Constitution

Capital of a State: The Question of Who Decides?

In this post, the author delves into the complex socio-legal issues surrounding the decision to have three capitals in Andhra Pradesh and critically examines through historical events, legal provisions, and judicial precedents, the constitutional power of state governments to change or decide the State Capital against Centre’s will.

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PM Modi with former CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Decoding the Controversy Surrounding CJ Gogoi’s nomination to Rajya Sabha [Part-II]

In our latest two part blog post, Akshita Tiwary (a 2nd year law student at Government Law College, Mumbai) writes on the controversy surrounding former CJ Ranjan Gogoi’s nomination to the Rajya Sabha. Part II of the post attempts to analyse Constituent Assembly debates regarding independence of judiciary, the 14th Law Commission Report which advises against such appointments, the appreciation that the news has received and a conclusion.

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PM Modi with former CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Decoding the Controversy Surrounding CJ Gogoi’s Nomination to Rajya Sabha [Part-I]

In our latest two part blog post, Akshita Tiwary (a 2nd year law student at Government Law College, Mumbai) writes on the controversy surrounding former CJ Ranjan Gogoi’s nomination to the Rajya Sabha.
Part I of the post provides a brief introduction, draws a link with similar appointments in the past and mentions certain reasons behind the criticism of the nomination.

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