The writer is vice chancellor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
The Delhi government notified a witness protection scheme on July 31, 2015. On February 7, 2017, MoS (Home) Hansraj Ahir told Rajya Sabha there was no consensus on witness protection, and law and order is a state subject.
Indian judiciary could look at how Pak courts dealt with lynching of Mashal Khan.
Supreme Court crisis: There has been previous confrontation but this one is of different magnitude, the fight within makes it the worst crisis in the country’s judicial history.
The triple talaq bill is a textbook case of overcriminalisation
In contending that secularism is a lie, Yogi Adityanath tragically gets it right
He is erroneously believed to be a proponent of the two-nation theory
SC verdict in the Gujarat shrines compensation case raises important questions.
In historic 9-0 verdict, the Supreme Court establishes a new bar for civil liberties, individual rights and the freedom of choice in India; stresses Constitution’s silences are important, too.
In striking down instant triple talaq, the Supreme Court has struck a historic blow for gender justice in India. It has also underlined, with greater emphasis than ever before, the ‘absolute’ nature of the freedom of religion guaranteed in the Constitution of India
Supreme Court must interpret Constitution in a manner that ensures right to privacy
The issue is not whether triple talaq is an essential practice of Islam, but whether it is an essential practice of the Hanafi school.
Nikahnamas that bar triple talaq could work much better than making the practice illegal.
Quota for Muslims beyond the 50 per cent ceiling in Telangana is justified
Designation of ‘minorities’ is well-settled in law. The current debate is unnecessary
Bombay HC’s order in Mohsin Sheikh case rewrites jurisprudence of provocation in dangerous ways. It must spur review of bail law
Justice Dipak Misra’s interim order directing that the national anthem be played in cinema halls has initiated a new debate.
The most vociferous critics of reforms in Hindu law are now arguing for the UCC
The debate on polygamy and gender justice is more complicated than it is made out to be
In fact, the Muslim Personal Law Board has, in its affidavit in the apex court, taken the position that MPL is not “law” as defined by the Indian Constitution.
AMU founder intended it to cater to the community’s educational needs.
There is little difference between the two on the use of Article 356
IPC has often been haphazardly amended. It needs a comprehensive revision.
The government’s version of the uniform civil code must be debated publicly.
The essentiality of religious practices is best determined by clergy, not judiciary.
Supreme Court has taken a restrictive view of Article 25.
SC decision on polygamy significantly advances Muslim personal law reform.
NDA’s ordinances are not against text of Constitution — but they go against its spirit.
In pushing for juvenile age to be lowered, the court regresses.
Justice Shah’s proposal ensures judges’ ‘external’ independence from government, but not their ‘internal’ autonomy.
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