Human Rights Weekly Round-up| June| Week 4| 2019

After a six-week-long summer vacation, the Supreme Court of India reopens to hear many important and sensitive cases including Congress President Rahul Gandhi contempt case, Ayodhya Babri Masjid land dispute, and Rafale review petitions among others. Click to Read - Times Now Europe's top Human Rights organization, The Council of Europe in Strasbourg, decides to … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up| June| Week 4| 2019

Human Rights Weekly Round-up | March | Week 2| 2019

Election Commission of India announces dates for Lok Sabha elections 2019, scheduled to be held in seven phases from April 11th to May 19th and results to be announced on May 23rd. Click to Read – Indian Express With the announcement of Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Model Code of Conduct comes into effect laying … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | March | Week 2| 2019

Questioning Morality: Is it immoral to critique a public figure on the day of his demise?

This piece in not intended to smear anyone’s image. I am happy that the prior blog piece (on Atal ji) was received respectfully by the readership. This piece is an attempt to continue the dialogue, this time not restricted to the realm of Humanity but venturing into Morality as well. This piece is drafted with … Continue reading Questioning Morality: Is it immoral to critique a public figure on the day of his demise?

Legend, not a Myth: A Right Man in the Wrong Party

The thing about the conservative, right wing mind is that it is not open to new ideas (hence, the word “conservative”), let alone criticism. However, this doesn’t really matter as long as free speech is intact, the conservatives may reject new ideas and that is fair game, it is their right. But what happens when … Continue reading Legend, not a Myth: A Right Man in the Wrong Party