By Medha Arora, Deputy Editor A ‘Legal Prison Escape’ seems like an oxymoron of the highest order, for well, obvious reasons. How could it possibly be within the law to flee from the consequences of breaking a law? It’s often viewed almost as severe as the crime itself and is naturally bound to be a [...]
By Shreyanka Pal, Deputy Editor Have you ever wondered why your favourite crime show, Breaking Bad, Sacred Games or Narcos, usually features a male criminal lead? Well, the simple answer would be – men commit more crimes than women, and so, receive more representation. To put this into perspective, in the United States men commit [...]
By Medha Arora, Deputy Editor Ever been upset or seen somebody brood over an increase in the tax on alcohol? Heard that it wouldn’t “solve” anything but rather just generate revenue for the government? Did Mankiw crop up in your head as he explained ‘dead-weight loss’ as an important and inevitable consequence? Well, while the [...]
Now, when someone from a relatively inferior group tries to marry into a so-called superior group, it supposedly ‘hurts’ the latter’s ego, and their fraudulent honor. And to relieve themselves of the lifelong disdain from other members of the society, the parents decide to kill their own blood and the lover.