Law and Cultural Appropriation

The word Cultural appropriation is originally derived from Sociologist writings of the late 20th Century (the 1990s) and is said to be first used by indigenous people of those countries who have had a history of Colonization like Canada and the United States (The Week 2019). In simple terms, it means the use of culturalContinue reading “Law and Cultural Appropriation”

Reservation Laws in India

Reservation is a policy of the government that enables people from the socially and educationally backward classes, namely Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Sections, to gain access to seats in educational institutions, both government and private, in government jobs and legislatures to some extent. Its enforceability is placed in theContinue reading “Reservation Laws in India”

Widening Arena of Tort of Negligence in Times Of COVID-19

The law of torts is an ever-emerging field of law and the area under its ambit is continuously increasing. In the globalized world, the situation keeps on changing.[1] New torts keep on emerging as a result of increasing interactions between the people. COVID-19 has widened the area of the torts law by calling for lawsuitsContinue reading “Widening Arena of Tort of Negligence in Times Of COVID-19”

The Concept Of Force Majeure

As the world is put together intermeshed in fighting the coronavirus, economies around the world face several hardships, and businesses globally are no exception. More are left with uncertainty and anticipation over the ‘new normal’ with no predictable end to the lockdown. This situation has compelled many companies to raise severe doubts on the abilityContinue reading “The Concept Of Force Majeure”

Bullying in Schools: Strategies for Prevention

Bullying is an undesired under-reported activity in schools. It is a problem that might begin at an early age. It has a negative impact on students. So how should parents and educators deal with this growing menace? What is School Bullying? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, bullying is the behaviour of a person who hurtsContinue reading “Bullying in Schools: Strategies for Prevention”

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”

Child Rights in India

The children of today are the citizens of tomorrow. A country’s progress has numerous dimensions such as economic, social, political, etc. to it. The common thread that links all of these is the fact that the reins of all these factors must be handed over to the children of today. It can be unequivocally statedContinue reading “Child Rights in India”

Transcending Differences

The first footprints of humankind were made a little over six million years ago, which marked the emergence of the considerably intelligent species following a series of evolutionary stages. This emergence occurred in the present-day African Continent.  It is no secret that we have come a long way since then.  Our intellect enabled us toContinue reading “Transcending Differences”

Section 295A: Paatal Lok For Filmmakers

The recent web series on the online platform Amazon Prime, by the name of Paatal Lok, has been critically praised by filmmakers across the country. Directed by Avinash Arun and Prosit Roy and produced by Anushka Sharma, the crime thriller-cum-police procedural set mainly in Delhi makes for an engrossing watch, showing several facets of theContinue reading “Section 295A: Paatal Lok For Filmmakers”

Fintech and the Information Technology Act, 2000

In the emerging world of the twenty-first century, it is often said that “Necessity is the mother of all invention”. In today’s cutting-edge technology times, we continue to see an increase in the number of fintech technology growing in India. According to invest India the overall transaction in fintech is estimated to be $65 billionContinue reading “Fintech and the Information Technology Act, 2000”

Cyber Crime: A Modern Crime

The induction of computers in the late 70’s has enabled humans to achieve great degrees of success but has also raised security concerns regarding them and hence resulted in the coining of a new term ‘Cyber Crime’ which has expanded across physical and virtual borders. What is Cybercrime? According to Merriam webster cybercrime is “criminalContinue reading “Cyber Crime: A Modern Crime”

Importance of Judicial Role in Law Making

In India, the successful functioning of Indian Judiciary over the years that fall fundamentally within the legislation raises some real and noticeable concerns such as ‘Judicial Activism.’ Similarly, this part of ‘Judicial Activism’ holds the distance from being a true field among others since the law made by the judge has got enormous recognition throughoutContinue reading “Importance of Judicial Role in Law Making”