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The Kashmir Conversation

Kashmir clampdown: Government urged to allow patients to access healthcare

Worried over “blatant denial of the right to healthcare and right to life”, a group of doctors has asked the central government to ease restrictions on communications and travel in Jammu & Kashmir

August 19,2019

Case update

Shah Faesal moves High Court against his detention at Delhi airport

Former IAS officer and Kashmiri leader has moved a habeas corpus plea challenging his detention. He was detained at the Delhi airport on August 14

August 19,2019

Case update

Delhi High Court seeks reply from Centre over plea for common minimum marriage age

Referring to the discriminatory minimum age limit for marriage for women and men, the petition has demanded that 21 be set as common minimum marriage age for both the genders

August 19,2019

Opinion

Opinion | Art, the final ‘illusion’ of freedom

When Justice Chandrachud, the dissenting judge in the UIDAI judgment, chose to remain mum on the contentious issues while delivering a lecture in Mumbai on Independence Day

August 19,2019

Case update

Unnao case: SC grants CBI two more weeks to complete probe in car accident involving rape survivor

CBI had requested the top court for four weeks to complete investigations, saying it needed the extra time to record statements from the rape survivor and her lawyer, who are in critical condition in AIIMS Delhi

August 19,2019

Analysis

Analysis | UAPA: Updated anti-terror law is likely to weaken Indian democracy

The amended Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act undermines human rights and is open to abuse as it gives sweeping powers to the central government

August 19,2019

Governance

Ladakh leaders urge Centre to protect their ethnic identity, demand tribal-area status

Ladakh MP Namgyal has requested Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda to declare Ladakh a tribal area under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution

August 18,2019

Case update

Former military officers, bureaucrats move Supreme Court against changes to Article 370, bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir

Arguing that the presidential orders don’t have the consent of people of Jammu and Kashmir, the petition describes Centre’s recent move on the restive state as “constitutionally invalid”

August 18,2019

विश्लेषण

अनुच्छेद ३७० च्या निरस्तीकरणाचा अन्वयार्थ

जवळपास दहा वर्षे शेतकऱ्यांचे जहाल आंदोलन नॅशनल कॉन्फरन्सच्या मार्गदर्शनात काश्मिरमध्ये उभे ठाकले आणि तेथील शेतकऱ्यांनी या संघटनेच्या माध्यमातून जमिनीचे वितरण करण्यापर्यंत मजल गाठली. या आंदोलनासमोर नतमस्तक होऊन हिंदू डोगरा महाराजा हरिसिंग यांनी शेख अब्दुल्ला यांना ‘रियासते कश्मिर’चे प्रधानमंत्री पद स्वीकारण्याचे निमंत्रण दिले.    

विश्लेषण

भारतीय राजकारणाच्या सारीपाटावर गोमाता

‘गाय ही बैलांची माता आहे, मनुष्याची नव्हे. गाय एक उपयोगी जनावर आहे आणि गाईची देखभाल करताना ही वस्तुस्थिती ध्यानात ठेवली पाहिजे’, असेसावरकरांचे मत होते. 

August 18,2019

Independence of judiciary See All

The Sign of Four
June 11,2018

By alerting the nation that ‘democracy was in danger’, the quartet of judges has upheld constitutional values at a time when the rule of law faces unprecedented attack.


Right to Privacy See All

The significance of the judgment lies not just in its protection of the right to privacy but in its insistence that no government, majoritarian or otherwise can violate the rule of law. Life is not a gift of the state but is a natural right, because it is.


Triple Talaq See All

A monumental victory
April 28,2018

The historical import of such moments is not complete without a reflection of cases past and especially when ‘ghosts’ of certain cases need to be exorcised to enable a vocabulary of non-discrimination and equality in our daily lives inside and outside of the courtroom.


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