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Assam NRC: Counting Citizens

DESK BRIEF: Will the 31 August NRC list, produced under a legal cloud, still have legal authority?

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30th Aug 2019

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Criminalising Triple Talaq

DESK BRIEF: On August 23rd, a two-judge bench of the Court directed the Union to respond to challenges against criminalising Triple Talaq

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28th Aug 2019

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From the 12th to the 21st Century

DESK BRIEF: The last week at the Supreme Court saw arguments ranging from social media to historical materials in the 12th century

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26th Aug 2019

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Week 2 in Ayodhya

In week 2 of the Ayodhya hearings, the Court exclusively heard Senior Advocate Vaidyanathan, who argued Lord Ram's suit

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20th Aug 2019

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Legal Incarnations

In the Ayodhya case, the Supreme Court must come to terms with various legal incarnations of the divine. 

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20th Aug 2019

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Week 1 in Ayodhya

In Week 1 of the Ayodhya hearings, the Court heard submissions from Senior Advocates Jain and Parassaran on behalf of NA and Lord Ram

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19th Aug 2019

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Week Ahead: Supreme Court, August 19 – 23, 2019

This week, the Court has listed the Ayodhya case and POCSO Implementation and is likely to hear challenges to A. 370

19th Aug 2019

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The Unfinished Business of Reshaping ‘Indian’ Identity

DESK BRIEF: A number of cases currently pending before the Court deal with issues central to Indian identity

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18th Aug 2019

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Ready or Not?

DESK BRIEF: In order to meet the 31st August deadline for the Assam NRC, the Court must settle three unanswered questions.

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15th Aug 2019

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Word Play

DESK BRIEF: Will the court affirm Damnoo, or revise it taking into account the effacement of Article 370? The case is yet to be listed.

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13th Aug 2019

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Why the Ayodhya dispute is a polycentric dispute

DESK BRIEF: The Ayodhya case revolves around competing claims from the Nirmohi Akhara, the Hindu Mahasabha, and the Sunni Waqf Board

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11th Aug 2019

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Can the tragedy at Unnao shape POCSO implementation?

DESK BRIEF: On July 31st, Chief Justice Gogoi tagged the Unnao rape to the POCSO case.

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8th Aug 2019

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Will EWS Reservation Survive?

Petition to either strike down the 103rd Constitutional Amendment or make it subject to the 50% ceiling laid down in Indra Sawhney.

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2nd Aug 2019

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Delayed or Denied?

DESK BRIEF: The Justice Kureshi appointment dispute is the most significant executive assertion over judicial appointments since the NJAC

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31st Jul 2019

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Week Ahead: Supreme Court, July 29 – Aug 2, 2019

This week, the Supreme Court will hear two highly public cases and grapple with the issue of judicial primacy in the Justice Kureshi matter.

28th Jul 2019

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Illegal Immigrants or Refugees?

DESK BRIEF: A three-judge bench will likely hear the Rohingya case next in mid-August

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25th Jul 2019

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Does the implementation of the Forest Rights Act, 2006 lead to large scale evictions?

DESK BRIEF: On July 24th, the Court will explore other remedies to better balance the rights of forest dwellers with conservation

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23rd Jul 2019

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Interview with Kamini Jaiswal

Kamini Jaiswal on pendency of cases before the Court, new roster system, and important cases to look out for.

6th Jul 2019

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Designing Reservation Policy in Universities

This piece traces the legal developments prompting the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers' Cadre) Bill's introduction

20th Jun 2019

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