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Behind the Locked Doors: The Evil of Marital Rape

July 14, 2013

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Behind the Locked Doors: The Evil of Marital Rape

Since childhood, watching happy ending Bollywood melodramas imbibes in everyone that marriage is a happily ever after kind of story. But in real life marriages may turn out to be most traumatized, tortured, abusive & mistreated relationship of one’s life. When husband gets abusive in a marriage it need not necessarily be limited to only […]

Untold Story of Domestic Workers and the Law

June 10, 2013

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Untold Story of Domestic Workers and the Law

Kanchan, a domestic worker works from 9a.m to 7 p.m in several houses for an income of 1000/per month/per house, has two daughters one married who is not even 18 and other of 15 years engaged with her to add fraction more income to feed the mouths of her other two young boys and also […]

Freedom of Speech and Expression and Advertising in India

June 8, 2013

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Freedom of Speech and Expression and Advertising in India

Speech is God’s gift to mankind. Through speech a human being conveys his thoughts, sentiments and feeling to others. Freedom of speech and expression is thus a natural right, which a human being acquires on birth. It is, therefore, a basic right. “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; the right includes […]

The Myth of Access to Justice in India

March 23, 2013

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The Myth of Access to Justice in India

Introduction Justice Gordon Hewart while delivering the landmark judgement of Rex v. Sussex, had remarked that “not only must justice be done; it must also be seen to be done.” Thus it would not be wrong in concluding that the rule of law prevails in providing not merely access to justice but in providing “Access to law”. There […]

Paid News: Cancer in Indian Media

February 1, 2013

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Paid News: Cancer in Indian Media

A common man in his busy life does not know much about what happens next door. He neither has time to inquire into things nor bothered about others. All the information he knows is only through media. Indian media has been recognized as sensitive patriotic and very influential tool in the socio political sphere since […]

Why Numerous Restrictions on use of our National Flag?

January 25, 2013

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“A National Flag” as pointed by Lt. Cdr. K.V. Singh in his book ‘Our National Flag’ is the most solemn symbol of a country. Be it a Head of the State, King or peasant, salutes it. A piece of cloth called the National Flag stands for the whole nation, its honour and glory. When it […]

RTE in light of ‘Society for Un-aided Private Schools of Rajasthan v. Union of India’

August 12, 2012

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RTE in light of ‘Society for Un-aided Private Schools of Rajasthan v. Union of India’

Education is the much needed catalyst which steers the rate of growth and development of a country. The vital role of education in our society cannot be denied as it can change the fortune of many. In India, there had been always a demand for compulsorily providing of education to all. In the initial years […]

Inter Caste/Religion Marriages: Made in Heaven, Murdered on Earth

September 25, 2011

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Inter Caste/Religion Marriages: Made in Heaven, Murdered on Earth

 “We are not myths of the past, ruins in the jungle, or zoos. We are people and we want to be respected, not to be victims of intolerance and racism.” Introduction ‘Human Rights’- is a very commonly used term now-a-days. It not only includes basic rights such as Right to freedom of speech and expression, […]

Improper Portrayal of Women by Media

September 24, 2011

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Improper Portrayal of Women by Media

Introduction She is the super mom, the guileless daughter, the eloquent lawyer, the nasty corporate climber, the austere judge, the super model and what not. Whatever the role, television, film and popular magazines are full of images of women and girls who are typically white, desperately thin, and made up to the hilt. Over the […]

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