Internet Shutdowns: A Constitutional perspective

Liberty and security have always been at odds with each other. The question before us is what do we need more, liberty or security? The pendulum of preference should not swing in an extremity of either of the direction so that one preference does not compromise the other[1]. Free speech has been an experiment fromContinue reading “Internet Shutdowns: A Constitutional perspective”

An Overview of the Juvenile Delinquency vis-à-vis Juvenile Justice System in India

Adolescence is when the very worst and the best impulses in the human soul struggle against each other for possession.[1] Children are uncut diamonds and it is upon us to carve them into finer beings. As Nelson Mandela rightly quoted, “History will judge by the difference we make in the everyday lives of the children”.Continue reading “An Overview of the Juvenile Delinquency vis-à-vis Juvenile Justice System in India”

Extra- Judicial Killing

To define “Extrajudicial/Encounter” killings, one can employ both substantial and procedural component of such killing and its prohibition. Either way, it all involves the haphazard deprivation of life. These extrajudicial killings have been a divisive procedure used by the police for many decades now. Substantive Extrajudicial killing requires state action in some form or theContinue reading “Extra- Judicial Killing”

Mental Healthcare in India

Humans are said to be physically holding on to stress in the least obvious ways. So release your shoulders, unclench your jaw, move your tongue from the roof of your mouth and sit back as you read this. Mental health issues have been disregarded in the Indian society for the longest time. Till date, theContinue reading “Mental Healthcare in India”

Animal Testing: A Violation of Animal Rights?

The world is full of glamour and in want of more. But the only question that arises is – at what cost? It is nothing new that every day thousands and lakhs of animals all over the world are used for testing of various products – be it medical or be it cosmetic. The questionContinue reading “Animal Testing: A Violation of Animal Rights?”

Competition Law and COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has proved to be one of the greatest health emergencies in India and across the globe. The epidemic which resulted into lockdown from mid-march, the citizens along with the companies has faced a backlash as everything has come to a halt. The concerns regarding the functioning of the big business houses andContinue reading “Competition Law and COVID-19”

Dilution of Labour Laws During COVID -19: A Retrograde Step

Labour Laws have a quite long history in India. India had seen the worst conditions of labourers under the British regime as they created the labour market unregulated and were just focusing on their profit-making industry. Over a century, substantial labour laws have been enacted for the protection of workers and to give them theContinue reading “Dilution of Labour Laws During COVID -19: A Retrograde Step”

Constitutionality of The Ninth Schedule

Articles 13 and 31-B in Part III of the Constitution are arguably the most contradicting laws of the Indian Constitution. Article 13 precludes the state from formulating any law which takes away the rights of the individuals and proclaims that any law made in contravention of this clause shall, to the extent of the contravention,Continue reading “Constitutionality of The Ninth Schedule”

Jurisprudential Differences between India & Singapore on Consensual Homosexual Sex

When it comes to providing rights to homosexuals, sadly, the world has been divided. This is primarily because of the spilt opinions that exist in society. The problem with this is that these opinions affect the judgments made in the courts and laws passed in parliament. When an opinion takes the form of law andContinue reading “Jurisprudential Differences between India & Singapore on Consensual Homosexual Sex”

The Debate on Socialism Vs. Capitalism

Socialism and capitalism refer to two forms of economic systems out of the many that exist. An economic system refers to allocation, production and distribution of resources by the government of a country. The difference between these two economic systems is that of the level of government intervention with socialism being placed at maximum andContinue reading “The Debate on Socialism Vs. Capitalism”

A Comment on Nirbhaya – The Case That Shook the Country

20th March 2020, four men accused of gangrape of Nirbhaya were finally executed by hanging after more than 7 years. “Justice has finally been done”, said Asha Devi, Nirbhaya’s mother. The death sentence awarded gained support both nationally and internationally as the events of the barbaric and heinous crime committed on the night of 16Continue reading “A Comment on Nirbhaya – The Case That Shook the Country”

George Floyd Protests v. Anti-CAA Protests: A Contrast Between Recent Protests in America and India

You have to be living under a rock to not know about the protests surrounding the death of George Floyd in the United States of America. The gruesome incident was a jolt to the world at large and sparked huge protests in several countries separated by oceans and seas. This was a protest where aContinue reading “George Floyd Protests v. Anti-CAA Protests: A Contrast Between Recent Protests in America and India”

Reservation In Hospitals: Pettiness During A Pandemic

As the cases of COVID-19 rise day by day, people have to rush to hospitals to get tested and treated properly, scared out of their wits. However, the process only gets tougher from there. With reports coming daily of the gross mismanagement in hospitals across the country, it seems as if even a basic facilityContinue reading “Reservation In Hospitals: Pettiness During A Pandemic”

An Epidemic of Hatred

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction Ice is also great And would suffice. — Robert Frost DefinitionContinue reading “An Epidemic of Hatred”