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India’s Supreme Court Gives Equal Abortion Access to All Women
September 30, 2022

India’s Supreme Court Gives Equal Abortion Access to All Women

By Bhumika Saraswati
All women, regardless of marital status, can now obtain abortions up to 24 weeks into their pregnancies.

India’s Supreme Court Recognizes Sex Work as a Profession
June 13, 2022

India’s Supreme Court Recognizes Sex Work as a Profession

By Kavita Chowdhury
Voluntary sex work is legal in India but trafficking for sex is punishable under the law.
India’s Supreme Court Pauses Sedition Trials
May 14, 2022

India’s Supreme Court Pauses Sedition Trials

By Sudha Ramachandran
Although the Narendra Modi government said it will “re-examine” and “re-consider” the sedition law, its apparent change of heart is unconvincing.

India’s Supreme Court Intervenes in Hate Speeches Against Muslims
January 12, 2022

India’s Supreme Court Intervenes in Hate Speeches Against Muslims

By Ashok Sharma
The apex court intervention relates to calls for genocide of Indian Muslims made at a Hindu religious conclave last month.

Indian State Challenges New Citizenship Law in Supreme Court
January 15, 2020

Indian State Challenges New Citizenship Law in Supreme Court

By Associated Press
The government of Kerala argues the Citizenship Amendment Act violates India’s secular constitution.

Will Manipur Fake Encounter Victims Finally See Justice?
July 25, 2019

Will Manipur Fake Encounter Victims Finally See Justice?

By Rohit Dhyani
A Supreme Court announcement brings new hope that abuses of the AFSPA can be brought to light.

The Taj Mahal: Monumental Neglect
July 19, 2018

The Taj Mahal: Monumental Neglect

By Neeta Lal
India's top court threatens to “shut down” India's most iconic monument unless action is taken to restore it.
Why India's Triple Talaq Debate Misses the Point
July 05, 2017

Why India's Triple Talaq Debate Misses the Point

By Aftab Alam
Muslim women have far more pressing concerns. Why is this obscure practice gaining national attention?

The Indian Supreme Court as Environmental Activist
January 24, 2014

The Indian Supreme Court as Environmental Activist

By Romi Jain
The country’s highest court has not been shy about using judicial activism to protect the environment

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