Issues around Section 497 of IPC and Recent PIL in Supreme Court

On December 8, 2017, the Supreme Court has agreed to admit a PIL that challenged the constitutional validity of section 497 of the Indian Penal Code. The PIL was filed by Kerala-based Joseph Shine. The court will now hear the case and will decide in future if the law should be reformed or scrapped. Section […]

Regional and Linguistic sub-nationalism in India in present context

With the recent news of Karnataka asking for its separate flag or demand of a separate state of Gorkhaland from West Bengal has raised the issue of growing sub-nationalism in India. Sub-nationalism on basis of region and language has been a vital part Indian socio-political history which formally started after formation of Andhra Pradesh which was the […]