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Dec 22, 2017
Instant Triple Talaq Bill: Tabling legislation in Parliament is political move, BJP's attempt to play protector of MuslimsTitled, the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017, it reportedly makes instant triple talaq, a cognizable and non-bailable offence, punishable with imprisonment for three years. The title of the Bill is strategically worded to speak to a signpost in Indian legal history, and is thus meant to perform a certain function in the politics around personal law.
May 04, 2017
UN reviews human rights in India: Excessive use of force in Kashmir, violence against minorities among key issuesThe UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has flagged a number of issues, including excessive use of force in Jammu and Kashmir, caste-based violence and violence against minorities and criminalisation of same-sex relations
Apr 16, 2016
'Prison break': How I became a ‘guest’ of Mohammad Shahabuddin in Siwan JailThis writer once had the 'privilege' of becoming a guest of Siwan strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin in jail, in the year 1997
Mar 14, 2016
'It is an issue of consent, not culture': UNDP chief Helen Clark on marital rapeJust days after Maneka Gandhi's remark, UNDP chief Helen Clark said that the issue is not one of culture, but of consent. Further, she added that if India failed to criminalise marital rape, it would be in flouting the Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) it has adopted, according to an interview with The Hindu
Mar 11, 2016
18 more FTII students issued notice for 'confinement' of institute's directorPolice have identified 18 more students from FTII in connection with the alleged "gherao" and "illegal confinement" of the institute's director Prashant Pathrabe last year and issued them notices to present themselves before court on 14 March.
Feb 24, 2016
'You resorted to criminalisation of dissent': Harvard's Homi K Bhabha writes to JNU VCDirector of the Humanities Center at Harvard University, Homi K Bhabha, wrote to JNU Vice Chancellor Jagadesh Kumar regarding the recent happenings in JNU.
Nov 01, 2014
Aamir Khan issued legal notice for promoting homosexuality on TV showAdmitting the petition by advocate Mandeep Kaur, the court of civil judge Jaswinder Singh had on Friday issued a notice to Aamir Khan to file his reply by 19 December.
Sep 24, 2014
Indonesian province may enact law okaying public caning for gay sexGay rights activist King Oey said Wednesday he would urge the central government to try and use its influence to get the bill scrapped or appeal to the country's constitutional court.
Jul 17, 2014
Everybody, including gays, has human rights: Harsh VardhanHealth Minister Harsh Vardhan today batted for "human rights" of gays and said it was the government's job to protect their rights.
Jun 16, 2014
IB report on NGOs criminanalisation of dissenting voices, says AAP"The purposefully leaked IB report, marked secret naming senior reputed activists, NGOs and people's movements and accusing them of hurting the national economic security is nothing but an attempt at criminalising dissenting voices.