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Madras High Court Judgment on Premarital Sex: The Reality

June 26, 2013

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Madras High Court Judgment on Premarital Sex: The Reality

India was left astonished on the morning on 17th June. Newspapers, Everyone’s Facebook status, BBM status and tweets were about a certain high court’s judgment stating if you have pre-marital sex with a person, you will be considered married to them. People suddenly found it extremely funny to ask others how many times have they been […]

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 […]

Representation of Homosexuals (LGBT) in Indian Literature, Media and Cinema

May 22, 2012

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Representation of Homosexuals (LGBT) in Indian Literature, Media and Cinema

Introduction This article is aimed at the socio-legal study of the representation of Homosexuals (LGBT) in the literature, media, and cinema with respect to Indian society. Homosexuality became very much contentious because of the representation it got through media and because of media’s attention given to this issue, people got inspirations and started showing their […]

Priyadarshini Mattoo and Jessica Lall: Death Penalty Scrutinized

March 17, 2012

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Priyadarshini Mattoo and Jessica Lall: Death Penalty Scrutinized

On the 6th of October 2010, the Supreme Court of India gave a very debatable decision in a case S.K. Singh vs. State through CBI[1], more famously known as the Priyadarshini Mattoo case. Priyadarshini Mattoo was a third year law student at the Delhi University. She was repeatedly harassed and followed around by Santosh Kumar Singh, […]

For some are Eunuchs

February 25, 2012

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For some are Eunuchs

When I was a child, they used to scare me. The very thought of they being around was abhorrent. But as the time passed, I realized that they are also humans, though a bit different from us. Yes, I am talking about “eunuchs”, the group of people who are being denied their rights just because […]

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 […]

The Questions of Personal Liberty

June 29, 2011

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The Questions of Personal Liberty

21st June, Tuesday evening, I was going through THE INDIAN EXPRESS. Temperature- burning, trees all around but not a single leave seems to be delighted, but as always I was here sitting in the balcony enjoying my cup of tea, as my mom always says “tea makes you feel fresh” & tea and a newspaper […]

Reservation: A Blot on The Face Of the Country

June 7, 2011

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The term “Reservation” has been doing the rounds within the Indian media circuit of late owing to the government decision to implement 27% quota for the OBCs in the educational institutions of higher learning. The term was initially came into existence during the famous “Poona Pact”[1] of 1932 which demanded the 18% of reserved seats […]

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