Monthly Archives: January 2014

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 PAPERS Whether in terms of concrete statutory … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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

By Padmini Subhashree The 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 … Continue reading

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