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Delhi High Court Hears Petitions on Legalisation of Same-Sex Marriage in India

Delhi High Court Hears Petitions on Legalisation of Same-Sex Marriage in India

Image description: Wrapped in a gay flag at the Pride Parade, New Delhi. In Navtej Singh Johar v Union of India (2018) the archaic law under Section 377 of the...
Jayna Kothari on Vikash Kumar

Jayna Kothari on Vikash Kumar

Born to Live, Not Born to Work: The Implications of New Proposed Labour Regulations in India

Born to Live, Not Born to Work: The Implications of New Proposed Labour Regulations in India

Image description: A person working on a pottery wheel. The Indian government is currently considering allowing factories in India to extend daily permissible work hours from the current norm of...
The Need for Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Private Sector for the LGBTQ Community in India

The Need for Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Private Sector for the LGBTQ Community in India

Image description: A person holding a poster saying ‘protect LGBTQ workers now’. In 2018, the Supreme Court of India delivered a historic judgement in Navtej Singh Johar v. UOI, which...
Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations: Legality in the Indian Context

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations: Legality in the Indian Context

Image description: A child holding up a board reading ‘back to school vaccinations’. There is an older man standing in the background. COVID-19 has brought the world to a stand-still...
ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

Image description: Several people gathered on either side of a Pride (rainbow) flag. First approved by the Union Cabinet in 2020, the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill was passed in...
Remedying Individual Injustice: The Supreme Court of India paves the way in Avni Prakash V. National Testing Agency and Ors.

Remedying Individual Injustice: The Supreme Court of India paves the way in Avni Prakash V. National Testing Agency and Ors.

Image description: A person standing at a podium, with a banner reading ‘Accessible India Campaign’. In human rights disputes, courts may be called on to resolve the clash between the...
Towards Uniformity and Eradicating Gender Disparity: Increase in Legal Age of Marriage for Women

Towards Uniformity and Eradicating Gender Disparity: Increase in Legal Age of Marriage for Women

Image description: A bride and groom with their hands interlinked. A petition was filed by Ashwini Kumar in the Supreme Court of India seeking parity in marriageable age for men...
Has there been a Slip Between Cup and Lip?: Vikash Kumar v UPSC

Has there been a Slip Between Cup and Lip?: Vikash Kumar v UPSC

Image description: The picture of a ramp outside a building as a form of reasonable accommodation. Before finalising the General Comment on Equality and Non Discrimination, the UN Treaty Body...
Vikash Kumar Discourse: A Missed Opportunity in the Realm of Policy Formation

Vikash Kumar Discourse: A Missed Opportunity in the Realm of Policy Formation

Image description: Parliamentarians at a consultation in India. The judgment pronounced by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud in Vikash Kumar v. UPSC in February 2021 is significant for its norm-setting impact in...
To Eat or Not to Eat: Analysing the Constitutionality of the Meat Bans in Gujarat

To Eat or Not to Eat: Analysing the Constitutionality of the Meat Bans in Gujarat

Image description: A person holding an egg against the background of a stack of eggs. Recently, the Municipal Corporation of Ahmedabad (India) banned street vendors from selling meat, fish and...
Vikash Kumar: Dignity and Disability Rights at the Indian Supreme Court

Vikash Kumar: Dignity and Disability Rights at the Indian Supreme Court

Image description: The first page of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1988, as introduced in the Senate of the United States in April 1988. In Vikash Kumar v Union Public...

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