Office of Profit Disqualifications- A Practical Analysis of Legal Facts

The fact that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is embroiled in litigation should come as no surprise to anyone who has been following their tenure in the Delhi government, incessantly punctuated with controversies. The debate regarding disqualification of a Member of Parliament (MP) or a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) holding an ‘office of profit’ has resurfaced since the Delhi High Court set aside the appointment of 21 MLAs from AAP to the post of parliamentary secretaries. 

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India Needs To Do A Lot More for its Women

We pride ourselves on our deep-rooted cultural roots and moral values, often going out of our way to defend and uphold our cultural identity. Women form a very important part of this culture and many of the Gods we worship and revere are feminine. Women also execute a myriad of roles in our social structure as well (wife, daughter, breadwinner etc.) Despite all of this, we are often exposed to brutal and masochistic crimes against them. Genital mutilation, rape, eve-teasing and harassment of wom

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Medicine In India Needs A New Lease Of Life

As someone who is one year away from being a qualified doctor, and is completing an internship in a government hospital, the recent spate of attacks on doctors is unnerving. In the past month, resident doctors have been attacked by irate relatives of patients in at least three separate occasions. Resident doctors are postgraduate students who work in government hospitals. They are qualified doctors specializing in the many branches of medicine, and are the main healthcare providers in the hospi

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Its Time Modi-Sarkar Realised There's More To Growth Than Development

The Narendra Modi-led BJP Government has been in power for almost 2 years now. The thumping majority they received in the Lok Sabha was testament to the fact that India was ready for a change of epic proportions. Modi stylised his campaign run on the ‘Acche Din’ tangent, openly advocating and promising better days for the people of India once he became the Prime Minister. The BJP Government has performed satisfactorily in the development and economic growth arena, but still faces he

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