Women, your reasons for criminalizing marital rape are plain dumb

marital rape
September 5, 2017

These days the Delhi High Court is hearing a petition for criminalizing marital rape. If it sounds Greek to you then let me explain it in simple terms for you. This means that if you are a married man, your wife can accuse you of having forcible sex with her and ask for your punishment. On the face of it, this petition sounds logical- no woman would want her body…

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SC declares Triple Talaq unconstitutional, violates Article 14 & 21

Supreme Court declares Triple Talaq unconstitutional, violates Article 14 & 21
August 22, 2017

Supreme Court strikes down Triple Talaq under Muslim Law This summer, the honourable Supreme Court heard the case of the government against the practice of Triple Talaq or Talaq-e-Biddat, over 6 days. The verdict was reserved, and today at last it has been delivered. The five judge bench struck down the practice by a 3:2 verdict, declaring it unconstitutional. A quick look into what Triple Talaq is: One of the…

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Supreme Court Stands up for Nirbhaya; Death Penalty Upheld

May 5, 2017

Today has been one of those days for the Supreme Court, when every rational Indian Citizens applauds them. With the verdict being pronounced in the Nirbhaya rape case the Court has proved that there is yet faith to be maintained in the judicial system. 16th December, 2016 started off as an ordinary day for the 23 year old medical student, the evening of which, while returning from an outing with…

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Supreme Court Ordered Government to Appoint Lokpal Without Any Delay

Supreme Court Rises to Expectations; Says No Reason to Delay Lokpal Any Further
April 28, 2017

Those who have at all kept up with the news in the last 5 years would know about the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2013. Remember when Anna Hazare started a civil society movement called India Against Corruption? Back when there was no AAP; Arvind Kejriwal and Anna were BFFs? To everyone’s surprise, the act was passed by the Parliament. But to no one’s surprise, 3 years later, it still hasn’t…

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Narendra Modi Goverment Supports Demolishing of Triple Talaq, Halala

Narendra Modi Goverment Supports Demolishing of Triple Talaq, Halala
April 13, 2017

Central government lead by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a solid step in right direction. The recent developments shows that government is willing to provide equal opportunity to the women of Muslim community. The Indian Constitution has always enshrined the concept of freedom, in every sense possible. Freedom of employment, freedom of expression and even freedom of religion. We are a tolerant society and we give everyone the opportunity…

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‘No Abortion for the Down Syndrome Fetus’ says the Apex Court

'No Abortion for the Down Syndrome Fetus' says the Apex Court
March 6, 2017

As Indians, we have traditionally been a nation that believes in the gift of children. So when a child comes to a family, it’s time to celebrate. Bring out your best clothes and your fanciest decorations. Grand celebrations and elaborate planning begins even before the birth. So requests for abortion are rarely taken nicely. The law, in India, prohibits abortion in case the pregnancy has crosses 20 weeks, irrespective of…

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Supreme Court Stops BCCI from Releasing Funds

Supreme Court Stops BCCI from Releasing Funds
October 7, 2016

Baffled at the BCCI for not implementing Justice Lodha committee recommendation, the honourable Supreme Court has barred the apex cricket board of the country from releasing any more funds to its state associates. The Board can’t make any further payments to state bodies without their official nod to the BCCI’s proposed organizational reforms. The matter is now postponed until its next hearing on October 17. Read: Can Pink Ball Save…

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SpiceJet Fined 10 Lakh for Offloading Disabled Passenger

SpiceJet Fined 10 Lakh for Offloading Disabled Passenger
May 16, 2016

Under Persons with Disabilities (Equal Oppurtunity, Proctection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, the human rights of a Person with Disabilities (PWD) are safeguarded. However, even after two decades of this act, these people still have to face discrimination and endure social stigmas, even in urban Indian society. The fine example of this is the case of SpiceJet airline offloading a lady with cerebral palsy in February 2012, thus…

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Jat Reservation – Is Community Really Backward

Jat
February 20, 2016

Haryana is burning, and brought to halt by Jat agitators, who are on road demanding reservation under OBC quota in government jobs. OBC is a category which provides special privileges to a community to get reservation in government jobs. Jat protestors have blocked all roads, highways, burned houses, looted shops. People are getting killed. Supply of daily essential is affecting. Transportation, communication services are badly impacted. Government has imposed sanction…

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Madras High Court Judge stays Supreme Court Order

Madras High Court
February 16, 2016

Madras High Court Judge Justice C S Karnan is in loggerhead with Judges of Supreme Court. Recently 2 bench judges of Supreme Court transferred Justice Karnan to the Calcutta high court. He was also restrained from taking judicial work. Justice Karnan stayed Chief Justice of India’s order of transferring him to Calcutta. He said, “Only allocation of judicial work has been stopped. My judicial powers are still with me. I…

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