Topographies of Violence and Deprivation – Armed Forces Special Powers Act as a site of conflict: Abantee Dutta

       

Conflicts are multidimensional and difficult to define. The famous opening line of John Berger in Ways of Seeing is instructive while engaging in a conflict situation as ‘the relation between what you see and what you know is never settled’. Nevertheless, definitions are important. Conflicts are too often viewed as negative, destructive and violent. Further, … Continue reading “Topographies of Violence and Deprivation – Armed Forces Special Powers Act as a site of conflict: Abantee Dutta”

Flaws of Law: The Antedating Illusion – Tathagata Dutta

       

A date assigned to an event or document earlier than the actual date of the event or document is known as ante – dating [1]. Antedating is one of the ways which are used to attempt to make a false document and may be also used for forgery, if the document was antedated with the intention to fraud. … Continue reading “Flaws of Law: The Antedating Illusion – Tathagata Dutta”