The writer is vice chancellor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
Representation, affirmative action are being diluted by UGC. Government must act.
As SC continues to hear today the Cong-JD(S) appeal against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala’s decision to call B S Yeddyurappa to form the government, an eminent jurist weighs in on a key aspect of the debate
The unprecedented rejection of the motion for impeachment has raised multiple questions, but the wider context of the unfolding spectacle includes a range of related matters. Some key questions.
An ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court order on SC/ST Atrocities Act is much needed
Lingayat leadership is under an erroneous belief that recognition of a religious community depends on law
Euthanasia verdict could lead to neglect of terminally ill poor patients.
What questions of law, judicial propriety are involved in the working of Benches?
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
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