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Constitutional tort & the Supreme Court of India

Rai, J. P. Dr.

Constitutional tort & the Supreme Court of India

by Rai, J. P. Dr.

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Published by Kala Prakashan in Varanasi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India. -- Supreme Court,
  • Constitutional torts -- India,
  • Civil rights -- India

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-204).

    Other titlesConstitutional tort and the Supreme Court of India
    StatementJ. P. Rai ; foreword by G. P. Verma.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKNS940 .R35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p. ;
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24003754M
    ISBN 108189921940
    ISBN 109788189921941
    LC Control Number2009305890

    Union of India, the Supreme Court observed, In a way there is no distinction between crime and a tort, inasmuch as a tort harms an individual whereas a crime is supposed to harm a society. But then, a society is made of individuals. This case came before the Supreme Court as a Public Interest Litigation against State of Rajasthan and Union of India by Vishakha and other women groups. demanding enforcement fundamental rights for working women under Artic 19 and 21 of the Constitution.

    This course will explore the ways in which courts, governments and individuals shape Indian constitutional law. It will include an overview of the different schools of theoretical thought regarding constitutional interpretation, but also around principles such as popular sovereignty, federalism, the separation of powers, the rule of law, and the role of the common law. The Indian Constitution is one of the world's longest and most important political texts. Its birth, over six decades ago, signalled the arrival of the first major post-colonial constitution and the world's largest and arguably most daring democratic experiment.

    The Supreme Court of Bangladesh has recently decided two tort cases, which, given the rarity of tort litigation in Bangladesh, have the potential to be landmark rulings. The first is Bangladesh. Satyam fibres (India) Pvt. Ltd. { (5) SCC } the Supreme Court said – Since fraud affects the solemnity, regularity and orderliness of the proceedings of the Court and also amounts to an abuse of the process of Court, the Courts have been held to have inherent power to set aside an order obtained by fraud practised upon that Court.


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Constitutional tort & the Supreme Court of India / Author: J.P. Rai ; foreword by G.P. Verma. Publication info: Varanasi: Kala Prakashan, Editors’ note: this blog post is the second post in a two-part series on ten significant decisions of the Indian Supreme Court inthe first can be viewed here.

There are many academic traditions of interdisciplinary enquiry and critique that can be employed to interpret the Indian Supreme Court's record init is however possible to identify some trends.

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Madison, “A law repugnant to the Constitution is void.” With these words, Chief Justice John Marshall established the Supreme Court’s role in the new government. Hereafter, the Court was recognized as having the power to review all acts of Congress where constitutionality.

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Shivaji & Others (Supreme Court of India)File Size: 1MB. Article 32 is central to India's constitutional scheme and the provision makes the Court, as Charles Epp has noted, perhaps the most accessible supreme court in the world It is herein that the relationship between public interest litigation and social rights adjudication emerges; persons can approach the Court directly for failures on Cited by:   A Small But Significant Victory For Tort Law And Civil Liberties and the fact that the Supreme Court has created a new, somewhat arbitrary class of torts called “constitutional torts Author: Prashant Reddy.

A tort, in common law jurisdiction, is a civil wrong that causes a claimant to suffer loss or harm, resulting in legal liability for the person who commits a tortious act. It can include the intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence, financial losses, injuries, invasion of privacy and many other things.

The time has come for all governments to act together to grapple with the menace or face constitutional tort action from citizens.

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About The Constitution of India. This book provides an overview of the content and functioning of the Indian Constitution, with an emphasis on the broader socio-political context. It focuses on the overarching principles and the main institutions of constitutional governance that the world's longest written constitution inaugurated in The apex court’s judgement in Subramanian Swamy v.

Union of India[6]which was delivered onput a rest on the speculation of defamation being decriminalised when the constitutionality of the contended provisions were upheld. Swamy’s petition: Subramanian Swamy filed a writ petition regarding the decriminalization of defamation.

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Here is an update on 12 significant decisions that will be handed down from the Court into late June. Janus v. American Federation (decided 6/27/) In Janus v. The Constitution will "lose its importance" if there is no redressal for breach of fundamental rights, such as right to life and fair trial, of the citizens by private individuals who are performing state actions, the Supreme Court said on entals rights such as right to life and equality and freedom of speech enshrined under the Constitution are enforceable against the.

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The central problem of modern constitutional law is how to reconcile the idea of fundamental law with the modernist insight that meanings are fluid and historically changing.1 T he “ constitutional revolution of ” makes for dramatic ing to the abridged story line, first the Court led liberals to hope for the best by upholding state legislation aimed at fighting the Cited by:   - Buy Dissent and the Supreme Court: Its Role in the Court's History and the Nation's Constitutional Dialogue book online at best prices in India on Read Dissent and the Supreme Court: Its Role in the Court's History and the Nation's Constitutional Dialogue book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(9).