Queer community and their right to marry and adopt

Jan 10th, 2024 Constitutional Law Prerana 48 min read

The journey of queer community thus far: The queer community saw a ray of hope with the decision in National Legal Services Authority v UOI (NALSA). The Hon’ble Supreme Court in this decision recognised persons falling outside the male-female binary as third gender persons. It declared that they have the same constitutional rights as the others. It also directed the Union and State legislatures to grant legal…

Family Law, Personal Laws, Marriage, Divorce, Maintenance, Custody, Religions, Personal Law

Marriage, Divorce, Maintenance and Custody under all Personal Laws

Aug 28th, 2019 Constitutional Law, Uncategorized Prerana 59 min read

Marriage, Divorce, Maintenance and Custody under Family Laws in India:  Family law encompasses all the legal matters relating to a family including marriage, divorce, maintenance, adoption, partition etc. India is a colossal and a complex country where people follow more than one religion including Hindu, Muslim, Christianity, Buddhism etc. People in India solemnise their marriage in accordance with their personal practices and ceremonies due to…

RTI, right to information, amendment bill 2019

Is the Right to Information Amendment Bill, 2019 fair?

Aug 5th, 2019 Constitutional Law Prerana 9 min read

Introduction to Right to Information: When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else – David Brin The state of the Indian Government is no different from what David Brin has quoted. The Government is meticulous in the sense that it wants the people of India to get any information they seek under the…

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Union Budget 2019 – Key Highlights to be noted!

Jul 5th, 2019 Constitutional Law Prerana 13 min read

Budget 2019-20: Today, the 5th of July 2019, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, presented the maiden Union Budget of the Modi Government after it was re-elected. Nirmala Sitharaman is only the 2nd woman Finance Minister after Mrs. Indira Gandhi to present the budget in the House of Parliament. Not only was the presentation of the budget clear, precise and very well presented, the Finance Minister also ditched…

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…

India, National, Flag, Hoist

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…

triple talaq, indian parliament, muslim law, muslim women, talaq-e-biddat

Contentious Triple Talaq Bill Passed in Indian Parliament

Apr 17th, 2018 Constitutional Law Prerana 11 min read

Triple Talaq Bill Passed:  Two years of trenchant resistance came to an end after the Triple Talaq bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 31st July 2019 with the support extended by the BJD, while BJP constituents, JD(U) and AIADMK staged a walk out. Amid relentless protest by the opposition to have the bill reviewed by the standing committee, the bill could not be passed…

Triple Talaq, Muslims, anti-constitutional, shah bano, shayara banu

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…

Ganga, Yamuna, legal entity, legal rights, legal persons, high court of uttarakhand

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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