Volume 2 Issue 2

Judiciary and it’s Functions

Author: Gandham Lavanya

Abstract: Judiciary, legislature and executive are the three branches of the State. In India, we’ve an impartial judiciary. The other organs of the government can’t intrude with the functioning of the judiciary. Judiciary is that department of government which translates law, settles disputes and administers justice. Laws are like lifeless letters without courts to explain and expound their which means. Judiciary is the watchdog of democracy, father or mother of the charter as well as champion of liberty.

Marital Rape

Author: Baby Naaz Jain

Abstract: It’s about time that some reforms are introduced regarding marital rape. There have been several petitions regarding this in the Supreme Court. The question here arises is, have we reached the stage of development in our country wherein we can accommodate bringing a reform of penalising marital rape? Developed countries like the United States and United Kingdom have criminalised marital rape only in the the late 20th century.

Case Comment

Author: Pooja Umashankar

Abstract: Females between the age of 10 to 50 years had been denied entry to the Lord Ayyappa Temple situated at Sabarimala, Kerala on the ground of certain customs and usages. A writ petition was filed before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India to seek directions against the government and District Magistrate to permit females between the age of 10 to 50 years to the temple.