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Laxmibai Chandaragi B. And Anr. vs. The State Of Karnataka And Ors. [2021 SCC OnLine SC 85]

Coram: Sanjay Kishan Kaul, J. and Hrishikesh Roy, J. Facts: In the instant case, one Mr. Basappa Chandaragi lodged a complaint with the Murgod Police Station, Belagavi District, Karnataka stating that his daughter, Ms. Laxmibai Chandaragi, Petitioner No. 1 herein was missing since 14.10.2020. In pursuance to the complaint, an FIR of a missing person…
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June 27, 2022 0

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict, and the loophole it brought to light

The Russia-Ukraine Conflict, and the loophole it brought to light The author, Pratyush Pandey, is a fourth-year law student at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab.   Introduction H.G. Wells, in 1914, claimed that World War I would be “the war to end all war”. However, he has been proven wrong through a plethora of…
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June 27, 2022 0

MARITAL RAPE, A QUESTION OF CONSENT

The authors, Ms. Mahika Pant and Ms. Trisha Gupta, are final year students of LL.B. at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi.   It is funny how a difference of 5 minutes before and after marriage can decide if a woman was raped or not. A split verdict given by a Division Bench of the…
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May 27, 2022 1

HIJAB BAN: BEYOND THE URGE TO MAINTAIN DECORUM

HIJAB BAN: BEYOND THE URGE TO MAINTAIN DECORUM This article has been written by Ms. Nida Khanam, a final year student of LL.B. at Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi. The ban on hijab for students and teachers in colleges in Karnataka in February had triggered a furore amid growing concerns regarding the attacks on…
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May 27, 2022 3

Right to Access Online Education Inclusive of Article 21A? Addressing the Digital Divide

Right to Access Online Education Inclusive of Article 21A? Addressing the Digital Divide   This article has been written by Mr. Iman Abdul Muizz, a final year student of B.A. LL.B. at Central University of Kashmir, Ganderbal.   INTRODUCTION ‘The Digital Divide’; an unprecedented crisis fostered by the deadly pandemic, resulted in education becoming ‘the…
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April 26, 2022 2

The Need for Consistent Transgender Policies in Sports

The Need for Consistent Transgender Policies in Sports   This Article has been written by Sneha Bhargava. The author is a second-year law student, pursuing B.A. LL.B. at O.P. Jindal Global University. Introduction: Transgender persons have historically been banned from participating in sports as they do not fall into society’s accepted male-female binary system. To…
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Nahar Singh vs. State of Uttar Pradesh and Another [Criminal Appeal No. 443 of 2022]

This case commentary has been written by Ms. Prerna Deep. She is a British Council GREAT Scholar, currently working as a Judicial Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of India. Introduction Section 190 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (“CrPC”) empowers the Magistrates to take cognizance of criminal cases. A Magistrate can take cognizance of a…
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April 25, 2022 1

Repromulgation of Ordinance(s): A Constitutional Subterfuge

This article has been published by Sakshi Komal Dubey, II year student of law at Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. Repromulgation of Ordinance(s): A Constitutional Subterfuge “The principles of a free constitution, are irrecoverably lost when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.” ~ Edward Gibbon Introduction The unscathed…
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March 30, 2022 2

Mohammad Salimullah v. Union Of India

MOHAMMAD SALIMULLAH AND ANR. v. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. Coram: S.A. Bobde, CJI, A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian, JJ. Facts: The petitioners who are members of the Rohingya community from Myanmar, claim to have fled Myanmar in December­ 2011 when ethnic violence broke out and have taken refuge in India. They claim to have…
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March 17, 2022 2

Arunachala Gounder (D) by LRS. v. Ponnuswamy and Ors.

ARUNACHALA GOUNDER (DEAD) BY LRS. v. PONNUSAMY AND ORS. 2022 SCC OnLine SC 72 Coram: S. Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari, JJ. Decided on: 20th January 2022 Related Statute: The Hindu Succession, 1956 Facts: A suit for partition was filed by one Thangammal, daughter of Ramasamy Gounder, claiming 1/5th share in the self-acquired property of…
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