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INTRODUCTION Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the highest form of punishment awarded to any criminal. It is the legal procedure of the state in which it exercises its …

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It is almost ironic that India- acknowledged as a leading economy, one of the largest democracies, an emerging superpower and even a progressive country by some- after nearly 72 years of …

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Hailed by many, the violent aftermath of the Sabarimala judgment could have been anticipated by few. Thus, violence was witnessed all across the state with women continued to be denied …

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Introduction The state of Kerala has the highest alcohol consumption per capita in India, at more than 8 litres per person annually (against the national average of 5.7 litres per …

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 “Gender preference does not define you. Your spirit defines you.” Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860 reads, “…of unnatural offences i.e. whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against …

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The Indian Supreme Court has established a “Social Justice Bench” to cover cases about social justice in a timely manner. A statement released by the Supreme Court explains, “In Supreme …

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The BJP is starting to undo the equality that was barely achieved for the substantial portion of the Indian population that identifies with the third gender. In April, India’s Supreme …

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SC Stays Execution of Yakub Memon Yakub Abudl Razak Memon was convicted of being responsible for the 1993 Mumbai Blasts. The court stayed the execution and has referred a plea …

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Bal Kishan Giri Found to Be in Contempt Advocate Bal Kishan Giri had challenged a judge in one of his trials for being biased against his client. The council found …

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No Interim Relief for Asaram Bapu Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, arrested on September 1st, 2013 for the alleged rape of a minor at his Ashram in Rajasthan, was denied interim …

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