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On March 9th, 2017, the publishers who had sued Rameshwari Photocopy Shop and the Delhi University withdrew their suit. This withdrawal marks the end of one of the most hotly contested and closely followed cases of copyright infringement in recent years. The five year long saga began with multinational publishers OUP, CUP and T&F filing …

An assessment on how the archaic stance on criminalisation of drugs has shot you, me and itself in the foot for decades now.   “I’m gonna smoke de ganja until I go blind,” sang Bob Marley, “You know I smoke de ganja all a de time.” Millions across the world who share the same devotion …

    It would take little effort and a pinch of attention to observe that we live in vastly unequal times. Society, it is argued, has always been this way. Centuries prior, the balance between the sexes rusted into a mannish tilt; it has now hardened into a fact – one that barely invites notice. …

  The legal legacy of free speech and expression is a prolific site to assess a nation’s democratic reality with its constitutional imagination. In present times, where forms or criticism, protest or dissent are dubbed as “anti-national”, seditious or offensive – where censorship and suppression tend towards the norm rather than the exception – such …

The crowd at Marina Beach, incensed and in plenty, is indeed an overwhelming sight. The mind falls quiet and is found staring at a tremendous moment in history. On November 26, 1949, a gathering of the tallest individuals of that age assembled, with great solemnity, to adopt the Constitution of India. Years of treachery and …

Questions on capital punishment: “Subtle and sure is the eternal warning that should such questions be ignored by the era it speaks to, time will find its own way of considering them. The answers that come thereof may not bode well for a modern, Constitutional nation-state”   Stroke after swipe, one after another, a chisel …