Expert Editorial Board
Following are the eminent personalities who are a part of the esteemed Editorial Board of the Truth and Youth Online Mag Journal.
Dr. Brundaban Panda Editor-in-Chief, TAY
Dr. Brundaban Panda is an M.A. pol sci, LL.B. triple gold medalist, LL.M. , D.Pharm(S.C.B Medical College), Ph.D. in Law and is certified by International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France. Poet in English and Odia. He has also served as the principal of Capital Law College, Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa, Administrator of College of Business Management, Khordha and is the founder Principal of Khordha Law College. Author of Lexicon of Jurisprudentia and Schools Of Jurisprudentia. Co-author of five text books in Odia for Tax Assistant Professional course, Govt.of Odisha. He had been awarded with the Glory of India Award and the Best Citizen of India Award.
Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta Editor-in-Chief, TAY L.J.
He is a Post Graduate in Commerce (Gold Medalist), FCS, FCMA, Ph.D. (Corporate Governance) with over 40 years of corporate experience in leadership positions with various public and private sector organizations in the domains of Finance, Costing, Internal Audit, Legal and Company Secretarial functions. He has dealt with Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate restructuring, AntiDumping Duty and Corporate Governance mechanisms. Currently Dr. Gupta is the Managing Director of Registered Valuers Organization of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He was earlier MD and CEO of the IPA of Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He has chaired and addressed a large number of national and international seminars and conferences. He is a prolific writer. He has written over 200 articles and research papers which are regularly published in various professional journals.
Adv. Aastha Chadha Senior Editor, TAY
Aastha Chadha is a third generation lawyer with an excellent and in-depth experience of working in various law firms and chambers. Along with being on the advisory board of various organisations, she is empanelled with various renowned companies including some award winning companies. She is extremely skilled at advisory and litigation in various fields of law such as civil, IBC, matrimony, family, Cheque bounce and succession.
Adv. Karuna K. Thareja Senior Editor, TAY
Ms. Thareja is an award-winning advocate with a rich professional experience spanning over 16 years. She was recently enlisted in Forbes Legal Power List 2020 Under Top Individual Lawyers and was awarded the UNDER 40 RISING STAR AWARD (in the legal arena) by Legal Era in July 2018.She handles civil, criminal and writ matters in the Supreme Court, Delhi High Court, and Tribunals, She holds an LL.M in Family law, an L.L.B. and an Honors degree in English Literature. Her articles on Cyber Safety, Cyber-Ethics and Digital Citizenship have been published in leading online news magazines.She is a strong advocate for women and child rights and also the Chairperson to Internal Complaints Committee constituted under the POSH Act 2013, at CVoter (Centre for Voting Opinion & Trends in Election Research).
Adv. Shishir Prakash Senior Editor, TAY
Shishir Prakash has over 16 years of intensive experience in Civil, Criminal & Constitutional Matters in the Supreme Court and various High Courts across the country. He presently leads the law firm, P.P. Srivastava & Co. He is an ILS, Pune alumni and has represented National and State Governments as well as popular corporate firms in the Courts of law. Shishir has led several national level PIL and pro bono matters too. He has served as a special counsel and on the panel of various corporations and development authorities across the Country. Axis Bank Ltd, UPPTCL, UPRVUNL, YEIDA, Reliance Capital, Petronet LNG LTD, India TV, to name a few. He was awarded the Scroll of Honor on the occasion of the International Conference of Jurists on Rule of Law held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi (2007). He received the prestigious "40 Under 40 rising star award" at Gennext Counsel Congress organised by LegalEra at a Function held in Mumbai in the presence of Legal Luminaries and personalities (2016). Shishir has been instrumental in maintaining an E- Library for the member lawyers in Advocates' Association, Allahabad High Court. He also runs a scholarship at ILS Pune in the memory of his father Late P. P. Srivastava, Senior Advocate..
Dr. (Prof.) Md. Salim Senior Editor, TAY
Prof. (Dr.) Mohd. Salim is the current Director of Lloyd Law College, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. He has completed his LL.B from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and his LL.M. from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He got his Ph.D. awarded from Jamia Millia Islamia on the topic ‘Sanctions and the issue of induced compliance in WTO Dispute Settlement System’. He is the founder faculty of Symbiosis Law School, Noida (constituent of Symbiosis International University). Being associated with teaching and learning he has chaired panels at conferences, presented research papers at some well-known International and National conferences, judged competitions and guided dissertations. His expanse in academics ranges from teaching Law of Contract, Jurisprudence, Legal Reasoning, Public International Law, International Trade Law, Insurance Laws and UNCITRAL Model Laws, etc.
AAG Ashutosh Anand Senior Editor, TAY
Ashutosh Anand is currently the Additional Advocate General of the Jharkhand High Court. He is a reporter at JLJR, the monthly law journal of the Jharkhand High Court and the assistant editor at Jharkhand Local Acts. He is the co-author of the book, ‘Objection your Honour’ and a guest lecturer at various institutions. Having engaged in the High Court/ Civil/ Criminal/ Consumer/ CAT/ DRT, Judicial and Quasi-judicial authorities across the State of Jharkhand and having served as an Advisor to various public and private limited companies, trusts, societies, firms, individuals, he specializes in litigation, implementation and statutory compliances.
Adv. Bapoo M. Malcolm Senior Editor, TAY
Mr. Malcolm is an Advocate and Empanelled Arbitrator at the Bombay High Court. His areas of interest are Civil Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation. He is highly endorsed for his knowledge in Intellectual Property, Consumer Law, Construction Law, Criminal Law and Product Liability. He has been the recipient of the Kulpati gold medal for Journalism.Apart from his professional life in law, he is highly interested in sports and has topped the National Commissars by the Union Cyclists’ Internationale.
Essama Chiba Senior Editor, TAY
Essama Chiba is an Egyptian author and journalist. She has worked at the BBC Over Seas Arabic Service in London and had a career in broadcasting and now a host of a Poetry BlogTalkRadio. She is a member of the International Poetry Fellowship and the co-founder of Poets without Borders. Published and co-authored over thirty Poetry Books worldwide. Wife of Abed Al Kader Naguib, a famous Middle East TV director and scriptwriter, and shared with him over forty Drama series. She is one of the renowned journalists of Middle East and has also worked with many international channels and news agencies. She was also the judge of The Poetry of World Heritage in conjunction with UNESCO. She had a long experience in working with youth organizations and mentoring young people formally and informally, especially in the field of education, culture and creativity.
Gauhar Mirza Senior Editor, TAY
Mr. Mirza is currently a partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangal and Co. and has been a Senior Associate at Luthra and Luthra Law Offices. After graduating from Law from Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia, he has worked at prestigious Chambers of Law such as that of Mr. Gaurav Duggal.He finds his interests in Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, Legal Advice, Commercial Litigation, and Criminal Law.
Adv. Gaurav Mehta Senior Editor, TAY
Mr. Mehta is certified mediator at the Mediation Centre of the High Court of Gujarat and a panelist on the Gujarat High Court Legal Aid Committee. He is also a member of Rotatory International and heads InLaw Corporation, a law firm that provides excellent services in the field of corporate law, litigation, non litigation, real estate, cyber laws and patent/trademark registration.
Solicitor Jonatham Lim Senior Editor, TAY
Jonathan Lim is a triple-qualified English solicitor, Singapore advocate and New York lawyer with a focus on complex international disputes. He has particular experience with disputes in the energy, financial services, technology and telecommunications sectors, and has represented clients in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. He has also worked on WTO dispute settlement matters involving claims under multiple WTO agreements (including GATT, GATS, TRIPS, TBT and SCM) and is part of the team representing the government of Somalia in its WTO accession process. He has also advised international organizations and governments in Africa and Asia on public international law issues and assisted with the drafting of legislation in Fiji, Iraq, Papua New Guinea, Somalia and Tonga. Jonathan is also a Visiting Senior Fellow at the National University of Singapore, where he teaches a course on commercial and investment arbitration each year. Jonathan is listed in WHO's Who Legal 2018-2021 as a Future Leader in International Arbitration.
Adv. Rahul Tiwari Senior Editor, TAY
He is a founding and Managing Partner of LNS Associates and a panel member of World Cyber Security Forum (WCSF).He has presented 25 Research papers in various international and national seminars, in Denmark, NLSIU_ Bangalore, BHU, CNLU Patna, IIT Hyderabad, NLU Odisha, IIT Allahabad, Delhi University. Apart from legal practise and research, he loves teaching law students and has been invited as Guest Speaker on 30 webinars and 11 panel discussions.He has taught 1,061 students through certificate courses. He has also been invited as Judge for Debate competitions, National Moot Court Competition, and Bail Application competition by various prestigious universities such as HPNLU Shimla. He has also been invited in NLU Delhi as a Resource Person in a national conference on Protection of Women from sexual harassment at workplace.
Sanchita Ain Senior Editor, TAY
Ms. Ain is an Advocate-on-Record in the Supreme Court of India, Partner at ASV Legal LLP and an awardee of Top 100 Lex-Falcon awards. With an experience of over a decade now, she has handled complex matters including landmark constitutional law cases like linking of PAN with Aadhaar, triple talaq, 2G spectrum case, affirmative action, rights of minority institutions, land acquisition cases, and matters relating to civil, corporate, competition, service, and family laws.She is an LL.M. in International Human Rights Law with distinction from the University of Essex. Described as a people-oriented lawyer, she takes great pride in considering client satisfaction as her greatest reward. She is also an advisor to startups and an I Can Lead Fellow, India’s first national leadership programme for women with disabilities.
Sangappa Mittalkod Senior Editor, TAY
Mr. Mittalkod has had a long career starting right from the position of an advocate and assistant public prosecutor to a Senior Civil Judge at the Karnataka State Judiciary in 1995. He began service at the position of a Fast Track Court Judge in 2003 and as the 18th Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge in 2009. Being a member of the Karnataka Appellate Tribunal, he became DistrictJudge in July 2009 and then, Pri. District and Sessions Judge in 2012.He is also a Visiting Professor at the KarnatakaState Law University and an Advocate at the High Court of Karnataka presently
Wasim Beg Senior Editor, TAY
Mr. Beg is currently a partner at Luthra and Luthra Partners and the former Additional Advocate General of the Jammu & Kashmir High Court. He previously served as an advocate at the Chambers of Ram Jethmalani. Being a graduate from the ILS Law College, Pune, he is extremely skilled in Criminal Law, Legal Writing, Litigation, Legal Advice, and Civil Litigation.