Sunday, May 28, 2023

Indian Laws

The Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered its verdict on freedom of speech for public functionaries.

Rape And Murder Of 4-Yr-Old: SC Releases Youth Awarded Death Penalty After Holding He Was Juvenile At Time Of Offence

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the release of a 20-year-old man, who was awarded the death penalty for rape and murder of a four-year-old child in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh in 2017, after holding he was...

04 March 2023

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Nupur Sharma To Munawar Farooqi, Known Faces Booked Under Section 295A For Hurting Religious Sentiment

Here’s a look at the larger description of Section 295A and other known personalities who have been booked under similar charges.

08 June 2022

Scene from Ramayana depicting Hindu deities Ram, Sita and Laxman on walls of Varanasi

How 'Ram Lalla' Won Ayodhya Case And What It Means For Kashi, Mathura

In India, deities enjoy legal rights just like human beings who are bound by the law of the land. What does that mean for the ongoing temple-mosque disputes in Kashi and Mathura?

26 May 2022

Bhanubhai Bahratben (left) and Sitaben Ramubhai are some of the tribal women in Gujarat

Inheritance Of Inequality: Tribal Women, Farmers Struggle To Access India's Succession Laws

Due to the social stigma attached to Dalits, tribals, widows and even the unmarried, women from these groups largely have no rights to property, as successive SC judgments and legislations have failed to truly address these...

27 September 2022

Sex workers have the right to lead a dignified life

Sex Work Not Crime: SC Tells Police To Not Abuse Sex Workers In Landmark Order

The apex court was hearing a plea that has raised the problems faced by sex workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The plea has highlighted the destitution faced by sex workers on account of COVID-19 and sought relief...

26 May 2022

When someone's identity is cloned using several technological methods to propagate fraudulent inform

What Is Deep Fake Cyber Crime? What Does Indian Law Say About It?

Instances of deep fake cyber crimes are increasing, posing a serious threat to personal security. Read on to know the legal provisions in Indian law that can help victims of deep fake cyber crimes.

16 May 2022

Bail, Not Jail: Why Supreme Courts Has Urged Govt To Frame New Bail Act

Noting the high number of undertrials in Indian prisons, the Supreme Court recently observed in a democracy, there can never be an impression that it is a police state.

13 July 2022


How caste, religion and politics impact food in India

What's On Your Plate? The Legal Aspect Of Food Controversy In India

India has always seen the politicisation of food culture, whether in mid-day meals or the food on a poor man’s plate. Such politics are intertwined with caste and religious politics.

27 April 2022