The Basic Structure Doctrine: Origins and Nature

[On the 26th day of November, called the ‘Constitution Day’ in India, this special post is dedicated to the most unique principle/doctrine that governs Constitutional Law in India] Often in newspapers and on television we hear demands from fringe groups calling for India to be declared as a Hindu rashtra (nation), switching to a dictatorial …

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Shootouts in USA: Understanding the Gun Laws in America and India

Last week, Chelsea Clinton tweeted ‘The Border Line Shooting in Thousand Oaks, California is the 304th mass shooting in America this year.’ The tweet was in relation to an incident in Malibu, wherein Ian David Long, a Marine veteran opened fire in a club, killing over a dozen people. Such horrifying incidents are not uncommon …

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