It is my Belief that death is a friend to whom we should be grateful, for it frees us from the manifold ills which are our lot - Mahatma Gandhi. As human beings, out the umpteen desires that we have,...
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...
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...
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...
Digital learning has taken a new turn in India – this time with coding classes as a niche for 6-year-olds. With the shutting of schools in lockdown, pushy Indian parents got a fresh excuse to make their children learn...
WhatsApp, not a safe handle anymore! Does that shock you? When you get to know that your messages, photos, and videos over the Facebook-owned WhatsApp are not safe and encrypted anymore? Albeit the Messaging app WhatsApp handled by Facebook...
Mumbai meri jaan! A phrase which typically every Mumbaikar has heard of or used at least once in their life. Well, Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) is the financial capital of India and the most populous city in our...
Maharashtra Government led by Uddhav Thackeray had set down the previous orders of the Tree Authority under BMC to construct a metro shed at Aarey Forest and decided to declare 800-acre, one-fifth of the total land as a reserved...
It is undeniable that NGO's are of prime importance in our society. There are a plethora of reasons for that and if I had to list a few, it would be the following: i) They provide opportunities for...
A Survey conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) revealed that about 40% of the toilets in the government schools, built as a result of the Swachh Vidhalaya inititative, were partially constructed, unutilized or did not...
Union Minister for Health Harsh Vardhan speaks in Rajya Sabha on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Photo Credits: PTI The monsoon parliament that took place amidst the pandemic captured countless instances to talk about. As many as 25 new bills were...
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 to have...
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 the charges...
The Supreme Court held lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt; for tweets against the court, and Chief Justice of India (CJI) S.A. Bobde on 14.08.2020. A three-judge bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari hearing the case...
Recently, the Supreme Court extended a Hindu woman’s right as joint legal heir; they can inherit ancestral property on terms equal to male heirs under the Hindu Succession Act. The bench consisting of Justices Arun Mishra, S. Abdul Nazeer and MR...
The Gujarat High Court heard a case related to the Bail application. The Single Judge bench consisted of Justice Bela M. Trivedi. To explain, a mysterious caller tried to influence the Judge hearing the case. Thereafter, the court...
The RBI's announcement on March 29 has become a bone of contention for many, with some filing petitions in the Apex Court. The RBI had announced an extension in the period of moratorium - a provision for all borrowers...
Delhi based ENT surgeon Dr. Anand Varma filed a writ petition before the Delhi High Court; under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution. The petition sought directions to ensure the COVID screening of the patients before they undergo surgeries....
Labour Minister of the Delhi Government, Gopal Rai, met with the students of National Law University of Delhi (NLU Delhi) to discuss the alleged unlawful termination of the housekeeping staff of the university. Consequently, the Labour Minister ordered the...
A telephonic conversation took place between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and His Excellency Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; on June 16, 2020. The leaders informed each other about the prevailing situation due to COVID-19 in their respective countries. Additionally,...
On Monday 15th June, Dr. Aman Sharma filed a PIL before the Madhya Pradesh High Court demanding the postponement of elections in the three vacancies of the state in Rajya Sabha; and about the vacancies in the State Legislative...
The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to issue directions to State governments regarding payment of salaries and quarantine facility; while hearing the plea in Dr. Aarushi Jain vs Union of India that demanded separate residential facilities for the...
The COVID-19 pandemic has regarded for a situation of all hands on deck. Everyone is to contribute, in their own way, even in small ways for the society. This is what is expected from the people of our country....
An NGO named 'Earth' filed a petition before the Supreme Court; it urged the need to issue directions to increase the ambulance services. Being that, an increase in ambulance services is essential to cater to the surging of COVID-19...
All India People Front filed a plea before the Allahabad High Court. The petition challenged be orders passed by the U.P. government dated March 31, 2020. The orders restricted the opening of OPD and the treatment of non-COVID patients....
The Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has, in a turn of events, given relief to students of Maharashtra. It has given the option to students of Class 10 and Class 12 to opt out of appearing...
Advocate Reepak Kansal has filed a Public interest litigation before the Supreme Court. The plea sought directions from the court for impartiality and equal treatment in the matters of listing cases. The registry must resfrain from adopting 'pick and...
On his two day visit to Bishkek, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Kyrgyz capital for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. It was his first multilateral engagement, post his re-election where he met Chinese President Xi Jinping and...
A bench of Justices U.U. Lalit, M.M. Shantanagoudar and Vineet Saran of the Apex Court granted relief to journalist Vinod Dua; restraining the HP police from arresting him until July 6. Both Delhi and Himachal Pradesh police continues investigating...
On 12th June 2020, the National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) took suo motu cognizance of media reports regarding the mishandling of a corpse in Uttar Pradesh. It issued notices to the Chairman, Municipal Corporation Balrampur and the Director General of...