The Constitution of India, Constitution Day

RECLAIMING MY CONSTITUTION: Envisioning a Liberal Constitutional Democracy [EDITORIAL]

The author tries to put forth the vision of the Constitution of India. The idea of celebrating our constitution, despite the concerning issues surrounding the Indian democracy, is cherished. Continue reading RECLAIMING MY CONSTITUTION: Envisioning a Liberal Constitutional Democracy [EDITORIAL]

Amy Barret sworn in right before US elections in November 2020

VOW OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AMIDST AN ELECTION? [EDITORIAL]

by Namrata Jeph Judicial independence is a multifaceted concept and there is no one ideal model of implementing judicial independence in the sense that one-size-fits-all. It is a result of a combination of different conditions, measures, checks, and balances that can vary from one country to another. However, only when a judiciary is independent it can make fair decisions that uphold the rule of law, an … Continue reading VOW OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AMIDST AN ELECTION? [EDITORIAL]

justice

A Probe that Defeats the Idea of Procedural Justice – [EDITORIAL]

In the backdrop of the Hathras horror, it can be said that The Police’s brutal probe added another layer of brutality to the whole incident. Starting off from the mid night cremation of the victim’s body, preventing the opposition leaders from meeting the victim’s family and imposing a lockdown in the whole region, the next in series of state facilitated atrocities comes the investigating agency’s interest in conducting a Narco and polygraph test on the victim’s family. I argue that besides the fact that, these tests are illegal and unconstitutional, the reasons being cited by the Police to justify the carrying out of this illegal method of extracting confessions and evidence, are just a gamut of distorted facts and misapplied laws. Continue reading A Probe that Defeats the Idea of Procedural Justice – [EDITORIAL]

CRYOPRESERVATION OF HUMAN EMBRYOS AND REPRODUCTIVE CELLS: The Legal Loopholes [EDITORIAL]

-by Ramsha Reyaz Cryopreservation is the process of freezing biological specimens like cells, tissues, organelles etc. at very low temperatures for the purpose of preservation. Cryopreserved cells can remain viable for long periods of time and, therefore, the process is increasingly being used for preserving reproductive cells and fertilized embryos as part of in-vitro fertilization and other assisted reproductive techniques. Cryopreservation is an important aspect … Continue reading CRYOPRESERVATION OF HUMAN EMBRYOS AND REPRODUCTIVE CELLS: The Legal Loopholes [EDITORIAL]

Space

The Need For Defining The Boundary Of Outer Space In Light Of Sub-Orbital Flights [EDITORIAL]

The boundary of outer space has remained undefined even after five decades of space exploration. While there have been multiple attempts at establishing the demarcation between the Earth’s atmoshpere and the outer space, there is no universally accepted standard. This article examines the legal issues that can arise due to suborbital flights, in the absence of such a delineation. Continue reading The Need For Defining The Boundary Of Outer Space In Light Of Sub-Orbital Flights [EDITORIAL]

Remembering Arun Jaitley

Remembering Arun Jaitley: The Man Behind The Politician – [EDITORIAL]

The article is a tribute to Late Arun Jaitley on his first death anniversary. the author sketches a brief biography of the stalwart. The author talks about his ideology as a politician and discusses his charm across the political spectrum. The major part of the editorial is to let people know his thought provoking idea with respect to the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary. Continue reading Remembering Arun Jaitley: The Man Behind The Politician – [EDITORIAL]

Period Leave for Female Employees

PERIOD LEAVE: An Equitable Approach – [EDITORIAL]

The article aims to discuss Zomato’s new policy on period leave. While there are various myths revolving menstruation in India, none of them has any scientific proof. They affect the emotional, mental, and physical lives of women instead. The author discusses the constitutionality of the Menstruation Benefit Bill, 2017 and counters the various claims made by the people who oppose it. Continue reading PERIOD LEAVE: An Equitable Approach – [EDITORIAL]

ANALYSING THE NEHRUVIAN YEARS: Socialism and China – [EDITORIAL] – PART II

This Independence Day, we look at the tenure of India’s first Prime Minister in a two part series focusing on Kashmir, Socialism and China. The aim of the series is to clear myths, foster debate and learn the lessons from the successes and failures of the tenure of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The second part analyses the relations of India with the Soviet Union and the 1962 defeat of India at the hands of China. Continue reading ANALYSING THE NEHRUVIAN YEARS: Socialism and China – [EDITORIAL] – PART II

Nehru in UN on Kashmir

ANALYSING THE NEHRUVIAN YEARS: The Kashmir Question-[EDITORIAL]-PART I

This Independence Day, we look at the tenure of India’s first Prime Minister in a two part series focusing on Kashmir, Socialism and China. The aim of the series is to clear myths, foster debate and learn the lessons from the successes and failures of the tenure of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The first part analyses Nehru’s decision to take the Kashmir issue to the newly formed, United Nations. Continue reading ANALYSING THE NEHRUVIAN YEARS: The Kashmir Question-[EDITORIAL]-PART I