The Psychology of Advertising: Analysing the Tata Tea Ad on Corruption

By Sandhya Shyamsundar, WBNUJS, Kolkata. We gather information through our senses. We get knowledge of our external world with the order of Sensation- attention- perception.  Since our information processing is limited, our attention is selective, divisible and shiftable. The main…

Review: “The Story of India” by Michael Wood

By Sandhya Shyamsundar, WBNUJS, Kolkata. It is only seldom when one gets to see a documentary series which is visually so extravagant, narrated with such depth and one that almost covers the entire historical saga of a country that has…

Resolve for Resilience: The Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation

By Adv Tanya Chandra, Co-Founder, LexQuest. While the tussle between the developed and the developing world continues to impede any concrete resolutions on the issue of climate change, the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) at Paris, witnessed the adoption of…

National Judicial Reference System: An Overview

By Sonal Srivastava, Amity Law School, Lucknow. National Judicial Reference System is a pioneering project of the Income Tax Department to streamline its tax litigation system. The project aims at being the comprehensive repository to all Appeals and Judgements related to Direct…

A Commentary on the Biography ‘Cornelia Sorabjee: India’s Pioneer Woman Lawyer’

By Sandhya Shyamsundar, WBNUJS, Kolkata. On reading the biography ‘Cornelia Sorabjee: India’s Pioneer Woman Lawyer‘, one is bound to fall in love with Suparna Gooptu’s take on the legal luminary Cornelia Sorabji who was the first woman to study law in…

From Sacrament to Contract – The Changing Nature of Hindu Marriages in India

By Sandhya Shyamsundar, WBNUJS, Kolkata. Marriage has been, since the ancient times, one of the most important social institutions. It implies the union of man and woman in body and soul. Sociologists have offered various definitions of marriage, among them being…

Dharma and Gandhian Philosophy of Satyagraha

By Sandhya Shyamsundar, WBNUJS, Kolkata. Bhishma, in the Mahabharata, states that Dharma changes according to the needs of time and hence develops with society. However, it has certain permanent moral values like truth, compassion, self control and forgiveness which continue to…