BIOGRAPHY OF CHIEF JUSTICE M.P SASTRI

“The job of a judge is to figure out what the law says, not what he wants it to say. There is a difference between the role of a judge and that of a policy maker…..judging requires a certain impartiality.”                                                                                    -Clarence Thomas But it takes a lot of effort and knowledge for a judge to... Continue Reading →

BIOGRAPHY OF HIRALAL JEKISUNDAS KANIA

“I heard that a man might be his own lawyer, but you can’t be your own judge.”                                                                                  -Margaret Deland The world remembers those who occupy the first position in any sphere of life. Only the best or worst ones are remembered, rest are forgotten. This is the punishment one gets for being mediocre. An exception... Continue Reading →

BIOGRAPHY OF MEHR CHAND MAHAJAN, CHIEF JUSTICE

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”                                                                        -Arthur Schonpenhauer. This quote accurately defines the life journey of one of the chief justices of India Mehr Chand Mahajan, the only judge in Indian history who became a Prime minister of Jammu and Kashmir and occupied... Continue Reading →

SALIENT FEATURES OF 5TH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

“ There is a higher form of patriotism than nationalism and that higher form is not limited by the boundaries of one’s country; but by a duty to mankind to safeguard the trust of civilization.” I like this definition of patriotism quite a lot as it is  not bound to  land under a city, state... Continue Reading →

SALIENT FEATURES OF 6TH AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

                 “In this world nothing is certain except death and taxes.”                                                                               -Benjamin Franklin. Every person pays numerous taxes under different names in his daily life. And then paid income tax at the end of the financial year. I remember reading the quote stating  “A fine is a tax for doing something wrong. A tax is a... Continue Reading →

SALIENT FEATURES OF 4th AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION

“Historically , the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority.”                                                                                        -Diane watson It is quite true in india. Ever since India got independence the tussle between judiciary and legislature was and still quite apparent from the various judgments that we get... Continue Reading →

1ST AMENDMENT OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION 1951

“AN AMENDMENT ENSURING  EQUALITY   FOR  OPPRESSED CLASSES BY CURBING  THE  FUNDAMENTAL  AND   CIVIL    RIGHTS.” The 1st amendment of indian constitution was made less than 16 months after the enactment of constitution and took mere 16 days to get passed by the parliament, this account has been rightly called as 16 stormy days... Continue Reading →

CASE ANALYSIS: STATION MANAGER, INDIAN AIRLINES V. Dr. JITESHWAR AHIR

           “Life is short, do not make it shorter with negligence.” The situation in this case can be depicted precisely by this quote. Negligence whether committed by oneself or by others can cost one’s precious life which can never be bought back. No sum of money is sufficient in exchange of one’s life, as said  “If... Continue Reading →

CASE ANALYSIS :A.K. GOPALAN VS. STATE OF MADRAS (AIR 1950 SC 27) / PREVENTION DETENTION CASE

The Right to life and Due process of law had undergone a remarkable journey in India from A.K. Gopalan to Maneka Gandhi. Both cases Surfaced around political persons yet the change in mindset of Indian judiciary over a span of time can be witnessed from these cases.  WHO WAS  A.K. GOPALAN? Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan was... Continue Reading →

HOW FREE IS OUR FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

      “To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”                                                                                                -Kevin Alfred strom. To check whether we are free citizens or not we can apply a simple test , that is to try to use our right to speak and express. The right which is guaranteed all over... Continue Reading →

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