Water is undisputedly indispensable for human existence. Internationally, right to water has been interpreted as right to access water, implying water to be an economic good. This implies that the State is obligated to only provide the means to supply … Continue reading Right to Water in India: Entitlement without Obligations
Introduction The Supreme Court of India has held Senior Lawyer and Activist, Prashant Bhushan guilty of the offence of contempt of court for his tweets, through which he criticised the Chief Justice of India and questioned the court’s silence in … Continue reading A need for breaking the archaic shackles
In September 2017, Twitter refused to suspend President Trump’s account despite his seemingly threatening tweets regarding North Korean Dictator, on grounds of the former’s tweets being ‘newsworthy’ and of ‘public interest’.[i] However, in 2019, Twitter India suspended Senior Advocate Sanjay … Continue reading Suspension and taking down of social media accounts by intermediaries: Violation of Article 19?
Introduction The current global scenario in the wake of the pandemic has led to large scale unemployment, with the jobs plummeting by the day. Nearly 430 million enterprises globally have been hit hard due to the lockdown. Some of the … Continue reading Unemployment due to COVID-19 – A threat to Right to Life
Introduction A person is entitled to Human rights by virtue of being a Human. These Inalienable rights are traditionally known as ‘natural rights’ and one can say that these are derived from the divine law of nature. At the global … Continue reading Right to Legal Aid in India: A Humanitarian Approach
Introduction Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 is one of the legislation, whose provisions have been frequently challenged to be arbitrary and violative of Fundamental Rights of the citizens. The legislature has diligently maintained the arbitrary feature of the Act … Continue reading Prevention of Money Laundering Act and its Gainsaying with Fundamental Rights