The informal economy in India comprises over 90% of the workforce. This large population is excluded from the security and benefits that the other workforce enjoys. Considering the enormity of the sector, this article discusses some of the reasons that has nurtured the sector and the state of the sector today.
In this article, Akanksha Mishra analyses the Afghan peace negotiations between the Taliban and the U.S. and explains the disastrous effects of Trump’s wish to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by December.
The authors discover the many possible loopholes of the well-intentioned New Education Policy, 2020. This article brings to light the implications of a policy reform that could potentially create a divide between the “elites” and the “commoners”.
After unlocking many sectors, one which is still locked is the travelling sector. Demand for suitcases or other types of luggage is not picking up quickly post lockdown. In this article, Ashu Jain analyses the luggage industry in India.
In this article the author compares the two competing arguments about the determinants of development (geography versus institutions) to comment upon the impact of colonial rule on the present state of Indian education.
This article analyses the need for ‘irretrievable breakdown of marriage’ as a no-fault principle to grant divorce by deviating from the age-old fault-theory. It also discusses the jurisprudence of this principle laid down by the Supreme Court.
This article offers an analysis of the first US presidential debate of 2020. It provides an insight into the international impact of key Trump versus Biden policies that were hushed amidst the insults that were hurled during the debate. The increased importance of the US in global politics warrants a robust policy analysis as in this article.
Swayam Kumar explores into vaccine development and trials as a policy response to the Covid-19.
The second part of the gendered policy series looks at pertinent questions regarding the status of women in law and jurisprudence. Has there been a recent change in feminist jurisprudence in the law? Did the monumental Criminal Amendments Act of 2013 live up to its promises? Where is the future of women in the field of law?
This article analyses the status of cybersecurity in India and the recent developments in the
cyber world. It also gives a brief context of the relationship between cybercrimes and COVID-
In this article, Amisha Singh looks at the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the
disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The article covers the recent developments and the
international responses to the war-like atmosphere in the region.
TW: This article talks about graphic caste and gender based violence and has mentions of rape.
Disclaimer: This piece is written in the aftermath of the harrowing Hathras incident, details of which remain etched in our memories. Rest in Peace, Manisha. The fight for justice will go on.