Constitutional Law

Pride and Prejudice- Reputation in light of Right to be Forgotten in India

In this post, the author seeks to examine the social outcomes of the lack of proper observance of the Right to be Forgotten. The author also provides a socio-legal analysis through various real-life cases and attempts to provide a solution to the conundrum.

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A JURISPRUDENTIAL ANALYSIS OF THE PLEA FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY

Introduction Against the backdrop of the LGBTQ movement, two same-sex couples filed a writ petition (hereinafter ‘Supriyo’) at the Supreme Court seeking legal recognition for same-sex marriages in India, also questioning primarily various provisions of the Special Marriage Act, 1954 (hereinafter ‘SMA’) and the Juvenile Justice Act challenging traditional norms and paving the way for

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A Stamp of Approval: Supreme Court Resolves Issues Concerning Validity of Unstamped Arbitration Agreements

In this post, the author presents a comprehensive overview of the Supreme Court’s judgment in Re: Interplay between Arbitration Agreements under the Arbitration And Conciliation Act, 1996 and the Indian Stamp Act, 1899.

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Capital of a State: The Question of Who Decides?

In this post, the author delves into the complex socio-legal issues surrounding the decision to have three capitals in Andhra Pradesh and critically examines through historical events, legal provisions, and judicial precedents, the constitutional power of state governments to change or decide the State Capital against Centre’s will.

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Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Unions in India: Notes from Fedotova and Others v. Russia

In this piece, the authors analyse the Centre’s arguments opposing recognition of same-sex unions in light of the European Court of Human Rights’ decision in Fedotova and Others v. Russia, which imposed a positive obligation on member-states to recognize same-sex unions.

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