I have closely followed Three Rhodes Scholars for 13 Years. Arghya Sengupta. V. Niranjan. Gautam Bhatia. I was aware of Arghya Sengupta, personally, even before I had entered the portals of NLSIU. There is no comparison of him with Gautam Bhatia [An Idiotic Savant]. Let us leave aside V. Niranjan, for now. I have […]Read more "The Sabarimala Temple II: Arghya Sengupta"
“Recently on 14 September 2018, the Learned Chief Justice, speaking for the Present Bench of Three Judges handed down a verdict granting compensation of Rs 50 lakhs to a Space Scientist who was found upon further investigation by the CBI to have been wrongfully implicated and subjected to custodial interrogation. This was on an allegation […]Read more "Compensatory Jurisprudence of Constitutional Courts VII : James Watson"
Writ Petition (Civil) No. 373 of 2006. Hon’ble Justice Indu Malhotra The Petitioners have stated that they learnt of the practice of restricting the entry of women in the age group of 10 to 50 years in the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala from three newspaper articles written by Barkha Dutt (Scent of a Woman, Hindustan […]Read more "The Sabarimala Temple I"
“The exposé of facts very succinctly put is that on 21.10.1994, Mariam Rasheeda, a Maldivian National, was arrested and sent to Judicial Custody. During interrogation, she made certain confessions alleging that certain official secrets and documents of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) had been leaked out by scientists of ISRO. On 30.11.1994, S. Nambi Narayanan, […]Read more "Compensatory Jurisprudence of Constitutional Courts VI: S. Nambi Narayanan"
Karna rejects Shyam’s offer Shyam also met Karna and in attempt to avert war told him what no one else had told him. ‘Know that your birth mother is Kunti. By law, you are the eldest son of the man she married, Pandu. This makes you, by law, the eldest Pandava, with full rights to […]Read more "Consistent Loyalty v. Contextual Thinking"
The Doctrine of Absolute Territorial Sovereignty is most often identified with an opinion prepared in 1895 by the 41st Attorney General of the United States, Judson Harmon, in response to a request by the Department of State for advice concerning a dispute with Mexico over the use of waters of the Rio Grande. Pursuant to […]Read more "The Harmon Doctrine"
This year, a lawyer’s petition before the Bombay High Court, had claimed that the trailers of The State vs. Jolly LL.B 2 (Jolly LLB 2) projected the Indian Judiciary and the Indian Legal System in a derogatory manner. The Court found that there was a “prima facie” case of Contempt of Court. It constituted a three-member committee […]Read more "The Nature of Judicial Power: Gautam Bhatia"