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India Legal Research Guide: Web Resources

Guide to Indian legal resources available at the C J Koh Law Library.

Free Legal Resources

List of Indian legal resources available free on the web:


Constitution of India - The Constitution of India is available in English and Hindi.

Gazette of India - Digitised Gazette of India notifications and State Gazettes are available from the Government of India website.

India Code - The India Code Information System (INCODIS) contains all Central Acts of Parliament from 1836 onwards. The full texts of recent bills have also been added. Updated by the Legislative Department, Ministry of Law and Justice.

Indian Parliament - Parliamentary debates and bills, as well as legislative bills of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

Indian Courts - Websites of the Supreme Court and all 21 High Courts and their Benches in India.

PRS Legislative Research - Constitutional amendments and bills.

State Gazettes -  Select 'State Gazettes' on the Gazette of India page to view state Gazette notifications.


Case law

AsianLII - Selected volumes of All India Reporter available through AsianLII


Government/ Official documents - The national portal of India.

Judges Library. Supreme Court of India - The Judges Library has developed some useful in-house legal databases -SUPLIS(Case indexing), SUPLIB(Legal articles) and LEGIS(Legislation of Acts). 

Law Commission of India - Law Commission reports are available from the website.

Ministry of Law and Justice - Information on the Ministry of Law and Justice and its departments.

National Crime Records Bureau - Crime statistics and other publications are available from the website.

National Human Rights Commission, India - Annual reports, summaries of selected cases and other reports are available from the website.


General resources, including research guides

AsianLII: India - Website by Asian Legal Information Institute

Bilateral/multilateral documents - Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India.

GlobaLex: Guide to Indian laws - By V. Ramakrishnan. Globalex is a legal publication sponsored by the Hauser Global Law School Program at NYU School of Law.

GlobaLex: Guide to India's legal research and legal system - By Dr Rakesh Kumar Srivastava. Globalex is a legal publication sponsored by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law.

IndiaLII - Indian Legal Information Institute provides access to a comprehensive online collection of Indian legal information.

National Digital Library of India - The National Digital Library of India (NDL India) is an all-digital library that stores information (metadata) about different types of digital content, including books and articles.

Trade Agreements - Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India.

Treaties & International agreements - Legal Information Institute of India(LII of India).

Indian Treaties Database

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