Posts filed in Constitutional Law

Courts Can’t Lay Down Moral Guidelines: Supreme Court on Sardar Jokes

Posted Wednesday February 08, 2017 by CSLRA India

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed its inability to issue directions to regulate jokes about the Sikh community, observing that courts cannot “lay down moral guidelines” for citizens and...

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Supreme Court of India

CJI becomes emotional on low number of judges: Indian Judicial Service (IJS) should be constituted: Balanced procedure of appointing judges in higher courts should be formulated

Posted Monday April 25, 2016 by Subhash Chandra Agrawal

It refers to Chief Justice of India becoming emotional on aspect of on quite low number of judges in the country at the conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices...

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Supreme Court of India

Powerful political community wins over mute tax-payers at Supreme Court when Apex Court reviews its order on government-advertisements

Posted Sunday March 27, 2016 by Subhash Chandra Agrawal

Chief Justice of India should rise to the occasion by constituting a larger bench to decide the issue afresh for safeguarding interests of mute tax-payers opposed by powerful political community...

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The Constitutional Case against India’s Blasphemy Law

Posted Tuesday January 19, 2016 by CSLRA India

If the correct test is one of incitement to lawless action, then Section 295A are far too broad. Under no interpretation can it be said that intentional insult to religion,...

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The Supreme Error

Posted Wednesday January 06, 2016 by CSLRA India

Limiting the right to contest panchayat elections has become a legislative trend — Haryana now subjects candidates to the requirements of having a toilet and certain minimum educational qualifications. In...

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Our Constitution needs major additions

Posted Monday December 07, 2015 by CSLRA India

We have celebrated Anniversary of our Constitution on 26th November and our Prime Minister of India has pronounced in the Parliament that there is no proposal of bringing changes in...

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