Civil court lawyers protesting against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill 2017, in Ranchi (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Law Commission: The Quiet Reformer

Above: Civil court lawyers protesting against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill 2017, in Ranchi (file pic)/Photo: UNI Though the Law Commission’s voluminous reports are not binding...
Property Issues: The Promised Land

Property Issues: The Promised Land

Above: Buying lands belonging to the Limboo-Tamang tribals is proposed to be barred in Sikkim/Photo: mapsofindia.com In an ostensible attempt to safeguard scarce land resources,...
Tollywood Prostitution Racket: Sleaze behind the Glitter

Sleaze behind the Glitter

Illustration: Rajender Kumar The recent revelation of a prostitution racket in the US has blown the lid off the Telugu film industry where actresses who...
Ancient and medieval Indian texts have extolled the virtues of the Cannabis indica and sativa plants

Legalising Marijuana: An Intoxicating Affair

Above: Ancient and medieval Indian texts have extolled the virtues of the Cannabis indica and sativa plants Over the past four years, support for de-criminalising...
Karti Chidambaram talks to supporters during the CBI raid at his Chennai home

Karti Chidambaram Case: Investigation Or Witchhunt?

Above: Karti Chidambaram talks to supporters during the CBI raid at his Chennai home  In their pursuit of Chidambaram and his family members, the...
Non-Performing Assets: The Scam within a Scam

Non-Performing Assets: The Scam within a Scam

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence At a mind-blowing Rs 10 lakh crore approximately, Non-Performing Assets are not just about individuals and corporations defaulting on payments they owe...
BSF Deputy Inspector General KC Padhi is one of those convicted

J&K Sex Scandal: Finally, Some Justice!

Above: BSF Deputy Inspector General KC Padhi is one of those convicted Though five men got 10 years for the shocking rape and prostitution of...
Farmers burn the stubble after harvesting/Photo Courtesy: Greenpeace

Stubble Burning in Punjab and Haryana: Burning Issue

Above: Farmers burn the stubble after harvesting/Photo Courtesy: Greenpeace Since it does not cause smog, the problems caused by smouldering stubble smoke during April-May might...
Patents can have a dramatic impact on access to medicines when they are used to prevent competition/Photo courtesy: fhcindia.com

Patent Infringements: Right to Deceive

Above: Patents can have a dramatic impact on access to medicines when they are used to prevent competition/Photo courtesy: fhcindia.com Patentees and licencees flout rules...
Cultural constructs surrounding the behaviour of colleagues belonging to opposite sexes need to be reset and reimagined/Photo Courtesy: highereducationplus.com

Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act: POSH Retribution

Above: Cultural constructs surrounding the behaviour of colleagues belonging to opposite sexes need to be reset and reimagined/Photo Courtesy: highereducationplus.com In a world where men...

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