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Was 12 January 2018 a bad day for Indian democracy? I am not referring to Indian judiciary, but Indian democracy. On that day Justices Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B. 656 more words

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Why Triple Divorce Bill is not good in Law?

By- Mohd Imran

In August 2017, the Supreme Court of India has declared the practice of Triple Talaq as unconstitutional by 3:2 majority. Justices Kurian Joseph, UU Lalit and RF Nariman delivered the majority Judgment. 1,368 more words

Why Ambedkar didn't want the 'S' words in the Constitution - Aravindan Neelakandan

In 1976 during that darkest hour of Indian democracy—the Emergency—when India was spiralling down into an abyss of fascism under a socialist Congress’s rule, the 42nd Amendment was made, which slipped “secular” and “socialist” into the Preamble. 497 more words

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What about our 'socialist secular' Constitution? - R. Jagannathan

Secularism is a European import meaning separation of church and state. However, even this is stretching the truth. The reality is that church and state have never really been formally separated in some European states. 1,278 more words

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Whether the accused can rely on material beyond the chargesheet to seek a discharge?

The answer to the above question has always been ‘No’. The settled law in this regard is that the court cannot look at defence material at the stage of charge. 1,698 more words

Indian Penal Code 497 : Biased To All Sexes ?

Marriage is considered to be a sacred institution. To uphold its sanctity and legality; to grant rights to the couple in the union of marriage, certain laws have been framed. 649 more words

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