Editorials

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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Kerala HC: First Examine Whether the Course Adopted by the Corporation Is Correct and Then Implement Remedial Measures so Prescribed

The petitioner had prayed in the writ petition for a direction to the Corporation and its officials to ensure that the restoration work of the road was continued and completed only after having removed the existing bituminous road surface and to ensure that the level of the existing road was not increased by the restoration work.

Kerala HC: FIR in Case of Corruption Needs To Be Registered Only After Preliminary Enquiry

On the 8th day of June 2021, the Honorable High Court of Kerala heard and decided a Civil Writ Petition matter filed seeking Writ of Mandamus against the police authorities to register the First Information Report and conduct the investigation.

Kerala HC: Court Cannot Verify Genuineness of Allegations u/s 482 of CrPC

On the 8th Day of June 2021, the Honourable Kerala High Court heard and decided a Criminal Miscellaneous Petition (Cr. M.C) under section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (Cr. P.C).

Kerala HC: Environmental Clearance Is Required for Expansion of Pre-Existing Projects

The petition was filed challenging the validity of Environmental Impact Assessment, 2006 rules on the buildings whose construction was started before the issue of rules.

Kerala HC: Panchayat’s Permission to Set Up Industrial Units Exempted if Power Is Less Than 5

On the 11th day of June 2021, the Honourable High Court of Kerala disposed of a Civil Writ Petition in which the Petitioner had sought a prohibitory order of performing unauthorized furniture manufacturing adjacent to the residential area.