By Preyoshi Bhattacharjee The third session of CRCLP commenced on 30th August, 2019 with the engrossing topic of Preventive detention. The session began with a video clip showing the harrowing experience of preventive detention of Muhammad Amir Khan, author of the book ‘Framed as a Terrorist’, who spent fourteen years of his life in Jail … Continue reading Session 3: Preventive Detention- A Necessary Evil?
By Gunsimran Kaur The Anti-Defection Law of 1985 has failed to serve it's purpose as members of certain political parties have found ways to bypass this legislation brought about to curb the same. The political corridors of Kartnatka were recently embroiled in a situation where the Congress-JD(S) coalition government was brought down due to resignation … Continue reading Bypassing of Anti-Defection law: Recent Scenario
The CRCLP in its second session on August 23, 2019 discussed the Anti-Defection Law with the students. The session saw three speakers namely Ananya Sharma, Deepika Sangwan and Gunsimran Kaur elaborately explaining every facet of the law including a brief speech by Prabhat Kumar on the aspect of Party Whips. Ananya Sharma opened the session … Continue reading Session 2 Anti-Defection Law- A Panacea or not?
By Mayank and Preyoshi This case-by-case analysis is done in order to determine how the law regarding 'What can be amended?' has been evolved. This article shall presue the following landmark judgements, namely, Shankari Prasad v. Union of India, L. C. Golak Nath V. State of Punjab, Kesavananda Bharti v. State of Kerala, Indira Nehru … Continue reading Law Redefined: Parliamentary Supremacy vis-à-vis the Amending Power
By Preyoshi Bhattacharjee & Mayank Sharma The CRCLP took off with its first Friday discussion on 16 th Aug, 2019 on the burning issue of Article 370. The discussion focused on analysing the recent abrogation of Article 370 in the light of constitutionalism. A total of 4 speakers from 4th and 5th year discussed various … Continue reading Session 1: Art 370 vis-a-vis Constitutionalism