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Author: Smita Gupta

Dichotomy Between Forest Dwellers and Conservationists: Analysis of the Forest Rights Act, 2006

By Aditya Vyas and Stuti Srivastava, Associate Editors, RGNUL Student Research Review The Supreme Court passed an Order[i] on 13th February, 2019 (hereinafter, “the Order”) requiring the eviction of forest dwellers whose claims to forest land had been rejected by the competent authorities.[ii] The case pertains to the claims of forest dwellers to forest lands…
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CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT BILL 2019: FROM JUS SOLI TO JUS SANGUINIS

By Prateek Virk, 4th year student, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Concept of Citizenship According to Aristotle “The State is a compound made of citizens; and this compels us to consider who should properly be called a citizen and what a citizen really is.”[i] The question as to the nature of the citizenship…
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Transgender Bill 2018: A Half-Hearted Attempt at Complete Justice

By Smita Gupta and Paras Jain, Junior Editors Introduction The Transgender Community has long fought the ostracisation and ubiquitous repugnance from all sectors of the society. The National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India Judgement was a much-needed respite for the Community. Trying to follow in the footsteps of the Judiciary, the Legislature has passed…
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PRIVACY ON THE INTERNET IN INDIA: RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN

By – Chitransh Shrivastava, VIT School of Law Introduction In today’s world, dissemination of information has become quite easy with the advancement of the internet. News spreads across entire world within minutes. Procuring personal information or past records about an individual is no longer a herculean task. This circulation of information in a way infringes a person’s…
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RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN: EVOLVING RIGHT IN INDIAN DEMOCRACY

By – Shubham Mishra, VIT School of Law, Chennai   Introduction The concept of right to be forgotten which is also known as right to delist or right to erasure is on the verge of evolution in Indian Constitution. This right is presumed as a part of right to privacy and deliberation is taking place in legislature…
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REPRODUCTIVE AUTONOMY: A VARIABLE DEPENDENT ON MARITAL STATUS

By – Rajarshi Singh, NUSRl, Ranchi   Introduction The constitutional principle laid down in Article 21, incorporates within itself numerous facets, unavailability of which shall render to be an impediment in the full-fledged development of social beings like us. One such facet, found in the compendium of rights under Article 21 is the “Right to privacy”,…
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RIGHT TO PRIVACY: CONCERNS VIS-À-VIS SOCIAL MEDIA

By – Karpura Kanti Nanda & Devika Pattnaik, KIIT University, Odisha   Introduction “In a world where everyone shows and tells everything, I value discretion and privacy” With the development and popularity of social networking sites, cybercrimes have immensely increased. It has become necessary for the country to prioritize the issues and make strict laws with…
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