Call for Papers- “Constitutional Law of India: Emerging Issues & Challenges”
- March 16, 2023
- Posted by: Virtual Law School
- Category: Announcements Law School Bench
Research papers are invited for a two days National Conference on “Constitutional Law of India: Emerging Issues & Challenges.”
In collaboration with VMSB Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun (Uttarakhand State Govt University) the Siddhartha Law College, Dehradun is conducting a two-day National Conference on “Constitutional Law of India: Emerging Issues & Challenges”, on April 15th and 16th, 2023.
“Constitutional Law of India: Emerging Issues and Challenges”
India has been a democratic society, the Constitution of India has tried to understand all the diversities of India and has provided such provisions to ensure good governance, but in the changing economic, social and political environment, some new issues and challenges are being faced by the Indian polity. Challenges have been presented that the constitution is ready to face, but there is a need for deep thinking and debate on them, for without debate reliable solution to new challenges is not possible. A national seminar will be organized by the college with the aim of raising these challenges and issues through a brainstorming session and having an intellectual reflection on them.
1. Constitutional Supremacy vs Parliamentary Sovereignty
2. Changing dimensions of Constitutionalism
3. Collegium System of Judicial Appointment
4. Parliamentary Competence to amend the Constitution and Principle of Basic Structure
5. Role of Governor: Contemporary Issues and Challenges
6. Money Bill: Special Reference to Speaker’s power
7. Judicial Activism: Need of hour or Encroachment on Legislative power
8. Role of the Election Commission in the democratic system: Contemporary Issues and Challenges
9. Accountability of Political Parties for their Manifesto and their role to make an effective democratic system
10. Unconstitutional practices: Political and Social threats to Constitutionalism.
11. Secularism: Issues and Challenges
12. Uniform Civil Code: Need or Myth
13. Data Protection Bill and Right to Privacy.
14. Right to life and its new dimensions
15. Corruption: A threat to Constitutionalism
16. Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policies: Relations and Comparisons
17. Reservation, Nuisance Politics and overriding effects on Election.
18. Right to approach the court.
19. Rights to an Accused person under judicial and police custody
20. GST: A Challenge to Fiscal Federalism.
21. Judicial precedents: Casual Approach and Confusions in considering them.
22. Multiculturalism and Constitution of India.
23. One Nation One Election.
24. Status of Fundamental Rights of the people in the time of Covid-19.
25. Media Transparency: An essential condition for a successful constitutional system.
26. Rights to Protest: Scope and Challenges
Any other relevant topic related to the theme and sub-theme.
The publication is proposed in a book with ISBN number publication charges ₹ 500 for Single Author, and ₹ 300 each for two or more authors.
|Last date for Abstract Submission||18th March 2023|
|Confirmation from organizer||20th March 2023|
|Last date for full paper submission||8th April 2023|
|Date of conference||15th and 16th April, 2023|
ADVISORS AND RESOURCE PERSONS
Hon’ble Justice Mr Rituraj Awasthi, Chairperson, National Law Commission, New Delhi, and former Chief Justice Karnataka High Court;
Prof (Dr) SK Bhatnagar, Hon’ble Vice-chancellor RML National Law University, Lucknow;
Prof (Dr) Balraj Chauhan, Former Hon’ble Vice-chancellor Dharshastra National Law University, Jabalpur (MP);
Prof (Dr) SD Sharma, Kumaun University, Nainital;
Prof (Dr) Sanjeev Kumar Chadha, Head, Dept. of Law BBA Central University, Lucknow.
Dr Parul Dixit, Head Dept. of Law, DAV College, Dehradun (Chairperson Technical Session)
Dr Avhishek Raj, Associate Professor, ICFAI Law School, Dehradun (Chairperson Technical Session)
Dr JN Singh, Head Dept. of Law, Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun (Chairperson Technical Session)
Mode of Submission
Submissions are to be made only in electronic form. The same may be e-mailed to [email protected]
Email ID for sending abstract and full paper: [email protected]
Faculty member: ₹ 1500
Research scholar: ₹ 1250
Students: ₹ 1000
Note: Rs. 500 will be charged per person for the accommodation only for 14th April.
Mode of Payment- NEFT/RTGS/IMPS
Account No. 50065378452
UPI ID- [email protected]