Swapnil Tripathi

Swapnil Tripathi is a graduate student pursuing the Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford. He is an advocate who has practiced before the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court

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India’s sexual harassment law wouldn’t be effective unless we fix the issue of ‘Limitation’

India’s sexual harassment law wouldn’t be effective unless we fix the issue of ‘Limitation’

Recently, the High Court of Delhi (India) refused to entertain a challenge to the dismissal of a Judicial Officer, who was found guilty for sexually harassing a Court Officer by the Internal Complaint Committee. This is one of the ...
Understanding the Indian Supreme Court Judgment on The Atrocities Act, Against Backward Classes

Understanding the Indian Supreme Court Judgment on The Atrocities Act, Against Backward Classes

The Supreme Court of India recently rendered a historic judgment relating to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (Act). The Court in the case of S.K. Mahajan v. State of Maharashtra, laid down ...
The Dignity and Rights of Manual Scavengers in India

The Dignity and Rights of Manual Scavengers in India

Manual scavenging has been called the worst surviving symbol of untouchability. The International Labour Organisation defines it as the removal of human excreta from public streets and dry latrines, and cleaning septic tanks, severs ...