WITNESS PROTECTION SCHEME

Background- The issue of witness protection scheme had cropped up earlier when the top court was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking protection for witnesses in rape cases involving Asaram Bapu. In a society
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The Indian Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016

Since the passage of the citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 by Lok Sabha many questions have been raised about its constitutionality particularly when the said amendment is focused to give the benefit to illegal migrants belonging
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RIGHTS OF THE VICTIMS OF CRIME

The rights of victims of crime is a subject that has, unfortunately, only drawn sporadic attention of Parliament, the judiciary and civil society. Yet, it has made great progress over the years. It is our
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Adultery is no more an offence

The beauty of the Indian Constitution is that it includes ‗I‘‗you‘ and ‗we‘. Such a magnificent, compassionate and monumental document embodies emphatic inclusiveness which has been further nurtured by judicial sensitivity when it has developed
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Section-377 declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court

From denial to freedom “To the wisdom of the Court” From “The Ashes of the Gay” “Arc of the moral universe” An equal love Beyond physicality: sex, identity and stereotypes Facial neutrality: through the looking
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Proposed reforms of family law by Law Commission of India

The Ministry of Law and Justice made a reference to the Law Commission of India dated 17 th June, 2016 to ‘examine matters in relation to uniform civil code‘. The issue of uniform civil code
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LANDMARK JUDGMENTS OF 2017

1. Right to privacy is a fundamental right under article 21- Justice K.S Puttaswamy (Retd.) and anr. V. UOI and ors. (2017,SC) (9 Judge)– overruled M.P Sharma and Kharak Singh case. 2. Triple Talaq is
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Right To Choose A Life Partner

RIGHT TO CHOOSE A LIFE PARTNER- The Hon’ble Supreme Court in Shafin Jahan v. Asokan K.M. & Ors (2018,SC) has held that (love jihad case) It is obligatory to state here that expression of choice
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Remedies To Prevent Honour Killings

In shakti vahini v. union of India and others (2018,SC) -The Hon’ble Supreme Court gave few directions to prevent honour killings. Remedial Measures:— (a) Despite the preventive measures taken by the State Police, if it
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