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”

Decoding Cryptocurrency- Legal Status in India and Rest of the World

The state of Cryptocurrency has been in a constant conundrum in all the major countries since its advent in 2009. Cryptocurrency has been an amazing attempt to move the banking system into a more digitized format but simultaneously has been a threat to the old, secure and a centrally authorized system of banking. A lotContinue reading “Decoding Cryptocurrency- Legal Status in India and Rest of the World”

Right to Privacy

The Supreme Court in M.P. Sharma and Others v. Satish Chandra[1] , the Supreme Court questioned the presence of a protected right to privacy. However, what the Supreme Court failed to answer is that whether given that right to privacy does form a separate fundamental right in the Indian Constitution, it is incorporated in anyContinue reading “Right to Privacy”