Legally Speaking

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Social murder in a welfare state

The abysmal implementation of welfare legislations reveals the welfare state has let...

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Spirituality and the legal profession

If one looked at the law and its process from these lines, then one realises that it is no different...

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Covid and legal issues: Adopt the Singapore model

All the benefits of the Singapore model, with tailored variations, make it the need of the hour in India.  ...

New Delhi:Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia interacts with students during his visit to the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Delhi’s West Vinod Nagar area to witness a happiness class, on Feb 22, 2020. The happiness class is conducted in all the Delhi Government schools. A 45-minute happiness class aims at teaching children to be emotionally strong, boosting their confidence and increasing their happiness. (Photo: IANS)

Right to Education in the coronavirus era

The challenges of online learning, both for teachers and students, should be collectively overcome to ensure education and learning as...

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Can’t kill fake news with blanket ban on unverified reporting

Potentially life-saving information needs to be updated and disseminated with utmost haste and cannot be contingent upon publication in a...

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Catch-22: Restart the Indian economy or save lives

This is not time to ask for documents like Aadhaar, ration cards or proof of citizenship but for the government...

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Companies affected shouldn’t add to NPA defaulters list

An expert committee needs to be set up to identify industries affected by Covid-19. At the outset, airlines, hotels, restaurants,...

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Social distancing is leading to much needed judicial reforms

A lockdown cannot result in locking courts altogether. The only method available for holding court hearings is through video conferencing....

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Let’s defeat Corona with some humour

This scourge has, creditably, spawned humongous jurisprudence tickling our funny bone.   The title I chose for a bi-monthly Sunday...