Judicial Response to Sentencing in Rape Cases

JUDICIAL RESPONSE TO SENTENCING IN RAPE CASES *Dr. Sonia Aneja   As an institution, the Indian judiciary has always commanded considerable respect from the people of this country. The roots of this high regard lie in the impartiality, independence and integrity of the members of the judiciary. Respect for the judiciary was part of the common man’s aspirations for maintaining Rule of Law and building a just society. The deeper aim of the law was creation of a good society.[1]

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Secularism and the Indian Constitution: Some Jurisprudential Aspects

SECULARISM AND THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION: SOME JURISPRUDENTIAL ASPECTS Saumya Uma* Secularism and its meaning are intensely discussed in contemporary polity in India.  In recent times, secularism has come to be juxtaposed with and against the dominant Hindutva ideology.  In the Indian context, the meaning of secularism can be unravelled either through a politico-legal analysis of Constituent Assembly debates or through judicial interpretation of the same in the post-independence era.  This article adopts the latter approach and critiques some jurisprudential aspects of

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