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Jul 23, 2017
Parliamentary panel: Transgender bill does not address important civil rights issuesparliamentary panel has criticised the government's draft transgender bill for not addressing important civil rights issues such as marriage and divorce
Jun 04, 2017
Kerala High Court forcing adult married woman to live with her parents is regressive, violates constitutional rightsA Kerala High Court judgment forcing a married Muslim woman to live with her Hindu parents seems to state that a woman is a property in a man’s house, always 'allowed' and 'permitted' to do things, her identity invariably tied to her father, brother or husband
May 25, 2017
Centre must outlaw female genital mutilation, take proactive steps to end 'cruel' practice in IndiaThe Indian government must pay heed to the petition on Supreme Court and take steps to ban female genital mutilation (female khatna) as it is unconstitutional and an egregious violation of human rights
Mar 28, 2017
Triple Talaq: Muslim Law Board's stand in Supreme Court rebuffs Quran, ConstitutionIf the Supreme Court declares the practice of instant triple talaq, which is given in one sitting, as illegal, the apex court's decision will still be as per the Quran
May 27, 2016
Supreme Court refuses to stay NEET ordinance, says its validity can be challengedThe Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the NEET ordinance on the ground it violated Article 14 of the constitution.
Jan 07, 2016
Delhi private school quotas: It's easy to hate Kejriwal, but here are 62 reasons to love himIn a far-reaching reform initiative, Delhi government scrapped management and all other quotas except for the economically weaker sections in private schools for nursery admissions, putting 75 per cent of total seats in the open.
Mar 25, 2015
Striking down 66A: Did SC also say that internet offences can draw higher penalties?The same bench which struck down section 66A also held that IT crimes can have different punishments than what is prescribed under the Indian Penal Code for the same offence
Jul 16, 2013
Supreme Court overturns Maharashtra ban, Mumbai dance bars to reopenThe Supreme Court upheld the Bombay High Court's order striking down the government ban on the establishments.