Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a complete hand-book on the subject. It not only contains a commentary on the subject, but also various connected relevant materials such as notifications of various important Commissions of Inquiry of the past, extracts of connected statutory provisions, report of Law Commission of India and report of the Royal Commission on Tribunals of Inquiry Act, 1966.
The book is a commentary on the law relating to public and private servants. It provides an in-depth analysis of various constitutional provisions and the rules and laws relating to conditions of service, including selection, appointment, seniority, promotions, reservation, disciplinary proceedings, the role of Public Service Commissions, pay and pay scales and the role of the Pay Commission. This edition keeps abreast of judicial developments in the field of service law. This edition covers the latest case law, legislative amendments and current developments in the law relating to Services and Dismissals.
This classic work on writ remedies is arranged thematically for ease of reference. It contains dedicated chapters on each of the writs available under the Constitution of India, viz. Habeas Corpus, Mandamus, Quo Warranto, Certiorari and Prohibition. It covers the position of law in India and other foreign jurisdictions including UK and USA. It provides clarity on complex legal issues relating to Judicial Review; writ jurisdiction, Judicial activism and Public Interest Litigation. Appendices include the High Court Rules relating to Article 226 of the Constitution of India. It includes all important Supreme Court decisions on the subject since 2013.
It provides a thematic compilation of the principles of Administrative Law. It incorporates all new developments that have evolved through a number of significant judicial pronouncements, the focus of which has been to strengthen procedural and substantive safeguards vis-a-vis the administration. It includes thorough analysis of key topics such as Delegated Legislation, Judicial Control of Administrative Action, Right to Information, Principles of Natural Justice, Ombudsman and Central Vigilance Commission, and Government Contracts. It also critically analyses the latest developments in India such as the concept of fairness and transparency as new components of the principles of natural justice, relevance of Wednesbury principles in judicial review, scope of the doctrine of legitimate expectation, scope of opportunity of hearing, and Right to Information against judicial officers. It also analyses in detail the impact of various important Constitutional principles on Administrative law. Case law, including important High Court decisions, has been brought up-to-date.
It discusses the restrictive stance of the Supreme Court regarding initiation of public interest litigation in service matters. The author has examined and formulated 200 principles that analyze and clarify critical legal issues connected to the law relating to public employment through the principles. It includes the latest enunciation of the Supreme Court on the Prevention of Corruption Act in the case of appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner. Comprehensive analysis on the subject of regularization with reference to the latest Constitution Bench Judgment is given. It assesses the consequential development of constitutional and administrative law through relevant case law in the field. References have been made to appropriate features of judicial review. Important features of administrative law like natural justice and malafides, non-application of mind, discriminatory treatment, fairness and reasonableness and many more are deeply rooted in the book. An exclusive chapter on judicial review, and re-employment is also included.
It is an authoritative and comprehensive study on the Constitution of India. The book critically examines the salient features of this most unique of Constitutions. The book provides the complete text of crucial documents on the historical development of the IndianConstitution, including British constitutional documents starting from the Government of India Act, 1800. The book also discusses provisions of foreign constitutions, in particular those of the UK, USA, Canada and Australia and gives an illuminating comparative perspective on the Indian Constitution.
The most authoritative, monumental, encyclopedic and indispensable work since last 84 years - is here! Collection of all existing Civil Central Acts with Important Rules Exhaustive coverage of Supreme Court cases and Case law drawn from 53 High Court and Supreme Court journals. It provides detailed and updated information on every central enactment of civil application in force. The volume includes select extracts from the Debates in the Constituent Assembly, which framed the Constitution of India. Statutory amendments and case law have been examined and updated with some innovative features being introduced. It introduces cause titles and parallel citations in respect of cases incorporated in this edition alongwith relevant Rules for select Acts,
The book is a comprehensive commentary on interpretation of statutes and the principles governing it. Landmark case law, of both Indian and Foreign jurisdictions, have been included. Cases that illustrate the application of the rules of interpretation have been set out in tabular form, making the book very user friendly. Important legal maxims have been explained in simple language. Judicial interpretation of legal maxims has been presented in tabular form. Contemporary issues have been highlighted, including the implications of the recent ruling of the SC onS. 377 of the IPC (the Naz foundation case).
It is the first authoritative work on the Constitution of India that adopted an interdisciplinary approach, examining the constitution from the philosophical, sociological, political as well as legal perspectives. This pioneering work on the Indian Constitution has been the first book to study and comparatively analyze other constitutions, including countries that do not belong to the Anglo-American jurisprudential tradition.
Halsbury’s Laws of India is a series based on Halsbury’s Laws of England, which provides a comprehensive statement of law. This series is not a commentary but presents the legal position as it is laid by legislation and case law. In this volume on Elections, the contributor has discussed under each thematic topic the relevant provisions of the Representation of People Act (both 1950 and 1951) as well as all allied laws that would be relevant thereby providing a comprehensive and holistic treatment. This second edition has been revised by SK Mendiratta, Legal Advisor, Election Commission of India and also Former UN Election Commissioner, Afghanistan, Former Director (Law)-cum-Principal Secretary, Election Commission of India, and Former Advisor, Delimitation Commission of India. This volume presents the position of the law as on August 2015.
This fifth edition gives an overview of the entire process of Elections beginning with Delimitation of Constituencies to the Power of Recall.It also provides a detailed and critical analysis of issues such as Qualifications and Disqualifications, Election expenditure, Corrupt Practices, Electoral Offences, Right to Information; Election Procedures from the highest constitutional office of the President of India to the Panchayats and Municipalities.The most outstanding and a unique feature of the book is the incorporation of chapters covering the procedural aspects relating to Election Petitions including drafting, presentation, pleadings, reliefs that can be granted, limitation and costs.A new chapter highlighting the various relevant provisions of the Constitution of India has also been added in this revised edition. Changes brought about by recent legislative amendments and judgments of constitutional courts, all latest landmark cases and legislative amendments have been covered in this revised edition.Important relevant Acts and Rules have been provided in the form of Appendices at the end of the commentary.
It is a pioneering work on the Indian Constitution. It is the first authoritative work on the Constitution of India that adopted an interdisciplinary approach, examining this great document from the philosophical, sociological, political as well as legal perspectives. The series is a treatise on comparative constitutional jurisprudence. Volume 6 of this new and revised edition contains a detailed discussion on Articles 25 to 35. This is the last volume dealing with Fundamental rights. This Volume consists discussion on topical subjects like religious freedom and rights of minorities. This Volume also contains a detailed discussion on Article 32, which is the means by which fundamental rights can be enforced.
This classic work on writ remedies contains dedicated chapters on each of the writs available under the Constitution of India, viz. Habeas Corpus, Mandamus, Quo Warranto, Certiorari and Prohibition. It covers the position of law in India and other foreign jurisdictions including UK and USA. It provides clarity on complex legal issues relating to Judicial Review; writ jurisdiction, Judicial activism and Public Interest Litigation. Appendices include the High Court Rules relating to Article 226 of the Constitution of India. It Includes all important supreme court decisions on the subject since 2013.
In this volume, the Article dealing with the Union Executive and the corresponding Article dealing with the State Executive as they stand presently have been dealt with together. Extracts of notable judgments have been set out in order to reveal the interpretation of the Court in relation to the Union and the State Executive. During the course of the Constituent Assembly Debates, in most cases, the philosophy and intent behind each Article stood revealed. The changes that these Articles underwent during these debates help in identifying the intent behind each of the Article. Essential extracts of the debates on each Article of the Draft Constitution have been included.
M.L.J.’s CIVIL COURT MANUAL popularly known as CCM needs no introduction to the members of the legal profession. Volume-12 covers Articles 226 (Note 161) to 307 of the Constitution of India and select extracts from the Constituent Assembly Debates, being arranged Article-wise for ease of reference. Various amendments that were moved, discussed and finally accepted by the Constitution Assembly when put to vote have been highlighted with the help of a side bar. All latest and notable cases of the Supreme Court as well as various High Courts have been incorporated. Statutory amendments and case law have been examined and updated. Introduces cause titles and parallel citations in respect of Supreme Court cases.
This volume of the MLJ Civil Court Manual (Central Acts with important Rules) covers Article 308 to Twelfth Schedule of the Constitution of India. List of the Constitution Amendment Acts has been included for ready reference.All latest and notable cases of the Supreme Court as well as various High Courts have been incorporated. As a way of providing a glimpse into the development of critical concepts, select extracts from the Constituent Assembly Debates have been reproduced at the end of this Volume. The extracted discussions reproduced from the Constitution Assembly Debates have been arranged Article-wise for ease of reference. The various amendments that were moved, discussed and finally accepted by the Assembly when put to vote have been highlighted with the help of a side bar. Cause titles and parallel citations have been added in respect of Supreme Court cases incorporated in this edition.
Industrial Jurisprudence: A Critical Commentary is a comprehensive work with a novel approach on the principles of industrial jurisprudence and interpretation of labour statutes. Covering almost every conceivable aspect of employment relationship, this book critically examines judicial decisions and approaches to issues falling within the ambit of industrial law, while drawing appropriate analogies from and comparisons with other branches of law. Legislative and judicial trends in areas such as industrial relations, wages, working conditions, social security, conditions of service, disciplinary action, dismissal, discharge and retrenchment have been analysed against the backdrop of the principles of jurisprudence as well as from the standpoint of the canons of statutory construction. The principles of industrial adjudication and their evolution in India as well as in the UK, USA and Australia have been covered in detail.
The edition is a topic-wise discussion on the law relating to services and dismissals in both the public and private sectors. Divided into 22 Chapters, the book provides an in-depth analysis of various constitutional provisions and the rules and laws relating to conditions of service, including selection, appointment, seniority, promotions, reservation, disciplinary proceedings, role of Public Service Commissions, pay and pay scales and the role of the Pay Commission. It is an indispensable tool for keeping abreast of judicial developments in the field of service law.
This classic work on interpretation of statutes has been referred to and quoted in over 500 judgments. All rules of interpretation have been illustrated and explained in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner. This work sets out the rules of statutory interpretation in both Indian and Foreign historical background and outlines the views of great jurists. It contains references to authoritative foreign works like Bennion on Statutory Interpretation and other major international texts. This work contains critical analyses of all important Indian and English decisions.
D DBasu Commentary on the Constitution of India is a pioneering work on the Indian Constitution. First published in 1950, this work has enjoyed the reputation of being one of the most comprehensive publications on the subject. It is the first authoritative work on the Constitution of India that adopted an interdisciplinary approach, examining this great document from the philosophical, sociological, political as well as legal perspectives. The series is a treatise on comparative constitutional jurisprudence.
The most authoritative, monumental, encyclopedic and indispensable work since last 84 years - is here! Collection of all existing Civil Central Acts with Important Rules Exhaustive coverage of Supreme Court cases and Case law drawn from 53 High Court and Supreme Court journals M.L.J.’s CIVIL COURT MANUAL popularly known as CCM needs no introduction to the members of the legal profession.

Some of the key features of this title are:

  • M P Jain Principles of Administrative Law
  • S Pal's Service Law Relating to Govt. and Public Undertakings
  • SP Sathe Right to Information
  • Doabia : The Law of Services and Dismissals
  • M P Jain & S N Jain : Principles of Administrative Law
  • MP Jain & SN Jain: Principle of Administrative Law 6th Edition 2013
  • M P Jain Indian Constitutional Law
  • MP Jain: Indian Constitution Law 6th Edition 2013
  • Samaraditya Pal: India's Constitution Origins And Evolution Vol 4, 1e 2015