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Can Violation of Human Rights be Passed of as Side Effects of Measures to...

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"Human Rights are not a privilege conferred by the government. They are every human being's entitlement by the virtue of their humanity."~Mother Teresa Human Rights,...
Indian Embassy, State of Kuwait

MEA Appoints India’s Latest Ambassador to the State of Kuwait

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On June 1, 2020, the Indian Ministry of External affairs appointed Mr. Sibi George as the next Ambassador of India to the State of...
The deal, signed by both, states Ghani would remain president and calls for Abdullah to lead the country's National Reconciliation High Council.

India Praises Kabul’s Political Agreement Via a Press Release by MEA

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Political rivals of Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing agreement. The Ministry of External Affairs of India praised the agreement;...
SEBI on May 16, 2020, discussed several issues pertaining to raising of capital and corporate debt market with corporates.

FICCI Appreciates Proactive Measures by SEBI Amid COVID Crisis

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SEBI on May 16, 2020, discussed several issues pertaining to raising of capital and corporate debt market with corporates. The Conference Call was part...
"Human dignity and rights cannot be sacrificed at the altar of extraordinary situations" - Bombay HC on humiliating punishments to lockdown violators.

Bombay High Court Bashes Extra-Legal Measures for Enforcing Lockdown

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The Bombay High Court heard a Public Interest Litigation over the various reports of "unusual and humiliating punishments (extra-legal measures) which are meted out...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Office, Peninsula Chambers, Peninsula Corporate Park, Mumbai

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Takes Measures to Tackle Financial Implications of COVID-19

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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas equity partners have agreed not to draw any take-home pay this financial year. In predictions of worse financial times to come....
the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) claims that India is on verge of a food crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic.

International NGO Criticizes India for Measures to Curb the Food Crisis Amid the Lockdown

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An international NGO, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) claims that India is on verge of a food crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic. The...
FIEO President praises a series of measures taken by the Reserve Bank of India.

FIEO President Praises RBI Measures, Alongwith a Word of Caution

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Mr. Sharad Kumar Saraf, President of Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), has praised a series of measures taken by the Reserve Bank of...
Ministry of AYUSH had recently recommended the self-care guidelines for preventive health measures and boosting immunity with special reference to respiratory health

COVID-19: Ministry of AYUSH Enlists Ayurvedic Measures & Announces Latest Scheme

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The Ministry of AYUSH declared a scheme to support short-term research projects for evaluating the impact of AYUSH response and medicines in the treatment...
Petition filed in SC for the evacuation of Indians from US

Petition Filed in SC Solicits Special Measures To Evacuate Indians From US

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As the number of deaths from COVID-19 reaches 17,838 in the US, a PIL has been filed in the SC seeking directions to the...

MEA Opens 24×7 Helpline for Indians Stranded Abroad

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The Ministry of External Affairs has set up a 24x7 helpline for the Indians stranded abroad in the COVID-19 outbreak. The MEA informed the...

Reducing carbon emissions of meat industry

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The meat industry is third largest contributor to GHG (Green House Gases) emissions. The livestock industry represents 14.5 percent of human-induced GHG emissions. ...
Justice Sanjay Karol

Justice Sanjay Karol: The Common Man’s Judge

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The mysterious ways of the collegium Not long ago, in September 2021, the Supreme Court of India’s Collegium made thirteen recommendations for the transfer of...
Justice Indrajit Mahanty

Justice Indrajit Mahanty: Slipping Through The Cracks

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In-house Inquiry Against Justice Mahanty It is clear from a review of the material that the charges against him (Indrajit Mahanty) are very serious and...

Justice Rajesh Bindal: A Tale of Competence and Caution

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Narada Bribery Case In 2014, Tehelka news’ Mathew Samuel went undercover as a high-ranking official of Impex Consultancy Solutions, a fictitious Chennai-based company. The extensive...

Justice Ravi Shankar Jha: How Power Structures keep the Judiciary on its toes

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Becoming a High Court Judge in India The dream of becoming a High Court judge in India is a challenging one. As of July 2021,...

Justice Akil Kureshi: How India Rewards Compliance Over Merit

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"Do not worry if the pace of the journey may sometimes seem slow but definitely worry if the direction is wrong.”- Akil Kureshi Akil Kureshi...
Justice Hima Kohli: First Woman Chief Justice of Telangana

Justice Hima Kohli: A Self-Made Woman in a Man’s World

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A Gender-Imbalanced Judiciary As of February 2018, the total number of judges in India’s lower judiciary was approximately 15,959. Out of these judges, about 11,397...

The case of Aruna Shanbaug that changed the Euthanasia laws in our country

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It is my Belief that death is a friend to whom we should be grateful, for it frees us from the manifold ills which...
Justice D Y Chandrachud

Justice D Y Chandrachud’s path-breaking Verdict in the Sabarimala Case of 2018

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“Will the quest for equality and fraternity be denuded of its content where women continue to be treated as children of a lesser god...
LGBTQ community

After repealing section 377, its time to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage in India

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A draconian, archaic law that criminalized homosexuality was struck down in a historic judgment given by the Supreme Court in 2018. Two years after...

Modern Day Book Burning a.k.a Internet Shutdowns

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The internet has become an indispensable element in our society for all the obvious reasons. For the majority of users, not a single day...

Prison Life In India and its Aftermath

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Everyone prays to never see the bars of prison in their lifetime. Yet, as fickle as life is, it is quite hard to predict...
WhatsApp: not secure anymore

WhatsApp: How private are your chats?

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WhatsApp, not a safe handle anymore! Does that shock you? When you get to know that your messages, photos, and videos over the Facebook-owned...

Mumbai Floods: Causes And The Aftermath

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Mumbai meri jaan! A phrase which typically every Mumbaikar has heard of or used at least once in their life. Well, Mumbai (formerly known...

Farm Bills passed amidst heavy uproar

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The Parliament of India has passed the highly contended Farm Bills. These bills stirred up trouble and were uninvited by the farmers. Bandhs, Roadblocks...
ASHA Workers at the protest.

ASHA: Frontline Workers Sidelined by Authorities in COVID-19

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An accredited social health activist, commonly referred to as ASHA; refers to a community health worker the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare instituted as a part...
In the chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police, the communal riot incident in February was "pre-planned' by Umar Khalid and others.

Umar Khalid -Mastermind Behind the Delhi riots, 2020?

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In New Delhi, a human rights activist and former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student, Umar Khalid, was arrested by the Police's special cell under...
The Rajya Sabha on 20 September 2020, passed two agricultural bills despite huge backlash from farmers of various states.

Farmers Reforms 2020 – The Outrage Explained

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The Rajya Sabha on 20 September 2020 passed two agricultural bills despite huge backlash from farmers of various states. The Lok Sabha had passed these bills on 17 September 2020. The Centre had promulgated three ordinances on June 25 which is the cause of these protests. After the beginning of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, the government introduced three Bills to replace these ordinances.

GDP and Income Inequality

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India's economy is often categorized as an emerging one. Our government, in 1991, took drastic steps to liberalize its economy and encourage the role of...