INDIAN YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION V. STATE OF KERELA: 2018 SC 1690

BY: Simran Saha & Angshuman Pareek BACKGROUND OF THE CASE Religion and faith never imposes discrimination on its subjects but then sometimes the religious practises in the veil of religion tends to perpetuate patriarchy wherein they negate the very essence of devotion. The expression of devotion cannot be circumscribed by adamant notions of biological factors … Continue reading INDIAN YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION V. STATE OF KERELA: 2018 SC 1690

SARLA MUDGAL AND ORS. V. UNION OF INDIA: AIR 1995 SC 1531

BY: Kaustubh Singh Thakur and Kunal Mittal BACKGROUND Marriage is one of the foundation stones of a civilised society. It is the foundation of the family and in turn of the society without which no civilisation can exist.The pious relation once entered into, lets the law step in and bind the partners to various obligations … Continue reading SARLA MUDGAL AND ORS. V. UNION OF INDIA: AIR 1995 SC 1531

MANEKA GANDHI VS UNION OF INDIA: 1978 AIR 597

BY: Thomas Thomas Maliekel Petitioner: Maneka GandhiRespondent: Union of IndiaDate of Judgement: 25-01-1978Bench: 7 Judge Bench; Hameedullah Beg (CJI), Y.V. Chandrachud, P.N Bhagwati, V.R. Krishna, N.L. Untwalia, S.M. Fazal Ali & P.S. Kailasam Prelude A commentary is a set of explanatory or critical notes on a particular book, judgement, matter or case. A case commentary … Continue reading MANEKA GANDHI VS UNION OF INDIA: 1978 AIR 597

INDIRA NEHRU GANDHI V. RAJ NARAIN AND ANR: AIR 1975 SC 2299

BY: Mrinal Pande Court: Supreme Court of India. Decided on: 7 November, 1975 Bench: A N Ray (CJI), H R Khanna J., K K Mathew J., M H Beg J., Y V Chandrachud J. FACTS OF THE CASE: Indira Gandhi and her party emerged triumphant in 1971, at the time of 5th Lok Sabha elections, … Continue reading INDIRA NEHRU GANDHI V. RAJ NARAIN AND ANR: AIR 1975 SC 2299

D.K Basu v State of West Bengal

BY: Arnav Ghai Procedural History This case came into the picture at a time when the number of deaths, rapes and other types of offences in police custody was increasing exponentially. The particular position and the provisions that were at play at that time were that of the code of criminal procedure code 1973. To … Continue reading D.K Basu v State of West Bengal

NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR v. UNION OF INDIA

BY: Pragya Sanchety & Akriti Sharma Introduction The Section 377 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) has always been a voguish matter of discussion drafted in the year 1838 was based on “the Buggery Act 1533”(Buggery means unnatural sex) this act was enacted by Lord Macaulay in the year 1860[1]. This act was replaced by the … Continue reading NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR v. UNION OF INDIA

NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR vs. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.

BY: Garvita Garg & Mohammad Sayem Mohatadi CITATIONAIR 2018 SC 4321COURTSUPREME COURT OF INDIABENCH5 JUDGES BENCHNAME OF THE JUDGES1. Chief Justice Dipak Misra2.  Justice A.N. Khanwilkar3. Justice D.Y Chandrachud4.  Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman5. Justice Indu MalhotraDATE OF JUDGMENT06.09.2018 Introduction: The provision was introduced by the British colonial authorities in the British Raj in 1860 as section 377 … Continue reading NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR vs. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.

Fifth Round of Corps Commander-Level talks held by India and China along the LOC

The fifth round of Corps Commanders talks between India and China are being held at Moldo which is on the Chinese side. The talks are being done to take up the issue of delayed process of disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).On 2nd August, the talks started around 11am in the morning at … Continue reading Fifth Round of Corps Commander-Level talks held by India and China along the LOC

Assam Government planning to reopen School and Colleges

The Assam government is planning to reopen schools and colleges from September 1.On Saturday August 1, Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that “We are mentally preparing to reopen schools and colleges from September 1. However, it will depend on the decision of Central government and added we have drawn up a preliminary plan for … Continue reading Assam Government planning to reopen School and Colleges

PIL filed in Supreme Court for Constituting a Regulatory Body for Electronic Media

Advocate Reepak Kansal has filed a petition in the Supreme Court, seeking constitution of an independent authority, the Broadcast Regulatory Authority of India. The PIL mentioned that there is no law in existence to bring broadcasting employees/ Anchors in the definition of journalists and electronic broadcasting channels in the definitions of 'PRESS' or Journalist etc. … Continue reading PIL filed in Supreme Court for Constituting a Regulatory Body for Electronic Media