CBP Srivastava

CBP Srivastava

Time to audit performance and efficacy of POCSO Act

The NCRB says that the number of child abuse cases registered under POCSO Act went up from 8,904 in the year 2014 to 14,913 in 2015.

Is questioning independence of a constitutional body itself not unconstitutional?

The recent decision by the Election Commission to disqualify 21 MLAs of the ruling AAP in Delhi has raised serious questions.

Execution of convicts: Let them die in peace and not in pain

The Government has claimed that hanging is the most workable mode and lethal injection method is found to have failed on many occasions in different parts of the world, hence it is not as workable as hanging.

New directives to prevent misuse of Section 498-A, which aims to tackle dowry death

Many groups working for protection of men’s rights have been critical of its frequent misuse and want it to be scrapped.

Viewing Uniform Civil Code through a post-democratic prism

In a democratic, constitutionalist and enlightened constitution like ours, the state is obliged to treat its citizens equally.

Revisiting the Constitutional validity of Article 35-A

The integration of the poeple of Jammu and Kashmir with the larger Indian narrative is essential.