Parliament in the Indian Polity

Over the past half-century, India has undergone a massive change from the number of political parties, nature of politics, number of states, their importance and others. At the same time, India’s journey as a democracy has been exemplary and a prodigious act of faith. The only thread which has kept these different elements of the polity together is its parliamentary form of democracy. The institution of parliament not only gives a voice to the vast Indian citizenry but also creates […]

IPC AND GENDER BIAS

The principle of equality has been enshrined in the preamble to the Constitution of India. Article 14 of the Constitution of India provides Right to Equality and Article 15 of the Constitution of India seeks to protect the citizens against discrimination on the grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them. However, the state is entitled to make special provisions for women and children. The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is one such piece of legislation […]

Bowing down to patriarchy

One of the success stories of affirmative action in India has been the implementation of reservation of seats in local body elections for women, to the order of 33% or more. The importance of democratising the public sphere by inclusive participation of women in a largely male-dominated society cannot be stressed enough. In rural areas the quota has helped improve local governance, enhancing outcomes in delivery of civic services related to drinking water supply, sanitation and irrigation, among others. In […]

LEGAL VALIDITY OF STING OPERATION IN INDIA

In the current period where information and communication technology such as news, appear to travel more faster than light whether it be on broad cast , computerised or you can say online networking , an outlook change has additionally happened in means and modes utilized by those chasing for news stories. The press is seen as a central component of majority rule government and press is something which works for nation benefit and welfare. Every citizen wants that there should […]

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  Grab the opportunity to be a PUBLISHED WRITER !! SEND YOUR ENTRIES ON OR BEFORE 12TH NOVEMBER 2016. Celebrate with us, birth anniversary of our first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and India’s only woman Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi. Participate in open Essay Writing Competition and along with rewards get opportunity to be a published writer in our upcoming Annual issue 2017 of book “HIND BHARTIYAM”.

स्वतंत्र भारत में खबरों की आजादी…!!

आजादी के बाद से खबरचियों यानी मीडिया के क्षेत्र में भी आमूलचूल परिवर्तन आया है। पहले मीडिया से जुड़े लोग फिल्म निदेशकों की तरह हमेशा पर्दे के पीछे ही बने रहते थे। लेकिन समय के साथ  इतना बदलाव आया है कि अब इस क्षेत्र के दिग्गज बिल्कुल किसी सेलीब्रिटी की तरह परिदृश्य के साथ  पर्दे पर भी छाये रहते हैं।अपने ही चैनल पर अपना इंटरव्यू देते हैं और हमपेशा लोगों की बखिया उधेड़ने से भी बिल्कुल गुरेज नहीं करते। बदलते […]

LET’S HAVE A CONVERSATION!

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change In general we feel proud that ours is a generation which is very much socially connected. But on a second thought, are we really “connected”? Do we actually know each other? Most of us spend major part of our lives, chatting, but are we actually having any […]

INSPIRING PEOPLE AND CHANGING INDIA

It’s your turn to change the world. Let’s not wait for inspiration but be the inspiration. This desire to change the world all sounds very heroic, noble and grand. But is it possible? Is it really possible to change the world, to make huge differences so that people hail us and shower us with praise?  There’s a difference between changing the world, and making a difference in the world, which is important to recognize. Yes, we can make a difference […]

The fluctuating value of Human Life

After the terrorist attacks on Paris last week, there was widespread coverage of the attack in all the news media of the world. Facebook even offered an option to change one’s profile picture to the colours of the French Flag to show solidarity with the victims of the attack and with France in general. Opinion pages were filled with moving prose regarding the indomitable spirit of Paris and how this vile and cowardly attack shall be overcome by the brave […]

TO BE OR NOT TO BE? – That is the question!

He was exuberant. Vivacious.  He enjoyed Shakespeare and poetry. He breathed the Eros in that moving city of London. He married. He was happy. He could hear the songs of happy cheer. He was active and eager to prove himself a man through combat. But a brutal WAR impinged into that celebratory life! THE WORLD WANTED HIM TO BE “NORMAL”…  HOW? – THAT WAS THE QUESTION! A sudden war plagued his imagination. He was metamorphosed! He was now the ‘real […]