The writer is advocate-on-record at the Supreme Court of India
It states that the right to pronounce Khula, wife-initiated divorce, is absolute and no specific reasons are required to invoke it
The Government of India-constituted five-member committee, meant to propose reforms to criminal laws, must suggest ways to hold police accountable, provide legal redress to victims of torture
The executive and judiciary have invoked different principles while dealing with anti-CAA protests and the farmers' agitation
Contemplating laws to regulate matrimonial relationships between two consenting adults would not be just against the constitutional guarantees but would offend the very notion of individuality and basic freedoms.
Whenever the criminal justice process fails, there is an outcry for new laws. We have enough laws. What we lack is the honest implementation of existing laws.
The manner in which Muslims were dispossessed of Babri Masjid is a direct assault on logic, wisdom and the constitutional setup.
It is duty of the constitutional courts to make appropriate observations about inappropriate functioning of the state and its administration.