March 21, 2020
The diplomatic relations of the countries at the present time have gained unprecedented heights and in words of PM Narendra Modi, the two countries are writing a ‘Sonali Adhyay’ (golden chapter) in the face of history. However, there are some bones of contention which need to be resolved with mutual understanding and cooperation.
March 19, 2020
The Global Gender Gap Report estimates that raising women’s participation in the labour force can increase India’s GDP significantly. Over the last few years more women have taken up Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics courses and are aspiring to enter the workforce. However, dropout rates among women is also high, particularly around marriage, maternity and motherhood.
March 10, 2020
The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2020 has been drafted for carrying out amendments in the Competition Act, 2002. The Draft Bill proposes certain significant amendments to the Act, including: imprisonment for non-compliance with directions of the Director General; commitment and settlement procedure in non-cartel cases; more expeditious combination review process; and constitution of a Governing Board for non-adjudicatory functions etc.
March 06, 2020
March 04, 2020
Indian government is rushing to adopt public facial recognition in view to enhance security and modernizing police. The plan raises several questions in the backdrop when the European Commission is considering imposing a five-year moratorium (temporary prohibition) on the use of facial recognition technologies.
February 24, 2020
February 22, 2020