Cybercime Amidst COVID-19

In a time when the world is in turmoil and people are panic buying, it should come as no surprise that cybercriminals are capitalizing on the current scenario. The spread of novel Coronavirus pandemic across the globe has created panic not only concerning health risks but also in the spread of misinformation and cyber-attacks. TheContinue reading “Cybercime Amidst COVID-19”

Jurisprudential Differences between India & Singapore on Consensual Homosexual Sex

When it comes to providing rights to homosexuals, sadly, the world has been divided. This is primarily because of the spilt opinions that exist in society. The problem with this is that these opinions affect the judgments made in the courts and laws passed in parliament. When an opinion takes the form of law andContinue reading “Jurisprudential Differences between India & Singapore on Consensual Homosexual Sex”

A Comment on Nirbhaya – The Case That Shook the Country

20th March 2020, four men accused of gangrape of Nirbhaya were finally executed by hanging after more than 7 years. “Justice has finally been done”, said Asha Devi, Nirbhaya’s mother. The death sentence awarded gained support both nationally and internationally as the events of the barbaric and heinous crime committed on the night of 16Continue reading “A Comment on Nirbhaya – The Case That Shook the Country”

History of Gay Rights in India

Gender and sexuality have always been a pivotal point of discussion in our country but sadly there has not been much scope of acceptance in these discussions. We have always tended to be rigid in our thoughts and refused to accept any ideas which we are not feeling comfortable with. Especially, with the rise ofContinue reading “History of Gay Rights in India”

Punishment in The Indian Penal Code, 1860

The Indian Penal Code,1860 consists of acts that are socially damaging and hence criminal. By way of punishments, it aims to prevent the perpetration of such acts to maintain frith and tranquility in society. Consequently, it harbors the individual and the community from unpreferable, notorious and nefarious activities. Chapter III of the Penal Code containsContinue reading “Punishment in The Indian Penal Code, 1860”

Section 295A: Paatal Lok For Filmmakers

The recent web series on the online platform Amazon Prime, by the name of Paatal Lok, has been critically praised by filmmakers across the country. Directed by Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy and produced by Anushka Sharma, the crime thriller-cum-police procedural set mainly in Delhi makes for an engrossing watch, showing several facets of theContinue reading “Section 295A: Paatal Lok For Filmmakers”

Constitutional Riddle in Solitary Confinement

“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.” A famous quote by Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, who himself spent twenty-seven years of his life inside the prison. In India, thereContinue reading “Constitutional Riddle in Solitary Confinement”

Medical Negligence Laws: Life Saviours or Monetary Gluttons?

A great deal of judicial intervention is required when we come to discuss the topic of Medical Negligence Laws in India. Where innocent patient looks up to the Doctors as the last hope or as the final divine call there exist certain kinds of doctors who view their noble profession as a means of exploitingContinue reading “Medical Negligence Laws: Life Saviours or Monetary Gluttons?”

Abortion & its Legal Scenario

Abortion is the consummation of pregnancy by evacuation or removal of an undeveloped organism or baby before it can make due outside the uterus. An abortion that happens without mediation is known as an unnatural birth cycle or unconstrained abortion. At the point when intentional advances are taken to end a pregnancy, it is calledContinue reading “Abortion & its Legal Scenario”

The Struggle of LGBTQ Groups in India

The first thing that coursebooks teach a child is that there are two types of genders, i.e., male and female. This is where the roots of the problem lie. A child is taught since the beginning that there are only two genders, so when he/she grows up, it becomes really difficult to give up onContinue reading “The Struggle of LGBTQ Groups in India”

Human Rights Situation in Kashmir Post Abrogation of Article 370

On May 4, 2020, three AP photojournalists were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the Kashmir siege of 2019. The photographs shed light on the new reality that the people of Kashmir had been living in post the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian Legislature. The communications blockade in Kashmir had madeContinue reading “Human Rights Situation in Kashmir Post Abrogation of Article 370”

Feminist Critique of Phul Singh v. State of Haryana

The judicial system is supposed to be the pillar of justice. Its aim should be to provide justice to every individual whenever his/her right has been breached so as to correct the wrong which has been perpetrated. Although it is expected of the judiciary to be impartial while adjudicating on any case, the judgments deliveredContinue reading “Feminist Critique of Phul Singh v. State of Haryana”

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”