A portrait of the Woman as a cabinet minister

As 7, Racecourse Road ushers in a new Prime Minister after a decade of incumbency, all eyes to lead to his cabinet. The PM’s choice of his cabinet reflects his mood – an attitude to carve out the path his government would take for the next five years. But beyond the permutations and combinations of…

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Loma’s Matchbox

Written by Anshuman Singh, LLM. We submarined yesterday in Wang’s room. Kshitiz, Wang, Loma, Bala, Param, Anand, and I. Loma took a matchbox, played around with it for a while. Then something occurred to him, probably because no one was talking. A vacuum had to be filled. It was almost as if everyone was expecting…

Why the NOTA is relevant

The Supreme Court of India has in the past few decades notoriously acquired a name for being extremely active in the functioning of the nation. What we today label as “judicial activism” has become a norm for the apex court of our country. May it be creating guidelines or law of the land via judicial…

The quest for freedom: When is the time right?

 “In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt This article is not just about the stray dogs that live at National Law University, Delhi, anymore. The purpose of this piece is to help us realise the consequences of not questioning abuse of authority for a fairly long…

More of the Same Old Sexism Bullshit

On Saturday morning, as I undertook the long metro ride from college to my place, I saw a couple of young women crossing the metro to get to the women’s compartment. It wasn’t even that they were doing that (which is kind of inevitable now, because if you’re a woman who happens to find herself…

I’ll Be Seeing You

‘Seven deadly sins’ was the theme of this year’s farewell for the batch of 2014. Held last Friday, it proved to be a tremendous success, with the graduating batch really getting into the spirit of things with their own dance performance. The show also featured a series of dances by the other batches, each one…