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Apr 16, 2019
Supreme Court to hear Pune couple's plea seeking entry of Muslim women into mosques, cites Sabarimala judgmentThe Supreme Court bench told the counsel appearing for the petitioner that it will hear the matter because of the apex court's judgment in the case involving Kerala's Sabarimala temple
Mar 05, 2019
Compelling wife to 'cohabit' with husband violates fundamental rights; it's time SC reviewed Section 9 of Hindu Marriage ActSupreme Court must reconsider the constitutional validity of Section 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act, which empowers courts in India to effectively force a person to live with their spouse against their will
Feb 07, 2019
Madhya Pradesh HC sends notice to state, Centre over PIL to protect identity of accused in sexual assault casesThe Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday served notices to the Centre and state governments on a petition demanding that the name of the accused in cases of sexual assault should not be published.
Jan 24, 2019
Citizenship Bill: JPC report shows how proposed law violates constitutional principles of equality before lawThere has been much criticism on how the Citizenship Amendment Bill, by selectively picking six religious denominations, violates the core principles of equality before the law (Article 14) embedded in India’s Constitution.
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