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Indian Supreme Court’s Eviction Order Puts Thousands at the Risk of Homelessness

Indian Supreme Court’s Eviction Order Puts Thousands at the Risk of Homelessness

On 7th June, 2021, the Indian Supreme Court passed a controversial order directing a municipal corporation in the ...
Reconceptualizing the Standard of Consent for Stem Cell Research in India

Reconceptualizing the Standard of Consent for Stem Cell Research in India

Human stem cell research involves the extraction of clusters of undifferentiated cells, derived from the human ...
Recognising ASHA Workers in India: The Need for a Legislative Revamp

Recognising ASHA Workers in India: The Need for a Legislative Revamp

Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA workers) play a key role in rural India’s public health infrastructure. ...
Should the armed forces free itself of gender binary norms?

Should the armed forces free itself of gender binary norms?

“Self-determination of gender is an integral part of personal autonomy and self-expression and falls within the ...
The Violation of Human Rights of Women in Mental Healthcare Institutions

The Violation of Human Rights of Women in Mental Healthcare Institutions

Recently, the Supreme Court, while adjudicating upon a plea by Gaurav Bansal, took note of the human rights ...
Rajasthan’s Registration of Marriages Amendment: Gaps in India’s Prohibition of Child Marriage Act

Rajasthan’s Registration of Marriages Amendment: Gaps in India’s Prohibition of Child Marriage Act

India is home to the largest number of child brides, according to a UNICEF report published in 2019. Recently ...
A Critique of Amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act in India

A Critique of Amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act in India

Recently, the Indian Rajya Sabha (upper house of Parliament) passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of ...
The Digitisation of Agriculture in India: How AgriStack Infringes Informational Privacy

The Digitisation of Agriculture in India: How AgriStack Infringes Informational Privacy

As digital capitalism paves the way for a new world order, Big Tech entities are increasingly participating in ...
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 ...

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