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?”

The UP Ordinance: An Example of Executive Overreach?

In any democracy, institutions perform a multitude of functions like facilitating economic growth, adjudicating claims in a just and fair manner and maintain minimal political order[1]. However, the entire system of party politics, much like legal systems, acknowledges precedents (albeit informally) which set limits for future actions. One such precedent regarding delimiting executive and judicialContinue reading “The UP Ordinance: An Example of Executive Overreach?”

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”

Right to Internet as a Fundamental Right

Right to the Internet in the International Forum In 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a report of the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Frank La Rue on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression[1]. The report stressed the importance of universal access to the Internet and itContinue reading “Right to Internet as a Fundamental Right”

Palghar Mob Lynching

In the village of Gadchinchle of Palghar district, Maharashtra, there had been recent rumours about certain kidnappers and organ harvesters roaming in the area and abducting children at night. On the night of April 16th 2020, three men i.e. Chikne Maharaj Kalpavrukshagiri (70) a Mahant (Head Priest/Guru) in a temple in Nashik, Sushilgiri Maharaj (35)Continue reading “Palghar Mob Lynching”

Strict Liability And Absolute Liability: Vishakapatnam Gas Leak Case

The birth of the modern industrial revolution has introduced a revolutionary aspect of legal suits and laws related to liabilities. With major industrial accidents occurring around the world like the Halifax accident, The Chernobyl disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy and the latest case of the Vishakhapatnam gas leak, a struggle for justice was initiated againstContinue reading “Strict Liability And Absolute Liability: Vishakapatnam Gas Leak Case”

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”

Empowering the Power Sector

The Indian power sector has shown phenomenal growth since independence and now the country has reached an almost negligible shortage of power, with surplus generating capacity. The marginal gap in demand and supply at the consumer end is not on account of unavailability of Generation Capacity, but due to technical and commercial reasons. Presently, weContinue reading “Empowering the Power Sector”

Understanding the Psychology behind Hate Crimes

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Hatred is a passionate feeling, but unlike love, it leads to a lot of catastrophes and crimes. Hate crimes are the crimes committed by a person or a group ofContinue reading “Understanding the Psychology behind Hate Crimes”

Girls Cry More Than They Bleed: A Parody

Welcome to a compiled potpourri of arbitrary aggressive words thrown together by yet another one of those privileged on-her-period-woman feminazis who vent onto a word document, all while polishing off a Nutella jar and listening to some good old U2. (I’m not crying, you’re crying.) Now that it’s established that the entire piece is goingContinue reading “Girls Cry More Than They Bleed: A Parody”

Medical Termination of Pregnancy in India 

The topic of “Abortion” or the “volitional killing of the foetus” has been a matter of dissension for ages and has been hotly debated on various platforms throughout the world. Any academic powwow pertaining to the topic of “Abortion” has always revolved around the concepts of “right of the unborn baby” and the “choice ofContinue reading “Medical Termination of Pregnancy in India ”

Transformation of The Indian Economy

The Corona-virus pandemic has unsheltered the overdependence of various countries on China. The ongoing crisis had brought everything to a halt in China, which sundered the subsisting “supply chains.” Various countries all over the world have paid heed to this gremlin and are now looking to branch out their “supply chains.” They are looking forContinue reading “Transformation of The Indian Economy”

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”

Challenges to Indian Federalism

Challenges to Federalism? You’ll need to ask yourself how India can have federalism problems when it’s not a pure federalist country. Well, that’s one thing that is possible in our country. There has been a power struggle between the states and the Central government, with the Centre always trying to centralize all powers to itself.Continue reading “Challenges to Indian Federalism”