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Nishant Sirohi

Nishant is an advocate at the Chamber of Senior Advocate Ms. Indira Jaising. His interests are in the fields of constitutional law, technology and law, and socio-legal aspects of access to justice, civil liberties and human rights. Previously, he worked as a Law Clerk at the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad (October 2017-October 2018). During his Clerkship, he also worked as a Member of the Editorial Committee for the book Gavel and Pen Vol. II, and Newsletter 2017-18 which was published by the Allahabad High Court in October 2018. He completed his B.A.LL.B (Hons.) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in June 2017.

Articles

Judiciary

Delhi High Court bids farewell to Justice S Muralidhar

“When justice has to triumph, it will triumph … Be with the truth. Justice will be done” said Justice Muralidhar

March 5,2020

Dalit Rights

Supreme Court upholds the constitutional validity of Section 18 A of the amended SC/ST Act 

Justice Bhat in his opinion separate emphasised on the need to develop the "idea of fraternity"

February 10,2020

Women's rights

Fight against Female Genital Mutilation

UN vows to eradicate the practice by 2030

February 6,2020

Gender Rights

LGBTQ+: Petition for marriage equality filed in Kerala High Court

Despite the decriminalisation of homosexuality, married homosexuals not entitled to matrimonial rights

January 29,2020

Social Justice

Bhopal gas tragedy: Justice Ravindra Bhat recuses from SC's 5-judge bench

The petition was heard 10 years after it was filed

January 28,2020

Global Eye

Resolution against CAA to be tabled at European Parliament; Lok Sabha speaker says such resolution would set ‘unhealthy precedent’

“CAA marks a dangerous shift in the way citizenship will be determined in India”, read the motion

January 28,2020

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

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