Violence against Women: A Social Stigma

Author: Sandeep Suresh Violence against Women, this title needs no further introduction in the present Indian scenario where the citizens of this diverse nation have come forward together to fight a socially immoral crime legally. Like a siren, the recent row of rape and molestation cases has opened many eyes in this nation. Especially, the gang rape of the...

Data Protection Law in India: An Overview

Authors: Radha Raghavan and Ramya Ramchandran The Information Technology Act, 2000,1 governs the law relating to information technology in India. With the liberal use of internet and processing of electronic data of all forms for a wide range of purposes both within the private and public domain, concerns as to intrusion into one’s privacy has assumed...

Gender Politics: An Obstacle to Inclusive Growth; A Study of Disparity in Nutritional Status of Children in India

Author: Eira Mishra Gender Discrimination is still prevalent in different dimensions of life throughout the world. This is the situation even when there have been significant advances in gender equality in recent decades. This paper analyses the discrimination in nutrition and childcare for female children in India which has aggravated itself in form of...

A Curious Case of Single Bid

Author: Raj Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Jammu In India, the tending process or bidding is the most preferred route of public procurement. However, only under exceptional circumstances direct negotiation is used in public procurement. ‘Public Procurement ‘or ‘Bids’ can be defined as the procurement of goods, works and...

Media: To regulate or not to regulate?

Media: To regulate or not to regulate? Author: Arpita Seth The post hyperbolic coverage of 26/11 in 2008 prompted the Government to scrutinize the inner workings of media organizations. Victim’s families were showcased, in the way it was done during the December 1999 hijacking of Indian Airlines Flight 814. Media reporting during 26/11 helped aid the cause...

Water politics: Narmada Bachao Andolan vs. Union of India and others

Narmada Bachao Andolan vs. Union of India and others Author: Regina Menachery Paulose In 2000, the Indian Supreme Court made a decision that would allow “progress” to plunder and pillage the homes of the indigenous populations in India1. The decision was carefully deliberated upon and a myriad of factors were used by the Court to come to its conclusion....

We the Change…!!

We the Change…!! Author: Nimisha Jha* Well, I don’t know why is there such an outrage on the government for the unnamed rape victim who has been christened as “Damini”, “Nirbhaya”, etc.??? I completely fail to understand this. The public has such short memory that it will forget the incident much sooner than they recognised it. We have been...