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Shayara Bano v. Union of India And Ors. (2017) 9 SCC 1

By- Gargi Bhattacharya, LLB Faculty of Law, DU INTRODUCTION: In Shayara Bano v. Union of India and Ors. (2016), the Supreme Court of India abrogated the practice of “talaq-e biddat”, which permitted the Muslim males to divorce their wives instantaneously and irreversibly. In other words, this landmark judgment was pronounced in order to declare unconstitutional …

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Minerva Mill Ltd. And Ors V Union Of India And Ors. (AIR 1980 SC 1789)

-By Abhijeet Shekhawat, Bba.Llb(H) Gujarat National Law University   INTRODUCTION Minerva Mills Ltd. and Ors v Union of India and Ors is considered as one of the most dominant judgments which safeguarded the ‘basic structure’ of the Constitution form being amended by the parliament. The constitutionality of § 4 and 55 of the 42nd Amendment …

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Notice issued by the Honorable Supreme Court in PIL seeking the establishment of a welfare board for Transgenders

CJI SA Bobde headed a bench which heard the PIL. The petitioner highlights the vulnerable condition of Transgenders, the violence and humiliation they face because of the stigma prevalent in the society against them. They also highlight the level of discrimination they face in their day to day life despite several laws like the Trans …

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Ajay Hasia & Ors. V. Khalid Mujib Sehravardi & Ors. 1981 AIR 487

Brief Facts The Regional Engineering College, Srinagar is one of the fifteen Engineering College in the nation supported by the Government of India. The College is established and its administration and management are carried on by a Society registered under the Jammu and Kashmir Registration of Societies Act, 1898. The Petitioner in this Case challenged …

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