Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage: A Necessity

LGBTIQ represents persons who identify themselves as Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, Transgenders, Intersexuals and Queers. These are the people who do not fall in the category of male and female, some biologically and some in terms of their sexual orientation. After the historic judgement that decriminalised consensual sexual interaction between homosexuals, the question that arises is that after a long battle for sexual freedom, what will be the next step towards the complete exercise of civil rights. Civil rights and fundamental rights include rights like the right to choose one’s own partner and the right to marriage.

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Freedom of Press: A Guaranteed Right?

The Constitution of India, under Article 19(1)(a), provides for the right of freedom of speech and expression to every citizen of India. Freedom of speech and expression connotes the citizens’ right to speak and to freely express their views without any unreasonable restrictions. In this article, we will study the freedom of the press which comes under the ambit of freedom of speech and expression.

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Independence of Judiciary

This system can be called the ‘Horizontal Power-Sharing Model’. It is followed mainly to reduce the possibility of concentration of powers in any one organ, making it powerful. Through this system of division of power, the Constitution has endowed the system with checks and balances where one organ cannot infringe upon the areas others are dealing with.

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Honour Killing In India: A Legal Perspective

Honour is a prime and valuable asset of human beings. It is an intangible property of both men and women. Honour killing is the killing for the sake of honour. Killing someone in the name of honour is not only against the law but also a significant violation of human rights. Honour cannot be sacrificed either for the individual interest or for the collective interest of the society.

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Mechanisms of Amendments of the Indian Constitution

From a young age, Indians are taught to take pride in their country and their Constitution. The Constitution of India sets the tone of the country’s polity, establishes the framework for the functions of different organs, and lays down the nature of the relationship among them. It supersedes any provision made by the Parliament of India that may contrast to the provisions mentioned in the Constitution. 

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RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN: The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Recognition of new rights with the changing time is a vital need for the growth of society. It requires a different orientation with balanced amendments. Right to be Forgotten (RTBF) is finding its way in India. RTBF refers to the right of an individual to ask for the removal of information involving his/her past from the Internet which is usually easy to look up using a search engine and often undermine their future opportunities in terms of jobs, relationships etc. The meaning differs with varying jurisdictions.

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Right To Equality: “Permits Classification But Prohibits Class Legislation”

Every citizen of India has some right acquired inherently by birth, fundamental rights are those right which is provided to the citizens of India inherently by birth and some of the rights also available to alien as well, it is deemed essential to protect the freedom and liberties of the subject form the encroachment of power delegated by them to their Government. One of the Rights covered under Fundamental Rights is Right to Equality, it provides that the State shall not deny any person equality before the law and equal protection of the law within the territory of India. Protection Prohibits discrimination on the ground of race, caste, religion, sex or place of birth.

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