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Death Penalty

President’s suggestion to make right to seek mercy subjective is a constitutional betrayal

The President has the power to mould public opinion; he must use that power responsibly

December 14,2019

Analysis

The Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956: A critique of Section 11

The section inhibits a child’s right to be adopted; abandoned girls are the most affected

December 14,2019

Constitutional Law

Citizenship Bill (2019) awaits President's assent, challenged in the Supreme Court [Read the Petition]

“Classification based on individual's religious identity offends the fundamental principle of ‘Secularism’”, said the petition filed by IUML

December 12,2019

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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