Portrayal of Women in Indian Media

With the rapid technological advancement, the power and importance of mass media have been recognised. Mass media has acquired global dimensions. It is considered to be a reflection of our society. Many feminist writers in India have criticised the role of media in portraying women. The main point here is that Indian society is aContinue reading “Portrayal of Women in Indian Media”

Animal Rights

According to PETA, “Animal rights means that animals deserve certain kinds of consideration—consideration of what is in their best interests, regardless of whether they are “cute,” useful to humans, or an endangered species and regardless of whether any human cares about them at all. It means recognizing that animals are not ours to use—for food,Continue reading “Animal Rights”

Equality and Inequality in India

Inequality is a fact. Equality is value The word equality means a state of equilibrium or a state where everyone is equal in rights, opportunities and resources. The debate on concept and state of equality and inequality around the world has been going on since decades among academicians of various disciplines. However, the concept ofContinue reading “Equality and Inequality in India”

Case Analysis: Swapnil Tripathi v. Supreme Court of India

There are a large number of cases pending in Indian courts and considering this situation it might not be possible for everyone to attend the sessions of apex court because of infrastructural restrictions, security reasons, time constraints and other formalities involved in courts. On any given day, the Supreme Court is heavily packed with Advocates,Continue reading “Case Analysis: Swapnil Tripathi v. Supreme Court of India”

The Principles of Natural Justice and their Importance

As children, many times, we were told stories of Kings and their great empires and how they would solve a dispute. The King and his court would be the ones to hear the dispute. He would also be unbiased, as he would be solving a dispute amongst his subjects. He would then give a decisionContinue reading “The Principles of Natural Justice and their Importance”

Queerphobia Kills: An Indian Story of Love(lessness)

“Pride is a revolution, not a party. You are invited to join us if you dare.” June marks the most important time for the LGBTQIA+ community as it is celebrated as ‘Pride Month’. A lot of cishets[1] tend to come to pride, not in solidarity but as they consider it a party. The masses ofContinue reading “Queerphobia Kills: An Indian Story of Love(lessness)”

Everything that is wrong with the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019

Original Artwork by the author “I’m both a man, and a woman, and yet neither a man nor a woman. I’m my own gender”[1] Imagine living in a body which is yours but doesn’t feel like home. Imagine being identified by others as someone who is not you. What just might be an uncomfortable scenarioContinue reading “Everything that is wrong with the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019”