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The Global Pandemic and Domestic Violence

Isabella Da Re assesses the human rights implications of the UK government’s response to a surge in the reporting of domestic violence during “lockdown”. … 1,710 more words

United Kingdom

Allahabad HC grants Bail to Foreign Members of Tablighi Jamat, cites Equal Protection of Law

Akanksha.

Justice Jaspreet Singh granted bail to 6 foreign members of Tablighi Jamaat who were the citizens of Kyrgyzstan.

Highlighting the fact that the bail application of a foreigner and a citizen is on a same footing before the court of law, the court said, 227 more words

Newscast

The need for an anti-discrimination law

In The Hindu, a piece on how India is unique among democracies in that a constitutional right to equality is not backed by comprehensive legislation: https://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-need-for-an-anti-discrimination-law/article31828372.ece

Law

Ayodhya verdict and the places of worship act

The New Indian Express

A patient reading of the Ayodhya judgment delivered by a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court last November may lead one to reasonably conclude that its discussion on the Places of Worship Act, 1991 (“the PoW Act”) was irrelevant to both the factual and legal matrices of the case. 119 more words

Articles In Mainstream Media

Affirmative Actions

Introduction

The freedom struggle in India was largely an elitist participation in the beginning. The ‘Constitutionalists’ as they were called relied on Constitutional methods of pleadings and petitions for registering demands that largely reflected the sentiments of the elite and intellectual class.

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Affirmative Action

Legal challenges to NEET

Reading time: 8-10 minutes.

The Supreme Court in the recent judgment of Christian Medical College Vellore Association v/s Union of India And Others, ruled that the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), which is given for entrance into medical and dental courses, does not violate the rights of aided or unaided minority institutions under the Constitution of India. 1,443 more words

Legal Analysis

Plight of Migrant Workers and the Constitutional Safeguards

By Mayank Sharma

The ongoing nationwide lockdown announced on 24th March to contain the spread of the Coronavirus has turned out to be a nightmare for the migrant workers. 1,208 more words

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