Supreme Court referred to a five-judge Constitution bench the plea challenging the validity of a penal law on adultery which only punishes married man for having extra-marital sexual relations with another married woman
FIR against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid: Indian police system needs to break free from colonial hangover, political masters
The FIR seems like an attempt at trying to change the well-documented sequence of facts of what happened on 1 January at Bhima Koregaon.
Opponents of triple talaq bill are peddling false narratives; both judiciary and legislature can initiate reform
Any bill which brings criminal sanction must be satisfactorily deliberated in the legislature but the bill's opponents have squandered this opportunity.
Law commission to examine issue of those wrongfully incarcerated, may suggest legislation to compensate victims
The law commission will examine the issue of those wrongfully incarcerated in the coming days following a reference from the Delhi High Court
Supreme Court extends deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services and schemes till 31 March, 2018
The Supreme Court on Friday extended till 31 March next year the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various services and welfare schemes.
What is Article 35A: Law on Jammu and Kashmir autonomy was enacted for political appeasement through a blatantly illegal process
The debate with respect to the constitutionality of Article 35A started after an NGO 'We The Citizens' filed a petition in the Supreme Court in 2014.
Jay Shah defamation case: Not hearing parties in free speech cases ironical, impedes freedom of expression
Ex-parte orders like the one passed in Jay Shah defamation case against The Wire seems to be on the rise especially in cases related to freedom of speech
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi greets Hindus on Diwali, says Pakistan committed to protecting rights of minorities
The Pakistan government is committed to protecting the rights of the minorities and promoting a society free from any discrimination, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said as he greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali.
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriages
The Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages
Rohingya deportation case: Illegal immigrants can't claim fundamental rights, not even those available to non-citizens, govt tells SC
Illegal immigrants cannot claim fundamental rights which are otherwise available even to non-citizens, the Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court in its fresh response to the PIL of two Rohingya refugees challenging their deportation to Myanmar.
Right to privacy: Judiciary needs to be consistent when deciding who deserves this fundamental right
Is the right to privacy the same for everyone or is it a varied right, depending on the specific characteristics of the class, community or individual?
Right to privacy: SC's verdict on KS Puttaswamy case is landmark, but raises five interesting law and policy issues
The 547-page verdict and six judicial opinions on the Right to Privacy by the nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court raise several interesting law and policy questions
Supreme Court rights old judicial wrongs in landmark Right to Privacy verdict, shows State its rightful place
The 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
This argument, that technology has rendered privacy obsolete or less important, has been expressly rejected by the SC judges in their opinions.
Nandan Nilekani, on Friday expressed confidence that Aadhaar "addresses all design principles laid down by the Supreme Court".
Right to Privacy verdict: No court has power to engraft fundamental rights in Constitution, says Mukul Rohatgi
Mukul Rohatgi said a court has no power to engraft more fundamental rights in Constitution as the right to make a law belongs to Parliament
Law in digital times must also grapple with the material aspects of privacy and the social and economic consequences of specific technological architectures
SC verdict on Right To Privacy is huge win for citizens but it's premature to write Aadhaar's obituary
After SC verdict on Right to Privacy, it is unwise to write the obituary of government schemes like Aadhaar that are based on biometric identity data.
Right to Privacy verdict: Ruling is a positive development to strengthen fundamental rights, says Arun Jaitley
Arun Jaitley said that the SC verdict on Right to Privacy is a positive development and there will always be efforts to strengthen the fundamental rights.
SC verdict on Right to Privacy: Speculations on Aadhaar should wait for now, says lawyer Sajan Poovayya
Fundamental Rights cannot be eroded by the State, says lawyer Sajan Poovayya. Poovayaa says Supreme Court's verdict on Right to Privacy is a watershed moment