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Navtej Singh Johar and Ors. v. Union of India Writ Petition Criminal (No.) 76/2016

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.

Dr. Martin Luther King (cited by Justice D.Y.Chandrachud).

On the 6th of September, 2018, a 5 judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court unanimously found that S.

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Fundamental Rights

Sports as a Fundamental Right : Opinion

In the recent wake of events when a final year law student, Kanishka Pandey filed a petition before the Hon’ble Supreme Court to include Sports as a fundamental right under Article 21A of the Indian Constitution i.e basically in the wider ambit of Education, it is time to see if it fits in there. 361 more words

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WHO WATCHES THE WATCHMEN?: JUDICIARY, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND JUDICIAL RESPONSIBILITY

I.               Introduction

A constitution performs a number of functions. A constitution constitutes and legitimises political authority, prescribes limitations on the powers that may be exercised by and authorises actions (in the sense of… 4,501 more words

Constitution

"Restitution of Conjugal Rights OR Deprivation of Privacy Rights"?

Marriage is defined as “the civil status, condition, or relation of one man and one woman united in law for life, for the discharge to each other and the community of the duties legally incumbent on those whose association is founded on the distinction of sex” 825 more words

Marriage And Family

Whether there is any law empowering State or its officials to prohibit or to impose a prior restraint upon press-media

There is no law empowering the State or its officials to prohibit, or to impose a prior restraint upon the press/media.

The right to privacy as an independent and distinctive concept originated in the field of Tort law, under which a new cause of action for damages resulting from unlawful invasion of privacy was recognised.

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MEDIA

The Right to Silence Under The Constitution of India: Article 20(3)

The Right to remain silent also known as right against self-incrimination is enshrined in the Article 20(3) of the Indian Constitution. It is embedded in the fundamental rights of the citizens to save an accused or any person called in a question from testifying against himself. 767 more words

Article 20(3)

Public Interest Cases for Broader Public Interest Issues

A Public Interest Litigation is, directly filed by an individual or a group of people in the Supreme Court or High Court. It comprises cases that affect people individually and on a wider basis, and the marginalised people of the society. 363 more words

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