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George Floyd, Black Lives Matter, and the Much-Needed Indian Role in Anti-Racism
In 2017, Tarun Vijay, a former MP from India's ruling party and member of a far-right Hindu religious group, remarked with a glaring display of ignorance that Indians cannot be racist because they live with South Indians who are "Black." Putting asid (More)
Freedom of Expression in the Sporting Arena
The option to remain apolitical, in the past few decades has been available only for a privileged few. As people around the world are becoming more aware of the rights they possess, and about the injustices prevalent in society, they have started rai (More)
A Lesson for the Indian Judiciary from Its American Counterpart
In the case of Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California, the US Supreme Court upheld its lower court decisions that concluded US President Donald Trump’s 2017 move to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (More)
UN refugee agency reports that nearly 80 million people were forcibly displaced by 2020
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Thursday that more than one percent of the worlds population, nearly 80 million people, had been forcibly displaced by the end of last year according to the UNHCR's global trend report.Th (More)
Impact of Divisive Politics on Kashmir
I believe in Amartya Sen’s idea of identity being a composition of multiple affiliations: nationality, language, religion, profession, neighborhood, social commitments, and other connections. I see myself belonging to a lot of groups by virtue of my (More)
Pakistan Supreme Court orders shopping centers reopened
Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday ordered shopping centers and markets to reopen after declaring that COVID–19 is "not a pandemic in Pakistan."In the order, Chief Justice Galzar Ahmed warned against using all government resources to fight COVID– (More)
America's Existential Challenge: Pandemic, War and Law
From the beginnings of his crudely acrimonious presidency, Donald Trump has actively undermined US foreign policy relationships. On urgently key matters of world politics and international law, Mr. Trump's typically invalid conclusions have generally (More)
PM CARES Fund and PMNRF: Analyzing the Associated Legal Concerns
As the entire world is groped by the life threatening Coronavirus, our Prime Minister launched the PM CARES Fund through a thread of tweets on March 28, 2020 to gather public contributions to fight against the pandemic. Within the first 15 minutes of (More)
China Cries Foul Over India’s Revised FDI Rules
In light of the economic outlook during the COVID-19 outbreak, the availability of credit in the market will decide the sustainability of a country. India has taken caution to combat “opportunistic takeovers/acquisitions” by tightening its foreign di (More)
Pakistan’s Online Harm Rules: Rights to Privacy and Speech Denied
In January 2020, the federal cabinet of Pakistan approved the Citizen’s Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules to regulate social media platforms for streaming content related to terrorism, extremism, hate speech, sedition, fake news, defamation, vio (More)
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