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Legal Aid Society, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi

Same-Sex Marriage- An unfinished journey

The author, Mr.Apurb Lal, is an eminent practising advocate at the Supreme Court of India The notions regarding the LGBTQIA+ community have been bifurcated into two groups- its advocates and opponents. As the Supreme Court of India in its final verdict, by the ratio of 3:2, refused to legalise same-sex marriage in India, the 366-page…
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November 19, 2023 0

Safeguarding the Rights of Prisoners in India: Re-Inhuman Conditions in 1382 Prisons, 2016

The author, Samridhi Chugh, is a second year student and a Senior Editor at Awaaz, at the Campus Law Centre “Are prisoners persons? Yes, of course. To answer in the negative is to convict the nation and the Constitution of dehumanization and to repudiate the world legal order…” – Supreme Court in  Sunil Batra (II)…
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October 28, 2023 0

Constitutionalising Silence: Bijoe Emmanuel v. State of Kerala

The author is Tanuj Upadhyay, a third year student at the Campus Law Centre, and the Contributory Editor at Awaaz.   What does it mean to say one has a right to freedom of speech and expression? Is the right to freedom of religion an uneasy compromise with the idea of unity? What happens when…
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October 12, 2023 0

Criminalisation of Marital Rape in India: A Distinct Dream

The author, Akshita Sharma, is a first year law student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.   Introduction  In the 21st century where technological evolutions have peaked, globalization has resulted in the massive interconnectedness of all and the broad interrogation of the old age patriarchal structures have resulted in a change yet some deep stereotypical practices…
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August 17, 2023 0

Call for Blogs

The Call for Blogs is attached here Awaaz PDF.

April 28, 2023 0


The author, Udai Yashvir Singh, is a II year student of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at National Law University, Delhi. Introduction In April 2022, Nascent Information Technology Employees Senate (‘NITES’), a Union of IT workers, complained to the Labour Ministry against the alleged “unethical and illegal” non-compete clause that Infosys imposes upon its employees. The clause…
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August 1, 2022 1318


The author, Sagar Soni, is a Contributing Editor at Awaaz and a final year student of LL.B. at Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. Introduction On 9 May 1980, the Constitution Bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India delivered a historic judgment on the issue of ‘Death Penalty in India’ in…
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July 17, 2022 4702

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 4591

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 286


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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