Does Burning the Effigy of a Judge amount to Contempt? Discussing the law in light of the infamous Odisha Saga

Recently, the Odisha State Bar Association was in the news for an alleged offence of the contempt of court. The lawyers of the High Court blocked the cars of the judges from entering the High Court, shouted derogatory slogans  and even burnt the effigy of the then Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra along …

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Censoring Online Content: Constitutionally permissible?

The 21st century heralded as the age of technology, is an age wherein almost everything occurs in the digital space. From making payments to even searching for love, technology has truly impacted everyone’s lives. This technological advancement has touched even cinema, originally accessible only through movie theatres and later through television. However, today one has …

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Everything Wrong with the Review Petition against the Sabarimala Decision

Recently, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India delivered a landmark verdict wherein it struck down the traditional practice of prohibiting women falling under a certain age group entry into the Sabarimala shrine. In the previous post, I had critically analyzed the judgment. However, despite the progressive stance of the Court there exists a section of …

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