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Jan 14, 2019
Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain slams govt, says sedition charge 'dangerous, unresisted abuse of power by ruling dispensation'These charges show to what extent the administration can go to abuse freedom of expression and suppress dissent, says Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain.
Sep 06, 2018
Supreme Court's verdict on Section 377 must spark further legal changes to end alienation of LGBT communityMembers of the LGBT community are deprived of the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution.
Aug 06, 2018
AAP will decide next course of action on minimum wage revision after reading Delhi HC order, says Arvind KejriwalDelhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that AAP will take then next course of action regarding the revision of minimum wage for scheduled employment workers
Aug 02, 2018
Supreme Court calls adultery provision in IPC a 'peculiar law', says it fails test of arbitrariness“Both parties in adultery derive the benefit of the act. Despite that, one is treated as a victim and another punished. There is no rationality in it. The provision is a reflection of the times it was drafted," Chief Justice Dipak Misra observed.
Jul 13, 2018
Section 377 hearing Day 3: SC says stigma linked to LGBTQ community will go when homosexuality is decriminalisedChief Justice Dipak Misra also rejected a proposal of lawyers, seeking retention of section 377, that public opinion should be elicited on the matter.
Apr 09, 2018
Uttar Pradesh’s Organised Crime Control Bill gives Yogi Adityanath government a tool for state terror and police excessThe Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Bill proposed by Yogi Adityanath government contains provisions which flagrantly contravene essential guarantees against the application of criminal law as laid down in the Constitution, and if passed could send the state closer to a reign of lawlessness and terror
Jan 30, 2018
Supreme Court seeks details of Haj aspirants who have applied five times without successThe Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central government to furnish details of Haj pilgrimage aspirants who are above 60 years and have applied for it five times without success.
Oct 23, 2017
Rajasthan govt's Criminal Laws Bill is bound to fail test of constitutionality under Articles 14, 19The Rajasthan government's Bill, in its current form, is sure to fail the test of constitutionality both under Article 14 and under Article 19.
Oct 12, 2017
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriagesThe Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages
Aug 29, 2017
Supreme Court rights old judicial wrongs in landmark Right to Privacy verdict, shows State its rightful placeThe Supreme Court by its decision on Right to Privacy not only restated the liberties and values outlined in the Preamble, but also corrected some past judicial wrongs