Constitutional Law

Supreme Court

Special Courts for People’s Representatives: A Selective Approach Eroding Equality.

In this post, the authors critically analyse the formation of Special Courts for Representatives. They argue that the said measure not only goes against the spirit of equality, but shall also bring home piquant procedural issues.

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Journey To The Lakshadweep Island- Analysing Its Kafkaesque Administration

In this post, the author analyses the bona fides and credence of the recently introduced Lakshadweep Development Authority Regulation Bill. In doing so, the author contends that the Bill is violative of the fundamental rights of the inhabitants, and runs contrary to the pluralist canvas that the framers of our Constitution had envisioned.

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Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021: Disguised Censorship And A Threat To Creative Freedom?

In our latest post, the authors talk about the Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and its impact on creative freedom, and the legitimacy of the existing institutional mechanisms with respect to film certification.

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The Supreme Court’s Interim Order in the Rohingya Deportation Case: A lost Opportunity?

In this post, the author talks about the non-refoulement principle from an international as well as domestic perspective, in the context of the recent Supreme Court interlocutory order allowing the deportation of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.

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How Proud Are We of Our Pride ?

In our latest post, the authors comment upon the legal status surrounding the LGBTQ Community’s right to marry. In doing so, they analyse important provisions of different personal laws and argue that the concerned legislations should be liberalised in order to allow the members of the LGBTQ community to exercise their freedom of choice in respect of marriage.

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Right to be Forgotten

Right To Be Forgotten- A Must For Digital Age in India

In our latest post, the authors analyze the scope of the “Right to be Forgotten” in India after the K.S. Puttaswamy Judgment and its potential conflict with the freedom of expression. In doing so, they also aim to highlight certain methods to effectively enforce the right in India.

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The Supreme Court’s Judgement in Amit Sahni Case and International Human Rights Law

In this article, Adnan Yousuf (a final year law student at Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia) has analysed the Amit Sahni Judgement from the perspective of human rights law. The author has argued that the judgement is contrary to Article 21 of the ICCPR and the recently adopted General Comment 37 to the right of assembly.

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Homosexuality LGBTQ

India, Singapore and Their Hetergenous Response to Homosexuality: An Analysis of Jurisprudential Differences

When the Supreme Court of India, one of the largest common law systems in the world legalised same sex relations by striking down Sec. 377 of the IPC, it resulted in much joy across the world amongst gender minorities.
However, things have not been as flowery everywhere. In this post, the author tries to chart the jurisprudential journey of homosexuality in two former British colonies, India and Singapore and to analyze the differences in their approach.

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