This article looks at the recent spat between Indian and Canada over the ongoing farmer agitation while providing background about Canada’s stance on Indian agricultural policies.
“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, Siddharth G addresses the criticism of the Nobel Prize awarded this year to Dr Paul Milgrom and Dr. Robert Wilson for their work in auction theory. He also looks into how this microeconomic concept is used in macroeconomics and how auctions benefit the government.
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.
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.
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.
This article evaluates the recently announced education policy — the NEP. It discusses the necessity that drove the government into formulating such a document, the possibilities that entail upon its implementation, and the talk around its effectiveness in truly achieving what most of us have regarded with deep skepticism — better utilization of our people, at last.
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.
Through this article, Adit Shankar, provides an overview of the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, focussing specifically on their remuneration structure and the gender dynamics surrounding their work, ending with a look at policy solutions. What emerges is a picture of utter neglect for arguably the most crucial grassroot-level workers in the times of COVID.
The two fastest-growing economies in Asia have had much in common.Fast-forwarding to 2020, the recent skirmish left at least 20 casualties. Karishini Puri delves into the history of Indo-China relations since the independence of both countries.
Divyansh Singh provides a narrative to support the data in the Infosphere Issue on India’s labour markets.
As a flurry of statistics pour in from every corner of the world and the numbers rise every second, you keep trying to consume all