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How Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legal Victories for Women Also Led To Pro-LGBT Rulings

Several anti-discrimination court rulings for the LGBT community in the US have borrowed heavily from the RBG playbook.

Retributive Justice is the Product of a Capitalist Understanding of Crime and Punishment

The twisted culture of crime and punishment that also fosters extrajudicial justice are inevitable within a capitalist socioeconomic order.

What the US Supreme Court Can Learn About Rights-Protection From Its Indian Counterpart

Recently, the US Supreme Court recognised gender identity as a ground for discrimination, but in a limited sense. The Indian Supreme Court has shown a better approach.

How a “Declared Foreigner” in Assam Is Fighting a Losing Legal Battle

The Gauhati High Court recently turned down a petition against a Foreigner Tribunal order, denying 54-year old Dulal Uddin his Indian citizenship.

How to Prevent Social Media Platforms in India from Becoming ‘Bois Locker Rooms’

The recent leaks revealing a lewd Instagram private chatroom in Delhi reaffirm the need for more robust policies to regulate social media platforms.

India’s Lax Environmental Clearance Regime is to Blame for the Vizag Gas Leak Incident

The fact that LG Polymers did not have the necessary environmental clearances highlights a bigger problem.

PUDR Demands Judicial Inquiry Over Northeast Delhi Violence

Public statement by the Delhi-based Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR).

What Rights Do Indian Prisoners Have During a Pandemic?

State governments in India have been slow in protecting the rights of prisoners during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Revisiting the Northeast Delhi Violence: Policing Failures and How to Fix Them

By not acting on time, the Delhi Police flouted several legal norms and procedures during the communal violence in Northeast Delhi in February.

How Tenable Are the Criminal Charges Against ‘The Wire’ Founding Editor?

Recently, Uttar Pradesh police filed criminal charges against journalist Siddharth Varadarajan for allegedly misquoting the Chief Minister. Are these charges legally valid?