Law and Authority by Pierre Kropotkine -1886

When ignorance reigns in society and disorder in the minds of men, laws are multiplied, legislation is expected to do everything, and each fresh law being a fresh miscalculation, men are continually led to demand from it what can proceed only from themselves, from their own education and their own morality.” It is no revolutionist who says this, not even a reformer

Public authority

It is necessary to refer and expert Section 2(f), (h), (j) and Section 3 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (in short, 'the Act'). 2(f) "information" means any material in any form, including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advice,…

When a public authority entered into a contract with an individual and a problem crops up, whether the aggrieved party can resort to Article 226 Constitution

When a public authority has entered into a contract with an individual and a problem crops up thereto, whether or not the aggrieved party can resort to Article 226 of the Constitution of India often arises. The law in this…

All administrative power vested in public authority must be structured within a system of controls informed by both relevance and reason

I can refer to two decisions of the Apex Court in relation to exercise of controlled discretion and quote relevant passages from them. The first would be the case of Suman Gupta and Others Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir…

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