Know your rights! Expansion of Article 21 of the Indian Constitution

Introduction: Part III of our Indian Constitution deals with our fundamental rights. As such, article 21 forms a very important part of this. Article 21 of the Indian Constitution says that “No person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by law”. There have been several cases through... Continue Reading →

The Sam Wyndham books 

The Sam Wyndham books are a series of mystery novels written by Abir Mukherjee. Set in 1919, Calcutta, the series revolves around Captain Sam Wyndham, of the Imperial police force and his partner Sergeant Surendranath Banarjee as they try to solve complex mysteries in the bustling streets of Calcutta.  A decorated soldier, Captain Sam is... Continue Reading →

A Victorian love affair gone wrong?

Analyzing The trial of Emma Cunningham. “Who was that woman, Hannah, you were showing through the house to-day?” “That was the lady who is going to take the house.” “Then the doctor is going to leave it, is he?” “Yes, ma’am.” “And when does she take possession?” The first of May.” “He better be careful;... Continue Reading →

Cornelia Sorabji   

 “  My big responsibilities, as you call them, didn't blind me to the fact that a young woman, seeking to train as a lawyer to fit herself to help her fellow country-women in difficulties was something very important indeed. It was a sign of something big. An omen perhaps too.” –Benjamin Jowett to Cornelia Sorabji... Continue Reading →

But I thought they were ghosts! 

The mysterious case of Ram Bahadur Thapa  “The thing I find really scary about ghosts and demons is that you don’t really know what they are or where they are. They’re not very well understood. You don’t know what they want from you. So it’s the kind of thing you don’t even know how to... Continue Reading →

Reminiscing the magic of the Parveen Mistry Book series 

“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.”-  J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye Sujata... Continue Reading →

 Landmark cases for contracts

Introduction: Contracts govern our everyday life. Many examples of day to day activity, perhaps something as simple as buying a railway ticket, falls under the ambit of a contract. The Indian Contract Act came into force in the year 1872. From that year till 2022, there have been various interesting cases which have challenged our... Continue Reading →

Legal Career Options in Indian Army

If death strikes before I prove my blood, I swear I’ll kill Death –    Capt. Manoj Kumar  Pandey   PVC 1/11 Gurkha Rifles Introduction  The study of law is indeed useful in almost all aspects of life- in banking, finance, criminal proceedings and even in defense. The Defense system in India is divided into... Continue Reading →

 Analyzing the Ukrainian Crisis with reference to the Responsibility to Protect.

  “I have decided to conduct a special military operation... to protect people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide... for the last eight years. -President Vladimir Putin on Russia’s   “military operation” in Ukraine, 2022.    Introduction  The ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia is indeed a test of solidarity for the international... Continue Reading →

   “Grave and Sudden Provocation”

                                        Analyzing the “last” jury trial in India? “ If the crowds outside had known who the lone dissenter was, they would have lynched me. But I saw the evidence and it was apparent that he killed him.”     -Reginald Pierce, Juror, Nanavati Trial   Introduction  A jury refers to a “a group of people... Continue Reading →

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