Policy Review

People of India write a letter to J&K on Independence day, wishes bright future ahead.

August 15, 2019

–Written By Sushant Dogra A Heartfelt letter from a brother to another Dear brothers in J&K, I address you this letter in the capacity of a son of the common soil that bore us all for centuries and also on behalf of millions of citizens of this country welcome you all on board of this […]

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What’s Next for Jammu and Kashmir?

August 15, 2019

— Written By CV Srikar Article 370 was like the old furniture in one’s house: It was of no use; the furniture occupies unnecessary space; but you are lazy enough not to think of it and throw it away. Article 370 was the filter that kept equality, justice and peace away from Jammu and Kashmir. […]

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सोने के पिंजड़े में क़ैद होना या बेशर्त आज़ाद होना! ये दो विकल्प सामने हों तो आप क्या चुनेंगे?

August 15, 2019

–Written By चन्दन शुभम सोने के पिंजड़े में क़ैद होना या बेशर्त आज़ाद होना! ये दो विकल्प सामने हों तो आप क्या चुनेंगे?  निःसंदेह आज़ादी। मानव जीवन की मूल जरुरत है आजादी। सपने देखने की आज़ादी, उनको पूरा कर सकने की आज़ादी। व्यक्तिगत आज़ादी समाज को आज़ाद करती है, और सामाजिक आज़ादी देश को।  जब […]

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10 things that will change in J&K after scrapping Article 370

August 9, 2019

5 August 2019, will always be remembered as a turning point in the geographical, constitutional and political discourse of Jammu and Kashmir. The scrapping of Article 370, 35 A and J&K reorganization bill has brought  Inqualab in the state. Before highlighting key changes that were introduced today let’s make a brief discussion on Article 370 […]

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WITNESS PROTECTION SCHEME, 2018

June 23, 2019

–Written By Sakshi Sharma “Witnesses are the eyes and ears of justice.”                                                      – Bentham Witnesses are the most important factor in any legal proceeding, especially in criminal matters. Witnesses […]

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All Lord Chief Justices converge for the cause of the Lord

January 10, 2019

A common man seeks justice either from the chambers of courts or from the sanctums of temples. Both these places position themselves as the seats of the Lords; one in black robes following the contemporary laws aka Yug Dharma and the other emancipating the eternal law aka Sanatana Dharma. Rare are the moments when we […]

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Ayodhya: Not too far!

September 28, 2018

When the constitution makers were debating how the free India’s religious discourse would look like, two contentions came to the forefront. One, whether the passive secularism of the US Constitution would be our guiding principle or the active secularism would find more suitability considering India’s humongous religious diversity. It was the wisdom and farsightedness of […]

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Aadhar Verdict: Social welfare vs individual liberty

September 27, 2018

In a historic judgment, the Supreme Court upheld the validity of the Aadhaar Act and scheme by a 4: 1 majority while placing some restrictions on its use. The judgment was pronounced by a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan. Justice Chandrachud’s views dissented […]

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WHY NRC IS IMPORTANT FOR INDIA

September 26, 2018

National Register of Citizens is for the record of all the genuine Indian citizens residing in the state of Assam. The foundation of NRC dates back to 1951 when Government of India went on to formulate the ‘Immigrants (Expulsion from Assam) Act, 1950’ mandating expulsion of illegal immigrants from the state of Assam. It was […]

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CHINA’S DEBT TRAP : IMPERIALISM VERSION 2.0

September 22, 2018

Snap! 21st Century is running wild, Smart-phones and Cheap Electronics are the coolest trends and the Asian nation of China happens to be the latest trendsetter. In a World tired of Uncle Sam’s lame tricks, China appears to be the newest flag-bearer of the glorious scheme of Industrialization. The Communist Party of China, the party […]

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Decriminalization of Section 377(IPC): Legalization of Consensual Love

September 9, 2018

Love is something every human being deserves to receive and spread. But barriers on love are the denial of a basic human need. That is what makes the landmark judgement of 6 September 2018 so important. The honorary Supreme Court of India has overruled its earlier judgement and has decriminalised consensual same-sex acts. Section 377 […]

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JUDICIAL REFORM – need of the hour

September 5, 2018

As it stands, justice delivery system in India is in shambles. A study by ‘National Judicial Data Grid’ suggesting that 4.2 million cases are pending in 24 High Courts in India lends credence to the fact that Judicial Reform is the need of the hour. The reason behind such exorbitant rate of pendency can be […]

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