How are Inflation & Interest Rates Related?
Economy

How are Inflation & Interest Rates Related?

Any ‘chai pe charcha’ is usually incomplete without discussing how pricey goods are becoming day-by-day, or without listening to parents rant about how inexpensive lifestyle used to be when they were kids. Well, this is the tragic magic of inflation, fellas!

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10 Important Cases of 2021
Legal

10 Important Cases of 2021

The most important thing for a law student is to be updated with the recent legal happenings and the recent important judgments. Just like 2020, this year as well the courts are hearing and deciding cases virtually after the 2nd wave that happened in India. In this article we will discuss the important judgments that took place till June 2021. Let us have a look at the most important cases decided this year-

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What is UCC? Why the Delhi HC said it
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What is UCC? Why the Delhi HC said it's time for a common-law?

The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is a set of laws which would be applicable to all the citizens irrespective of their religion in matters including marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption. Uniform Civil Code is defined in the Constitution of India under Article 44 of the Directive Principles of the State Policy. 

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Legality of Cryptocurrency in India & What does the Government say
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Legality of Cryptocurrency in India & What does the Government say

Humans interact with each other in many ways, one of which is exchange of goods and services amongst themselves. Ever since the beginning of human settlements people have been interacting each other for purpose of commerce. It started with barter, where one person would exchange certain item in return for some other item. 

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Does India need Two-Child Policy?
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Does India need Two-Child Policy?

It does not come as a surprise to anyone when I say that India has been dealing with the problem of over-population for a long time. Due to this overpopulation, resources get dwindled, lack employment opportunities, and destruction the environment.

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Twitter no longer enjoys Legal Protection in India. But Why?
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Twitter no longer enjoys Legal Protection in India. But Why?

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology confirmed on 28th June that the micro-blogging platform Twitter had lost its intermediary status and it can no longer avail the legal protection provided to the Internet Intermediaries under Section 79 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 as it has failed to comply with the new IT Rules, 2021. Section 79 of the Act states that an intermediary shall not be liable for any third-party information or communication link made available or hosted by him, thus providing Safe Harbour Protection. This means that sites like Twitter will not be held liable if the third parties misuse the platform.

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Fiscal Deficit: Is it really bad for the economy?
Economy

Fiscal Deficit: Is it really bad for the economy?

No matter how scarce revenue collection is, the Government must loosen its purse strings to uplift the country. When it spends more than it earns, there arises a Fiscal Deficit. But is it that bad?

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What are Treasury Bills in India?
Invest

What are Treasury Bills in India?

The Government finances developmental endeavours with tax revenues & foreign debt. But is that enough? What if tax collections are low? What if no country is willing to lend? Well, read on to understand.

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Analysis of the NDPS Act 1985
Criminal Law

Analysis of the NDPS Act 1985

With the Bollywood drug case linked to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput has been the talk of the talk since 2020, with big personalities from the industry like Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor being summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau, let’s talk about the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Act of 1985. 

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Ram Mandir Land Controversy Explained
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Ram Mandir Land Controversy Explained

The land purchase by the Ayodhya Mandir trust has become a topic of controversy with two real estate dealers being accused of allegedly purchasing a property from an individual for Rs 2 Crore and going on to sell it to the Trust for 18.5 Crores, within minutes. The Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra is a trust set up by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in February 2020 to check and manage the construction of the temple based on the Supreme Court verdict. The Trust was awarded almost 67 acres of land in the ruling and 12 out of 15 members are nominated by the Centre. 

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The year to end child labour
Constitutional Developments

The year to end child labour

When we think of our childhood, the memories are usually associated with learning, going to school and living a carefree life. But, in India, due to the high levels of unemployment and poverty, a significant number of kids are being forced to work in harsh conditions, which is sometimes a threat to their life. Even when child labour laws exist, they are often violated as many state governments allocate very few resources to enforce child labour laws.  

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How the British Empire’s Civil Services became the IAS
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How the British Empire’s Civil Services became the IAS

With the ever-increasing number of aspirants appearing for the civil services examination, it evidently demonstrates the craze of the UPSC examination among the Indian youth. But what is the history behind this most coveted examination? Let us understand in this article!

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What is the Constitutionality of Places of Worship Act?
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What is the Constitutionality of Places of Worship Act?

A plea challenging the Constitutional validity of Section 4 of The Places of Worship Act, 1991 has made it to the Apex Court, contending, the section bars the remedy of judicial review, thereby depriving Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains the right to move the court to get their places of worship, destroyed or encroached upon restored. 

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Legality of Online Betting and Gambling in India
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Legality of Online Betting and Gambling in India

Gambling has existed in India since times immemorial. With the advancement in technology and the evolution of the internet, the concept of online betting and gambling in India has become an extremely popular mode of entertainment. Online games and lotteries are the new additions to the otherwise offline community of the gambling and betting industry. 

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What was the Central Vista Project Case Verdict?
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What was the Central Vista Project Case Verdict?

On 5th January 2021, the Central Vista Project received a green signal from the Supreme Court of India. A three-judge bench of Justices pronounced the 2:1 judgment, where Justices AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari formed the majority verdict saying that India has a large population and it is not possible for every individual to take part in the decision-making process. Hence there should be a line demarcating the public participation and the executive decisions.

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What’s Happening in Lakshadweep?
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What’s Happening in Lakshadweep?

Lakshadweep, the archipelago of 36 islands in the Arabian Sea is witnessing a different kind of turmoil for days as the people have been protesting against the new set of reforms that were introduced by the Island’s Administrator. BJP Administrator Praful Patel, who was given the charge of Lakshadweep, after the demise of Dineshwar Sharma in December 2020, introduced these sweeping changes which created an unrest amongst the locals.

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Why Extraditing Fugitives is an Uphill Task for India?
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Why Extraditing Fugitives is an Uphill Task for India?

Did you know in India, the success rate in extraditing fugitives is as low as 30%, with only one in every three fugitives being successfully extradited to India. Considering India’s success is abysmally low, it is important to note the challenges the country faces while extraditing fugitives from abroad. Here, we will understand the issues and the challenges!

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Why is RBI’s dividend a godsend for the Government?
Economy

Why is RBI’s dividend a godsend for the Government?

Last week, the RBI announced a dividend payout of close to ₹ 1 Trillion for the Indian Government! But how, why & so what? If you aren’t aware, here’s help.

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