The Untold Story of India’s Sold Brides

By Sajith Anjickal, National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Bride trafficking is an unlawful activity wherein brides are bought and sold against their will only to be subjected to sexual and domestic slavery. It is one of those pervasive yet indiscernible…

Atal Bhujal Yojana: Rejuvenating India’s Groundwater

By Sajith Anjickal, National Law School of India University, Bangalore. “Water, water, everywhere….nor any drop to drink.” These musings of Samuel Taylor seem nothing less than a foretelling of the looming water crisis in the current century. Water scarcity as a grave…

From the Lens of Humiliating Stares and Jockstrap Jibes: The Laws Governing Prostitutes in India

By Adv. Shriya Maini. Co-Authored by Pooja Jasani, Gujarat National Law University. 2017 saw the release of an exciting Bollywood flick based on the contentious subject of sex workers in India and their argumentative profession of prostitution. Begum Jaan revolved around…

Institutions of Eminence in the age of Academic Hype

By Qamar Ali Jafri, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow. Everyone dreams of studying in a premiere world institute. No country ever feels that it can do without a world-class university. Now, in the age of academic hype, who decides…

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana: A Suggestive Approach for Supported Motherhood

By Sanidhya Sadanand Nayak, Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bengaluru. Not many in India discuss miscarriages, failed pregnancies or stillbirths, often blaming fate rather than broaching the matter diagnostically. The connection between the ill-health of the woman and the failure of pregnancy…

Understanding Cooperatives: Constitution (97th Amendment) Act, 2011

By Aashna Aggarwal, Delhi Metropolitan Education, IP University, Noida. The concept of co-operatives is not new to man. It actually dates back to man himself and today they are a universal form of organisation, which is found in almost all the countries.

Mega Food Park: A Journey from the Soil to the Stomach

By Parth Govilkar, School of Law, University of Mumbai. India, a land of ironies, a country not only known for farming but also for the highest suicide rate of farmers; where a farmer produces crops for the people of the entire…

Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018: A Pressing Need of the Hour

By Shivangi Singh, Amity Law School, Lucknow. Trafficking of persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and…