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Ombudsman

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An ombudsman is an official who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or a violation of rights. It is an autho...

Lokpal Act: The Toothless Tiger And The Need For Amendments

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The present world has become into a place where people with an enormous wealth and money are considered as some achiever and they are the most desired of all. The concept of respect has seen a ...

Justice Necessitates Enforcement

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The Constitution is the supreme law of the land, and judiciary is charged with interpreting and protecting it. For this aim, the judiciary can conduct judicial review of any statute to determi...

Privy Council: History and Developments

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Privy Council A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government. The word "privy" means "...

Federal Relations between the Centre and The State

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Federalism is not about State's rights. It is about dividing power to protect individual liberty.- Elizabeth Price Foley Abstrac...

Custodial violence and deaths: Violation of Principle of Rule of Law

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Concept of Rule of Law Rule of Law was originated by the Chief Justice of England: Sir Edward Coke. He said that the king should be under the god and the law, he established the supremacy of ...

Government Privileges Not to Produce Documents

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The increasing uncertainty of a democratic state enhances the government's confidentiality. This adds to administrative violations. Democratic administration needs a fine balancing between the ...

History And Development Of Tribunals In India: A Special Reference To Series ...

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The increasing complexities in the role of the state due to socio-economic changes in the society and the enactments of new laws have increased their work to perform regulatory role. As a resul...

The Cardinal Doctrine of Audi Alteram Partem

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Audi alteram partem (or audiatur et altera pars) is a Latin phrase meaning listen to the other side, or let the other side be heard as well. The second fundamental principle of natural justic...

Separation of powers in India

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In India, a separation of functions rather than of powers is followed. Unlike in the US, in India, the concept of separation of powers is not adhered to strictly. However, a system of checks an...