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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
Aug 22, 2017
Triple talaq verdict: India committed to gender equality, SC says in minority judgementIndia is committed to gender equality and eradication of discrimination on the basis of sex, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said in its minority verdict on the practice of triple talaq among Muslims.
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