Indian Young Lawyers Association V. State Of Kerala (Case Analysis)

“The State is no position to be, nor should it become, the arbiter of religious dogma” Justice Iacobucci, Syndicat Northcrest v. Amselem[1] India is a secular country [2] where all religions have endowed with the freedom of religious practice as a major right under Article 25 and 26 of the constitution.[3] The questions of theContinue reading “Indian Young Lawyers Association V. State Of Kerala (Case Analysis)”

Position of Fundamental Rights In Re Of The Proportionality Test

‘We the people of India’ are guaranteed some fundamental civil and political rights to safeguard individual liberty and equality under the constitution. Under part III of the constitution, six fundamental rights are given to the citizens laid down from Article 14 to 35.[1] These rights are essential to ensure social, economic, and political justice andContinue reading “Position of Fundamental Rights In Re Of The Proportionality Test”

Case Comment – The Italian Marines Case

The case of Republic of Italy v. Union of India[1] was one that managed to grab eyeballs of the legal fraternity not just in the two nations embroiled in the controversy, but across the entire world. The questions of jurisdiction thrown up by this case dazzled international law scholars and sparked a diplomatic fall-out betweenContinue reading “Case Comment – The Italian Marines Case”

Case Analysis: Swapnil Tripathi v. Supreme Court of India

There are a large number of cases pending in Indian courts and considering this situation it might not be possible for everyone to attend the sessions of apex court because of infrastructural restrictions, security reasons, time constraints and other formalities involved in courts. On any given day, the Supreme Court is heavily packed with Advocates,Continue reading “Case Analysis: Swapnil Tripathi v. Supreme Court of India”

Independent Thought v. Union of India

The judgment in Independent Thought v. Union of India[1] makes it a landmark case in the area pertaining to rape laws. The issue before the Hon’ble Supreme Court was whether sexual intercourse between a man and his wife being a girl aged between 15-18 years amounts to rape, which the bench considered of utmost publicContinue reading “Independent Thought v. Union of India”

The Judgement on Adultery – Joseph Shine v. UOI

“When reason of law ceases, the law itself also ceases” The Supreme Court of India in its judgment dated 27 September, 2018 struck down the pre-constitutional provision of adultery (Section 497) from the Indian Penal Code (hereinafter referred to as IPC). What is Adultery? In simple terms, Adultery refers to voluntary sexual intercourse by aContinue reading “The Judgement on Adultery – Joseph Shine v. UOI”

Essar Steel – a Landmark Case under I&B Code

Essar Steel is a fully integrated flat carbon steel manufacturer – from iron ore to ready-to-market products – with a current capacity of 10 million tons per annum (MTPA).[1] Presently, Essar Steel is owned and controlled by Arcelor Mittal. This insolvency proceeding of Essar Steel is a long journey of about two years with manyContinue reading “Essar Steel – a Landmark Case under I&B Code”