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Why India rejected the word ‘Secular’?

Dear friends, I am back with another post on constitutionalism, law, and polity. Many of you might know that the word 'secular' got added to the preamble of the Indian constitution by an amendment in 1976. Does that mean India was not secular before 1976? You might wonder then why this word found no mention …

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Witnessing a district court proceedings for the first time

As part of my first court Internship, I attended and witnessed the court proceedings in two courtrooms of District Court Saket, New Delhi. Contrary to my imaginations, the court premises was decked in modern infrastructure, clean and pleasing ambiance with many young but erudite and charming Judges and lawyers busy in their proceedings in various …

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The Mystery Blogger Award

Pleased to inform that Thoughts Make U has nominated me for the the 'Mystery Blogger Award'. I am grateful and humbled by her kind gesture. What is the Mystery Blogger Award?According to Okoto Enigma, Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They …

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The Real Neat Blog Award

Thanks to Yaasotaa for nominating me for the the 'Real Neat Blog Award'. Yaasotaa I am grateful to you and humbled by your kind gesture. Click here to know the the rules of this Award. Questions asked by Yaasotaa and my answers- Who is your favorite actor in Hollywood? Why? Ans- Gina Torres. I liked her …

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Nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award (2)

I am much honored and humbled to have been nominated for the Sunshine blogger award so soon in my blogging journey by Sumayya Ali and Samustaad-both being prolific and well-spoken bloggers who thought me worth it. I express my deep regards and gratitude for both of them. The Rules-  Thank the person who nominated you; and …

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Nominated for the Liebster Award (3rd)

I am very thankful and grateful to Tanya Singh for considering and nominating me for the Liebster Award. This Award is generally meant for new and upcoming bloggers, to give them encouragement and exposure to the blogging world and to foster a community of recognition and appreciation. This is the third time I have been …

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Nominated for the Liebster Award (2nd)

I am very thankful and grateful to the The Wizard for nominating me for the Liebster Award. This is the second time I have been nominated for this award within a week. The rules (as received from The Wizard) are- Acknowledge the blogger that gave it to you and display the award.Answer 11 questions that …

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Nominated for the Liebster Award (1st)

Dear Friends, I am pleased to inform that OptimistSaya has nominated me for the Liebster Award. This is the first time I have been nominated for any blogger award since I began blogging over a month ago and therefore it's quite an honor for a new blogger like me. So, I am grateful to OptimistSaya …

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Free Speech in India-World’s Largest Democracy

Do you have freedom of speech and expression in your country? If Yes, then to what extent? Are there too many restrictions on free speech or a very few if at all? Are hate and subversive speech part of free speech? You want to know where your country stands in terms of free speech and …

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Positivism or Naturalism? Hart v Fuller

Positivists believe in 'law as it is' without pondering much over what it 'ought to be'. They draw a distinction between law and morality and that former belongs to the realm of 'is' and the latter to the realm of 'ought'. Naturalists, on the other hand, focus more on the content of the law and …

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