Volkswagen: Deflated by a Chip

Above: A Volkswagen car being tested for emissions at California in 2015 VW’s ruse of introducing a secret code in its diesel vehicle for cheating...

Religion and the Courts

Above: Women were not allowed to enter the Haji Ali shrine until the SC intervened in 2016/Photo: UNI By PDT Achary The preamble of the...

Rule of Law

Above: After the Emergency, the SC introduced the “just, fair and reasonable” test in Article 21/Photo: IndiaHistorypic/Twitter By Prof Ranbir Singh The constitution of a...

We’ve Come a Long Way

Constitution Day (November 26) is an occasion to look at the performance of the State in terms of constitutional governance on the one hand,...

Ayushman Bharat Scheme: Live and Let Live

Above: Home Minister Rajnath Singh distributes Ayushman Bharat certificates to beneficiaries/Photo: UNI Though Delhi is yet to participate in this scheme, the centre plans to...

Women in Judiciary: From Raw Deal to New Deal?

Their numbers are abysmal. While there has never been a woman chief justice, the fairer gender form just nine percent of Justices in High...
Defamation: Forum of Catastrophic Convenience?

Defamation: Forum of Catastrophic Convenience?

In the light of numerous defamation cases being filed against the media today, it is time to consider whether this law is at all...
Speedy Justice: A Right to be Respected

Speedy Justice: A Right to be Respected

Above: Litigants at a Lok Adalat organised by the district legal services authority in Mirzapur, UP/Photo: UNI The right to speedy trial is an important...
Higher Education: Towards Academic Mediocrity

Higher Education: Towards Academic Mediocrity

Above: A resilient higher education system embraces democracy and forward-thinking /Photo: UNI While higher education is being decentralised and granted autonomy and funding elsewhere,...
UP RERA: A Path Less Trodden

UP RERA: A Path Less Trodden

UP RERA’s novel approach to a festering property crisis can take off only if there is a collective effort on the part of buyers,...

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