The Curious Case of India’s Draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2020

For the past few months, there’s been an immense hue and cry over the draft EIA Notification, 2020. It is claimed by many activists, environmental groups, biologists and students that the notification is “anti-people”, “anti-environment” and “pro-industries”. In this article, … Continue reading The Curious Case of India’s Draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2020

Guardians of Law Goring Human Rights to Death: A tale of Encounter killings and Custodial Deaths

Introduction “If the custodians of law themselves indulge in committing crimes then no member of the society is safe and secure. If police officers that have to provide security and protection to the citizens indulge in such methods they are creating … Continue reading Guardians of Law Goring Human Rights to Death: A tale of Encounter killings and Custodial Deaths

The Mumbai Gag Order: An intrusive order labelling criticism of state a crime

INTRODUCTION Public criticism is indispensable to the functioning of government institutions and a ‘culture of open dialogue’ is requisite for democracy. It is not erroneous to say that dissemination of fake news and incorrect information over social media platforms regarding … Continue reading The Mumbai Gag Order: An intrusive order labelling criticism of state a crime

Condition of refugees during the COVID 19 crises: A glance over the problems of refugees of South East Asia and the Middle East

Problems of refugees in a pandemic As the world is dealing with the COVID-19 epidemic, the condition of the refugees stays a problem. Different regions of the world have different immigrants and displaced people who are categorised under the category … Continue reading Condition of refugees during the COVID 19 crises: A glance over the problems of refugees of South East Asia and the Middle East