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Afghanistan Crisis and Inadequate Indian Refugee Policy

Afghanistan Crisis and Inadequate Indian Refugee Policy

The speed with which the Taliban seized Afghanistan as American forces withdrew has plunged Afghanistan into a ...
Plugging the Leaks in Food Distribution: The Supreme Court of India Delivers Migrant Workers’ Right to Food

Plugging the Leaks in Food Distribution: The Supreme Court of India Delivers Migrant Workers’ Right to Food

Unemployment caused by India’s COVID-19 lockdown from 24 March, 2020 led to a homeward exodus - characterised by a ...
The Offence of Sedition in India and its Future

The Offence of Sedition in India and its Future

In what became a widely reported incident, on 15 July 2021, while hearing a petition challenging Section 124A of ...
Preventive Detention for Bursting Myths: The Draconian National Security Act in India

Preventive Detention for Bursting Myths: The Draconian National Security Act in India

A Supreme Court bench of India comprising Honourable Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and M.R. Shah directed the release ...
Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why

Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why

Abortion Law Reform 2020: Where, How and Why is a blog series by the Oxford Human Rights Hub which examines the ...
Law Reforms on Abortion in India: The Need for a Nuanced Collaborative Approach

Law Reforms on Abortion in India: The Need for a Nuanced Collaborative Approach

India’s position within the global debate on abortion is unusual. Feminists in India have found themselves ...
Shaping the Future of Safe Childbirth

Shaping the Future of Safe Childbirth

While maternal mortality rates have been decreasing, they have not been decreasing for all types of women. ...
Digital Divide on the Promise of ‘Vaccination for All’: India

Digital Divide on the Promise of ‘Vaccination for All’: India

Recently, the apex court of India, in a hearing, held that a vaccination policy which exclusively relied on a ...
Banning Conversion Therapy in India: The Do’s and Don’ts

Banning Conversion Therapy in India: The Do’s and Don’ts

Conversion therapy (‘CT’) is practiced to change the sexual orientation of an individual, in order to ensure that ...
The Supreme Court of India Reads Article 21 Protection into the Stringent UAPA Bail Jurisprudence

The Supreme Court of India Reads Article 21 Protection into the Stringent UAPA Bail Jurisprudence

The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) is India’s primary anti-terrorism legislation. It is widely ...
Human Rights Violations in Paradise: Lakshadweep’s Draft Regulations and their Potential Consequences on the Indigenous Tribal Populace

Human Rights Violations in Paradise: Lakshadweep’s Draft Regulations and their Potential Consequences on the Indigenous Tribal Populace

Recently, the administrator of India’s Lakshadweep islands, Praful Khoda Patel, introduced a slew of draft ...
India’s Covid-19 vaccination policy must protect the constitutional rights of its citizens

India’s Covid-19 vaccination policy must protect the constitutional rights of its citizens

The Supreme Court of India has found the Government’s vaccine policy, released on 21st April 2021, to be prima ...

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