Call for Papers: Special Issue in Honour of Lotika Sarkar

 JOURNAL OF INDIAN LAW AND SOCIETY“Indian Feminisms, Law Reform and the Law Commission of India: Special Issue in Honour of Lotika Sarkar”Guest Editors: Rukmini Sen & Saptarshi Mandal[*]CALL FOR PAPERSWhether in terms of concrete statutory changes or as a discursive space for articulating new meanings, law reform has been an important political objectives for the … Continue reading Call for Papers: Special Issue in Honour of Lotika Sarkar

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A Pragmatist’s Take on Legal Change in the Islamic Tradition

by Moiz Tundawala Judicial divorce for Muslim women in the Indian subcontinent In 1931, Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanvi,, a renown Sufi scholar of the Indian subcontinent, issued a fatwa holding that apostasy did not annul a Muslim marriage, and that a woman experiencing hardships in marriage was entitled to seek judicial separation. But interestingly, evident … Continue reading A Pragmatist’s Take on Legal Change in the Islamic Tradition

Coming To Grips With Population Growth: Search For The Better Way

By Padmini SubhashreeThe issue of population explosion in India isn’t a novelty any more. It has been realised time and again that there is a strong parallel between the tempo of population growth and the standard of development in a country. This axiomatic problem has lead to a Public Interest Litigation filed by Avishek Goenka … Continue reading Coming To Grips With Population Growth: Search For The Better Way