Explainers – Category

Labour Codes: Code on Social Security, 2020

[Ed Note: On 23rd September 2020, the Parliament passed the new labour codes namely, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working ...
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Unraveling the New Land Regime in Jammu and Kashmir

Introduction On 5th August, 2019, the President of India passed The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 whereby the special Constitutional status accorded ...
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Labour Codes: Industrial Relations Code 2020

[Ed Note: On 23rd September 2020, the Parliament passed the new labour codes namely, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020, the Occupational Safety, Health and Working ...
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Over-Regulation of The Civil Society: Unpacking the FCRA 2020

INTRODUCTION The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 (FCRA) came into force on 20th September 2020. The FCRA aims to regulate the receipt and utilization ...
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Right to Protest v. Right to Mobility: The Shaheen Bagh Case

Recently, the Supreme Court answered a much-disputed question of drawing the balance between the right to protest and the protection of people’s public rights through ...
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Sub-Classification within Reserved Seats

On August 27, 2020, in State of Punjab vs Davinder Singh, the Supreme Court in a five-judge constitutional bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra deliberated ...
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Same-Sex Marriage: Examining the Move towards Legal Recognition

Introduction: The Journey so Far On September 6th, 2018, a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court held that Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code ...
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The Controversial Legacy of Justice Arun Mishra

INTRODUCTION Justice Arun Mishra retired from the Supreme Court of India on September 2, 2020. A plethora of articles have been written since, which have ...
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Explainer: Contempt Of Court – The Case Of Prashant Bhushan

The recent conviction of Advocate Prashant Bhushan by the Apex Court in a contempt case has sparked a huge controversy among activists, academia, and members ...
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Kashmir, the Constitution and Article 370: an Explainer

On 5th August 2019, the President of India passed The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 2019 [“C.O. 272”]. This Order, while brief, has ...
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