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127th Constitution Amendment Bill, 2021

The Parliament passed the Constitution 127th Amendment Bill, 2021, restoring the right of States to identify Other Backward Classes as existed before the 102nd Constitution Amendment Act.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 23rd Aug 2021

Marital Rape

Recently, The Chhattisgarh High Court upheld the charges filed against a husband under sections 498A and 377, but discharged him under Section 376.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 21st Aug 2021

POCSO ACT

A Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court recently ruled that skin-to-skin contact is essential for the infraction of section 7 of the POCSO Act (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012) to occur.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 19th Aug 2021

Judicial Appointments

The Government had cleared all the nine names (including 3 women) recommended by the Supreme Court collegium for position of judges in the SC. They have been sworn in simultaneously marking a first in SC's history.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 17th Aug 2021

Population Control Norms

Recently, Uttar Pradesh's and Assam's state governments have advocated aggressive measures to curb population growth. These would include incentives as well as disincentives.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 15th Aug 2021