#The377Debate II : 06.09.2018

Navtej Singh Johar v. UOI, [Writ Petition (Criminal) No. 76 of 2016] was filed for declaring Section 377 to be unconstitutional. It was held by:  Dipak Misra CJI and A.M. Khanwilkar J. The phrase ‘against the order of nature’ has neither been defined in any provision of the IPC. What is ‘against the order of nature’? Procreation […]

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The Mayo College, Ajmer

  “The Mayo College, Ajmer is an educational institution founded in 1875 by Sir Richard Southwell Bourke, the 6th Earl of Mayo, who was also the Viceroy of India from 1868 to 1872. It is one of the oldest educational institutions which was set up as a public boarding school, offering admission to the then elite. […]

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इसकी टोपी उसके सर्र: Section 5(1) + Section 15 of The Hindu Marriage Act

Section 15 of the The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955: “When a marriage has been dissolved by a decree of divorce and either there is no right of appeal against the decree or, if there is such a right of appeal, the time for appealing has expired without an appeal having been presented, or an appeal […]

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An Alive Stream

  RNR on May 13, 2017 : “I intuitively conclude at this juncture that mobile phones inside Courtrooms undermine the Judicial Process. One should be not be allowed to record, broadcast or communicate with outsiders while inside Courtrooms without specific permission from the Court itself.” RNR on November 13, 2017: “Even if Live Tweeting is […]

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The Revival of Ray III

George H. Gadbois, Jr., chronicler of 93 Judges of the Supreme Court of India, had this to say once: “When I first wrote to Justice A N Ray requesting an interview, I included a couple of articles I had published earlier. This enabled him to see that I was rather well-informed about him and the Court. […]

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