Law & Justice

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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SC JUDGEMENT ON FIRECRACKERS – An awakening call?

November 13, 2018

It is that time of the year when the entire nation comes together to light diyas and candles illuminating the surroundings and celebrate the festival of lights. Diwali is celebrated with fervor and enthusiasm by Indians all over the world. Whether it is lighting of diyas, gifting sweets and presents, dressing up and making rangolis, […]

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Sabarimala Verdict: An immoral posture on religious sentiments

October 23, 2018

The five- judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in its 4:1 verdict, said that banning the entry of women into the shrine is gender discrimination and the practice violates rights of Hindu women. The CJI said religion is a way of life basically to link life with divinity, he said that the practice […]

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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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HOW DUMMY CANDIDATES IMPACT VOTE EQUATION IN DUSU ELECTIONS

September 10, 2018

Delhi University Student Union, DUSU election 2018 is going to be conducted on Sept 12, 2018. The election fever is in full swing. For the political parties contesting in an election, it is a matter of immense pride to win the student election in one of the largest university in the country. In order to […]

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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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Article 35 A : The recent controversy

October 10, 2017

What is Article 35(A)? Is this unconstitutional? Will the  abrogation of Article 35(A) be a betrayal to the state of Jammu and Kashmir or boon to the people of that state? Does Article 35(A) deny social justice to families of Valmiki Samaj (Dalits) and women’s native of the state? Does Article 35 A violate  basic  human and […]

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Talaq! Talaq! Talaq! to Triple Talaq

August 24, 2017

Tuesday August 22,2017 will be recorded in the history with the golden letters when the greatest interpreter of the holy law of the land finally set aside the corrupt and discriminatory practise of divorce (Talaq) under Muslim law thereby declaring it void and illegal by 3:2 majority. There are various forms of divorce (Talaq) under […]

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Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – An Old Testament of Globalism

August 24, 2017

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam is one of the most powerful phrases in Sanskrit which is the signifier of unity, peace and oneness. The phrase means that the world is one family. We all are familiar with this message in the Indian context that how being different from one and another, there lies an essence of shared essence […]

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