Explainers – Category

Proposed Changes to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

Objectives and Features of the Act The Constitution of India places a fundamental duty on every citizen under Article 51-A(g) and on the State under ...
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Analysis of the Provisions of the NDPS

Introduction The provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (“NDPS Act”/ “the Act”) have come under scrutiny following the recent arrests of ...
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Karnataka High Court’s Hijab Order Explained

A three-judge bench of the Karnataka High Court passed a 129-page order  in Reshma v. State of Karnataka on March 15, 2022 upholding  the Government ...
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Aadhaar and Exclusion: The Right to Social Security

This piece is Part 2 of a two-part series discussing the exclusionary effect of the Aadhaar Act. Section 142 of the Social Security Code was ...
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Explainer: Delhi HC held that a public promise by a CM is enforceable in Court, to what extent and what does it mean?

Ed Note:  In this post, our analyst Mrityunjoy Roy, writes about the case of Najma v. GNCTD of the Delhi HC where it ruled that ...
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Explainer: House Arrest as another form of Custody: What does it mean?

[Our analyst Mrityunjoy Roy, writes about the Gauatam Navlakha case and Sudha Bharadwaj case in the context of including house arrest under the meaning of ...
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Merger Exception to Defection – Obstacle or Facilitator? [Part II]

[Ed Note- This is a two-part series on anti-defection law by our Senior Analyst, Shanthan Reddy. Part I introduces defection law to the readers and ...
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Merger Exception to Defection – Obstacle or Facilitator? [Part I]

[Ed Note: This is a two-part series on anti-defection law by our Senior Analyst, Shanthan Reddy. Part I introduces defection law to the readers and ...
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Aadhaar and Exclusion: The Public Distribution System in India

Ed Note: [This piece is Part 1 of a 2-part series discussing the exclusionary effect of the Aadhaar Act. In this post, our analyst Nitya ...
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Gujarat HC holds the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act as maintainable

[Ed Note: In this post, our analyst Mrityunjoy Roy, writes about Gujarat High Court's decision holding the petition challenging the Gujarat Prohibition Act, 1949 maintainable as ...
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