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Oct 05, 2018
SC's Aadhaar verdict reiterates supremacy of Constitution, shows State can't intrude upon citizens' privacyThe Aadhaar judgment, read together with the privacy judgment reveal that the Supreme Court of India takes data protection and privacy seriously.
Oct 03, 2018
SC's Sabarimala, Ayodhya, triple talaq verdicts: 'Essential part of religion' under Article 25 must adhere to doctrines of that religionThe absence of publicly available information on whether a mosque forms an essential part of Islam highlights that perhaps in Ismail Faruqui too, the Supreme Court did not engage adequately with this issue, prompting Justice Nazeer to dissent from the majority opinion in the instant case.
Sep 28, 2018
Justice DY Chandrachud's dissenting opinion in Aadhaar judgment raises very valid points about parliamentary processThe Aadhaar judgment is a potential goldmine for those seeking to understand privacy and data protection laws in India and ensured that the pet project of two successive governments, has found sanctity in law.
Sep 20, 2018
At RSS conclave, Mohan Bhagwat’s pitch for Hindu rashtra as symbol of unity disregards principles of diversityFor some reason, the media has greeted RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's speeches and comments at the organisation's conclave with a mixture of confusion and adoration
Sep 19, 2018
RSS is changing its tune, but are its lyrics still the same? It needs to clarify, especially on the Muslim questionThe true test of the RSS worldview, in the final analysis, would lie not in the lofty speeches of its leaders but by the banter that we hear among its cadres
Sep 17, 2018
Supreme Court verdict on reservation in promotions for SC/STs must ensure filtering out of creamy layer candidatesThe Supreme Court will soon pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions that have sought the reconsideration of a 2006 judgment, wherein the court laid down that the state government is not bound to provide for reservation in promotions for SC/ST members
Sep 09, 2018
Section 377 is gone, but the fact that it took 71 years, and a court to do it, raises questions on Indian democracyWhile one should be grateful that India has finally done away with Section 377, a law it should never have had in independent India, one should ponder about why it remained for 71 years and why it took a court to outlaw it
Sep 07, 2018
'Majoritarian views, popular morality cannot dictate constitutional rights': After 157 years, Section 377 is struck downThe Supreme Court declared Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to be unconstitutional to the extent that it criminalises consensual sexual acts between adults whether homosexual or heterosexual
Aug 30, 2018
Vague definition of a terrorist, several ad hoc amendments make Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act a draconian lawThe law under consideration is the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, (UAPA) 1967. It was enacted by the Congress and aimed to put a stop to activities which threatened the sovereignty and integrity of India. The ambiguity of the law restricts the freedom of speech and expression and the court had to always actively intervene to protect the said rights of the citizens charged under this Act.
Aug 21, 2018
Attack on Umar Khalid: Delhi court sends accused to two-day police custody after cops say custodial interrogation requiredA Delhi court on Tuesday sent two people, who had allegedly attacked JNU student leader Umar Khalid in front of the Constitution Club, to two-day police custody. The incident took place on 13 August and they were arrested from Haryana a week later.