Why naming airports after cities is a bad idea?

The scourge of renaming streets, avenues, alleys, and cities is not unprecedented, neither is the idea of renaming an airport.  Recently, the Uttar Pradesh government in India renamed the Gorakhpur Airforce Station to Mahayogi Goraknath Airport after the founder of the Nath monastic movement; and likewise, the Agra Airport to RSS ideologue Pandit Deen Dayal…

Why Congress boycotting Parliament is a disservice?

Throw the bathwater out, not the baby! The decision of the Indian National Congress to boycott the parliament and Bharatiya Janta Party, consisting of the Prime Minister (“PM”) this budget session, over a derogatory remark made against the former P.M. Dr. Manmohan Singh (“Singh”) draws attention towards its depleted arsenal and its hollow sounds of…

The status of antiques in India

The Indian subcontinent has been known for its historical and cultural context. Despite being home to various artifacts dating back centuries, the same remains ignored, un-preserved and neglected. Antiques which are highly valued by the collectors across the world largely remain in a state of neglect in India. The rising demand abroad, the lack of…

GST Tax reform- reporting the bigger picture

GST is not merely a product of objective analysis. The national debate on its implementation is a case in point i.e. to be weighed upon a broader taxation policy perspective. The question at stake is the viability of taxation policy in the whole, which is a dire reflection of the economic policy, highly apprehended by…

Reviewing the Supreme Court Triple Talaq Verdict

On August 22, 2017 the Supreme Court of India judged the practice of Triple Talaq to be discriminatory and unjust to women, and thereby struck it down on account of its misuse and violation of the fundamental rights doctrine.