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Criminal Law

Failing to furnish reasons for granting bail shows non-application of mind, says SC of a Rajasthan High Court order

“Judges are duty-bound to explain the basis on which they have arrived at a conclusion”

December 7,2019

Transgender

Transgender students and faculty missing from Central Universities

UGC taking steps to ensure transgender presence in higher education, HRD minister tells Parliament

December 4,2019

Democracy

Maharashtra Political Crisis: SC asks Governor to ensure floor test on November 27

The proceedings have to be live telecast, and appropriate arrangements are to be made to ensure the same.

November 26,2019

Democracy

Maharashtra Government formation crisis lands in the Apex Court; hearing today

There is nothing in public domain as to how and in what manner Fadnavis and had staked claim power between the intervening night of November 22 & 23

November 24,2019

Fundamental Rights

UP State Law Commission submits draft anti-conversion bill to the CM

Makes ‘forcible’ conversion a punishable offence, lays the burden of proof on person effecting the conversion

November 22,2019

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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