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The Daily Takedown:: Mississippi Overturns Same Sex Marriage Ban

In historic news yesterday, Federal judge Carlton Reeves ruled the same sex marriage ban in the state of Mississippi unconstitutional. Here’s his explanation into why he came to this conclusion. 245 more words

The Daily Takedown

Democracy, elections and right to vote

I know, I know the title looks pretty serious up there, but given the most recent events, I could not resist to write a post about it! 611 more words

Culture

Narendra Modi’s dangerously flawed ideas on compulsory voting

A piece for The Caravan Magazine’s Vantage on the new Gujarat law that imposes compulsory voting in local body elections in the state: http://www.caravanmagazine.in/vantage/narendra-modi-dangerously-flawed-ideas-compulsory-voting

Politics

Budapest Beacon: A conversation with Gábor Halmai on Viktor Orbán's Hungary

Many thanks to The Budapest Beacon for permitting me to republish this interview.

One of Hungary’s most distinguished scholars of constitutional law, Gábor Halmai is the director of the Institute for Political and International Studies at Eötvös Lóránd University, Budapest, as well as director of the Hungarian Human Rights Information and Documentation Center. 4,248 more words

Viktor Orbán

Supreme Court has already Clarified that it will not Encourage Prostitution

Law Resoursce India New Delhi 04/11/2014

In view of the order dated 26 July 2012 in Criminal Appeal 135/2010Budhadev Karmaskar vs State of West Bengal & Ors… 1,937 more words

CONSTITUTION

Do countries have a right to snoop on their citizens?

(Published in Issue No. 2352 of The Doon School Weekly)

Saturday, September 7 2013

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Arnaav Bhavanani

Any citizen with half a brain would answer this question with a resounding NO.  1,163 more words

Contemporary

Mohmand Political Alliance protests against FCR

Yesterday, the Mohmand Political Alliance (MPA) protested against the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR), calling it a “black law”. The grassroots political leaders also emphasized the importance of guaranteeing human rights for the people of FATA. 280 more words

FATA Reforms News