August 16, 2019
Today India needs a strong and independent judiciary for the growth of India. A speedy and efficient system is the very sine qua non of society, however, Indian judiciary has become very slow and inefficient. Besides, our laws and their interpretation has led to enormous misery for the litigants and forced people to look for other alternatives.
August 15, 2019
Today only about 27,000 wild elephants remain in India, as opposed to a million a decade ago. There has been a 98 per cent decrease in their population. Conservation and welfare of elephants in India provides us with a critical lens to develop holistic policies that work both for humans as well as animals.
August 14, 2019
As tensions between Iran and US in the Persian Gulf have been mounting recently, the activities of major international players in the region have also intensified. US and Iran are collectively in the process of ending their mutual nuclear restrictions and developing new, more advanced nuclear weapons which could be used against each other.
August 08, 2019
August 05, 2019
The Draft National Education Policy 2019 is full of provisions that many in the education sector have been desperate to see for decades. However, many of the policy’s omissions and contradictions, combined with the previous track record of central and state governments in implementing existing education policies also diminish the hope.
August 03, 2019
The Mandal Commission had brought changes in the country’s political landscape by granting 27% reservation to OBCs. Now, the sub-classification panel is being looked at from the optics of Mandal 2.0. It will ensure “more equitable distribution” of opportunities in central government jobs and educational institutions.
August 02, 2019
August 02, 2019
A government panel’s decision to ban Cryptocurrencies has met with strong criticism especially when the global market capitalization of cryptocurrencies is almost $120 billion and it could get way bigger over time. Although there are issues with cryptocurrencies, but a ban might not be the best answer.
August 01, 2019
July 30, 2019
A large number of political and defence analysts attribute instability in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) to India’s inability to fully integrate the state into the union, which is related to the Article 35A of the Indian Constitution that empowers the J&K state’s legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and provide special rights and privileges to them.
July 29, 2019
July 25, 2019
The amazing power of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tools and other related technologies has impacted all areas of biology today. However, it has also raised ethical concerns, particularly with regard to the possibility of generating heritable changes in the human genome so called the germline gene editing.