Paras Nath Singh | @parasnsingh95

Paras Nath Singh

Paras assists Senior Advocate Indira Jaising in the Supreme Court of India. He is a regular contributor to The Leaflet. At the age of 18, he filed his first case in Delhi high Court challenging a decision of the Central Information Commission wherein the Commission held that file noting by junior officers to superiors were third party information. Paras is passionate about utilizing Right to Information Act, 2005 as a tool to gain information in public interest. On his appeal CIC ordered for the inquiry into the missing records of the 1975 national emergency in the PMO. In the last seven years he has filed over 200 RTI applications.


Fundamental Rights

Sabarimala Review: The majority judgment sets a dangerous precedent; it undermines the rule of law

The judgment comments on sub judice matters; goes beyond the parameters of its own review powers

November 17,2019

Case update

Article 370: Read details of all Kashmir petitions filed in the Supreme Court so far

Here’s a lowdown on all the petitions filed in the apex court against revocation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, bifurcation of the state and communications blockade in the Valley

August 16,2019

Parliament Watch

President signs Order making Article 370 inoperative

Constitution of India applicable now to the Union Territory of J&K

August 7,2019

Parliament Watch

Parliament passes Bill to bifurcate the State of Jammu and Kashmir

 Union Territory of Ladakh and Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir formed

August 6,2019

Case update

Unnao Rape: Supreme Court transfers out all cases from Lucknow to New Delhi

Orders CRPF protection to rape survivor and family 

August 1,2019

Parliament Watch

Parliament watch: Centre seeks to change composition of NHRC and SHRCs through statutory amendment

SC judge in addition to CJI could be eligible for NHRC chairperson’s post

July 10,2019

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