[Guest Post] Indians, Foreigners, Deportation and Dual Citizenship

This post has been contributed by Mr.Anil Malhotra. He is BSc. LL.B (Punjab), LL.M (London) and heads the firm Malhotra and Malhotra Associates, headquartered at Chandigarh, India. He has books “International Indians and the Law,” (2014), “Surrogacy in India :… Continue Reading

Constitutional Validity of Section 497, Indian Penal Code and Section 198(2),Criminal Procedure Code

Background Consensual sexual relations between two adults have been considered totally permissible by the Apex Court in India. (as discussed before here ). On the contrary, a sanctity and moral barrier is attached to the institution of marriage. When someone… Continue Reading

[Guest Post] Aadhar Controversy and Privacy Rights

Editor’s Note: With the Aadhar controversy being overshadowed by several others, this post re-highlights those subduing issues. This post follows from our previous post, here, apprehending a linkage between Aadhar and mass surveillance. The post has been contributed by Ms Sushila… Continue Reading

Right of daughters by birth under Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005

“The law relating to a joint Hindu family governed by the Mitakshara law has undergone unprecedented changes. The said changes have been brought forward to address the growing need to merit equal treatment to the nearest female relatives, namely daughters… Continue Reading

Liberal Judicial Perceptions on Live-in-Relationships : Dignified Lives without Marriage

  No doubt exists as to that the people in India have lived together beyond and outside marriage even in the past. But the present scenario is different in two aspects – firstly the relationships in earlier days were kept… Continue Reading

No viable method other than hanging: Oral Submission of Central Government

Advocate Rishi Malhotra had filed a petition last year before the Supreme Court of India seeking dignified death for the convicts. He had submitted that death by lethal injection is practised in several States in the U.S. The Law Commission… Continue Reading

Vacation benches of Apex Court to work during Winter breaks

During the last years, the Hon’ble Apex  Court has been constituting ‘Vacation Bench’ during its Summer Breaks. It made a debut to constitute similar Benches even during the Christmas Holidays, New Year Holidays and Winter Vacations of 2017-18. The Apex… Continue Reading