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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 09, 2018
Adultery law fails constitutionality test on equality and freedom of choice; SC must annul criminality clauseAdultery is not a crime in most of the European countries and at least half of the states in the USA. However, a few countries like Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have still retained adultery as a capital offence
Jul 28, 2018
Hanan Hamid trolled: Romanticising poverty merely devalues the fundamental right of a person to earnShe sold fish at the market after college hours to help pay for her fees. Her name is Hanan Hamid. She is 21. Why is this even a news story?
Jul 18, 2018
SC on Sabarimala women's entry: Judges say everyone should be allowed inside, no concept of 'private temple'Women's entry inside Sabarimala temple should not be banned, the Supreme Court held. Justice DY Chandrachud said a women's right to pray was equal to a man's.
Jul 16, 2018
Shah Faesal tweet row: Conduct rules for employees shouldn't gag free speechEmployee rights in times of social media are an equally important consideration in the private sector.
Jul 12, 2018
AIMPLB's Sharia courts announcement is an attempt to subvert rule of law to establish Islamic lawThe attempt to establish Sharia courts in India is an attempt to establish a private parallel judicial system which cannot be permitted by law
Jun 19, 2018
Rahul Gandhi says opportunistic BJP-PDP alliance set fire to Jammu and Kashmir, damage will remainCongress president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that the "opportunistic BJP-PDP alliance" set fire to Jammu and Kashmir, killing many innocent civilians and brave soldiers, and that the damage would continue even if the state was put under central rule.
Jun 11, 2018
Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif accuses Supreme Court chief justice of oppression, injusticePakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday accused the country chief justice of rushing through the hearings in the three corruption cases filed against him, terming it an "extremely unfortunate" example of "oppression and injustice".
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
Mar 12, 2018
Parliament Budget session: Bill to confiscate economic offenders' properties introduced in Lok SabhaThe government on Monday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha which provides for confiscation of properties of fugitive economic offenders