Right to Information as a Fundamental Right

Right to information is merely a statutory right created by the RTI Act, 2005, whereas it is essentially a Fundamental Right guaranteed by the Constitution of India.

Throughout the world, RTI is seen as a key to strengthen the democracy of a country and to ensure the development of its citizens. Even in India, the government enacted the Right to Information Act in 2005, allowing transparency, autonomy, and access to information to Indian citizens.KEEP READING

Remedies under Tort Law

The remedy is nothing but a relief available to the person against whom any wrong has been committed. And such relief is given by the accused party.

A tort can be committed against an individual or his property. Certain torts take place even if a person does not have an intention to commit them. Example – Nuisance.KEEP READING

Pre-trial and Post-trial Stage in Criminal Proceedings

The pre-trial, trial and post-trial stages of the Criminal Procedure Code can be classified into three divisions based on the stage of the proceedings they deal with. The pre-trial stage can be referred to as the investigation procedure applicable in criminal cases, covered under the Criminal Procedure Code.
The trial takes place after the completion of the pre-trial procedure. The trial takes place in a court before the magistrate. Whereas the post-trial stage is the stage in which, with the help of evidence and examination of witnesses, the court reaches the conclusiveness of the case.KEEP READING