child labour amendment bill

The Child Labour Amendment Bill 2012 Explained

The monsoon session of Parliament has started on a very busy note. Within 3 days of the beginning of the session, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have passed 2 bills each. One of the important Bill passed by Rajya Sabha is The Child Labour Amendment Bill, 2012 which seeks to amend The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986. The […]

Full statehood to Delhi

Should Delhi Be Given ‘Full Statehood’?

Talking about providing Delhi the status of full statehood, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recently mentioned that Delhi Government will conduct an ‘opinion poll’. Earlier the AAP government had appealed for conducting a referendum but since there is no provision of it in the Indian Constitution, it will now conduct a public opinion poll and gather mass vote to support its […]

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Why Police Department is failing to ‘serve’ people

In 1902, A.H.L.Fraser, Chairman of the Second Police Commission said, “The police force is far from efficient, it is defective in training and organization, it is inadequately supervised, it is generally regarded as  corrupt and oppressive, and it has utterly failed to secure the confidence and cordial cooperation of the people”. Not much has changed since then! The mistrust people have placed in […]

Expensive education in India, Fee hike in India

Expensive Education in India and The Need of Superheroes

Unexpected headaches especially right after you wake up are like sexist conversations that are hard to tolerate and even harder to avoid. No painkiller helps. All you have to do is build resilience and brave it with all your might. Also, it has been 11 days straight and Bangalore still has no sign of generous sunlight. Actually the only thing […]

Referendums in India, Does India need referendums

DELH-XIT: Does India need referendums?

Monsoon mornings in Bangalore can be very very lazy. Today, I sleep talked my alarm to a forever snooze. And woke up an hour later. Even at 7:30 am there was no sign of sunlight. Next to me, tugged under the purple blanket like a log of teakwood was my husband, snoring deeply and peacefully. The ease with which he […]

One woman’s journey from abuse to Bollywood

As the famous quote from the movie Rocky Balboa goes “it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!” and that’s how Geeta Tandon did it. Life was not a bed of roses for her. She […]

NEET Supreme Court Stance

How The Supreme Court’s Stance On NEET Changed In Months

The turmoil regarding the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) verdict of the Supreme Court has not yet died down. There is controversy and confusion surrounding the entire proceedings, and questions about what the actual current state is as well as if this state is stable for the future are raging like wildfire. NEET is a proposal put before the […]