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Capital Punishment: Not everything is black and white

Capital punishment, often considered as a deterrent in case of serious heinous crime is a misplaced concept. Same has been retorted by UN on multiple occasions. Also, capital punishment as a tool for retributive justice is also not true. In this context, people (especially the pro-capital punishment preachers) fail to fathom

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Higher education in India: Challenges and Solutions

Data collected few months ago imparts a horrifying picture of the status of higher education in India. The main concerns are the low enrollment rates, higher disparities and unequal access, lack of relevance of curriculum etc. It has to be noted that a contemporary comprehensive policy structure is missing

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Right to privacy: Do we enjoy it or not?

In the last half of the century, privacy as a fundamental right has often been a major part of discussion in the legal community. This is mainly due to the varying interpretations and the varying levels to which it can  be enjoyed by citizens as cited by Supreme court in numerous  cases. Most of these cases points to the fact

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RBI and Monetary Policy Committee

The new agreement between Government of India and Reserve bank of India (RBI) in February 2015 clearly defines the role of RBI. According to this, the main purpose of RBI is to keep inflation in check within the levels of 4% with an additional +/- 2% deviation. When inflation crosses 6%, RBI has to take strict inflation

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Need to overhaul the current state of India’s iconography

When one wanders through the streets of Paris, one realizes the essence of iconography as it instantly reminds him or her of the great history the place beholds. It immediately connects him or her to the iconic personalities who have left permanent impressions in the history. Unfortunately complete opposite to this is our Indian iconography where more than half of the namings have been attributed

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The faults in our finances and investments

The recent decision to invest EPFO (Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation) funds in stock market raises the basic question – Is saving not possible without investment? This is from the employee’s point of view rather than the point of view of so called prodigies of our financial markets. Left to the prodigies, everything will be treated as an economic entity

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