Fundamental Rights- The Golden Treasure of Indian Constitution (Part 6)

Right to Constitutional Remedies (Articles 32 & 226) “We are under a constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our property and our liberty and our property under the Constitution.” – Charles Evans Hughes Article 32 – Remedies for enforcement of rights conferred by … Read more

State of Mental Disorder in India

India Mental Health

In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court emphasized the need of bringing sensitivity regarding mental health issues. The court held that the judiciary should not treat the mental health of a person with the approach of “one size fits all”. This observation came out when the bench of Justices BV Nagaratna and DY Chandrachud was … Read more

SC Asks Government if Outgoing CBI Director Can Continue

Cbi Director

Recently the Supreme Court asked the Union Government about the feasibility of the continuation of the term for the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). A Bench led by Justice L. Nageswara Rao asked the Government, which was represented by Attorney–General K. K. Venugopal, whether, under exceptional circumstances, can the Government continue with the … Read more

Farmers have right to protest, but they can’t block roads: Top Court

Farmers Block

The Apex court, while listening upon the matter of protest by farmers, said that public roads can not be blocked in order to hamper free movement even as farmers and the Government verbally clashed during the physical hearing over who is responsible for the nearly two-year blockade. Farmers, who were represented by senior Advocates Mr. … Read more