Right to Privacy

A very fascinating development in the Indian Constitutional jurisprudence is the extended dimension given to Article 21 by the Supreme Court in post-Makena era. The Supreme Court has asserted that Article 21 is the heart and soul of the Fundamental Rights. Right to Privacy word came up in a landmark...
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TRIPLE TALAQ AND UNIFORM CIVIL CODE

BACKGROUND Muslim family affairs in India are governed by the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937, one of the first Acts to be passed after the Government of India Act, 1935 became operational, introducing provincial autonomy and a form of dyrachy at the federal level. It replaced th...
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Gender Equity and Equality

As rightly said by the Indira Gandhi “To be liberated, woman must feel free to be herself, not in the rivalry to man but in the context of her own capacity and her personality.” Above line reflects that how important it is for any country to empower half of its section. Word gender is not [&hell...
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Gender Inequality

‘Gender Equality is more than goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenges of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.’ Kofi Annan Very measurably observed ending all forms of discrimination against women and girls is not only a basic a...
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Every unwelcome physical contact is not a ‘sexual harassment’ – Delhi HC

Charges: Held on petitioner’s hand, use of derogatory language, SC/ST community Complaint committee and Disciplinary Authority No trace of sexual behaviour Mere accidental physical contact is not sexual harassment Appeal dismissed. New Delhi: On Thursday, the Delhi HC under the single Bench of...
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