Fundamental Rights

Fundamental Rights

Is our country providing ‘Nutritious Food for All’?

India possesses sufficient resources to introduce the proposed community kitchens

November 19,2019

Fundamental Rights

“In our country we can witness people who do not have the privilege of two-square meals”

Advocate Ashima Mandala tells The Leaflet about her public interest petition seeking community kitchens to feed the poor in India

November 18,2019

Fundamental Rights

Sabarimala Review: The majority judgment sets a dangerous precedent; it undermines the rule of law

The judgment comments on sub judice matters; goes beyond the parameters of its own review powers

November 17,2019

Fundamental Rights

SC seeks reply from states, UTs on setting up of community kitchens to combat hunger

Petitioners Anun Dhawan, Ishann Dhawan and Kunjana Singh told the apex court that the Right to Food is a fundamental human right well recognized under national and international law

October 18,2019

Fundamental Rights

SC notice to Centre on plea filed by mothers of Rohit Vemula and Payal Tadvi 

Senior advocate Indira Jaising appeared for the petitioners who submitted that UGC regulations against caste discrimination on campuses aren't being implemented in letter and spirit

September 20,2019

Fundamental Rights

Access to internet is a part of Right to Education, a fundamental right: Kerala High Court

Affirming that the right to access the internet is a fundamental right, the court struck down rules framed by a college which prohibited inmates of the girls’ hostel from using their mobile phones between 6 pm and 10 pm.

September 20,2019

Fundamental Rights

Prisoners have the right to unmonitored conversations with their spouses, says Madras HC

“Prisoners, murderers and even traitors” have the right to life and dignity

May 31,2019

Law and Citizenship

Delhi HC quashes “Leave India” notice issued to Pakistani spouse of Indian citizen

Right to life includes the right of young children to live with their mother, says court

May 31,2019

Freedom of Press

Assange’s arrest: “Stolen Documents" and the assault on press freedom

Reminiscent of India, the stolen documents argument sets an “especially dangerous precedent for journalists, who routinely violate foreign secrecy laws to deliver information vital to the public’s interest”.

April 17,2019

Know Your Rights

Critique: The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act

How effective is the functioning of the Internal Complaints Committee?

March 25,2019

Law and Citizenship

Today a citizen, tomorrow an enemy

A Critical Analysis of The Enemy Property Act, 2017.

March 24,2019

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