All blogs in human rights law
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Law of Evidence ,   Evidence ,   Rameshwar v/s State of Rajasthan ,   Section 3 of The Indian Evidence Act ,   1872 ,   Indian Evidence Act ,   Saktar Singh v/s State of Haryana ,   R.V.E Venkatachala Gounder v/s Arulmigu Viswesaraswami and V.P. Temple and Anr

Evidence is the material on the basis of which the Court can decide the case. Such evidence must be produced before the Court so that it can establish or disprove the point of contention between the parties. The Law of evidence is a very crucial piece of legislation which helps and guides the...

By Srija Choudhury July 29, 2016
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transgenders ,   prisoners ,   gender ,   rights ,   United Kingdom ,   United States ,   Australia

You know gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender – people are people.-Judith Light

A transsexual person is someone who lives or proposes to live in the gender opposite to the one obtained at birth. The gender in which the transsexual person lives or proposes to live is known as that person’s...

By Aishwarya Dhakarey July 29, 2016
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Zeeshan Ali Khan ,   Section 153-B (1) (b) and (c) of the Indian Penal Code ,   hate speech ,   Title VII of the Civil Rights Act[ ,   1964 ,   Equal Opportunities Commission Bill

Many will be familiar with the story of Zeeshan Ali Khan, who was allegedly denied a job by a private company because of his religion. The twenty-two year old MBA graduate applied for a marketing job at Hare Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd., a diamond export company in Mumbai. According to him, he...

By Ragini Gupta July 27, 2016
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marital rape ,   article 14 ,   discrimination between married and unmarried women ,   women as chattel ,   sexual frustration ,   dignity of women ,   PWDV Act ,   Section 498A ,   delhi gang rape ,   cruelty by husband ,   Section 375 IPC

1. Introduction

Whenever Mahira, who is 25 years old, has a fight or a heated argument with her husband, he takes it out on her in the bed. She is merely a toy for him whom he can use differently every night. He forces himself on her, every single day, even during her periods. Their relationship...

By Anubha Yadav July 27, 2016
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death penalty ,   Code of Hammurabi ,   Rajendra Prasad v. State of U.P ,   Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab ,   Machhi Singh and other v. State of Punjab ,   Dhananjoy Chatterjee v. State of West Bengal ,   United Nations Declaration on Human Rights ,   1948 ,   rarest of the rare

Balu Dinesh is a 3rd year student atKerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram


‘Certainty of law is a legal myth.’ – Jerome Frank The imposition of death penalty is an enigma which has kindled several controversies over decades. Debates over death penalty are still in...

By Balu Dinesh July 18, 2016
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revenge porn ,   Voyeurism ,   Criminal Law (Amended) Act 2013 ,   ,   354 [C] ,   National Crimes Record Bureau ,   NCRB ,   66(E) IT (Information Technology) Act

Aishwarya Dhakaray is a 4th year student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune

As the terminology indicates, it is the nonconsensual publication of sexually explicit (nude or semi- nude) images online, as a tool for seeking revenge. There are porn websites these days which feature revenge porn as a...

By Aishwarya Dhakarey July 18, 2016
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senior citizens rights ,   old age ,   health benefit ,   travel benefit ,   reverse mortgage ,   Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act ,   2007 ,   Constitution of India ,   Directive Principle of State Policy ,   Article 41 ,   Code of Criminal Procedure (Chapter IX) ,   Section 125(1)(2) ,   Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act ,   1956 Section ,   loneliness and old age

“Growing Old"is a natural process that every human undergoes in one’s lifetime. It basically refers to the decline in the functional capacity that occurs due to physiological transformation. Senior citizens are an asset to a society with their pool of varied experiences, ideas, knowledge and...

By Anshul Ranga September 11, 2015