Alternate dispute resolution mechanisms have become an important tool of settlement, owing to their speedy nature of dispensing justice. These mechanisms provide for out of court settlements of matters at the convenience of the parties and with their consent. Mediation has thus gained popularity especially in matters related to family or matrimonial disputes.
This article critically analyses the Indian concept of Dharma; and relates it to the derivative evolution of the Human Rights Law and its modern ideals.
“May it please Your Lordships, the counsel wants to humbly submit that you are wearing a black robe and not a cassock…” a law student candidly urged the bench in a moot court concerning the doctrine of Essential Religious Practice (“ERP Test”) as the moot point. This article takes us to the long unconcluded debate regarding the role of the Judiciary in adjudicating religious issues to satisfy the ERP test manufactured allegedly in the exercise of judicial overreach.
In this article, the author has addressed a constitutional question that has been recently framed in the case of Kaushal Kishor v. State of U.P. The question is related to the interplay of Article 19(1)(a) and Article 21 of the Indian Constitution. The author has analysed the related jurisprudence and has given his viewpoint regarding the framed issue.
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 critically analyzes how the recent Supreme Court judgment of coparcenary property rights for women is trying to resolve the patriarchal norm in the society.
The world that the law is meant to reign upon has relocated its focus from text to visual ways of understanding various happenings as the technology develops.The article wants the readers to check the pace at which they want justice to be imparted with the aid of visual understanding of events.
Prashant Bhushan was held guilty of contempt of court for his tweets criticising the supreme court. His conviction was perceived as a serious blow to the freedom of expressing criticism of democratic institutions. However, this conclusion isn’t warranted. Aman Khullar explores the merits of the case to show why Bhushan’s comments amount to contempt of court.
Deepanshu Singal explores the developing border tensions in the Arctic. It analyses the power dynamics and certain treaties that govern these not-so-well-defined borders. The discourse around the Arctic is becoming increasingly relevant due to climate change thawing sea-ice and opening up new opportunities in the regions and simultaneously states’ increasing thirst for monopolising over them.
The state that aspires to achieve the objectives as noble as mentioned in our Constitution cannot proceed towards that end if a scope of blanket gag exists that can be issued at the whims of the masters within the political parties backed by the amendment to the Constitution.
In this article, Amisha Singh talks about the genesis of the current standoff with China in Ladakh.
The three pillars namely, Peace and Security, Development and Human Rights guide the United Nation’s role in preventive diplomacy. They work in conjunction with each