Vice-President

Vice-President of India The Vice-President of India is the 2nd highest ranking official in the Executive Branch of the Indian Government. The Vice-President also has the legislative duty of being the Rajya Sabha Chairman. Currently, the Padma Shri award winner, M. Hamid Ansari is the […]

Citizenship

Indian Citizenship The Indian Constitution, which came into force on 26th January 1950, provides for single citizenship for the entire country. Matters concerning Indian citizenship are contained in Articles 5 to 11 in Part II of the constitution of India. The law states that any person born […]

Removal of Judges

Removal of Judges in India The Act covering the removal of a Supreme Court or High Court is governed by Articles 124 (4) and (5) and 217 (1) (b) and 218 of the Constitution on the ground of proven misbehaviour or incapacity. But at the same time the Constitution of India has not given a […]

Subordinate Courts

Subordinate Courts in India The subordinate courts, at the level of districts and lower, have almost similar structure all over the country. They deal with civil and criminal cases in accordance with their respective jurisdictions and administer the Code of Civil Procedure and the Code of […]

Ex Curia

Ex Curia in India Ex Curia: a Maxim of Law Ex Curia is a legal maxim, used in India, with the following meaning: Out of court. For a complete list of maxims of law (besides Ex Curia), see here (include their meanings and uses).

Jus Ad Rem

Jus Ad Rem in India Jus ad Rem: a Maxim of Law Jus ad Rem is a legal maxim, used in India, with the following meaning: The right to possess a thing, an inchoate and imperfect right. For a complete list of maxims of law (besides Jus ad Rem), see here (include their meanings and uses).

Freehold

Freehold in India Definition of Freehold In India and other countries, in general, a concept of Freehold may refers as follows: Right to the full use of real property for ever (as opposed to leaseholds or tenancies, which allow possession for a limited time) (additional information on the […]

Toto Coelo

Toto Coelo in India Toto Coelo: a Maxim of Law Toto Coelo is a legal maxim, used in India, with the following meaning: Diametrically opposite. For a complete list of maxims of law (besides Toto Coelo), see here (include their meanings and uses).

Droit Administratif

Droit Administratif in India Droit Administratif: a Maxim of Law Droit Administratif is a legal maxim, used in India, with the following meaning: Administrative law. For a complete list of maxims of law (besides Droit Administratif), see here (include their meanings and uses).

Social Exclusion

Social Exclusion in India Social Exclusion in the Hijra / Transgender Context According to Dr. Venkatesan Chakrapani, M.D.: Social Exclusion Framework is increasingly used in highlighting the issues and problems faced by disadvantaged and disenfranchised groups. It provides a multidimensional […]