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Toxic masculinity

It would be easy to attribute such mindset to the resurgence of revisionism or a stoking of primal instincts. But male behaviour in this era is linked to political contexts Enough has not yet been said of the brutality of

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Need Justice now for Unnao rape case victim

Politics be damned, the priority now should be to get justice in the Unnao rape and the strictest penalty for the offender If there is one reason why the political whataboutery and tallying criminal statistics of various party regimes in

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Ball in Pakistan court in Jadhav case

The ICJ ruling favors India but much depends on what Pakistan intends to do, hit back or negotiate a release Now that the euphoria over the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on Kulbhushan Jadhav, the man condemned by Pakistan

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More Buzz, Less Bite : Arbitration

The lack of laws surrounding arbitration has made it not only a complex process but often delays resolution When an unresolved dispute is referred by parties, who have disagreements over an issue, to a third party who stands to be

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Appeal to Increase Judges Tenure

CJI’s appeal to increase the retirement age of judges is not new but the move should also factor in lower court vacancies The issue of increasing the tenure of judges has been hanging fire since the UPA regime and given

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Bridging Gap b/w Supreme Court and High Courts in India

For the court processes to be more meaningful, effective and credible, the idea of setting up both regional and functional Benches must be explored The Congress, in its manifesto for the 2019 general elections, proposed the setting up of a

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Honour is at Stake

Due process needs to be followed to expose the truth behind the allegations against the CJI, for every citizen’s sake. Social activist Swami Agnivesh summed up the controversy over sexual misconduct allegations against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan

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Is the Anti-defection Law failing to deliver?

Defections have continued despite the implementation of the Anti-Defection Law. It is now up to the next House to review the law to strengthen our democracy Our parliamentary system is largely modelled on the Westminster order — relevant provisions of

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The growing influence of Artificial Intelligence in the field of Law

With increasing dominance of Artificial Intelligence in many fields, it has now become a boon for law, says Dr Purvi Pokhariyal   There is no doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a dominant technology in our daily lives. Whether

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The women who dared to bring a change

International Women’s Day is a good occasion to celebrate the spunk, grit and bravery of marginalised women, who spoke up for their rights passing all hurdles Courage comes in different forms. A few weeks ago, it came in the form

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