New Insurance Laws – Its Scope And Challenges?

 New Insurance Laws – Its Scope And Challenges? Last Updated: 19 February 2018 Article by Shailaja Lall, Shivangi Talwar and Arush Upmanyu Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co Introduction As has been eulogised in the media over the past few years, the insurance industry in India is one of the most regulated, challenging yet untapped sectors in India, with a road full of immense potential given the fact that India … Continue reading  New Insurance Laws – Its Scope And Challenges?

Environment Laws In India

 Environment Laws In India   The need for protection and conservation of environment and sustainable use of natural resources is reflected in the constitutional framework of India and also in the international commitments of India. The Constitution under Part IVA (Art 51A-Fundamental Duties) casts a duty on every citizen of India to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers and wildlife, and … Continue reading Environment Laws In India

Top Challenges Of Doing Business In India

 Top Challenges Of Doing Business In India Last Updated: 20 April 2018 Article by  TMF Group For the first time ever, India has jumped 30 positions to 100th in terms of ease of doing business ranking this year, as monitored by the World Bank. But despite the progress, there are still challenges along the way. Disclaimer: This article was accurate at the time of publishing. To … Continue reading Top Challenges Of Doing Business In India

Challenges Faced By Endeavours To Achieve Uniform Civil Code

Challenges Faced By Endeavours To Achieve Uniform Civil Code By Megha Ahuja The issue of the Uniform Civil Code has recently resurfaced in India’s political discourse, particularly because many Muslim women who have been affected by personal laws have begun knocking on the door of Supreme Court to protect their fundamental equality and freedom, in accordance with constitutional provisions. The Union Law Ministry has recently asked … Continue reading Challenges Faced By Endeavours To Achieve Uniform Civil Code

A Study on Ganga Rejuvenation Programme

A Study on Ganga Rejuvenation Programme By Jazzlee “without a role of action, the aim cannot be achieved”-Kovendhan’s River Ganga is considered as our National River, but it was polluted more than other rivers. So, there was a need of cleaning the River Ganga. As a citizen of India, it is all of our duty to keep our National River in a good condition. This article … Continue reading A Study on Ganga Rejuvenation Programme

An Effective Electoral System

An Effective Electoral System The paper begins with a conceptualization of an electoral system. This is followed by a discussion of different categories and types of electoral systems. An attempt is then made to demonstrate the importance of an electoral system and why it is necessary to spell out a country’s electoral system in the constitution. This chapter establishes the importance of the electoral system … Continue reading An Effective Electoral System

POCSO: Why cases of child sexual abuse mostly end in acquittal

POCSO: Why cases of child sexual abuse mostly end in acquittal A long-drawn legal process, children vulnerable to pressure, and an insufficient number of courts — A look at why cases of child sexual abuse mostly end in acquittal Written by Abhishek Angad | New Delhi | Updated: October 31, 2017 7:22:21 pm In 2014, the conviction rate in POCSO cases was 16.33 per cent, while 2015 saw a … Continue reading POCSO: Why cases of child sexual abuse mostly end in acquittal

Challenges of Indian Education System

A Background to Indian Education Indian education during ancient times traditionally followed this maxim underlined in the Katha Upanishad but with the passage of time the system has undergone gradual changes.In post-Independent India, the aim of education has been elaborately stated by various education commissions but unfortunately it has turned out to produce a new careerist class without any consideration for ethical and national spirit. The word education is … Continue reading Challenges of Indian Education System

Silent Valley – A People’s Movement that Saved a Forest

  by Shekar Dattatri The Kunthipuzha river Shekar Dattatri A remarkable people’s movement stopped a hydroelectric project across the Kunthipuzha River and saved a pristine evergreen forest in Kerala. Long before the Internet era, a remarkable people’s movement saved a pristine moist evergreen forest in Kerala’s Palakkad District from being destroyed by a hydroelectric project. The battle for the now famous Silent Valley raged for over … Continue reading Silent Valley – A People’s Movement that Saved a Forest

Defence Budget: Beyond the Numbers

As reported by the Times of India on April 04, this year’s discussion on the general budget in parliament will go down in history as the shortest since 2000 with both houses collectively spending just about one day on rushing through it. This puts paid to whatever expectation there might have been that the grave concern over the inadequacy of the defence budget expressed by the … Continue reading Defence Budget: Beyond the Numbers