Doctrine of Separation of Powers – Explained by the Supreme Court

The origin of the principle of separation of powers can be traced back to Aristotle who opined that government should be composed of three organs, namely the deliberative (legislative), the magisterial (executive) and the judicial. Locke and Montesquieu elaborated on… 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┬áState 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