Recently, the Lok Sabha has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which seeks to ease norms for religious minorities from neighbouring nations (non-muslims) to get Indian citizenship by amending age-old Citizenship Act, 1955. However, it has polarised regions in border states such as Assam since the locals fear that it will result in demographic change due to immigration.
Kerala’s Sabarimala Temple issue is about the conflict between women rights and tradition. According to Kerala’s traditions and customs, women between 10 and 50 years of age were not permitted into Sabarimala Temple. However, the situation has changed when the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court on September 28, 2018, declared that restricting entry of women of menstruating age was unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court recently held that the Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) is bound by the aid and advice of the Delhi government.
The Supreme Court is hearing a PIL petition that challenges the constitutional validity of Article 35A. Article 35A provisions need an understanding in the context of promises made under the Indian federation.
It proposes to set up National Anti-Trafficking Bureau. It provides for the prevention, rescue, and rehabilitation. Impacts consenting adult sex workers. Key features of the bill include…