May 17, 2020

The State of Karnataka in India recently stopped trains for migrant workers. The decision was subject to suspicion because it came immediately after a meeting with construction magnates. While the services have resumed, was this an attempt at forced servitude, Parth Ma...

March 17, 2020

As the world marks International Women's Day this month, Parth Maniktala looks at an important function that women are fulfilling across the world - speaking truth to power.

February 2, 2020

How does a State regulate a public square like Twitter? Is the involvement of a state in banning individual accounts justified? Are states right in involving private companies in law enforcement? Parth Maniktala from the Faculty of Law, India, explains.

November 17, 2019

Has the Indian Supreme Court's verdict on the Ayodhya Dispute done enough to assuage deep-seated wounds, could it have done better? Parth Maniktala from the Faculty of Law, Delhi, analyzes the 1000 page long judgement for you.

September 24, 2019

Parth Maniktala, student of Law at University of Delhi, explains all you want to know about Kashmir, Art. 370, and the present state of affairs in the beleaguered region.

April 28, 2019

How does the Supreme Court respond when the highest judicial authority in the country – the sitting Chief Justice of India – is accused of sexual harassment? Parth Maniktala explains the latest controversy in India's Supreme Court.

November 23, 2018

The US Midterm elections have given the Democrats control of the House of Representatives, will Trump survive January? And what does this mean for the 2020 Presidential Elections?

October 18, 2018

The Maldives election will NOT yield a smooth transfer of power. Democracy is not yet back in the island nation.

August 23, 2018

When Jawaharlal Nehru, independent India’s first Prime Minister passed away in May 1964, a Member of Parliament said India was sad,

“as her most beloved prince had gone to sleep.”

Of this Parliamentarian, who was otherwise an ideological opponent, Nehru had predicted to...

August 5, 2018

"The winner of this election is each and every individual among my 81 million citizens...”

This was how a triumphant Erdogan, flush from the joys of victory, having secured his second term as the President of Turkey, addressed his supporters. This marks his fifteenth y...

June 11, 2018

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit on June 9 and 10 marks the initiation of a new Sino-India dynamic. The SCO summit will formalize India and Pakistan’s entry into the China and Russia led Eurasian security group. Originally launched to resolve border i...

May 2, 2018

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stunned his country by moving up the date of the crucial presidential and parliamentary elections from November 2019 to June 24. This shift comes at the back of brimming economic woes for Turkey. The Turkish lira has been falling and infl...

March 8, 2018

China's One Belt One Road is getting new courts. These will be used for dispute resolution. This has a lot of countries worried, as there are questions on impartiality, accountability and more.

February 8, 2018

In the current state of affairs, the Modi government intends for Aadhar to be a lot of things. It is supposed to be a comprehensive and unique record of your existence in government registers, the unilateral point of access for multiple government schemes and benefits,...

January 15, 2018

The Question of Animal Rights

The Holocaust was without question one of the greatest tragedies of modern history. Even using the broadest parameters, the death toll was around 6 million Jews, 17 million victims overall. Soviet Gulag Camps, regarded as embodiments of the...

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