India's demand for electricity in the year 2018-19 was 1,196,309 GWh. Total electricity generation, on the other hand, was 1,547,000 GWh. Though India has the infrastructure for generating surplus power, its distribution infrastructure was lacking. Thankfully, various programmes, such...
The Indian Judiciary uses 11 billion sheets of paper per year in just filing of cases. The number excludes the orders/ judgments passed, applications / documents, et cetera, filed during the pendency of the case that may go on...
Corruption/ Money Laundering remains an issue everywhere throughout the world. Corruption like bribery and theft of public goods generate an additional, illegal amount of revenue. Consequently, this revenue is laundered to enter the economic system without the shame of...
The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is the main legislation that deals with procedure for administration of substantive criminal law in India. It was instituted in the year 1973 and came into power on 1st April, 1974. It gives the hardware to the examination of crime, apprehension of...
A scandal of epic proportions rocked social media this month. An Instagram group was revealed, where certain males passed lewd comments on and objectified girls, including minors. After a few screenshots from this group were leaked; a massive controversy...
Earlier there was no provision to safeguard the women from being sexually harassed, every day the woman were being harassed in one way or the other by their employers. The offences related to the harassment of the women at...
Criminal Law is one of the most intimate branches of law when viewed from a societal standpoint. Crime stands intertwined with society itself, and with the lives of almost every person within society. Often, victims or witnesses of crime...
After decades of unchecked exploitation and deterioration of natural resources now is the time for the National Green Tribunal's role in addressing the problem of environmental pollution and degradation. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) was established on October 18, 2010...
The Aarogya Setu app remains, purportedly, a big part of India's multi-pronged approach to tackling the coronavirus pandemic. Developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), the government has been pushing aggressively for its adoption. According to the current lockdown guidelines,...
Mahatma Gandhi and Bal Gangadhar Tilak were the first prominent personalities who were charged with Sedition during the British Colonial Rule.  “Sec 124 (A) under which I am happily charged, is perhaps the prince among the political sections of the...
'Homophobia is the act of victimizing a person emotionally, physically, sexually, or verbally because they are transgender .' Hate speech directed at transgenders and other homosexuals are also covered under homophobia.  Of course, the root cause of this problem...
We all know that the current issue in our judicial system is the debate regarding the appointment of Judges to High Courts and Supreme Court. The debate arose on the enactment of National Judicial Appointment Commission Act replacing the...
The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy; or other wise known as the Ministry of AYUSH; has the objective to develop education, conduct research and spread awareness about alternative medicine systems in India. The Ministry was formed on 9th of November' 2014. Before...
The environment is the key to satisfying all of human needs. It can be stated with surety that there will not exist a society without the environment. Right from the most important human necessity, which is food to the...
For most of the human history Marijuana has been completely legal. Marijuana has been illegal for less than 1% of the time that it’s been in use.  Cannabis and its derivatives (marijuana, hashish/charas and bhang) is the most traditional...
India is indeed hypnotised by the baby steps it is taking to cope with COVID-19. Yet, there always remained certain loopholes, that haunt the nation till date. Pseudo-science is followed by both the vulnerable as well as the educated...
In simpler words, discrimination refers to the practice of unfairly treating a person or group differently from other people or groups of people. Often inciting hatred and hostility for a person or groups of person. Once the hatred triggered...
The much-awaited Winter Session of the Parliament begins today (November 26th to December 23rd, 2015). The top developments are that the current legislative agenda includes 19 Bills that are presently pending in Parliament for consideration and passing and 14 new Bills...
India has been hanging on a shoestring since the COVID-19 pandemic has been infiltrating across the nation. On March 14, 2020 the Government notified the nation about the extremity of the pandemic. In envisioning the complexities and threats, it...
India is in the midst of a pandemic, just like the rest of the world. As the country combats COVID-19, millions are starving. Food security in India during the pandemic has concerned many, including the World Trade Organisation. Food...
The Automobile Safety standards in India are technically known as Automotive Industry Standards. The Automotive Industry Standards are published by the Automotive Research Association of India on behalf of the Automotive Industry Standards Committee. These technical specifications are based...
Artificial Intelligence has become a buzzword that can make people imagine situations that are beyond the capabilities of technology. There is consensus among countries across the globe that AI is a game-changer and a key contributor for the future...
What people most often forget is, India is at the end of the day a democracy. Whenever there shall be bouts of autocratic rule and authoritarianism, people will come together and rise up against it. Even in the smallest...
Everyone prays to never see the bars of prison in their lifetime. Yet, as fickle as life is, it is quite hard to predict the future. It is in everyone’s benefit to know a little bit about prison life;...
The most infamous aspect of 2017's GST (Goods and Services Tax) Bill was the 12% tax levied on Sanitary napkins. It attracted severe criticism with people starting campaigns opposing the tax referring to the problem of period poverty. One...
India is developing at a rapid rate. But there are still some age-old and objectionable practices that pull us miles behind.  Sex-selective infanticide is one such a practice. Female infanticide is a heinous crime. In simple terms, it is...
"Chennaiyileh mazha peyyarthilla"(It doesn't rain there in Chennai), complained my roommate, 2 months ago when we were talking about home. I was from a place where it rained often and I boasted of it. Little did we know that,...
An instance of Media Massacre: On his Facebook profile, a journalist working for a Kanpur-based newspaper, wrote on June 14,2020 that an illegal construction by ‘famous land mafia’ had been demolished due to a report he had filed. He...
The idea of freedom of speech and expression was put forth and advocated by John Stuart Mill. More than 150 years ago. Its importance, over time, has only magnified with the rise of a rule of the people, for...
"Aaj chocolate nai laye Shukla Tai Ji? Kaha dengey chocolate? Yaha ya bathroom mai? Yaad nai aa raha? Mai yaad karati hoon. Meri princess, duniya ki sabse khoobsurat ladki hai meri bachi. Yaad aaya? Apne haath sey mera Mooh...