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The Judiciary is Independent, But Are We?

The newspapers and social networking sites are overflowing with criticism of the Supreme Court’s decision in Suresh Kumar Koushal & Another v. NAZ Foundation & Others, which has upheld the constitutional validity of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code and upheld the illegality of homosexual intercourse. I am reminded an incident which took place in my first year of law ...

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What Article 377 means and why are we angry about rights

In the world’s largest democracy and second most populated country, where we talk about advancement of the generation, uplifting marginalised of the society, of equality, and freedom of expression and where we also have discrimination against the sexual minorities. On 11th December, 2013, Supreme Court reversed the ruling of Delhi high court making homosexuality a criminal act. Gay sex is ...

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Aarushi Talwar. Do we care?

She was born 24 May 1994. She lived till May 16, 2008, almost a full 14 years. She would have been 19 years old today, and in her 2nd year of college. Her friends remember her as happy normal girl full of life. One who had a normal middle class childhood,  doting, loving parents. There was nothing to suggest neither from her parents, ...

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Misguided feminism

I know after this post I will be hated by many females but I felt it’s time for someone to raise her voice against this rising irrational misguided ‘feminist” behaviour! Yes you heard it right, all this misguided feminism is affecting females way more than guys. Tell me one thing, oh c’mon, do we all go on shouting, “! wanna ...

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Can a Company like Infosys be Guilty?

In the news, Infosys has agreed to pay a $34 million in a settlement with US Justice Department in a case where it was found to have misused the B-1 visa. Workers can go to the US for on site work on an H1-B visa. The B-1 visa is a temporary restricted visa, it only allows visitors to attend meetings, training, ...

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GoD is in ControL

A time when you really hoped for a deserving success, happy outcome, but just somehow missed it. Remember the days before the final results of Board exams…the period when your anxiety oozes from every little pore in your body. Do we not often face the same tremors all over even today? For people who believe in God up there, that’s ...

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The Cobbler’s Holi

When winter bids goodbye, the air is filled with colors of different kinds and one’s spirit is perked up with bliss. It’s the time to celebrate Holi again. One gears up for a new beginning by burning up the past. That’s the belief of the Hindus, and they never miss this festival. People playing with colors during Holi is now ...

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Where have all the good people gone?

Let me begin by stating that this article shall display extreme levels of hypocrisy. And if that bothers you, please stop reading right now. But I know most of you won’t stop, after all we thrive in hypocrisy. Let us begin with what I love doing, judging people. Yes, I confess that I love it. It does not matter whether ...

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Over 75% donations to Political parties are by unknown sources.

More than 75% of the funds received by major political parties, came from unknown sources. This is the result of a detailed analysis done by the Association for Democratic reforms, taking into account all receipts declared by the parties in their Income Returns from the year 2004-12. 2004-12 Party Funds officially received (Crore) Unknown donors Congress 1951 82.50% BJP 952 73% NCP ...

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Look At Me You Dumb Stupid *****

My precious smartphone went out of shape and killed itself two months ago. It had been going in and out of various service centres for some time. It finally gave in to its fate. Not that I am mourning its demise. Occasionally I miss being sucked into the shiny virtual world. The feeling of being pulled into a bubble of ...

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