Democracy

Religion based barriers to affirmative action in India: A case study of the Scheduled Caste category

Conventional scholarship on caste perpetuates the view of caste structures being found only in Hindu society. Therefore, it is asserted that caste structures are completely broken when they are removed from the environment of Hindu society. Caste structures might be considered an innate characteristic of the conventional Hindu social system, however, the lived experiences of …

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Gender Based Dimensions of Education

The phenomenon of Gender encompasses a socially constructed category (as against natural and biological differentiation on the lines of ‘sex’) that assigns specific characteristics, socially  acceptable attributes and norms, behavior, and practices, as well as the allocation of resources and responsibilities to both men and women, thereby highlighting the need for a thorough examination of …

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Regulatory Enigma Surrounding Online Gambling Sector in India: Challenges and Way Forward

Introduction: History of Betting and Gambling in India and the Emerging Scenario India has had a dated relationship with gambling activities, with some claiming the mention of gambling in Rig Veda to be the most primordial allusion to gambling in the whole world. “These nuts that one tossed on tall trees in the wind But …

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Understanding the Implications: Grievance Redressal Mechanism under the IT Rules 2021

The Grievance Redressal Mechanism (GRM) proposed in the recently published IT rules, 2021 has a stated objective of consumer protection. The outcomes of this however, may be vastly divergent from as intended. Here I attempt to unpack the new Grievance Redressal Mechanism through the lens of Polycentric Law. The Grievance Redressal Mechanism under the IT …

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