DOES THE UNBORN CHILD HAVE A RIGHT TO LIFE?

by Nupur Raut and Ashwin Pantula We live in a world where the language of rights may easily (and most often justifiably) be appropriated by, or for the benefit of, a given stakeholder in a situation. India‚Äôs fundamental rights, set out in Part III of the Constitution, have oft been read to include newer and more diverse rights within their framework. This is usually done … Continue reading DOES THE UNBORN CHILD HAVE A RIGHT TO LIFE?

CONSTITUTIONAL PARADOXES AMIDST THE PANDEMIC

Conferring rights through the means of judicial activism is not a very onerous task. The real conundrum arises when individuals on the bench are expected to strike off a balance between two countervailing interests which hold almost equal ground in law and the constitution. This dilemma becomes very pronounced when one looks at the anatomy of Article 21 of the Indian constitution and the shape … Continue reading CONSTITUTIONAL PARADOXES AMIDST THE PANDEMIC

CONSTITUTIONAL PARADOXES AMIDST THE PANDEMIC – [EDITORIAL]

by Anchal Batheja Conferring rights through the means of judicial activism is not a very onerous task. The real conundrum arises when individuals on the bench are expected to strike off a balance between two countervailing interests which hold almost equal ground in law and the constitution. This dilemma becomes very pronounced when one looks at the anatomy of Article 21 of the Indian constitution … Continue reading CONSTITUTIONAL PARADOXES AMIDST THE PANDEMIC – [EDITORIAL]