Tag: India

Separation of Powers: A Comparative Analysis of the Doctrine India, United States of America and England

By Yashmita Editors Note: The doctrine of separation of powers is essentially what fortifies the three pillars of democracy. Without such a demarcation, the point of such offices and such pillars is redundant, and the nation might as well be a dictatorial state, with all three pillars working in collusion. This paper […]

Economic Scams in India

Anonymous Editor’s note: India has been home to several scams post 1992, resulting to losses amounting to lakhs of crores of rupees to the economy. These include, in reverse chronological order, the 2G scam, Satyam Scandal, UTI Scam, Fodder scam, and the Harshat Mehta scam. Scams may be defined as […]

Female foeticide

By Gayatri Loomba The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata Editor’s note: Female foeticide is the gory practise of sex-selective abortion, which renders the girl child a victim of the highest degree of gender-rooted prejudice. This paper examines the factors leading to the continuance of this practice despite […]

Secularism in India

By Sagnik Saha Editor’s note: Secularism is the separation of government organizations from religious organizations and religious dignitaries. This paper examines the main objectives of secularism, ranging from distinguishing the State from religion, constitutional provisions guaranteeing the same, the scope, and arguments against the same. Introduction British writer George Jacob […]

Unionisation of sex workers in India

By Tarunya Shankar Editor’s note: India recently decriminalized prostitution, making the profession legal but retaining brothel ownership as illegal. This afforded protection to women from abuse, social stigma and the paper examines a rising need for unionization of the industry, allowing them a forum in which to voice their grievances. […]

Is Parliamentary form of Government good enough for India?: Need for a Change

By Rooha Khurshid,  National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi “Editor’s Note: At the time of independence, our leaders adopted the Parliamentary form of government, and today our country is the largest democracy in the world. This paper analyses the pros and cons of the Parliamentary form of […]