justice

Striking Down Section 377: Rewriting History And The Fight For LGBT Rights: Amol Verma

Introduction: The Supreme Court in a landmark judgment for the LGBT community in the nation lifted a British-era ban on gay sex in September 2018.  A five-judge constitution bench which was headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had mandated its verdict on 17th of July after hearing different stakeholders for a continuous  period of four Read more about Striking Down Section 377: Rewriting History And The Fight For LGBT Rights: Amol Verma[…]

death penalty

Should Death Penalty Be Abolished?: Amol Verma

Historical Background and the debate surrounding regarding the abolition of Death Penalty In the year 1931, an attempt was made to introduce in the Central Legislative Assembly a Bill that will abolish the death penalty for offences under the Indian Penal Code by Babu Gaya Prasad Singh, an elected member from the state of Bihar. Read more about Should Death Penalty Be Abolished?: Amol Verma[…]

Article 21

Article 21: Does Right To Life Includes Right To Die: Pranav Kumar Kaushal

INTRODUCTION “One short sleep past, we take eternally, and death shall be no more; death, thou shalt die”. – John Donne. Life and death are the two entirely different concepts which have attracted the attention of many different scholars, thinkers, philosophers and writers to define and describe them. Many attempts have been made or undertaken Read more about Article 21: Does Right To Life Includes Right To Die: Pranav Kumar Kaushal[…]

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[…]