Category: Opinion

Opinion

Parliament should enact a law to ban triple talaq

The Chief Justice of India, Mr Justice Khehar and Mr Justice Abdul Nazeer wanted a comprehensive legislation to do away with this practice. Though, the two judges felt that this practice was part of Muslim Personal Law and thus protected under Article 25 as a fundamental right, they preferred to stay it for six months. The legal question is whether a ‘fundamental right’ could be stayed by judiciary?
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A Multitude Of Sins Behind Chaparayi Deaths

A Multitude Of Sins Behind Chaparayi Deaths

There is an acute shortfall of paramedical staff in the Chaparayi region of East Godavari district. Reports post the Chaparayi deaths say that the government is recruiting staff on war-footing. Such recruitments have to be on regular basis if this recurrent problem is to be contained.
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