Diksha Sanyal's Posts

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Unpacking the Right to Intimacy in Supriyo

Even the minority opinion privileged a 'marriage-lite' version of queer union instead of upholding relational equality

8th Nov 2023

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A Long Road to Nowhere: On the Many Disappointments of the Marriage Equality Case

The Court undertook a selective reading of its own jurisprudence while upholding the constitutionality of the Special Marriage Act

27th Oct 2023

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Shilpa Sailesh Judgment: A Step Towards No-Fault Divorce?

Is the SC's power to directly grant divorce in cases of irretrievable breakdown of marriage, a judicial quick fix to a legislative issue?

3rd Jun 2023

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The Uses and Abuses of Marital Privacy

How strong is the marital privacy argument to justify marital rape exception in a post-Puttaswamy era?

22nd May 2023

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Same Sex Marriage Equality

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Going Beyond Marriage: A Case for Relational Equality

Some of the petitions in the marriage equality case argue for more than the right to marry. They ask for the right to a chosen family.

10th May 2023

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Adjudicating Marriage Equality: An Opportunity Lost or a Bullet Dodged?

The SC’s decision to leave out personal laws from the scope of challenge in the marriage equality case presents an interesting conundrum.

24th Apr 2023

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Same-Sex Marriage Litigation in Foreign Jurisdictions

The SC will likely rely heavily on Judgements delivered by foreign courts to answer common questions about same-sex marriage.

17th Apr 2023

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