Why Men presumed Guilty : Need for harmonious interpretation of laws

The Constitution of India under its various provisions aims at ‘equality’. This equality has to be irrespective of various factors – religion, age, place of birth and gender etc. One important point is that the equality has to be among… Continue Reading


“Every profession is an island whose inhabitants earn a precarious living by taking in each other’s washing.” ―Amanda Craig in A Vicious Circle Article 51A(h) of Constitution of India provides that it is the duty of every citizens of India… Continue Reading

Open Law Library’s tools enable faster codification of laws in District of Columbia

LexisNexis and Open Law Library have come together in making the entire codification of laws simpler and faster in Washington, D.C. Open Law Library has turned the process involving several rounds of editing for codifying a law into an automated task, taking… Continue Reading

Breastfeeding: Right of a newborn child and the mother

This post makes an attempt to draw a background to, and subsequently scrutinize, the question, recently posed by the Madras HC, as to “why the Parliament should not enact a law making it obligatory on the part of women to… Continue Reading

Inaccessibility to Menstrual Hygiene Products – Challenge to realize Human Dignity

Having access to sufficient quantities of safe water, access to a private and clean place to defecate, living in an environment free from human excreta and other harmful waste and being able to behave hygienically are basic requirements essential for… Continue Reading

Children in Online Environment – Threats and Measures to protect

Internet is today being accessed through mobile phones, laptops, tablets, desktops ect. The presence of enhanced access to Internet available to the children has two dimensions – firstly, lack of digital literacy and online safety measures ; secondly, more learning… Continue Reading

Video Recording of Court Proceedings in India – Proposals and Guidelines

Do Courts and Judiciary have ‘privacy right’ over the Court proceedings ? Whether the Tribunals other than Courts may also accept the proposal to install CCTV cameras? Whether there is need of transparency in Police Stations and Prisons as well… Continue Reading

‘Aadhaar’ – Final phase of the infamous Centralized Monitoring System?

“Aadhar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individual resident of India.  The Unique Identification Authority of India (UDAI), which functions under the Planning Commission of India, is responsible for managing Aadhar numbers and… Continue Reading