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Equal Pay for Equal Work? Flaws in the Indian Law

Equal Pay for Equal Work? Flaws in the Indian Law

The Equal Remuneration Act 1976 (‘ERA’), a legislation in India dealing with equal pay for equal work for men and ...
The sex discrimination argument for LGBTQ rights: Contrasting the US with India

The sex discrimination argument for LGBTQ rights: Contrasting the US with India

In October 2019, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments on a question of law that might shape the ...
The Communications Blackout in Kashmir: The Rebirth of a ‘National Security’ Court?

The Communications Blackout in Kashmir: The Rebirth of a ‘National Security’ Court?

On October 1st, the Indian Supreme Court heard petitions relating to the media and communications blackout in Jammu
Failure of the Indian Supreme Court to Protect the Rights of Dalits

Failure of the Indian Supreme Court to Protect the Rights of Dalits

The Indian society is characterised by a caste system, which is a hierarchical social stratification based on ...
Human Rights and Internet Shut-Downs in Jammu & Kashmir

Human Rights and Internet Shut-Downs in Jammu & Kashmir

The developments in Valleys of Jammu and Kashmir (hereinafter J&K or valley) has witnessed innumerable counts ...
The Eroding Foundations of Freedom of Information in India

The Eroding Foundations of Freedom of Information in India

The right to information is often understood as essential for the effective exercise of the right to expression, ...
Constitutionality of India’s Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019: India’s McCarthyism Moment

Constitutionality of India’s Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019: India’s McCarthyism Moment

In a chilling throwback McCarthyism in the United States, India’s Parliament has passed the Unlawful Activities ...
Non-abyssal and Ableist Indian Supreme Court: The Abyssal Exclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Non-abyssal and Ableist Indian Supreme Court: The Abyssal Exclusion of Persons with Disabilities

The famous critical thinker, Santos, has forcefully argued that critical theorists and social scientists have never
An Indian High Court Recognises Transgender Individuals’ Right to Marry

An Indian High Court Recognises Transgender Individuals’ Right to Marry

On April 22, 2019, in a significant decision for India’s transgender community, the Madras High Court in Tamil Nadu
Under India’s New Intermediary Rules, Fundamental Rights Take Backstage

Under India’s New Intermediary Rules, Fundamental Rights Take Backstage

The Indian Government’s Information Technology Ministry had recently invited comments on proposed amendments to the
Indian Supreme Court on Dance Bar Regulations: Victory for Bar Dancers?

Indian Supreme Court on Dance Bar Regulations: Victory for Bar Dancers?

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India (‘SC’) recently relaxed the stringent conditions imposed by the ...
Re: Inhuman conditions in 1382 Prisons – Development in Indian Prisoner’s Rights

Re: Inhuman conditions in 1382 Prisons – Development in Indian Prisoner’s Rights

In June 2013, Justice R C Lahoti, a retired Chief Justice of the Indian Supreme Court, wrote to the then Chief ...

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