Unsecular Citizenship In Secular Country

The paradox of Indian secularism reflects in the Indian citizenship laws, the secular credentials of Indian citizenship that it is inclusive of each and every social, religious group etc has always been under a scanner. Questions have been raised on the partial and discriminatory behaviour of the governments while providing citizenship to religious and social... Continue Reading →

CLERGY SEXUAL ABUSE: Innocence lost, Faith damaged, and Trust betrayed

Introduction In the contemporary politics, religion plays a crucial role, as both-a public and political actor and implants a certain set of values in believers. Religion as a public actor is incorporated in organisations, institutions, groups and associations, which is widely active in the political spheres of western countries.  These religious groups also express their... Continue Reading →

SEDITION

In the case of A.K Gopalan vs. the State of Madras, it was observed that “Man, as a rational being, desires to do many things, but in civil  society his desires have to be controlled, regulated and reconciled with the exercise of similar desires by other individuals. Liberty has, therefore to be limited to effectively... Continue Reading →

Procedure and Benefits of Sovereign Gold Bonds

PROCEDURE The application form for the investors is provided by the issuing banks/SHCIL offices/Designated post offices/agents. The form could also be downloaded from the RBI’s website. Banks also make provision for online application facility.  KYC norms requires every application to be accompanied by the “PAN number” that is issued by the Income Tax Department to... Continue Reading →

THE ORIGINS OF REASONABLE DOUBT : The Decline of the Judicial Ordeal

Introduction  The decline of the Judicial Ordeal: From God as witness to Man as witness, starts with the birth of a jury trial. Many years back, two legal systems had appeared: common law of England and the civil law of the Continent. In both the laws, historians have particularly focused on one development, which is... Continue Reading →

COMPARISON OF SGB WITH OTHER GOLD INVESTMENT LIKE PHYSICAL GOLD AND GOLD ETF

In order to compare or analyse how these instruments stack up against one another, we’ll take the help of data tabulation as follows: - Parameters Sovereign Gold Bonds Physical Gold Gold ETF Investment limitA minimum of 1 gram and maximum of 4 KG in case of an individual (as per SGB 2020-21 rules)No such limitA minimum of 1 gram... Continue Reading →

Effect of Disability in limitation period

Tolling provisions are a beneficiary to the plaintiffs as they get to extend the time period in which they are permitted to bring suit. There are various events or circumstances that can take place which can result in toll of a statute of limitations. It is tolled when one of the parties is under a... Continue Reading →

LEGAL DISABILITY

Introduction The law of limitation outlines the timeframes within which legal proceedings must be brought. A limitation period is generally a timeframe after the expiry of which, parties are unable to pursue legal remedies. But to this, there is an exception i.e. Disability. This concept of disability can be considered as some kind of relaxation... Continue Reading →

Controversy Attached to Sedition

According to Granville Austin “the Indian Constitution is a seamless web of three strands: Building a strong state, establishing the institution and spirit of Democracy, and fostering a social revolution”. However, within the first year of its establishment of constitutional democratic country, the seamless web has started to unravel the conflicts between the democratic thread,... Continue Reading →

The Concept of News Gate

The news gate is a process of filtering out the facts to produce news. It works by filtering out unimportant events that take place and placing them in the bottom of the news cycle whereas placing the important ones on top. News gate is a strategy to filter out everything that is not deemed newsworthy... Continue Reading →

IMPACT OF LOCKDOWN ON ENVIRONMENT

Introduction Pollution affects health of around 8.8 million lives worldwide and leads to millions premature deaths every year as pollutants enter human’s bloodstream that weakens their respiratory system and that makes human body vulnerable to many diseases. On an average, life span of people in China, Pakistan and India is shortened by 3.9 years due to air pollution, and in European countries it is shortened by 8 months. According to... Continue Reading →

‘H’ ACID INDUSTRY DESTROYED LIVELIHOOD OF BICHRI

Silver chemicals and Hindustan Agro chemicals Ltd started producing ‘H’ acid chemicals which lead to the contamination of the aquifers, small monsoon ponds and wells in the villages. The situation worsened to an extent that people didn’t have any water left for drinking and the village land became unfit for irrigation. Owners of the factories... Continue Reading →

Transplantation of Corporate Governance in Inida

Despite the fact that corporate governance concepts emerged in the outer systems of U.S. and U.K., they’ve been transplanted to many other countries as well. The transplantation has also been noted in insider systems that involves shareholding structures, and norms and practices of corporate governance. The development and emerging economies during the 20th century had... Continue Reading →

SOVEREIGN GOLD BONDS

INTRODUCTION India’s relation with gold is deeply historical. After China, India is the next biggest consumer of gold. However, in comparison to the demand of the gold, India produces a bit less. So, the gap is fulfilled via imports that result in a substantial devaluation of Indian rupees, and the foreign exchange reserves being depleted... Continue Reading →

Today is a new day

Let no miseries affect what is waiting in the future, past is just an experience to learn and should not be taken in its very sense. It is necessary to not enable the past with the power to tune the future. Rather, learn how to give up off the things that didn’t mean to be.... Continue Reading →

THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN GROWTH

In the century after the Civil war, an economic revolution ameliorated the American standard of living in ways previously inconceivable. Robert J. Gordon, a renowned macroeconomist and economic historian at Northwest, has been arguing for a long period of time against the techno-optimism that saturates our culture, with its continuous contention that we’re in the... Continue Reading →

The World before her

Nisha Pahuja, an independent Canadian filmmaker makes incredible revealing stories based on real life. Her movie “The world before her” won award for the best Canadian feature in 2012. In the movie she displays two women pursue totally disparate ways in the new, contemporary India. One is Ruhi Singh from Jaipur who sets off to... Continue Reading →

Controversy attached to Sedition

According to Granville Austin “the Indian Constitution is a seamless web of three strands: Building a strong state, establishing the institution and spirit of Democracy, and fostering a social revolution”. However, within the first year of its establishment of constitutional democratic country, the seamless web has started to unravel the conflicts between the democratic thread,... Continue Reading →

IMPACT OF LOCKDOWN ON ENVIRONMENT

Introduction Pollution affects health of around 8.8 million lives worldwide and leads to millions premature deaths every year as pollutants enter human’s bloodstream that weakens their respiratory system and that makes human body vulnerable to many diseases. On an average, life span of people in China, Pakistan and India is shortened by 3.9 years due to air pollution, and in European countries it is shortened by 8 months. According to... Continue Reading →

Widening the defense of Insanity in Indian Penal Code

Section-84 of the Indian Penal Code deals with the act of a person of unsound mind wherein it states that “Nothing is an offence which is done by a person, who at the time of doing it, by reason of unsoundness of mind, is incapable of knowing the nature of the act, or that he... Continue Reading →

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