Constitutional Law

Women's rights

Union Cabinet approves amendment to increase the limit of termination of pregnancy from 20 to 24 weeks

In case of the pregnancy of 20 to 24 weeks, the proposed amendment provides for the requirement of the opinion of two providers for termination of pregnancy.

January 29,2020

Death Penalty

Nirbhaya Case: Supreme Court dismisses death convict Mukesh's plea against rejection of mercy petition

As per the death warrant issued by Sessions Court, the execution of the warrant is scheduled for February 1, 2020, at 6 am.

January 29,2020

Republic Day 2020

It is time to reclaim our Republic

Women and students are leading peaceful movements across the country to reclaim the secular, socialist and democratic republic in its 70th year.

January 27,2020

Right to Education

Schools recognised under RTE Act, not entitled to impart religious instruction or religious study of one religion exclusively, says Kerala High Court [Read Judgment]

“Since it offends the very fabric of the secular society, the Government is justified in ordering closure of the school”, said the High Court.

January 24,2020

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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