What went right with Pranjal Kamra? Part 2
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What went right with Pranjal Kamra? Part 2

In this article, PK talks about the absolute dos and don’ts of investing, the steps he takes to analyse a company, what he looks for in the company's management and the makings of a good stock. 

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Types of Property available under the Law
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Types of Property available under the Law

Property has a very broad meaning in its real sense. It is not only just restricted to financial wealth and other tangible (physical) things of value, but it even includes intangibles (non-physical) such as intellectual property rights, stocks & so. Both these tangibles and intangibles can be anything which serves as a source of income or wealth. If an individual owns a property, then the most common legal property rights are the right of possession, control, the right of exclusion, derive income, and disposition. So, property usually refers to anything a person or a business has a legal title over. On having a legal title, an owner can enforce rights over it. This article explores property, its meaning, examples and types. To begin with, firstly, remember these major types of property:

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Recession: Definition, Causes and Impact
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Recession: Definition, Causes and Impact

According to IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report, in October 2022, global growth, which stood at 6.0% in 2021, is forecast to fall to 3.2% in 2022. The same will shrink to a measly 2.7% in 2023. As a result, one-third of the world economy is projected to contract this year or the next.

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Women Rights in India
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Women Rights in India

Women in India have enjoyed respect & relevance from Vedic days, they were referred as ‘sahadharmini’, meaning “equal partner”. So, focus on women's empowerment or women's education was never absent. However, as time passed it is believed that the Indian culture got contaminated with the Muslim influence, conservative Middle Eastern and British culture, and that the power and respect which women enjoyed were lost.

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Constitution Day: Know It
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Constitution Day: Know It's History and Importance

We all know that our Indian constitution is the lengthiest in the world. The day we celebrate our republic day is the day our constitution was legally enforced. Constitution was originally written in two languages, i.e., Hindi and English. The remarks were given on October 11, 2015, when B. R. Ambedkar's Statue of Equality memorial's foundation stone was laid by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Let us know more about Constitution Day in the article below.

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Women Entrepreneurs In India
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Women Entrepreneurs In India

It’s 2022, and we are progressive. It's been said that “Behind every successful man, there’s a woman”, but now, women are not behind, and they are successful themselves. As per a report in The Times of India newspaper, the number of women-owned businesses in India is expected to rise by 90% by 2026.

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Disputed territories of India
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Disputed territories of India

India is the largest and most significant country in South Asia. When it became independent, the first PM Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was clearly aware of world politics & certain other global events that directly and indirectly impacted India’s security, thus uplifting India's foreign policy, a set of political goals that define how a sovereign country will boost its diplomatic relations with other countries. But Nehru also considered India’s limitations at that time. When World War II was starting, and India was years away from independence, Nehru focused on the Indian role in the Asia-Pacific region & even convened two Asian Relations conferences giving suggestions on cooperative arrangements in Asia. This article will discuss India’s border countries, relations and disputed territories. So let’s get started.

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Political Funding: How are Political Parties funded in India?
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Political Funding: How are Political Parties funded in India?

Elections form a major part of the parliamentary democracy system in India, which cost money like hundreds of crores. Political parties run offices throughout the country, and the staff salaries, travelling expenses, etc., are all regular expenditures of political parties, including election campaigns, tours, publicity and whatnot. Not even a single time has India missed its elections, and timely elections for the Parliament and State assemblies have been held. Therefore, the government do need funds. The conventional practice of funding the political system is through cash, and the sources are anonymous or pseudonymous.

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Shayara Bano Case on triple talaq
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Shayara Bano Case on triple talaq

TALAQ! TALAQ! TALAQ! A Muslim husband stated these three words to his wife, and their marriage ended. What about the woman and their children? Do these unilateral divorces have any validity? Don't you think the instant triple talaq practice violates the woman's fundamental rights guaranteed under the Indian constitution? Well! This article discusses the Shayara Bano Case in which "instant talaq" was dealt with and argued for a long time. Let's see what happened in the case!

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Important Provisions in Civil Procedure Code, 1908
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Important Provisions in Civil Procedure Code, 1908

When it comes to procedural laws, the Code of Civil and Criminal Procedures are the two laws that come into play. Since both are procedural laws, there is a noticeable difference in the thickness of bare acts of both compared to bare acts of other substantive laws. This extra-thickness brings some extra apprehension in the minds of students who are preparing either for semester exams or any competitive exams because it gets really difficult to comprehend each and every provision in a short period of time.

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Difference between Judge and Magistrate
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Difference between Judge and Magistrate

Judges and Magistrates are two terms which are often confusing for many people, and these terms are generally used interchangeably or synonymously. But are Judges and Magistrates synonymous with each other, or do they possess different roles in the Indian Judicial System? In order to clearly understand their positions, we must first understand India's judicial system in brief. This article will discuss who judges and Magistrates are, the difference between a Judge and a Magistrate, and the types of Magistrate in India.

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Res Judicata and Res Sub Judice
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Res Judicata and Res Sub Judice

The courts take help of several common law and theories to maintain balance and improve our judiciary system, the main aim of these theories is to access “judicial efficiency” and to guarantee that a productive pace of justice is attained and maintained in the courtroom. The  Doctrine of Res Sub Judice and Res Judicata are two of these concepts covered in this article. 

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Types of Government around the World
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Types of Government around the World

A system or group of people who rule or control a country is known as a government. Most keywords that usually describe governments are monarchy, oligarchy, and democracy, mainly of Greek or Roman origin. Therefore, these have existed for more than 2,000 years, but their usefulness has yet to be exhausted.  From this, we can deduce that mankind has not altered these much since it existed. When it comes to types of government, it can be tough to classify systems in a single word as governments are ever-evolving, and national governments comprise several types.

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Collegium System: Everything You Need to Know
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Collegium System: Everything You Need to Know

The higher Judiciary in India is known as the WatchDog of the Constitution. Ever wondered how Judges of these constitutional machineries are appointed?

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Child Marriage in India
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Child Marriage in India

India is home to one out of every three child brides globally. 102 million of the 223 million child brides marry before turning 15 years old. These five states—Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh—are home to more than half of all child brides in India. The state with the most child brides, Uttar Pradesh, has 36 million. Compared to earlier generations, child marriage is a less common practice. Over the past ten years, there has been evidence of accelerated improvement. India has made significant development in comparison to other South Asian nations. This article will discuss child marriages in India and the various laws associated with them.

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Section 304B IPC: Dowry Death
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Section 304B IPC: Dowry Death

One of the most evil practices in India, dowry is unfortunately regarded as a status symbol. But is it? Just like every clothing item in a fashion store has a price tag attached to it. Similarly, this practice had become synonymous with the context “groom on sale”, with even bigger and bolder price tags. In 2021, Kerala witnessed the maximum increase in dowry paid by brides. Today the government has come up with several legislations like the Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961 etc., to eliminate the dowry system, & uplift the status of the girl child by implementing many schemes. But, due to the social nature of this issue, the legislation has failed to fulfil its objective in our society.

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Indian Weddings: Financial Nightmare or Business Heaven?
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Indian Weddings: Financial Nightmare or Business Heaven?

As the Covid restrictions die down, the Indian wedding season is returning with a vengeance. Based on a survey involving 35 cities and 4,302 service providers, the Confederation of All Indian Traders (CAIT) secretary general Praveen Khandelwal has projected 35 lakh weddings worth ₹3.75 lakh crore. These projections are for the period from November 4th to December 14th.

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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Here
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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Here's what happened?

Jallianwala Bagh (bagh, “garden”), close to the Golden Temple in Amritsar, is a site of one of the most barbaric massacres in world history. An incident which took thousands of life & left many people wounded is now a memorial wherein several structures like the Amar Jyoti, Martyrs’ Well, portico pillars representing the British soldiers, bullet-marked walls and statues of nationalist leaders have been preserved. It was April 13th, 1919, when around 10,000 or more people gathered at the Jallianwala Bagh; despite a ban on any sort of public assemblies to protest against the British, the crowd also constituted the pilgrims who assembled to celebrate Baisakhi. 

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