While Indian rape laws have been amended several times, most notably after the infamous Tukaram v. State of Maharashtra, and more recently after the Delhi gang-rape in 2012, one particularly contemptible colonial vestige has managed to survive these amendments. This … Continue reading Analysing the Constitutionality of the Marital Rape Exception under IPC
The recent judgement by the Supreme Court in the case of Shakti Vahini vs Union of India comes with an air of finality on the proposition which has lingered over for long. The NGO had approached the court to seek … Continue reading What will prevail: The Fundamental Right to choose a Life Partner or Honour Killing?
What is Co-operative federalism? Co-operative federalism, in general terms, is a concept wherein the federal government, state government, and local government interact co-operatively and share their responsibilities in the governance. Corwin defines co-operative federalism thus: “The States and National Governments … Continue reading Co-operative Federalism: An Indian Perspective
Debate on article 35A started again when during his visit to Kashmir, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the BJP-led government at Centre will not go against the wishes of the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the … Continue reading Article 35A of the Indian Constitution – A critical overview
The Aadhaar scheme by the Union Government has been the point of friction for quite a few days. It had been under the lens of allegations like breaching individual’s privacy as it involved the collection of biometric data. With the … Continue reading Right to Privacy – An analysis of the recent developments
The Indian preamble, an ideal manifestation of the objective sought to be imbibed in the Indian culture, not only in theory but in practice as well; starts with this magnanimous terminology of ‘We the people of India’; therefore, bestowing the … Continue reading Indian Constitution and its Contractual nature