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...
Never before has the city of Delhi been so obsessed with elementary math. From autowallahs to neighbourhood aunties, all everyone seems to be talking about is Kejriwal’s odd-even formula, and every Tom Dick and Harry seems to have something...
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...
This article seeks to explain the very basis for reservation and its relevance in the present times. It analyses what the aims of the Constitution Makers were regarding reservation when they drafted this Suprema Lex and whether in the...
Article 32 of Constitution of India guarantees the Right to Constitutional Remedies to the person aggrieved. If a person’s right is infringed, he can approach the Supreme Court directly and claim compensation from the opposite party. Filing of writ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
“We are not just fighting an epidemic; we are fighting an infodemic. Fake news spreads faster and more easily than this virus, and is just as dangerous.” -Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO). It is a no-brainer that...
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...
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,...
'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...
"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,...
In our minds, at some time, all of us have thought of killing or abducting someone. When angry or apprehended at the wicket-keeper for dropping a catch, or just pissed off at someone for splashing cold water, we often...
Introduction The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2016 is a seminal piece of legislation  which aims at seeking timely deliveries of housing from builders and was recently passed by the Lok Sabha  on 15 March, 2016.  Notably, the Rajya...
"Human Rights are not a privilege conferred by the government. They are every human being's entitlement by the virtue of their humanity."~Mother Teresa Human Rights, Law, and Justice are the pillars on which the entire edifice of the society is...
On the eve of September 11th 2001, the American economy as well as the entire nation suffered a blow to its heart. Four passenger airliners which all departed from airports on the U.S. East Coast bound for California were...
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 city of Mumbai was threatened on the 26th of November 2008 - a gruesome attack was carried out by a band of notorious terrorists. At the hour of crisis was a moment of reckoning for the Mumbai police...
The tax law of a nation is usually unique to it, although there may be similarities and common features in the laws of various countries. Tax law is, in general, concerned only with the legal aspects of taxation, and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...