Judiciary’s Selective Cognizance of the Amarnath Pilgrimage Issue

by Arpita Sarkar The death of 67 Amarnath Yatris this year has been a major cause of concern for the apex court. Reacting to the incident, the Court directed the Government to provide an explanation for the same and to upgrade the infrastructure and other facilities in the high mountains of Kashmir in the interest … Continue reading Judiciary’s Selective Cognizance of the Amarnath Pilgrimage Issue

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Who Speaks for the Child in a Surrogacy?

by Jwala Thapa When Linda Vanburen Green left her baby in the premises of the Regional Passport Office in Hyderabad early this year, she only wanted to get a point across to what she felt was the unresponsive attitude of the Passport Seva Kendra staff. Although Ms. Green’s actions might have been able to get past the bureaucracy, … Continue reading Who Speaks for the Child in a Surrogacy?