Understanding Mandatory Mediation under the Commercial Courts Ordinance

The Commercial Courts Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Court (Amendment) Ordinance of 2018, dated May 03, 2018, has inserted section 12A to the Commercial Courts Act, 2015, contemplating pre-institution mediation and settlement, before the filing of any commercial disputes.     Section 12A (1) introduces an additional dispute resolution mechanism – mediation Read more about Understanding Mandatory Mediation under the Commercial Courts Ordinance[…]

The Mirage of Secularism in Indian Democracy

Before defining secularism, let us look into how various religions and castes evolved in India. ‘Religion’ is defined as ” the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.” Even before religion came up, man, who was just evolving from apes was frightened by natural phenomenon like lightening, Read more about The Mirage of Secularism in Indian Democracy[…]

Eradicate Child Labour And Aspire A Better Future

“Children should be making sand castles not bricks” Child labour is the practice of having children engage in economic activity, on a part- or full-time basis.According to International Labour Organisation (ILO) defines the term child labour as, “work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. It Read more about Eradicate Child Labour And Aspire A Better Future[…]

The Science Behind Superstition

Illustrative Stories Story 1 : A priest was once in a beach.   He was wearing a dhoti with all his tilaks everywhere on his body, looking just like a saint. He was carrying a pot with him. There were other people with similar pots with them. They saw our priest, touched his feet and took Read more about The Science Behind Superstition[…]

A Letter to Parents from a Juvenile Guilty of Murder

This hypothetical letter is based on the Ryan Murder case of 2017. This letter is an attempt to get into the shoes of the juvenile who is guilty of murdering a first standard student of his own school. This is a warning to all the parents, teachers and the society teaching what can happen if Read more about A Letter to Parents from a Juvenile Guilty of Murder[…]

The Malfunctioning Fourth Pillar of Indian Democracy

  Indian democracy stands on four pillars – the Legislature, the Executive, the Judiciary and the Media. Media has been given such importance because it acts as a medium of communication between the other three pillars and the ‘fifth pillar’ of the Indian democracy, viz., the Citizens of this country.  It is an open secret Read more about The Malfunctioning Fourth Pillar of Indian Democracy[…]

#UnnaoRapeCase – A Harsh Lesson to the Common Man of India

        On 8thof April, an eighteen-year-old woman attempted suicide in front of the residence of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath. This single incident brought her long and painful story of the last ten months to limelight. The story of Power and Favours and of trust In July 2017, the victim Read more about #UnnaoRapeCase – A Harsh Lesson to the Common Man of India[…]

#KathuaRapeCase and Lessons to be Learnt From It

On 17thof January,2018, the body of a little eight-year-old girl was found near the Rasana forest in Jammu and Kashmir. The post-mortem revealed that the girl was raped several times by several men, was not fed for several days, and was strangulated to death. There are a few shocking occurrences in this incident, namely, the Read more about #KathuaRapeCase and Lessons to be Learnt From It[…]