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Love Jihad Law: A Discriminatory Tool in the Hands of Divisive Indian Politicians

Love Jihad Law: A Discriminatory Tool in the Hands of Divisive Indian Politicians

On 24th November 2020, the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh promulgated a new ordinance which shocked the nation. The ...
Communalisation of Citizenship Law: Viewing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 Through the Prism of the Indian Constitution

Communalisation of Citizenship Law: Viewing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 Through the Prism of the Indian Constitution

The Citizenship Amendment Act breaches the right to equality and assaults the secular character of Indian ...
Jammu and Kashmir Media Policy 2020: A Veil Covering Freedoms

Jammu and Kashmir Media Policy 2020: A Veil Covering Freedoms

Through an order dated 15th May 2020, the Jammu and Kashmir Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) ...
Right to Protest v. Convenience of the Public – The Indian Supreme Court’s Decision on Shaheen Bagh Anti-CAA Protests

Right to Protest v. Convenience of the Public – The Indian Supreme Court’s Decision on Shaheen Bagh Anti-CAA Protests

On 7 October 2020, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India held that the right to protest guaranteed ...
Choking the Non-Governmental Organisations: Amnesty India and the Regulation of Foreign Funding

Choking the Non-Governmental Organisations: Amnesty India and the Regulation of Foreign Funding

On 29 September 2020, Amnesty International India (“Am-India”) halted its operations within the country after the ...
Arbitrary & Disproportionate Criminalisation of Marginalised Communities: A Countermap of Pandemic Policing in India

Arbitrary & Disproportionate Criminalisation of Marginalised Communities: A Countermap of Pandemic Policing in India

The Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project studied 34,000 arrest records and 500 First Information ...
Transgender Persons Rules 2020: A Halfhearted Attempt at Redemption

Transgender Persons Rules 2020: A Halfhearted Attempt at Redemption

Justice Chandrachud of the Indian Supreme Court, in the landmark Navtej Singh Johar judgment, opined that, “our ...
The Transformative Possibilities of a Constitution (with Joel Modiri and Gautam Bhatia)

The Transformative Possibilities of a Constitution (with Joel Modiri and Gautam Bhatia)

Constitutions are the legal bedrock of many countries, but they're also political, and are produced within a ...
Right to Education & Emergence of a Digital Divide in Digital India

Right to Education & Emergence of a Digital Divide in Digital India

The recent statistical report presented by the National Statistical Organization (NSO) indicates the deteriorating ...
Right to housing and dignity denied: Indian Supreme Court orders eviction of slum dwellers within 3 months

Right to housing and dignity denied: Indian Supreme Court orders eviction of slum dwellers within 3 months

In a recent order passed in the case of MC Mehta v. Union of India, the Supreme Court has given directions to ...
The Unconstitutionality of the “Publication of Notice of Intended Marriage” clause under the Indian Special Marriage Act

The Unconstitutionality of the “Publication of Notice of Intended Marriage” clause under the Indian Special Marriage Act

The Special Marriage Act was enacted in 1954 to allow citizens of India to solemnize inter-faith and inter-caste ...
India: Sharma v. Sharma – Constitutional Equality for Hindu Women?

India: Sharma v. Sharma – Constitutional Equality for Hindu Women?

On 11th of August 2020, a three-judge bench of the Indian apex court decided that its previous interpretation, of ...

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