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Democracy and Rule of Law

Chasing shadows of citizenship

The Supreme Court has held that the purpose of the exercise of the creation of the NRC in the State of Assam was not the determination of which person is an ‘original inhabitant’, but the sole test for inclusion in the NRC is that of citizenship under the Constitution of India and the Citizenship Act 1955. However, the constitutionality of Section 6A of the Citizenship Act 1955 was challenged in 2012 by way of a writ petition under Article 32 in the Supreme Court. The matter is currently pending before a Constitution Bench of five judges.

August 1,2018

Judiciary

Summers of discontent

3 years after the bifurcation of the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the judicial cadres are yet to be bifurcated. Will justice be done to the judges of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh?

May 23,2018

Women's rights

Constitutional perspective

The Case of a Parsi Zoroastrian Woman

May 23,2018

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