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MARGINALIZATION OF QUEERS: INTERPLAY OF CASTE AND POLITICS IN COMMUNITY

A lot of social struggles have served society, in terms of creating a welcoming space for all where all will live with dignity and respect. These movements were either against institutional or pre-existing social conditions. In pursuant to their rights, some marginal populations are striving hard to be on equal footing with dominant groups. These minority groups have been subjected to oppression and subjugation which resulted in mass struggles such as anti-caste movements, LGBTQ+ movements

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TRACKING THE GYANVAPI MOSQUE-KASHI VISHWANATH DISPUTE

The old case of Gyanvapi Mosque once again came into the limelight when, on May 13th, 2022, a local Varanasi court allowed for the continuation of a videography survey of the site. Three days later, on May 16th, 2022, reports came in that a ‘Shivling’ like structure was found at the center of the wazu khana or ablution tank located inside the Gyanvapi Mosque complex. Anjuman Intejamia Masajid, the body that manages the mosque, argued that the

SAME-SEX MARRIAGES

INDIA’S OBLIGATION TO RECOGNISE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

Recently writ petition has been filed in Vaibhav Jain vs. U.O.I to allow registration of same-sex marriage happened abroad under such jurisdiction which permits it. Foreign Marriage Act, 1969, and Special Marriage Act, 1954, has been quoted by saying that since former legislation allows registration of marriage which has happened on foreign soil between either/both the parties who are Indian citizen, and later talks about special kind of

Hijab

HIJAB ROW: WHETHER WEARING OF HIJAB IS AN ESSENTIAL   RELIGIOUS PRACTICE IN THE ISLAM RELIGION?

The hijab is an essential religious practice in the Islam religion. It has been beautifully cited in several Quranic scriptures. The truth within the Hijab tradition transcends beyond the history itself while rendering historical analysis among all Qur’anic verses is when God revealed a covering that was a necessity to be worn by women among the consequences and circumstances they were in because of constant crimes against

BAIL

IMPORTANCE OF WORLD ANTI-DOPING AGENCY COMPLIANCE FOR CRICKET

In August of 2019, the news broke out that cricket was one of the only sports that had not yet announced compliance with the World Anti-Doping Agency. The ICC had been lobbying for this chance to comply with WADA but it was unable to do so because of the stance taken by BCCI against the proposition. Once BCCI reversed its stance it was then just a formality to comply with the requirements of the WADA which at the national level

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CONTRACT & ITS ASPECTS

Section 2(h) of the Indian Contracts Act 1872 defines a contract as an agreement that is enforceable by law. Section 10 of the Act lists out the requisites that make the agreement enforceable. One such requisite is the capacity of the parties to contract. Capacity to contract basically means competency of the parties to contract. Section 11 of the Act declares the people

HINDU MARRIAGE

DE FACTO MARRIAGE: LIVEIN RELATIONS

Live-in-relation i.e., living together is a course of action by which two individuals choose to live respectively on a long haul or permanent basis in a sincerely or potentially physically detainee relationship. The legitimateness of live-in in India is very gagged. With changing times and modernization, the social elements in India have gone through scarcely any sure changes. Be that as it may, certain social bits of insight anticipate acknowledgment

ARBITRATION

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2005 AND ITS ROLE IN DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

In a democratic country, citizens have the freedom to express their views and they have the right to get information related to the functioning of the government and other administrative authorities. It promotes check and balance and enhances transparency in policymaking and for a good democratic government, information must be accessible to the general people. In Indian Constitution, we have the freedom of

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE IDENTIFICATION (BILL), 2022

In the British era, The Identification of Prisoners Act 1920, was the only law that allowed the police to gather basic identifying information such as fingerprints of the detained and convict. The law commissioner 1980 recommended amending the identification of the Prisoner

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A TWO-LEGGED BEAST: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

He is a beast, yes a two-legged beast, walking around with a facade of that of a young and cool guy. The beast is…sorry was my husband. He was the best guy I ever met, caring, romantic, a great helper, and a loving boyfriend but… Things changed when we got married, then I got to meet the real personality behind the facade he was showing off. He became violent, abusive,

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