Analysis

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

Analysis

Sabarimala Review: The curious case of Review Petitions’ Adjudication 

One finds a different legal standard applied to two different review petitions - the decision of which was delivered on the same day by the same judge. 

November 21,2019

Rule of Law

India Justice Report 2019 – A report on the state of social justice in India

Justice not accessible: UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand fare poorly

November 12,2019

Analysis

Miller Diaries: What the Indian democratic structures can learn from the UK example  

The recent landmark UK Supreme Court parliament judgement is colossal in its amplitude for the eyes of all democracies—which have adopted the Westminster System of governance—were fixated on its outcome

September 25,2019

Analysis

Massive hike in traffic fines: States start wading into the concession current

States like Gujarat, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Goa, Odisha and Maharashtra have refused to implement Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act and impose stricter fines to boost road discipline. 

September 12,2019

Analysis

Analysis | Supreme Court ruling on mandatory voice sample silences the right to privacy

While compromising on its role as the protector of the fundamental rights, the apex court in a recent judgement introduced new provisions in criminal procedure, a matter solely reserved for the legislature

August 23,2019

Analysis

Analysis | Why over one lakh workers of the world’s largest defence department are on strike

Workers at the 41 government-owned ordnance factories are on a month-long strike from August 20 against the government’s purported plans to corporatize and privatise these factories.

August 23,2019

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

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