Civil law

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    Nature and scope of right against self incrimination

    In the case of Selvi v. State of Karnataka, (2010) 7 SCC 263, it was held that; The interrelationship between…

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    Doctrine of Reasonable Classification

    Article 14 forbids class legislation. It does not forbids reasonable classification of object and transactions by the Legislature for the…

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    Doctrine of Arbitrariness

    Arbitrariness is the quality of being “determined by chance, whim, or impulse, and not by necessity, reason, or principle”. Arbitrary decisions…

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    The modern concept of definition of state under Article 12 of the Constitution

    Article 12 of the Constitution reads as under;             “In this part unless the context otherwise requires “the State” includes…

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    Whether judiciary is state under Article 12 of the Constitution?

    The judiciary although an organ of the State like Executive and Legislature is not specifically mentioned in Article 12. So…

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    Remembering landmark judgment I.R. Coelho (dead) by LRs v. State of T.N. (2007)

    The Hon’ble Supreme Court considered the fundamental question that whether on and after 24th April, 1973, when basic structure doctrine…

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    Relationship between directive principles of state policy and fundamental rights

    Initially, the courts adopted a strict and literal legal position in this respect. The Supreme Court adopting the literal interpretative…

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    Whether weakness or loss of memory can be taken under unsound mind

    This Section 12 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 which talks about the test of soundness of mind. It tells…

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