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A Constitutional Conundrum: Assessing The Legality Of Electoral Bonds As Money Bills

Introduction In Association of Democratic Reforms v. Union of India, the Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to the Electoral Bond Scheme, declaring it unconstitutional on the grounds of violating the fundamental right to information enshrined in Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution. However, it notably refrained from delving into the procedural challenge to its enactment- […]

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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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Virtual Hearings in Arbitration In India: A Reflective Analysis

In this post, the author aims to throw light at the current framework and hesitancy in virtual hearings in Indian arbitration proceedings, and compare the same with the efforts of the international community in this regard, as well as highlight the possible future.

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Intersectionality in Gender-Based Violence: The Supreme Court of India Breaks New Ground

In this article, the authors have analyzed the Supreme Court’s recent reference to intersectionality in the case of Patan Jamal Vali v. State of Andhra Pradesh, by exploring the background and history of the term as well as the domestic jurisprudence and evolution of the concept in India.

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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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