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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
Menstruation, the Right to Education and India’s Positive Obligations

Menstruation, the Right to Education and India’s Positive Obligations

The link between menstruation and the goals of gender justice is a complicated one- whether it is the debate ...
Watching the Indian Supreme Court Walk a Tight-Rope on the Right to Privacy in a Digital Age

Watching the Indian Supreme Court Walk a Tight-Rope on the Right to Privacy in a Digital Age

A nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India has reserved its decision on whether or not there is a ...
The Constitutional Conundrum of The Right to Privacy in India

The Constitutional Conundrum of The Right to Privacy in India

A nine-judge constitution bench of Supreme Court of India is currently considering whether privacy is a fundamental
Aadhaar and the Right to Privacy

Aadhaar and the Right to Privacy

The Indian legal community is currently on tenterhooks awaiting judgment from the Supreme Court about the ...
India’s Model Beggary Bill: Towards Rehabilitating the Beggars

India’s Model Beggary Bill: Towards Rehabilitating the Beggars

The practice of beggary is rampant in India and currently, over 4 lakh (400,000) people are involved in it. Some ...
State Intervention in Muslim Personal Law: A Case of Fundamental Misunderstanding

State Intervention in Muslim Personal Law: A Case of Fundamental Misunderstanding

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board [the Board], has been at the centre of a raging controversy for the past ...
The Sorry State of Education in India

The Sorry State of Education in India

Lack of education is a fundamental problem in India, and the state of the Indian government schools is a clear ...
Death Sentences in the Delhi Gang Rape Case: Brutality as Trumps

Death Sentences in the Delhi Gang Rape Case: Brutality as Trumps

On 16th December 2012, a particularly disturbing case of gangrape and murder in New Delhi (‘the Delhi gangrape ...
Has India’s employment guarantee programme led to transformative gender equality?

Has India’s employment guarantee programme led to transformative gender equality?

In the 2017-18 budget, the Government of India allocated roughly 7.4 billion USD towards the Mahatma Gandhi ...
India’s Central Sector Scheme For Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourers: Shielding Bondage, Shackling Liberation

India’s Central Sector Scheme For Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourers: Shielding Bondage, Shackling Liberation

In May 2016, the Indian Government revised the rehabilitation scheme for released bonded labourers to provide ...
Deciphering The Reality Of The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill 2016

Deciphering The Reality Of The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill 2016

In a country where a significant percentage of the population identifies as being a transgender, the rights and ...

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