The Aadhaar Verdict: Key Highlights of Supreme Court
Constitutional Developments

The Aadhaar Verdict: Key Highlights of Supreme Court's Judgement

The Apex court had upheld the validity of the Aadhaar (Targeted delivery of financial and other subsidies, benefits and services) Act, 2016 in the judgement of K.S. Puttaswamy II, decided in 2018.

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Caste Based Violence in India
Protests and Riots

Caste Based Violence in India

Crimes against the historically marginalized Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes by the upper caste represents an extreme form of prejudice and discrimination. Similar to the hate crimes in other parts of the world, these groups have remained target to the crimes and atrocities at the hands of the upper caste people mainly on account of their-low caste identity in the form of rape, abuse by police personnel, harassment, illegal land encroachments, forced evictions and so on.

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Formative Labour Code Bills 2020
Recent Updates

Formative Labour Code Bills 2020

Among the many bills rushed through the Parliament during this Monsoon Session, three of them were the very important labour code bills. These are the Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2020, Code on Social Security Bill, 2020 and the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code Bill, 2020.

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Delhi Riots 2020 and The Blame Game
Protests and Riots

Delhi Riots 2020 and The Blame Game

Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story is a book that has attracted a lot of attention in recent times and it was supposed to be published by Bloomsbury India. It covers intricacies about the anti-CAA protests taken place in northeast Delhi in February 2020. The authors Monika Arora, Sonali Chitalkar, and Prerna Malhotra who are lawyers and educators by profession have been the part of social issues forever. 

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Bihar Elections 2020 amidst Pandemic
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Bihar Elections 2020 amidst Pandemic

On 28th August, finally, the Apex court rejected a petition seeking deterrence to the Vidhan Sabha elections scheduled to be held this year owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The court observed that Covid-19 could not be a ground to stop elections. However, asked the election commission to take all the necessary precautions and consider everything. The elections are scheduled to take place by November' 2020. Let us learn what could be the possible yes or no's behind the processing of elections.

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Freedom or No Freedom for Dr. Kafeel Khan
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Freedom or No Freedom for Dr. Kafeel Khan

On Tuesday, the Allahabad High Court held that the speech made by Kafeel Khan at Aligarh Muslim University on December 13, 2019, amidst anti CAA protest doesn’t promote hatred or violence. It is nowhere threatening the peace and tranquillity of the city of Aligarh. Moreover, it gives a call for national integrity and unity amongst citizens. 

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Reservation in India 2020
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Reservation in India 2020

Britishers were well aware about the lack of unity amongst Indians. They took no time in taking advantage of that which is the reason we were under their rule for 400 years. Quite a long time and we still don’t know that either we are above their method of ruling.

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Contempt of Court in India & Recent Controversial Tweets
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Contempt of Court in India & Recent Controversial Tweets

'Criticism of the judiciary in all functional democracies is treated as a legitimate exercise of free speech.'  -George Orwell

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All about First Information Report (F.I.R)
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All about First Information Report (F.I.R)

Sec. 154 of the CRPC deals with First Information Report (FIR) i.e. first information of a cognizable crime to the police. FIR is not defined in the Code but it means information relating to the commission of a cognizable offence given to the police first in point of time. The reason for documenting an FIR is to a set criminal law into motion and not to express all the small details therein.

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Kashmir Issue: Abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A
Legal

Kashmir Issue: Abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35A

A year after 370 was removed, the question is whether it has attained its objective? Before answering that, another relevant question arises that why Art 370 was brought into existence? It was incorporated as the temporary, transitional and special provision as mentioned under Part XXI of the Constitution.  Reading from the title of the provision it’s applicability was very well- projected to last till the formulation and adoption of the State’s constitution. It was basically inserted with the idea to end insurgency and violence after partition. But that failed in its entirety.

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India’s National Security Laws
Legal

India’s National Security Laws

In India, the Parliament has time and again enacted a series of National Security and anti-terror Laws such as Preventive Detention Act, Maintenance of Internal Security Act, National Security Act, Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act, Prevention of Terrorism Act, etc. all in the attempt to uphold the Sovereignty, Security and Integrity of the nation. The latest in the series is the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act of 2019.

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National Education Policy 2020
Legal

National Education Policy 2020

The New National Education Policy made us wait for the last 34 years. It was in 1986 that the present curriculum came into existence. In Indian politics, the subject of education has mostly remained at the back foot because it wasn’t vote fetching. Why should one think about the children who aren’t even eligible to vote might be the understanding for the politicians sitting in our Parliament. BJP had this change for policy in their manifesto since 2014. 

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