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Farooqui v State Government of Delhi: Confusing Consent

Farooqui v State Government of Delhi: Confusing Consent

The recent Delhi High Court judgment acquitting Mahmood Farooqui of rape is problematic as it appears to create a ...
Child Marriage before the Indian Supreme Court

Child Marriage before the Indian Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India on 11th October 2017 ruled that sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a man with his ...
The Indian Supreme Court’s “Curative” Hearing in the “LGBT Case”

The Indian Supreme Court’s “Curative” Hearing in the “LGBT Case”

In 2009, the High Court of Delhi decriminalized same-sex relations between consenting adults in India, holding that
Atmospheric Trust Litigation: Offering Hope To India’s Hapless Adivasi Community

Atmospheric Trust Litigation: Offering Hope To India’s Hapless Adivasi Community

The all-encompassing phenomenon of anthropogenic climate change has endangered the lives and livelihood of humanity
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 ...
Triple Talaq and Women’s Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

Triple Talaq and Women’s Rights in the Indian Supreme Court

The Indian Supreme Court’s multi-religious Constitutional bench, in its much anticipated majority decision in the ...
Slavery & Casteism in India: No Road to Freedom?

Slavery & Casteism in India: No Road to Freedom?

Modern slavery continues to be a significant problem, even in 2017. There are 46 million people around the world ...
Defining the Right to Privacy in India in light of Justice KS Puttaswamy & Anr. v. Union of India (2017)

Defining the Right to Privacy in India in light of Justice KS Puttaswamy & Anr. v. Union of India (2017)

A nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India on August 24 ruled that right to privacy is a fundamental right ...
The Indian Supreme Court Declares the Constitutional Right to Privacy

The Indian Supreme Court Declares the Constitutional Right to Privacy

2017 has been a big year for constitutional development in India. In a historic and landmark decision, a 9-judge ...
Do Rohingya Refugees in India have Constitutional Rights?

Do Rohingya Refugees in India have Constitutional Rights?

The Indian Government recently issued a direction to identify and deport around 40,000 Rohingya refugees in India, ...
The Forced Expulsion of Rohingyas Reflects Why India Needs a Refugee Law

The Forced Expulsion of Rohingyas Reflects Why India Needs a Refugee Law

The Indian Government recently revealed its decision to deport the 40,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country, ...
An International Law Perspective on India’s Response toward the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

An International Law Perspective on India’s Response toward the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

In the opening statement made in the Human Rights Council’s 36th session on 11th September 2017, the United Nations

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