Recent Judgments by Constitutional Bench of the Apex Court (2016-18)

This post shall highlight in brief the judgments between 2016-2018, decided by the Constitutional Bench of the Hon’ble Apex Court –  2016 Pankajakshi (Dead) through LRs  v. Chandrika & others decided on February 25 , 2016 an appeal was preferred… Continue Reading

State of West Bengal & ors v. The Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights, West Bengal & ors. (2010)

The present post discusses the decision of the Apex Court in State of West Bengal & Ors. v. The Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights, West Bengal & ors. The case deals with the question of jurisdiction of the High Court… Continue Reading

Legislation for prevention of Improper Use of of certain emblems and names

Article 51A(a), Constitution of India provides that it shall be the duty of every citizen of India to abide by the Constitution and respect its ideals and institutions, the National Flag and the National Anthem. A Consultation Paper (July 2001) on EFFECTUATION OF FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Non-Resident Indian (NRI), Person of Indian Origin (PIO), and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

This post has been contributed by Mr Anil Malhotra, BSc. LL.B (Punjab), LL.M (London) who heads the firm Malhotra and Malhotra Associates, headquartered at Chandigarh, India. Mr Malhotra has to his credit seven books pertaining to issues of private international… Continue Reading