After repealing section 377, its time to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage in India

A draconian, archaic law that criminalized homosexuality was struck down in a historic judgment given by the Supreme Court in 2018. Two years after the judgment, the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community has now sought legal recognition of their relationships. As the social stigmas surrounding the LGBTQ community continue to exist in Indian society, the legal standing of same-sex marriage will give certain rights and privileges such as succession, maintenance, and pension to homosexual couples which will ease down the struggle they face in society. Since homosexual couples...

Modern Day Book Burning a.k.a Internet Shutdowns

The internet has become an indispensable element in our society for all the obvious reasons. For the majority of users, not a single day goes by where we don't 'need' the internet and the lack of a reliable and fast connection can feel paralyzing. An internet shutdown refers to the total or effective disruption of access to the internet, whether broadband or mobile based, in a region by a government direction to that effect. Internet shutdowns can either be explicit or implicit. Explicit means that the state suspends total access to the internet...

Letter to UNHRC – Dr Kafeel Khan, Punished Because He’s Muslim

Kafeel Khan, a doctor by profession and a social activist has been targeted by Yogi Government since 2017, in 3 years he had been maliciously arrested 3 times & imprisoned for around 14 months on the false charges set up against him at many instances. Now he is absolved of all the charges. It leads to the question that “Is Kafeel was arrested because he is a Khan?" Kafeel Khan, a Paediatrician had taken the matter of brutality against him and other social activists who raised their voices against CAA to the International Authority...
An accredited social health activist, commonly referred to as ASHA; refers to a community health worker the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare instituted as a part of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). One of the key components of the...
Meerut Police has filed a case against the Chinese Smartphone brand Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd. under section 140 of the Indian Penal Code. It was a result of a five month long investigation, which revealed...
In Mumbai, Mukesh Singh, a second year LLB student was booked under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) as he was video graphing the Wadala police station, where he was taken to register a case against him for...
While the Modi government struggles to contain the spread of the catastrophic virus, the monsoon session of the Parliament has been scheduled from 14th September to 1st October for this year. The current Parliament session was speculated...
Mejbel Al Sharika has insisted to draw the Babri Masjid Case into the International Court. He is an eminent lawyer from Kuwait and a stalwart of human rights. He further demanded the reconstruction of the illicitly...
Amid the spread of COVID-19, as the nation went into lockdown in late March this year the court system all across the country also took a hit. Distancing became the new normal. However, this propelled the...
Two advocates and a Social Worker filed a rather tendentious petition before the Supreme Court of India. The said petition seeks deletion of the words 'Secular' and 'Socialist' from the Preamble and Section 29A (5) of...
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday accused the BJP-led central government of a scam. In essence, in tendering five airports' operations to Adani Enterprises. "Heard the news that Gautam Adani's Adani Enterprises...
38 PSUs used their Corporate Social Responsibility funds to together contribute over Rs 2,105 crore to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) fund since its launching on March 28. The...
The Delhi High Court on August 4, 2020, asked the Centre and the Consortium of National Law Universities (NLUs) to reply to a law graduate's plea. Explicitly, he challenged the requirement of physically appearing at exam...