Day: January 28, 2021

Decriminalization of Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act: would it pass muster?

Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs proposed[1] the decriminalization of minor economic offences, with the objective of boosting the economic revival process and doing business with ease in India. It has proposed to decriminalize 39 sections by amending 19 statutes and has invited suggestions from various stakeholders with regards to this.

Case Analysis: Naz Foundation v. Govt. of NCT of Delhi 2009

Case Analysis: Naz Foundation V. Govt. Of NCT Of Delhi 2009 is a very progressive judgement in the Indian judicial history, this case went up to a bench comprising 2 justices[2] of Delhi High Court. This is that famous judgement which interpreted that consensual homosexual sexual intercourse is not a criminal activity and making it a crime violates the fundamental rights of the citizens guaranteed to them by the Constitution of India.

Case analysis of Shankari Prasad v. Union of India

Case analysis of Shankari Prasad v. Union of India. During the last fifteen months of the working of the Constitution, certain difficulties have been brought to light by judicial decisions and pronouncements specially with regards to the chapter on fundamental rights. This was the reason behind legislating the First Constitutional Amendment Act of 1951, which wreaked havoc in the country.