Law · Religion · Society

Constitutional Validity of Section 21 of Hindu Succession Act, 1956

Tushar Krishnani debates the constitutional validity of Section 21 of Hindu Succession Act, 1956 in this essay. Introduction Section 21 of the Hindu Succession Act provides that where two persons have died, in circumstances rendering it uncertain whether either of them, and if so which survived the other then, for all purposes affecting succession to… Continue reading Constitutional Validity of Section 21 of Hindu Succession Act, 1956

Education · Public Policy · Research · Youth

Information & Communication Technology in Education

In this paper, Arti Agrahari presents a novel idea of how Information and Communication Technologies can be used in Education. ABSTRACT Education is a developmental factor for any country. Today, since technology is involved in every activity, technical education plays an important role in enhancing the quality of life, human resource development, etc. Information and… Continue reading Information & Communication Technology in Education

Culture · Governance · Healthcare · International Affairs · Law · Public Policy · Research · Women Empowerment · Youth

Age of Consent in Africa: A Source of Family Antagonism

Children occupy a special place in any community. Their vulnerability and precociousness makes them prone to various forms of exploitation which stifle their human development. It is, therefore, important for any community to safeguard and promote the interests of any child within their society. This means we should all have an informed opinion on children’s… Continue reading Age of Consent in Africa: A Source of Family Antagonism

Society · Youth

Live-in Relationships in India

Aanchal Singla writes on the current scenario pertaining to live in relationships in India. Introduction No statute in India defines ‘live-in relationship’ or Cohabitation per se. It can be described as an agreement where a man and a woman consent to live together without marriage. Sexual closeness is acknowledged, although it is not a mandatory… Continue reading Live-in Relationships in India

Environment · Governance · Public Policy

The Paris Climate Agreement

Harsha Uikey discusses the stance of  few countries including India with respect to the Paris Climate Agreement. When the two most powerful players of World’s politics and economics, China and USA ratified the ‘Paris Climate Agreement’[i], all eyes were on the next emerging player, India. Both USA and China are the worst emitters of green… Continue reading The Paris Climate Agreement

Governance · Society

The Mid-day Meal Scheme: Lessons Learnt and The Way Forward

Anyatama Nayak writes about the implementation and the current scenario pertaining to mid-day meal scheme in India. The Mid-day meal scheme was started by the Government to provide the much needed nutrition that is needed for the students who go to school. This also provides an incentive to students who are willing to attend school.… Continue reading The Mid-day Meal Scheme: Lessons Learnt and The Way Forward