Prof. Danish Sheikh of JGLS Talks About his Work in the Fight against Section 377 and Describes the Scope of the Revolutionary Supreme Court Judgement

“History owes the LGBT community an apology for their sufferings,” said Justice Indu Malhotra, a part of the five-judge bench, which delivered the landmark judgement to decriminalize homosexuality in India. The battle against the draconian section 377 went on for decades. From the petitioners, lawyers in the court, activists and Continue Reading

The spectre of war

–By Professor Ramin Jahanbegloo, Vice Dean, Jindal Global Law School Iran-US relations have been paved with mistrust and mutual misperceptions since the 1979 Iranian Revolution and the subsequent hostage crisis. As such, the ill-will that has existed between the two governments has been building for years. It is not going Continue Reading

Air pollution: Without alternatives, penalties against stubble burning will never work

-By Sriroop Chaudhuri and Mimi Roy, Professors, Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities Stubble burning is an age-old practice in Haryana and Punjab. Official sources claim it has been curbed recently through regulations, bans, penalties and surveillance. Recent satellite imageries from Nasa’s Global Fire Mapper, however, reveal that stubble burning Continue Reading

Legal Angle of Sports

–By Shaun Star, Assistant Professor, Jindal Global Law School Sports has evolved as one of the fastest-growing revenue generators with billions of dollars involved in broadcasting rights, merchandising, salaries and contracts. As a result, many allied professions have witnessed increase in demand for qualified manpower, sports law, being one such Continue Reading

Of Bureaucracy and Emotions

–By Dr Yugank Goyal, Associate Professor, Jindal School of Liberal Arts & Humanities Eleven-year-old Santoshi Kumari died of starvation in Jharkhand’s Simdega district this month. Her ration card was not Aadhaar card-linked, preventing her from receiving any food ration from the Public Distribution System (PDS) for several weeks. Many of Continue Reading

A Hard and Violent Response to the Catalonia Crisis Will Have Disastrous Consequences

-By Professor Ramin Jahanbegloo, Vice Dean, Jindal Global Law School “If it were true that sovereignty and freedom are the same, then indeed no man could be free, because sovereignty, the ideal of uncompromising self-sufficiency and mastership, is contradictory to the very condition of plurality.” ( Hannah Arendt) Catalonia’s parliament Continue Reading

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