Right to marry person of one’s choice is integral to right to life & liberty (A-21)- SC on Hadiya case

Context The right to marry a person of one’s choice is integral to Article 21 (right to life and liberty) of the Constitution”, the Supreme Court said. Other details of…

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SC asks Centre to strike a balance on Rohingya issue

The Supreme Court came close to ordering the government not to deport the Rohingya. It finally settled on merely observing that a balance should be struck between humanitarian concern for…

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The will to die — on ‘living wills’

Introduction: The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it is vetting a draft law to permit “passive euthanasia” – The Medical Treatment of Terminally Ill Patients (Protection of Patients…

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Right to Privacy Judgment: The Long and Short of It in 21 Points

Key lessons from the said judgment from the perspective of the common man of India: 1. Earlier, the right to privacy was invariably considered a legal right. 2. Various judgments…

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Right to Privacy: What Supreme Court judges said in separate judgements

A nine-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday held that privacy is a fundamental right under the Consitution of India. “Privacy is intrinsic to the right to life…

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