Simultaneous applicability of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology Act: A Problem of Differentiated Protections and Liabilities – Part I

There have been several questions regarding the simultaneous applicability of the Information Technology Act [“IT Act”] and the Indian Penal Code [“IPC”] due to considerable overlaps between the offences provided for in these statutes. The …

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Life without Remission: An Irreviewable and Unconstitutional Punishment

In this piece, the authors look at the new trend in the Indian judicial system, of remitting death sentences to life sentences, but without the option of further remission under any circumstances.

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“Rubber-band” Secularism: How Islamic and Hindu majoritarianism repurpose colonial legal governance

In the conclusive post of the round-table book discussion, Professor Julia Stephens writes a response to the reviews for “Governing Islam: Law, Empire and Secularism in South Asia”. While analyzing the responses to her book, she simultaneously traces the paradigm of colonial secularism in the contemporary world

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