Agriculture with its allied sector is the largest source of livelihood in India. Almost the entire population of India is primarily dependant on this sector for their livelihood. Thus, it is no wrong in calling India as an agrarian economy. … Continue reading Viewing the Locust Invasion through the Lens of Law
INTRODUCTION Women’s legal age to marry has always been a matter of great concern in India over the past few decades. After the adoption of the Indian constitution in 1950, the Child Marriage Act has undergone various modifications. Since 1978, … Continue reading “Marry me later” – On the proposed marriageable age for Indian women
INTRODUCTION Amid the corona outbreak, India witnessed another havoc. 7th May, 2020 was a dreadful day as a deadly styrene gas leaked from the storage of LG Polymers in Vishakhapatnam. Gruesome pictures and videos emerged, showing people having collapsed by … Continue reading The Gas Leaks and Liabilities
Developments On 7th May, the country woke up to the appalling news of major Styrene leakage from LG Polymers’ factory in the outskirts of Vishakhapatnam. The sequence of events was evocative of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which had rendered … Continue reading Vishakhapatnam gas tragedy: The “no-fault liability” conundrum
The recent outbreak of Covid-19 has made the mightiest countries of the world to kneel before its grotesque form. Unfortunately, India is not lagging behind as the number of patients getting infected by this virus is rising exponentially with each … Continue reading Communalisation of COVID-19: Pressing Need to Make Certain Fundamental Duties Legally Enforceable
Social media has always been a great source of information and the current happenings as well. It was the video of some common people throwing stones on the health care workers and in that way harassing and injuring them that … Continue reading Is the Amendment made to Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 sufficient?