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Jul 31, 2018
A lawyer for Lord Ayyappa: Advocate Sai Deepak turns heads in SC arguing for Sabarimala deity's right to celibacyDuring the Supreme Court hearing on the Sabarimala case, advocate J Sai Deepak argued that the temple has asserted its rights, women have asserted their rights, but no one had asserted the rights of the deity inside the temple.
Jan 05, 2018
Supreme Court refers plea challenging penal law on adultery to five-judge Constitution benchSupreme 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
Dec 29, 2017
Triple Talaq bill: Do we close our eyes and keep quiet, asks Ravi Shankar Prasad on atrocities against Muslim womenDiscussing the triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that if it is a crime to bring a bill in the favour of Muslims then his govt will commit this crime 10 times
Oct 09, 2017
Nepal's first known married transgender person finds societal acceptance, but legal position remains unclearMonika Shahi Nath has made history, becoming Nepal's first transgender person to be issued with a marriage certificate by district officials, even though the country has no formal laws for such unions.
Aug 21, 2017
SC to pronounce triple talaq verdict today: A primer on the practice and positions of partiesAs Chief Justice JS Khehar demits office this week, the Supreme Court has geared up to deliver the judgment on triple talaq before the next CJI takes over.
Oct 14, 2014
Satya Nadella on women's pay: A classic case of East-West misunderstandingWomen can, and should ask for pay raises if they think they have been ignored, but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's statement in this regard is actually a classic case of an east-west misunderstanding on what he may have meant
Feb 05, 2013
Verma report's big miss: Legalising commercial sex workThere are many reasons when the Justice Verma's job remain unfinished. Here's why it needs a permanent mandate.
Jan 24, 2013
Gender justice: Verma waves red rag of CAG before UPAThe Justice Verma Committee wants CAG to audit elected MPs. Reason: morally tainted MPs can't ensure gender justice
Jan 24, 2013
Justice Verma extends brief, launches assault on patriarchy itselfThe Justice Verma Committee set up after the Delhi Gangrape is a frontal attack on patriarchy's worst features - especially gender injustice