A call to amend the Senior Citizen Act, 2007

Power of maintenance tribunals to order the eviction of neglectful children from the unauthorized occupation of parental home currently ambiguous

November 13,2019


As Delhi chokes it’s time to ask what we can do as citizens

Public emergency calls for public action

November 5,2019


A threat to the aviation industry

The AERA (Amendment) Act 2019 weakens the regulatory body

November 1,2019


A case for abjuring custodial interrogation

It violates the right against self-incrimination and the right to silence and is therefore unconstitutional

October 21,2019


Stink of sexism: When even gritty achievers become nameless wives

The media coverage of Esther Duflo’s achievement after she became second woman to win Noble in Economics last week, demonstrated how success stories of married women get overshadowed by their matrimonial status.

October 20,2019


Strong Executive, weak courts: Collapsing edifice of judicial independence | Opinion

It is high time that the judiciary steps up to fulfill its constitutional defence role and ensure that the Constitution is not reduced to just another legal document.

October 10,2019


RTI & privacy: Need to find a confluence | Perspective

The apparent contradiction in two fundamental rights must be made resolved so that citizens and public servants across the nation are able to work in a fair manner in consonance with the law and the constitution.

October 7,2019


Why India must achieve linguistic equality | Opinion

Until a native speaker of an eighth schedule language other than Hindi answers the following question in the affirmative, we have a long way to go: Can I read the laws of my own country—that I love, in my own language that I speak?

September 30,2019


Ban on e-Cigarettes indicts tobacco industry for promoting cancer

The ban is historic because the tobacco industry has been in denial mode that tobacco causes cancer and poses a threat to public health.

September 20,2019


Like one person one vote, one candidate one seat policy needed | Comment

By-elections as an outcome of the evacuation of a seat either in the Parliament or in either house of the state legislature, are a burden on the public exchequer. The principle of ‘one person and one vote’ and ‘one candidate and one constituency’ must be strictly adhered to.

September 19,2019


Bringing NGOs under RTI ambit: Supreme Court judgment could have ensured legal certainty | Comment

The apex court on Tuesday held in a judgment that Non-governmental organisations “substantially” financed by the government fall within the ambit of the Right to Information Act

September 18,2019

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