There is a need to look at the judicial system in India on the basis of the fundamental rights of socio-economic justice in the context of fundamental right to culture given in Article 29 of the Constitution of India. This alone will make the judiciary into a Constitutional Institution of public service and take it […]
RLR Volume III Issue II
Just as government is accountable to Parliament, Parliament as the highest legislative office of India owes its accountability to the people of India, the highest sovereign authority in a democracy. We are witnessing a steady decline in the use of productive time of Lok Sabha over the years. Frequent distractions in the Parliament reduced Question
Baxi defines crisis as a situation where “the structure of a social system allows fewer possibilities for problem-solving than are necessary for the continued existence of the system”. Where people desire change, but are unable to initiate or attain it. There arises a perception of crisis. Crisis is not a situation-it is incapacity to act.
Administration of justice is the primary responsibility of the State. This includes a sacrosanct duty of the State to ensure equal access to legal services by all the citizens. Problem of inequality in accessing justice mechanism at minimum cost has been a widespread problem across almost all democracies globally. India is no exception to this
The method by which judges are appointed is not simply an issue of constitutional governance but has significant implications on a range of discourses. The power and responsibility entrusted to the judges in modern constitutional governments makes it imperative to ensure that the selected method of appointing judges results in consistently good appointments. In this
The free flow of information from the State to the citizenry and vice versa, is vital for the health of a modern-day democratic system. Despite being the largest participatory democracy in the world, the transition from a feudal society to a modern industrial society, has been rather slow in India. It is therefore imperative that