Explained: Manual Scavengers Act, 2013

Author: Mehak Mehra from University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Manual Scavenging is a dehumanizing and caste-based practice deeply rooted in Indian society for ages. This undignified practice requires a manual scavenger to manually remove untreated human excreta from…

Bihar shelter home case

Author: Pratyush Pandey from Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala.

A Delhi Court through Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha sentenced Brajesh Thakur and 11 others to imprisonment for life for sexually and physically assaulting several girls in a shelter home in Bihar’s…

Removal of tax on dividends

Author: Ishan Mazumder from West Bengal National Law University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS), Kolkata.

The budget of 2020 spurred the debate over taxations and raised several conundrums as to whether it could rescue the downtrodden economy of the country. Among several issues, one of the prime fiscal discourses which…

US-India relations

Author: Charu Shekhar from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow.

The First Couple of United States have indicated their plans to visit India. As per the news from the Oval office of United States it has been confirmed that the President of the United States Donald J. Trump and the First Lady…

Coronavirus: Legal angle

Author: Ishan Mazumder from West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata.

“No epidemic is local” is one of the most thought provoking remarks once made by Belgian Microbiologist Pitor Piot and now the milieu is such that the virus, popularly known as the Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV, first…

What are minority institutions?

Author: Mehak Mehra from University Institute of Legal Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

The concepts of Socialism, Secularism, Sovereignty, Fraternity, Equality, and welfare state form the substratum of the Indian Constitution. The framers of the Constitution meticulously incorporated good features of constitutions…