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Flavia Agnes

Equality within communities the key, not between communities

Rather than enacting a UCC, the Law Commission has recommended that family laws of every religion must be reformed to render them gender-just.

12 Sep 2018 1:37 AM

Contrast ‘pre-nups’ with a conditional ‘nikahnama’

Most Muslim women are unaware of their right to stipulate conditions in their nikahnama.

29 Aug 2018 1:13 AM

Will a stringent anti-trafficking law really protect women?

Trafficking under this bill also includes begging, domestic work, farm or factory work.

21 Aug 2018 12:55 AM

Darul Qaza row: A storm in a teacup

Despite this, the judgment is quoted totally out of contest to buttress the arguments of those opposing the Darul Qaza.

01 Aug 2018 12:45 AM

India’s Church: Mired in controversies

The matter is serious and needs to be investigated thoroughly, beyond the political rhetoric.

20 Jul 2018 12:15 AM

Section 377 needs to go: A ‘Victorian relic’ has no place in today’s India

The court left it to Parliament to consider deleting the provision.

12 Jul 2018 1:18 AM

A scoreboard of judicial accountability

On the one hand, Anita Gets Bail tracks the brilliance of our judiciary, while on the other it lays bare its clay feet.

01 Jul 2018 4:26 AM

From violators to protectors: Role of police is changing in some rape cases

It is in the context that I find the need to narrate this horrific incident of gangrape in Mumbai, which is known as the “ragpicker” case.

10 May 2018 1:21 AM

Death penalty for child abuse more harmful

The Kathua rape is not the norm; most cases of child abuse take place within our homes and in our neighbourhoods.

23 Apr 2018 12:26 AM

Is Hindu society ready for pre-nups?

Introducing the notion of pre-nuptial agreements will transform the sacramental Hindu marriage into a purely contractual obligation.

31 Mar 2018 12:22 AM