A family court inside the Patiala House Court premises in Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya

Men Are More Equal Than Women

Above: A family court inside the Patiala House Court premises in Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao and Mahila E-haat are not enough. How...
Army chief General Bipin Rawat addressing a seminar on cyber security in New Delhi/Photo: UNI

Army Information Security: Big Brother is Listening

Above: Army chief General Bipin Rawat addressing a seminar on cyber security in New Delhi/Photo: UNI Many military installations, headquarters of formations and defence facilities...
A slum-dweller rests amid the rubble of her home, demolished by the authorities in Delhi/Photo: UNI

Housing for the Impoverished: A Basic Human Right

Above: A slum-dweller rests amid the rubble of her home, demolished by the authorities in Delhi/Photo: UNI The Allahabad HC has done well to reiterate...
Is a Leader of Opposition Necessary?

Is a Leader of Opposition Necessary?

Once again, the absence of a Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha ignites a debate and raises many questions. What is the...
The Reserve Bank of India must play a leading role to ward off the NPA crisis/Photo: UNI

NPA Problem: Create New Money

Above: The Reserve Bank of India must play a leading role to ward off the NPA crisis/Photo: UNI Taking a leaf from the Federal Reserve,...
Supreme Court

Interlocutory Orders: To Stay or Not to Stay?

Above: Supreme Court/Photo: Bhavana Gaur The apex court should be saluted for laying down a new regime where stay in a trial will lapse after...
Indian Army soldiers search for suspected militants after a gunbattle in Mohra, Uri Sector, on December 5, 2014/Photo: UNI

“Soft Sacking” Army Commanders: Taken to Task

Above: Indian Army soldiers search for suspected militants after a gunbattle in Mohra, Uri Sector, on December 5, 2014/Photo: UNI The centre’s idea of sending...
Mangrove forest at Charkop in Mumbai/Photo: commons.wikimedia.org

Bullet Train Project: Save Our Mangroves

Above: Mangrove forest at Charkop in Mumbai/Photo: DLS/commons.wikimedia.org Though the environmental clearance of the Bullet Train project lists stringent conditions for the protection of mangroves,...
The sanctions on Iran by US President Donald Trump targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left), among others

A Dangerous Game of Brinkmanship

Above: The sanctions on Iran by US President Donald Trump targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left), among others As tensions escalate in the Gulf,...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Judiciary & The Executive: A Conjoint Demosprudence?

Above: Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The two wheels of the Constitution, Judiciary & The Executive should run smoothly together lest they threaten other structures of...

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