Day: August 3, 2020

The Shah Bano case : A Judicial and Executive Conflict

The Shah Bano case : A Judicial and Executive Conflict WRITTEN By Alisha Daksha   The Shah Bano case Mohd. Ahmed Khan v. Shah Bano Begum & Ors.[i], also known as the Shah Bano case, was a highly controversial lawsuit regarding maintenance in India, in which a judgment favouring maintenance given to an aggrieved divorced Muslim woman was delivered by the Supreme Court. This case is seen as one of the legal milestones in battle …

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Virtual courts amidst covid-19

Virtual courts amidst covid-19: A new normal or it still needs the effective implementation WRITTEN BY: Shweta Tated Introduction In a country with huge divergence in terms of approach towards knowledge, technology and resources, there are concerns that online courts will crate the accessibility of justice. Virtual courts in India are an emergency, temporary response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but a branch of judges and lawyers wants to incorporate virtual courts in normal court proceedings …

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RIGHT TO LIVELIHOOD IS AT STAKE OF FOREST DWELLERS DURING LOCKDOWN

RIGHT TO LIVELIHOOD IS AT STAKE OF FOREST DWELLERS DURING LOCKDOWN WRITTEN BY SAHER RONAQ INTRODUCTION Right to life can without much of a stretch be denied if a person’s entitlement to resource is denied. Forest dwellers, other nomad and tribal community’s right to life is to be protected. The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has affected people globally. This has not only changed our way of conduct, but also has bought life to a …

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MANUAL SCAVENGING- AN ANALYSIS

MANUAL SCAVENGING- AN ANALYSIS Written BY: EKAGRATA KALRA In India, manual scavengers’ search for dignity and basic rights has still not ended. Yet another year has passed and no concrete step has been taken by the government. Promises made have been forgotten. In her latest budget speech, the Hon’ble Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasized that the government is determined to eradicate manual cleaning of sewage tanks. Like all previous years where ministers have talked about …

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Legality of national lockdown in corona pandemic

Legality of national lockdown in corona pandemic Written by- Shweta Tated Introduction On 24th March, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that India would be under lockdown for 21 days to counter the ongoing virus that’s the Corona Virus. Also this decision was made 2 days after the citizens were advised to uphold “Janta Curfew”. This made the citizens prepared for the prevailing lockdown. In these times, we still continue to hear the words, ‘lockdown’, …

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