India is renowned all over the world for its progressive and sensitive educational policy when it comes to gender education. Specifically in this regard, the National Policy on Education, 1986 puts special emphasis on the importance of women’s education. It states,...
The article focuses on the issue of rising levels of air pollution in the capital city and the measures taken to combat the same. It traces the evolution of environmental jurisprudence in India, with regard to the various domestic legislation and international...
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...
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...
Most people living in India and who have access to Facebook, newspapers or even television commercials have heard of the term ‘Free Basics’ and many might still not really know what it truly means. Formerly known as ‘internet.org’, Free Basics is...
"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...
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...
The Constitution of India grants the right to freedom of religion under Articles 25 to 28. The sub-section 2 of Article 28 does not bar an educational institution, which is administered by the State but has been established under any...
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...
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...
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 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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
'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...
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...
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 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,...
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...
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...
"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...