Lex Assisto

Right to Information and Transparency in Administration

Right to Information Act was essentially enacted to increase the transparency in the Indian Government, and empower the citizens, according to which, any citizen of India can request any public authority or a body of the government to furnish them with certain information, and the same needs to be acknowledged by the latter expeditiously or Read more about Right to Information and Transparency in Administration[…]

Polygamy

Polygamy : A crime for Muslim male?

After the verdict of Triple Talaq case Supreme Court set up a constitutional bench for the purpose of examining the validity of polygamy among the Muslim community because No one is above than law. The word polygamy means a husband have a more than one wife at the same time . It was very common Read more about Polygamy : A crime for Muslim male?[…]

Supreme court judgement

SC decriminalises Section 377: A wrong is righted, now for the rights

The Supreme Court on Thursday restored a landmark Delhi High Court judgement which had decriminalized homosexuality in a move that was immediately hailed by the minority LGBT community.  A five-judge bench led by CJI Dipak Misra diluted Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, to exclude all kinds of adult consensual sexual behaviour. The law will still Read more about SC decriminalises Section 377: A wrong is righted, now for the rights[…]

Death Penalty

Death Penalty “An Contemporary Issue “

The death penalty is the most controversial penal practice in the modern world. Other harsh, physical forms of criminal punishment – referred to as corporal punishment – have generally been eliminated in modern times as uncivilized and unnecessary. In the majority of countries, contemporary methods of punishment – such as imprisonment or fines – no Read more about Death Penalty “An Contemporary Issue “[…]

Unwed Mother

Unwed Mother

 UNWED MOTHERS Unwed mother is the lady who has become pregnant without legal justification of physical intimacy between man and women. In the traditional societies like India the physical relationship before marriage or becoming mother before marriage is considered as a sin. Therefore the result of such women in the traditional societies is very bad. Read more about Unwed Mother[…]

Anti Romeo Squad

Anti-Romeo Squads in Uttar Pradesh: Lawful Policing or Moral Policing?

The Allahabad High Court on 30 March 2017 pronounced that Anti-Romeo Squads are lawful and they are setting down deep roots. The decision was given by the Court while suppress a Public Interest Litigation that tested the lawfulness of Anti-Romeo Squads of the Uttar Pradesh Police Department. What are Anti-Romeo Squads? By conveying on its Read more about Anti-Romeo Squads in Uttar Pradesh: Lawful Policing or Moral Policing?[…]

Right to privacy

Right to Privacy in India: Legality, Necessity and Controversies

On 19 July 2017, the CJI Jagdish Singh Khehar-headed nine-judge Bench of the Supreme Court began hearing contentions to talk about and settle on two essential inquiries Regardless of whether there is any “right to protection” ensured under our Constitution? In the event that such a correct exists, what is the source and what are Read more about Right to Privacy in India: Legality, Necessity and Controversies[…]

Art 35 A

Article 35A of Indian Constitution: The Ongoing Debate

As far back as a 2-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court on 17 July 2017 alluded a Public Interest Litigation to settle on the legitimacy of the Article 35A of the Indian Constitution to a bigger Bench and set a due date of a month and a half for it, there has been a verbal Read more about Article 35A of Indian Constitution: The Ongoing Debate[…]

Republic of India

Truly, India is a majority rule government yet it’s not by any stretch of the imagination a republic.

Our constitution opens with the words that India is both a republic and a majority rule government. We are making a vital claim: is it valid? Republic is a Roman word. A republican state is one in which control rests with the natives. Majority rule government is a Greek word. It implies a state in Read more about Truly, India is a majority rule government yet it’s not by any stretch of the imagination a republic.[…]

Inappropriate behavior of Women at the Workplace

Inappropriate behavior of Women at the Workplace: The Progressing Battle

In the wake of various cases of inappropriate behavior, Hollywood heavyweight, Harvey Weinstein has surrendered and most as of late Oscar winning performing artist, Kevin Spacey has turned into the most recent motion picture big shot to face such claims. With #Me Too now slanting all around, the total populace are enlisting their own particular Read more about Inappropriate behavior of Women at the Workplace: The Progressing Battle[…]