Sociological Imagination

Ms. Alphonsa (Assistant Professor Socialogy) Sociological imagination is a foundational concept in sociology introduced by C. Wright Mills in his 1959 book, “The Sociological Imagination”. It refers to the ability to see the relationship between individual experiences and larger social influences. This concept helps us understand how personal issues are often rooted in broader social […]

Balancing Act: Wildlife Protection vs. Human Safety

Mr. Saad Ahsan Siddiqui (Assistant Professor) In the intricate dance between human settlements and the wild, conflicts often arise. India, with its rich biodiversity and densely populated areas, faces a particularly challenging scenario. The clash between protecting wildlife and ensuring human safety is a delicate balance that requires thoughtful consideration and nuanced solutions. On one hand, […]

India is Once More Heading towards a Coalition Government

Dr. Binu Joseph (Assistant Professor NAGLS, Bangalore) India’s general election of 2024 has not given any absolute mandate to any political parties. However, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged as the largest party with 240 seats without a simple majority number of 272 seats out of 535 seats. However, the BJP has emerged as […]


Mr. Rajeswara Rao T V (Assistant Professor NAGLS, Bangalore) Kaizen is the Japanese word which means good change. Kai means ‘Change’ and Zen means ‘Good.’ Over 30 years ago, Masaaki Imai sat down to ​pen the groundbreaking book ‘Kaizen: The Key ​to Japan’s Competitive Success’ (McGraw Hill). Through this book, the term KAIZEN™ was introduced […]

From Guardians of Law to Arbiters of All: The Erosion of the Supreme Court’s Core Mission

The Supreme Court of India was formed as the ultimate custodian of the Constitution and the last adjudicator in major legal issues. Its major function was to handle cases with complex legal concerns, basic rights, and national relevance. However, the Supreme Court’s roster continues to expand over time, incorporating matters that were formerly handled by […]

Understanding the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: Balancing Security and Civil Liberties

In India, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, commonly known as the UAPA, stands as a pivotal legislation in the realm of national security. Enacted in 1967 and subsequently amended, the UAPA empowers the government to combat terrorism, insurgency, and other unlawful activities. However, it has also stirred debates regarding its potential to encroach upon civil […]

Understanding the Great Indian Kitchen through a Sociological lens

The Great Indian Kitchen revolves around a newly married husband and wife, living in her husband’s house with the husband’s father and mother. Everything looked alright in the house outside. The main focus of the movie was mainly in the kitchen where the wife (Nimisha) and her husband’s mother were working. Later, the wife was […]

Inheritance tax: a dagger to the society?

The 18th general election to Lok Sabha seats are being held in India from 19th April to 1st June 2024. A lot of controversies and issues are going on as a part of election campaign. One such controversy began with Sam Pitroda, Congress leader when he proposed the concept of “Inheritance Tax “which was opposed […]

India’s Citizenship Amendment Act 2019: A Fact Check

Citizenship Amendment Act

In December 2019, the Parliament of India passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), and within a couple of days, it received assent from the President of India, and it became a law. The provision of the act says that “persons belonging to the Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi, or Christian community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and […]

Introduction to Reforming country’s criminal justice system-2023

The Main Aim of the committee is to ensure the security and safety of communities, individuals and the Nation on 11th August 2023, the centre proposed 3 bills and following standing committees recommendation, amended bills  and got approval from the both the houses of parliament. The New criminal Laws overhaul the Indian Criminal Justice system. […]