Trending Now

The Republic of India

After independence, colonial India was divided into two parts- the newly found India and Pakistan. Punjab and Bengal were sliced down into two— amid violence, riots, rape, and assaults on women, resulting in countless deaths. However, this is just a portion of the story’s larger picture, not all of it.

Taliban Express

The winds of Kabul have been slave to no outsider, considering the fact one can merely comprehend, if it’s time for new shackles for its people and women who for past twenty years were in absolute hope to see their country at peace and a worthy home to next generations.

The blunder of retrospective tax

The current crisis has hit the poor and corroded their savings. It is crucial to provide relief to the poor not only because of the intrinsic value of alleviating the effects of poverty but also because of their high spending propensity. A demand deficiency existed even before the COVID-19 pandemic which has only worsened.

Nepotism in the legal field: A tale of two young advocates

journey of a first generation lawyer. After having given three years of my life to the Bar, I ask myself ‘was it worth’! I am still looking for Answers.

The Information Technology Rules, 2021- A Constitutional Scrutiny

A law prescribing the procedure for depriving a person of his ‘personal liberty has to meet the requirements of Article 19 and if not shall be struck down as arbitrary under Article 14. Liberties and restrictions should run parallel to each other. One overpowering the other would distort the fair working of the constitutional machinery.

The Spoken word

Once the legendary Tej Bahadur Sapru was arguing before Sir Shah Mohammed Sulaiman, who was known in the Bar as a “talking judge”.

Editor’s Choice


Discussions & debates on the pressing issues of our current political scenario.

Editor’s Choice

Taliban Express

The story goes back to the great game, when the former empires of Britain and Russia began their...

Ministry of Cooperation: Time to Revisit the History since Rochdale

When in the second week of July the Cabinet Secretariat announced the creation of the Ministry of...

Examining the Culpability of the Election Commission

With India witnessing what is being called a ‘COVID-19 tsunami’ marked by a profuse increase in...

Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, Act 2021

The Union government presented the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment)...


Honest, critical writing on major legal topics, as well as commentary on the role of the laws shaping the country.

Editor’s Choice

Privatization of Liquor: A Look Into the Loopholes of The Policy

India with a total human population of 138 crores, is the third biggest market for liquor all...

Supreme Court: A populist institution?

Dr. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud while overruling ADM Jabalpur v Shivkant Shukla said that:  “When...

Strengthening the Democracy

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to...

Place of suing in case of copyright infringement

Copyright is in reality, a bunch of rights. These rights can be primary and secondary rights,...

Dissent in a political party equals defection?

This is part II of two-part series on Anti-Defection Law. First Part can be viewed here. With the...

Defining bail jurisprudence for women.

The pillar of bail jurisprudence in India is mature, able-bodied, and male. Time in Indian jails...


Review of India’s public policy within and it’s policies with other nations.

Editor’s Choice

India’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Program: Observations and Challenges

Introduction In early December 2019, the first COVID-19 outbreak was discovered in Wuhan, Hubei...

Hoarding, Supply, and Pandemonium

On the 1st of May, India officially recorded more than 4 lakh new COVID-19 cases, which brought...


Commentary on the most important economical issues in the nation and abroad, with respect to India.

Editor’s Choice

Indian and Chinese Economies Post-liberalisation

The neoliberal economic policies that started...

India’s Economic Growth in the 1980s

India is considered to be one of the...

Green Finance in India: Challenges and Policy Recommendations

‘Mainstreaming climate change and sustainability...

Indian Economy and COVID-19’s second wave

As we enter the second half of the year and the...

Capitalism through the lens of commodity fetishism

The introduction of commodity fetishism was...

The People

Critical discourse on sociological developments in India and abroad.

Editor’s Choice

Prevention of Terrorism Act: Encroaching Human Rights

The prolonged detention of a lawyer, Hejaaz Hizbullah in Sri Lanka has again attracted the world’s...

Why do we delay thinking about the environment?

The past two years have been full of shock, grief, and awe for humankind. But what bothered me the...

Intersectional Feminism is the future for feminism in India

What is Intersectionality? Kimberle Crenshaw has been largely credited with theorizing and putting...

How courts have failed rape victims, a series of events

In the late 1970s and early 80s, the slogan that echoed in and around the Supreme court was ...

 Warmest Greetings dear readers!

In these anomalous times, there are copious amounts of information, more appropriately misinformation, being broadcasted every day on various platforms most of which only adds to our worries amidst the pandemic. We, at The Policy Observer, strive to bring to you a non-partisan view on a multitude of topics that is relevant from various fields such as law, politics, policymaking, economics, and governance through our comprehensive op-eds.  We, as a team looks forward to your support and feedback as we work towards providing factual and equitable analysis of the state of affairs in our nation and abroad.