By: Mouli Kaushal Jain* | Introduction In April 2014, the Supreme Court of India in its landmark judgment National Legal Services v. Union of India (“NALSA”) granted rights and protections to the transgender community. The court recognizes transgender persons’ right to decide their gender as male, female or third gender. The court also directed central and state governments to take steps to treat them as Socially and Educationally Backward classes (“SEBC”) of citizens and e
Register here About the session The session will primarily focus on the topic- Exploring Career Options in Law. The attendees shall be free to interact with and pose questions to him. Date, time & platform Date- 21st March 2021 Time- 1800 hrs Platform- Google Meet Expectations from the attendees The attendees should join the meeting at least 10-mins prior to the session. It is expected that the attendees shall not cause any disturbances during the session. It is expected and
By: Kaustubh Kumar* | INTRODUCTION Judiciary being the third pillar of democracy plays a vital role in Indian political system by keeping a check on the executive. The perseverance and dedication of the forefathers to make India a democratic state that provides basic rights to its citizens was fulfilled by enshrining adult suffrage, parliamentary (indirect) democracy, and fundamental rights in the constitution, but to bolster these democratic ideals, the independence of th
"Legal literacy is the core basis for the survival of our Constitutional democracy. Our entire judicial setup functions on the presumption that all people are aware of their rights and are able to approach the concerned institution."
– Hon’ble Justice P. Sathasivam (former Chief Justice of India) In light of the above quote, Team Samvidhi is collaborating with Team Oorjaa to conduct Legal Literacy Sessions as legal awareness is
By: Nimisha Mishra* | Reverse engineering refers to working backwards from the finished product or desired outcome to establish the exact pathway to success. In short, reverse engineering is a replica of the initial object by capturing, disassembling and analyzing its 3D replica. It is a popular concept which exists in almost every area of life including pharmaceuticals, the beauty industry, breakfast cereals, confectionery, dishwashing, etc. An instance of reverse engineer
By: Komal* | INTRODUCTION India has always been a country where love marriages have not been accepted openly and that between adults of two different castes or religions is looked upon as a grave blow to the dignity and reputation of their respective families. But over the years, the scenario has changed and the right to choose a partner has emerged as a fundamental right. An important legislation, The Special Marriage Act 1954 is also in force in the country which looks a