Doctrine of Eclipse – Tool to Interpret the Constitution of India

INTRODUCTION The literal meaning of “eclipse” refers to the occurrence when one object overshadows another. In reference to Constitutional law, the doctrine of eclipse is known to be applied in cases in which an act or law has the tendency to violate the fundamental rights guaranteed under the Indian Constitution. In that scenario, the fundamental … More Doctrine of Eclipse – Tool to Interpret the Constitution of India

Correlation between Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties

Introduction Rights and duties go hand in hand. Rights can only be enjoyed in the world of duties. For every right there is corresponding duty to be fulfilled. There is no right without duty. One’s right is another’s obligation. A fundamental right is a right to which an individual is entitled by virtue merely of … More Correlation between Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Duties

HOMOSEXUALITY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

INTRODUCTION Homosexuality is romantic or sexual attraction or behaviour among the people of the same sex. As a sexual orientation, homosexuality refers to an enduring pattern or disposition to experience sexual affection or romantic attractions primarily to people of the same sex. It also refers to an individual’s sense of personal and social identity based … More HOMOSEXUALITY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

First Trial of Sexual Harassment at Workplace in India

Vishakha & Ors. V. State of Rajasthan (AIR 1997 SC 3011) “Sexual harassment at work… is it a problem for the self-employed?”            – Victoria Wood OVERVIEW Vishakha v state of Rajasthan is one of the significant and landmark case of Judicial Activism of securing rights of women at workplace and of protecting her modesty. Prior … More First Trial of Sexual Harassment at Workplace in India