Disability in India – A Legal Analysis

By Sania Gupta, Student, School of Law, Christ University _______________________________________________________________________________________________________  “Disability need not be an obstacle to success” – Stephen Hawking  Disability led to various forms of prejudice, bias and discriminatory practices around the world. It can be considered as one of the contemporary aspect of society which needs our attention as responsible citizens of... Continue Reading →

The Recent Arjun Khotkar Verdict vis-à-vis a Revisit to Section 65B of the Indian Evidence Act – What’s all the fuss about?

By Shailja Mishra, Student, ICFAI Law School Hyderabad __________________________________________________________________________ The long standing conundrum revolving around the varied interpretation of section 65(B) of Indian Evidence Act, 1872 has been simplified to some extent by the recent judgment of three judge bench of the apex court dated 14th July 2020 in Arjun Khotkar vs Kailash Gorantyal[1]. The... Continue Reading →

Restoring the Forgotten Spirit of Secularism enshrined in Articles 25 and 26 of the Constitution in Reference to the Recent Religious Violence

By Kumari Pooja, Student Editor (Probationary), Lexstructor This is the highlight reel when the word ‘secularism’ needs a clarification as this word has become an object of ridicule and contempt in recent years that witnessed conflicts related to CAA, Kashmiri Pandits, ban on cow killing, Ram Mandir or any religious tensions. Saddled with lot of... Continue Reading →

Consensual Intercourse vis-à-vis False Promise of Marriage – The Changing Dimensions of ‘Consent’ in the Offence of Rape

By Paras Gupta, 2nd Year, B.A.LL.B (Hons.), Kurukshetra University Rape, the most hated crime, is proliferating its roots at an irrepressible rate in India with the rape on pretext of false promise of marriage becoming one of its robust branches. ‘By promising marriage’ has become a means for individuals to cheat their partner. According to... Continue Reading →

The gross violation of human rights due to Custodial Deaths – What is the current legal position in light of statutes, precedents and recent events in India?

By Shrishti Jeswani, 2nd Year, BA.LLB (Hons), School of Law, KIIT University "Life means not only physical existence. It means the use of every limb or faculty through which life is enjoyed. The right to life includes the right to a healthier environment”. ~ Justice P.N. Bhagwati  ‘Custody’ which means the guardianship or protective care... Continue Reading →

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