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

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Editorials

The state is endorsing patriarchal notions in the name of the common good.
The state and civil society have failed in their role as protectors of the vulnerable in shelter homes.

Commentary

The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017, is the first state-level legislation explicitly aimed at institutionalising the procedure of auditing public works and programmes by the people residing in villages and urban localities through public hearings.

Special Articles

Despite the centrality of an autonomous press, the constituent aspect of source protection privilege has been neglected by courts and legislatures in India.

Columns

Although the legal system formally defends the rights of individuals as to who they want to live with or marry, it does pose various impediments in the path of those who choose against the will of their parents or the dictates of society.

Book Reviews

The Naipauls of Nepaul Street: A Memoir of Life in Trinidad and Beyond by Savi Naipaul Akal, Leeds, England: Peepal Tree Press, 2018; pp 210, £13.

Special Issues

A major political development in Uttar Pradesh in recent years has been the growing elitism in candidate recruitment by parties.
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