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Dec 20, 2018
Lok Sabha passes 'historic' bill which bans commercial surrogacy; single parents, same-sex couples not entitledThe Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 that prohibits commercial surrogacy and allows close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons.
Nov 22, 2018
What the judiciary needs is CJI Ranjan Gogoi's plan to curb pendency, make justice accessible, not his petulance and irascibilityJustice Ranjan Gogoi said that delay in justice is bringing the judiciary into disrepute, and that he had a plan for (a) resolving the problem of arrears (3.3 crore cases in Indian courts) and (b) providing access to justice to the poverty stricken people, a plan which he would soon unfold.
Oct 25, 2018
Kolkata law university offers Harry Potter course, gives students chance to explore legal aspects in 'wizarding world'According to a statement by NUJS, the Harry Potter series vividly exposes the limitations of laws and institutions.
Oct 16, 2018
#MeToo and Indian workplaces: Advocate Sonal Mattoo on the movement's lessons for organisationsAs #MeToo allegations continue to tumble out on social media, what is the mandate for Indian workplaces? Advocate Sonal Mattoo spoke with Firstpost about the way ahead.
Oct 11, 2018
#MeToo: Beyond naming harassers, women must file FIR; taking legal recourse may not be as scary as it seemsHaving named their harassers, women must take #Metoo campaign in India to the next level and break the culture of inaction, so that #MeToo does not become as misbegotten as its perpetrators
Sep 26, 2018
Media outlets express concerns about SC judgment on disqualification of politicians facing criminal chargesMedia outlets across the country took to express their views on the Supreme Court's decision and discuss the realistic possibility of successfully implementing it.
Sep 25, 2018
Full text: Supreme Court judgment on disqualification of politicians facing criminal charges from contesting electionsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday left the matter of disqualification of politicians carrying criminal charges against them, to the Parliament saying that the Court cannot add to the grounds of disqualification.
Sep 06, 2018
Dassault Systemes agrees to comply with Indian govt's data localisation policyCloud technology is a big amplifier for the electric vehicle (EV) market, especially in India.
Sep 01, 2018
Justice Ranjan Gogoi set to be appointed next Chief Justice of India, will take oath on 3 OctoberThe current Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, as a matter of convention, recommended Justice Gogoi to be his successor.
Aug 18, 2018
Supreme Court deliberates over adultery laws: An individual's right to choose sexual partners must be respectedChances are, if the current laws on adultery are made gender-neutral, allegations of adultery could be filed against a rape victim as well