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Dear PM Modi, Are you telling Muslims to leave India?

Today I called my housemaid in India and inquired about her well-being. Her first response was: ‘Ye log Musalaman ko Desh chor ke Janey ko bol rahey hain.’ (They are telling Muslims to leave India.) I was dumbfounded. Ye log...

Re-establishing Diplomatic Ties between India and Libya

In view of the prevailing travel ban to Libya by the government of India imposed in 2016, the Union Minister, Kiran Rijiju’s visit to the north African country assumes more significance. Warm reception by the Interior Minister of Libya in...

Female Genital Mutilation: A Yearning for Culpability in India

A girl was happy that today her mother offered to take her to the movies. This 7-year old girl was excited as this was her first movie in a long time. She left the house hoping to have a...

Haj Subsidy Ban and Secular Character of Constitution

For long, the Indian state has practiced the unconstitutional sin of opting for Haj subsidy to continue. For long, India has suffered from the undue burden of religious subsidy to a particular community. For long, people have voiced opinions...

Instant Triple Talaq and Criminalization of it: Stifling the Rights of Individuals

What instant Triple talaq is to ‘Muslim wives’, criminalization of it is to ‘Muslim husbands’. The former has been sacredly practiced in the name of religion while the latter has been hastily enacted in the name of safeguarding women’s rights....

Taj Mahal in Storm of History and Propaganda

The radiance of Taj Mahal, at the moment, is blurred not by deterioration in climatic conditions but by the unfounded discourse of xenophobes. The glory of White Marvel is eclipsed not by centuries of its existence on the dingy...

Celebrating Festival with the Natives

The experience of being a part of the celebration of Diwali in India still enthralls me very much. As a child, I recall to mind…how impatiently I waited for the evening of Diwali to come! How profusely I admired the...

Deportation of Rohingya Refugee Contradicts the Character and Spirit of India

No country in the world is as spirituality varied and vibrant as India in whose lap countless and limitless colors of life have prospered since centuries. No nation in the world has been as much generous to the displaced...

A Journey of Indian Muslim from 1947 to 2017

My father, Munshi Abdul Mabood, was a government employee in the department of posts in Bihar. He was a Muslim. In 1947, he did not migrate to Pakistan as he did not feel threatened by the post-partition communal flare-up in the...

In Absence of Laws India Stands a Mute Spectator to Lynch Squad

Law is the defining principle of our life. It controls and regulates the direction of our actions in both personal and social state of affairs. India has a plethora of laws that not only safeguards the rights of its...
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Juveniles in Care Homes: A Comparative and Critical Analysis

It was the year 1989 when the entire world was undergoing certain changes and in the backdrop of such changes, the world leaders came...

Call For Papers: Law & Political Review (Annual Journal), Google Scholar Indexed, Submission Open

This post is a Call For Papers post for Law & Political Review which is an Annual Journal by The Law Brigade Publishers. Research Area...

Bombay High Court Passes Order To Clarify and Modify Previous Order When State of Maharashtra Moved Praecipe

Division Bench of Bombay High Court consisting of Justice S. V. Gangapurwala and Justice Shrikant D. Kulkarni had passed an Order on 25th October...

The European Court of Human Rights Orders Germany To Pay Non-Pecuniary Damages for Prison Strip-Searches 

A serving German prisoner was repeatedly stripped searched for non-legitimate purposes. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) found that Germany had violated the...