Bangalore’s tree-lined streets, at an already dwindling number, face the risk of disappearing altogether if the Karnataka Preservation of Trees Act, 1976, does not see improved implementation in the near future, along [...]
An individual is considered a minor till he or she attains the age of eighteen. Till a minor attains majority, he has a guardian, who is empowered to take decisions on behalf of the minor. The minor may also be in the [...]
By Danish Sheikh Originally Published on "There are so many roots to the tree of anger that sometimes the branches shatter before they bear ...." Audre Lorde, Who Said It Was Simple "How about [...]
After a rather tragic misunderstanding following inaccurate media reportage, our humble Law and Literature group’s discussion began, sans Martha Nussbaum herself, with a brief introduction to the selected reading, [...]
There has been a prominent resurgence of the hindu right wing, all over India but especially in Karnataka, in launching a relentless campaign of hate and murder with a view to curtailing the fundamental freedoms of all [...]
Earlier in August, Bangalore police, led by ACP P. Harishekharan conducted “Operation Smile,” a campaign that was lauded by the press and media as a "heroic" and "noble" effort by to prevent children from being [...]
Violence faced by the transgender community is often invisible or under reported in mainstream media. Further, an insensitive criminal justice system makes reporting even more difficult. In this report, my effort has [...]
Introduction The internet is widely thought to be unprecedented and radically different from the media which preceded it. Interestingly, the internet has been unlike other media, in that it does not have a history of [...]
The Court recounts James Obergefell’s struggle to be listed as the surviving spouse on his partner’s death certificate, the uncertainty that an unmarried status created in the lives of April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse [...]
A few weeks ago, a number of street vendors were illegally evicted by the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewage Board following a complaint by a local resident (who also happened to be a Member of the Ruling Party). The [...]