Thursday, 6 October, 2022
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Topic: Law

One lone, brave voice stood up against anti-defection law in 1985. All his predictions came true

When it comes to anti-defection law, the cure is worse than the disease.

‘For God’s sake…’ – What Ambedkar said about rule of majority in India

Any failure to protect the fundamental rights of minorities means damaging the very soul of the Constitution, and violating the core teachings of Ambedkar.

Marital rape law is necessary. Women cannot be expected to quietly accept violence in marriage

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Modi govt to introduce new bill on arbitration in winter session, says Law Minister Rijiju

Under PM Modi's leadership, the Centre wants to work closely with all law universities and academies, and is committed to strengthening the legal system of the country, Rijiju added.

Sec 124A needs a quiet burial in India. Sedition law has no place in a democracy

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

China passes new law banning defamation of military personnel

The law states that no organisation or individual may in any way slander or derogate the honour of servicemen, nor may they insult or slander the reputation of armed forces.

Quran’s verses need to be reviewed. But by Islamic scholars, not Supreme Court of India

The Quran has 6,236 verses. Muslims can read down those that no longer apply in a modern world.

If India wants cross-border data, it must reform its laws and surveillance strategies

Any discussion on personal data access in India necessarily requires a reiteration of the Supreme Court's Puttaswamy verdict, which declared privacy a fundamental right.

Can Manthara be charged for conspiracy against Ayodhya? Putting Ramayana through IPC test

In ‘Ramayana Revisited’, journalist Anil Maheshwari and SC Advocate Vipul Maheshwari look at the legality of the Manthara episode.

India’s healthcare workers are the most vulnerable, but there is no framework for their health

The Modi government and several states put in place laws against harming healthcare professionals during the Covid crisis. But violence is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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