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…

Civic Architects: The Policy Generation Group (Bride Trafficking)

In an ideal democracy, the State mechanism is designed to determine the problem areas for its people and resolve them through necessary policy action. People and their well being is thus at the core of an exemplary public policy mechanism,…

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…

Bails and Anticipatory Bails: Part I

By Adv. Shriya Maini and Ms Chethana Venkatraghavan This write-up is for those students who have realized that they have a law exam tomorrow and are looking for a source which discusses the practical and theoretical aspects of law in…

The Conversation Junction

By the time high school is over, you are expected to metamorphosize into young adults and determine the necessary “course of action” as far as your career prospects are concerned. This, when in fact, whether you will leap ahead or…

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…

Gandhi’s Harijans: The Misunderstood Sect

By Anmol Kaur Bawa, Symbiosis Law College, Pune. HARIJANS AND THEIR SOCIAL DISABILITIES: The term “harijan” is not Gandhi’s coinage. The name was suggested by several untouchable correspondents who contended the usage of the word “asprishya” meaning literally “untouchable” in…