Pulwama Attack: Bleeding India by a Thousand Cuts?

In the Lethpora area of Pulwama, on Thursday, 14th February, 2019, a car rigged with explosives driven by a suicide bomber rammed into a 78-vehicle convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The ensuing explosion Continue reading...

Column | Educative Role of the Judiciary

When I was a Judge in the Allahabad High Court a petition came up before a division bench (of which I was the senior member) in Mohd. Sharif Saifi vs. State of U.P., Writ Petition Continue reading...

Climate Change Politics and the Consensus Conundrum

In the late 20th century, as issues of the environment, climate change and global warming caught international attention, the need for action at a global level gave rise to climate change politics. Climate change politics Continue reading...

A Prayer for God’s own Country

Miles and miles of unbroken water body, the relentless rain merely adding to the ever increasing flood waters. The only sound I am able to decipher is the sound of the pounding rain-incessant in her Continue reading...

Eco Terrorism: Where are the Elves?

Eco-terrorism can be understood in two ways: firstly, as violence carried out for environmental ends, and secondly, as the action of causing environmental damage for political ends. The more commonly used and accepted meaning of Continue reading...

Moral Policing | Who Decides What Crime Is ?

This is the 21st century. Yes, perhaps India is considered to be an orthodox and conservative society, where relations between men and women are very restricted and kept to a bare minimum and no one Continue reading...

Bottle Notes | What India Owes to Nehru ?

PANDIT Jawaharlal Nehru would never have won a popularity contest in Pakistan quite simply because he did his best to oppose our country’s creation. But nowhere is he reviled more than in India’s current ruling Continue reading...

Tryst with Destiny : Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s Speech on India attaining Independence

Shortly before the clock struck midnight on Aug. 15, 1947, Pandit Nehru, Gandhiji’s successor at the helm of the independence movement and India’s first Prime Minister, was inside Parliament in New Delhi delivering an address Continue reading...

‘Mother’ of all Crimes

A part of me lives in you, A part of your lives in me… I know I could make you stronger, But you…you definitely make me weaker. A part of me lives in you, A Continue reading...

The Chaos Theory

Nature is mostly attributed with motherly instincts. A picture that portrays serene order. But in actuality, is nature really orderly? Nature is supposed to maintain a delicate balance. Once the scale tips in the least, Continue reading...