adultery, crime, law, india

Adultery is not a Crime in India, Supreme Court rules

Nov 29th, 2018 Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Uncategorized Prerana 18 min read

Introduction to the Law on Adultery in India Meaning and History: Adultery is derived from the Latin word ‘adulterare’, wherein ‘ad’ means ‘to or towards’ and ‘alter’ means ‘to change something, make different in some way’. For the purpose of better understanding, adultery means consensual sexual intercourse during the subsistence of the marriage between one spouse and a person of the opposite sex, not the…

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What you need to know before hoisting an Indian National Flag in your building!

May 3rd, 2018 Constitutional Law Prerana 11 min read

Whether one can hoist an Indian National Flag in his/her premises? With respect to whether one can hoist an Indian National Flag, it is important to note the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s opinion in the Naveen Jindal Case, wherein it was held that “the right to fly the National Flag freely with respect and dignity is (i) a fundamental right of a citizen within the meaning…

What you need to know about the Triple Talaq in India

Apr 17th, 2018 Constitutional Law Prerana 8 min read

Historic Hearing on Triple Talaq: The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on 18th May, 2017 had reserved its judgment on Triple Talaq after a 6 days long hearing. The Bench consisted of Chief Justice J S Khehar, and Justices Kurian Joseph, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Abdul Nazeer belonged to Sikh, Christian, Parsi, Hindu and Muslim community respectively. Interestingly, while all judges…

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Triple Talaq still haunting the Muslim Women

Apr 10th, 2017 Constitutional Law Prerana 12 min read

Triple Talaq “This Article has been written by Tanu Rathor, student of Delhi Metropolitian Education affliated to Guru Gobind Singh Inderprastha University.” The “so-called” triple talaq is an absurdity that militates against the words and spirit of the Quran –Tahir Mahmood A five-judge bench would be set up by Supreme Court to hear and decide on the question raised by NDA government relating to the…

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Rivers Ganga and Yamuna now have the same rights as you!

Apr 6th, 2017 Constitutional Law Prerana 8 min read

Rivers Ganga and Yamuna now persons in the eyes of law! This Article has been written by Anushree Soni, student of L.A.Shah Law College, Ahmedabad The holy waters of Ganga and Yamuna are now declared, in a red-letter judgment, in the High Court of Uttarakhand to be a living entity, vesting in them fundamental rights and duties. Facts: The issue dates back to the year…

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Highlights of the Union Budget 2017: India

Feb 10th, 2017 Constitutional Law Prerana 13 min read

Union Budget 2017: Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget, 2017 on 1st of February, 2017, breaking the colonial tradition of presenting Union Budget on the last working day of February. Quite cheerfully, he started his speech by stating that ‘Spring is the season of optimisim.’ Why is the date important you ask? Well, for one the earlier practice of presenting budget on the…

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Jallikattu: The Uproar in Tamil Nadu paves way for Kambala in Karnataka

Jan 31st, 2017 Constitutional Law Prerana 11 min read

What is Jallikattu? This post has been written by Saumya Bhardwaj of Amity Law Achool, Delhi Jallikattu is a traditional bull-taming sport organized in the state of Tamil Nadu during Pongal. This sport is being practiced since 2000 years. This event was actively conducted in many districts of Tamil Nadu like Madurai, Theni, Dindigul and Tiruchirappalli until its ban in 2011. Jallikattu is also known…

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Free speech has no restrictions on the Internet? Section 66A of IT Act repealed!

Jan 17th, 2017 Constitutional Law, Cyber Law Prerana 8 min read

Section 66A declared unconstitutional, free speech wins: This post has been written by Nimisha Gupta, law student of University School of Law and Legal Studies, New Delhi The Hon’ble Supreme Court, in its recent judgment Shreya Singhal v. Union of India (Writ Petition (Cri.) No. 167 of 2012), struck down Section 66A of the IT Act, 2000 as unconstitutional. The provision was repealed by the court on 24th March,…

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India: What to expect from Union Budget 2017?

Jan 16th, 2017 Constitutional Law, Miscellaneous Prerana 6 min read

Changes Expected in the Upcoming Union Budget 2017:   This Post On Expectation from Union Budget 2017 has been written by Nimisha Gupta, law student of University School of Law and Legal Studies, New Delhi Union Budget 2017 budget will be unique for more than one reason. Firstly, it will be the first budget which will see the merger of both Union and financial budget. Secondly, this…

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The Chronicles Of Law: The Road From A Bill to an Act

Dec 12th, 2016 Constitutional Law Prerana 9 min read

How is a Bill passed as an Act in India? This Article is written by Saumya Bhardwaj of Amity Law School, Delhi India is a democratic country. A country, which is independent and Sovereign. A country, which is a home of billions of people. A country, which is said to be governed by its own people. This statement brings a fantasy to be true. Hard…

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