Polity – 100th year of the Montagu-Chelmsford Reform!!!

2018-07-27T00:18:10+05:30By |Categories: polity|

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This month marks the 100th year of the publication of the ‘Report on Indian constitutional reforms’, commonly known as the Montagu-Chelmsford Report (MCR). Edwin Montagu, then Secretary of State for India, had advocated for increased participation of Indians in the British Indian administration and had begun [...]

Polity-Right to Privacy- Truly a momentous ruling !!!

2017-08-27T23:32:12+05:30By |Categories: polity|

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When delivering the 12th Justice K.T. Desai Memorial Lecture on dissenting judgments in Mumbai last year, Justice Rohinton F. Nariman described the great dissenters on the Supreme Court of the 1950s and 1960s as persons who had chiselled and added meaning to the Constitution’s fundamental rights. [...]

Polity-The Emergence of ‘Second Generation Rights’ (Landmark Judgements-Part 4)

2017-08-16T13:53:40+05:30By |Categories: polity|

Further expanding the meaning of the ‘right to life’ and including second generation rights. Olga Tellis v. Bombay Municipal Corporation (1985) Facts of the Case The Right to Life Includes the Right to Livelihood Policy-Oriented Approach of the Supreme Court The Aftermath of Olga Tellis The Largest Court-Sanctioned Eviction in the World Third Generation Rights Right to Housing in 21st-Century India Click here to read Thank you UPSCTREE

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