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Right to public services: A weapon against corruption in public offices

Tanay Akash, BA LL.B. Central University of South Bihar Democracy, as defined by ‘Sir Abraham Lincoln’ is the rule “Of the people, by the people and for the people” and India being the largest democracy follows a general principle of ‘Rule of general public’. But today’s era when democracy has …

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MANISHEK KUMAR SING,  CITY ACADEMY LAW COLLEGE INTRODUCTION: Abstract declarations of Fundamental rights in the Constitution are useless, unless there is the means to make them effective. The power of the courts to enforce obedience to the fundamental rights again depends not only upon the impartiality and independence of Judiciary, …

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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 the “right against self incrimination” and the “right to fair trial” has been recognised in most jurisprudence as well as international human rights instruments. For example, the US Constitution incorporates …

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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 are not necessarily the same as random decisions. For example, during the 1973 oil crisis, Americans were allowed to purchase gasoline only on odd-numbered days if their license plate was odd, and on …

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