My IAS interview : Parveen Kaswan

  Blog by: Parveen Kaswan   (Totally based on my memory and sorry for typos as it is crude and unedited. Maybe missing few things. Could have said better things….

Marital rape: Trivialisation vs Criminalisation

  Author: Jyoti Meena (Jyoti blogs at untangled.in about various social issues)    In the aftermath of Nirbhaya BBC documentary, the country came out united. Who would agree with Mukesh Singh’s…

Delhi Tussle and “Elephant & Blind Men” !!

Blog by: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is the founder of SimplyDecoded )   The story of “ELEPHANT AND THE BLIND MEN” aptly describes some of the recent issues between LG…

Amendments proposed to Child Labour Act : Decoded

  The cabinet has recently approved amendments to the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986. The Act prohibits the engagement of children in certain types of occupations and regulates…

National Judicial Appointment Commission – is this the final best solution?

  By: Ashutosh Pandey   The Parliament has finally passed the National Judicial Appointment Commission bill and 121st constitutional amendment enabling the establishment of National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC). The Act…

Indian Agriculture : Sustainability and Design Intervention

  Author: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ) This blog-series under the title of ‘Indian…

State Versus Union Territory in India

  Before delving into the difference between states and union territories (UTs), it’s imperative to understand why these UTs were formed in the first place and what was the concept…

Summary of Supreme Court judgement on Section 66A

  Edited excerpts from the Supreme Court’s judgment striking down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act in the case of Writ Petition (Criminal) No 167 of 2012 FREEDOM OF…

Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill : Explained

  The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation)  Amendment Ordinance, 2015 was promulgated on January 12, 2015. The Ordinance amends the Mines and  Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957. This earlier act regulates…

International Women’s Day : Historical Perspective

  International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900′s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the…