The issue of Reproductive Rights in India: How is it different from other societies?

by Samyak Sibasish Last November, we witnessed the death of a 31 year old Indian woman, Savita Hallapanavar, in Ireland, after doctors refused to give her an abortion 17 weeks into pregnancy, which created quite a huge furore in the Indian and Irish media. The reason for such a hue and cry was the reason … Continue reading The issue of Reproductive Rights in India: How is it different from other societies?

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Conversation with Raju Ramachandran, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court

Shambo Nandy, the Executive Editor of Journal of Indian Law and Society recently spoke to Raju Ramachandran on a wide array of topics. He talks about legal education in the 1970s and now, the qualitative change in the Bar and about the benefits of interdisciplinary legal education. SN: Please tell us something about yourself. What … Continue reading Conversation with Raju Ramachandran, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court

Preventive Detentions in Kashmir: Still a Lawless Law

Admin's Note: The people residing in Kashmir and some parts of the North Eastern states have for long been subjected to atrocities and unnecessary interferences by the armed forces in their daily lives. The Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978 and the Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990 have been misused … Continue reading Preventive Detentions in Kashmir: Still a Lawless Law