Malini’s views on Gender biased Laws in India

In an era of significant realisation and action towards gender equality worldwide, the Indian legal system is still handicapped by a number of gender-biased laws. There exists a sizeable amount of legislation which discriminates people on the basis of whether they are men, women or transgenders. This kind of a biased system is injurious to... Continue Reading →

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Nipun Arora’s views on using RTI to Bring Accountability to Educational Institutions

Colleges, and educational institutes in general, have a history of being opaque in their functioning. Take for instance the shameless refusal of National School of Drama to provide information. It is unfortunate that it is also this point where most rights are violated to the point of absurdity (which, in fact, would even hamper the... Continue Reading →

LAC helps a 5 yr old child in getting admission in a private school

Legal Aid Clinic had filed a writ petition in Allahabad High Court for violation of right to education of a 5 yr old child. He was denied admission in a private school under twenty-five percent quota provided under Right to Education Act, 2009. Recently, Allahabad High Court has passed the judgment in favour of the... Continue Reading →

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN FROM SEXUAL OFFENCES: An Analysis

By Unnati Vijay, B.A.LLB. (3rd yr), Raffles University, Neemrana In order to deal with the cases of Child abuse and to protect them from offences such as sexual harassment, sexual abuse, here uprooted the need to enact a special law and the same is been incorporated as “The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act,... Continue Reading →

INCLUSION OF PRIVATE ENTITIES IN RTI ACT

By Puneetish Kaur, B.A.LLB.(5th yr), Army Institute of Law, Mohali The Right to Information Act, 2005 (hereinafter referred as the RTI Act, 2005) was enacted by the Parliament of India on 15th June, 2005 with the chief objective of converting the administrative system from government to governance and from governance to good governance in our... Continue Reading →

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