Telangana High Court’s progressive decision on Law of Abortion

Image Credits - Scroll Earlier this week, the Telangana High Court delivered a significant judgment dealing with the law on abortion. The Court was approached by a 16-year-old minor girl (through her guardian) seeking a direction for termination of her 26 week long pregnancy. In a surprisingly, pro-choice or pro-mother verdict (if we may call... Continue Reading →

Indian or Canadian? Understanding India’s law on citizenship, in light of Bollywood Star Akshay Kumar’s citizenship row

It has been rightly said that citizenship is the chance to make a difference to the place where you belong. Being citizen of a country entitles an individual to several privileges and rights, which she/he can exercise to contribute to the nation’s building. For instance, in India only citizens have freedom of speech and expression... Continue Reading →

The Sabarimala Verdict: Praise and Criticism

The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, this Friday passed a verdict which has been hailed as a judgment in the right direction contributing significantly to the jurisprudence related to equality and dignity in India. The Court by a 4:1 majority struck down the prohibition on women from entering the Sabarimala temple. The judgment running over... Continue Reading →

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