ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Can clients file a case against a lawyer in consumer court if they are dissatisfied with the lawyer’s handling of their case? This was the question that the Supreme Court was concerned with in Bar of....

Economic Genocide The concept of economic genocide originated in an article published in 1976 in this journal. In his open letter titled “Economic Genocide in Chile: Open Letter to Milton Friedman and....

Despite the emergence of intersectionality as a popular framework to understand different axes of oppression, difference, and power, there has been little discussion about intersectionality as a....

As India heads into the 18th general elections, do the urban voter and their concerns figure in political party manifestos? Reading through the recently released manifestos of three major political....

Climate negotiators are a cynical bunch. Historically, “climate change” has been the purview of technocrats at environmental ministries. But without new money from their treasuries, they have met....

Technological advancements have revolutionised the production, dis­tri­bution, and consumption of con­tent. The introduction of digital tech­no­logies has facilitated the expansion and diversification....

Courtrooms, where accessibility ramps have been turned into lawyers’ offices; a bar association strike protesting the “monkey menace” in the courtroom; clients who patiently, and without complaint....

The role of the vice president (VP) in conducting the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha as its ex officio chairperson often gets mired in avoidable controversies and allegations ranging from being a....

A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court recently concluded hearings in State of Punjab v Davinder Singh on whether it was constitutionally permissible to divide job reservations for Scheduled Castes....

Ever since its acquisition by billionaire business person Elon Musk in October 2022, X has been a social media platform in flux. Apart from layoffs, the platform has undergone several operational and....

Mera naam Bilqis Yakub Rasool [My name is Bilkis Yakub Rasool] Mujhse hui bas ek hi bhool [I committed just one mistake] Ki jab dhundhte wo Ram ko [That when they were looking for Ram] Toh main khadi....

The fact that the prevailing international financial architecture (IFA) is not fit for the purpose of ensuring fairness and stability in global economic relationships was once again revealed when....

In June 2023, the Government of Karnataka met with 42 experts from varied fields and launched the initiative of “Brand Bengaluru.” This initiative plans to elevate the city’s global potential to....

The Supreme Court’s judgment up­­holding the 5 August 2019 abrogation of Article 370 delivered on 11 December 2023 ( In Re: Article 370) 1 comes five years after the sudden move to abrogate Article....

Last October, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) sent a directive to private banks that must have made at least some people sit up. The directive asked the private banks to have at least two whole-time....