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WHY IS INDIA NOT AN EMERGING POWER?

Written by – Sruthi Sadhasivam INDIA’S STATUS IN VARIOUS SECTORS Let us break the myth! India is no more an emerging power, it is a stagnant power. It is true that India was an emerging power, but today, it is characterised by a crippling economy coupled with a flawed democracy. But undoubtedly, India very much has the potential to rise […]

IS NHRC A TOOTHLESS TIGER?

Written by – Sruthi Sadhasivam INTRODUCTION Human rights are absolutely a pre-requisite for the dignified existence of any human being. Human rights are inalienable, irrevocable, universal and dynamic in nature and is necessary to fulfil the very purpose of life.  Protection of Human Rights Act (PHRA), 1993 as amended by the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006 called for the establishment of National […]

DOES UNEP REQUIRE ROBUST REFORMS FOR ITS IMPECCABLE FUNCTIONING IN THE WORLD?

Written By  – Sruthi Sadhasivam INTRODUCTION The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was constituted on 5th June 1972, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya was formed to set the global environmental agenda and promote sustainable development across the globe. The UNEP works in major areas such as climate change, disasters and conflicts, ecosystem management, environmental governance, chemicals and waste, resource efficiency, and […]

NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL

Written By – Sruthi Sadhasivam INTRODUCTION India is the 1st developing country to establish a tribunal to deal with environmental affairs. The National Green Tribunal was established on 18th October 2010 through the National Green Tribunal Act 2010 for handling cases regarding environmental protection, preservation of forests and natural resources. The national green tribunal (NGT) comprises of a chairperson, appointed […]

NATIONAL HERITAGE CONSERVATION IN INDIA

Written by – Sruthi Sadhasivam INTRODUCTION India is known for its rich culture and heritage. The country has taken a wide range of measures to protect and safeguard items of national importance. The conservation of monuments and ancient items is not only to promote and preserve the country’s historical traditions and happenings but also to develop the state’s economy. In […]

INDIAN AIRHOSTESSES DESERVE A BETTER LIFE, ISN’T IT?

Written By – Sruthi Sadhasivam INTRODUCTION In India, although air hostesses need to have educational qualifications and have to undergo vigorous training, the job of an air hostess is seen in a degraded manner. It is not considered as a dignified profession to be in. Furthermore, stewardesses face grave challenges in workplace as well. Some of them are discussed below. […]

The legislature cannot safeguard steps taken under an unconstitutional law by implementing a saving clause: says the Supreme Court

Written By – Radhika In the case of the State of Manipur & Ors. v. Surjakumar Okram & Ors., the bench comprising of Justices LN Rao, BR Gavai, and BV Nagarathna was hearing the special leave petitions challenging the Manipur High Court’s ruling where the Manipur Parliamentary Secretary Act, 2012, and the Manipur Parliamentary Secretary Repealing Act, 2018 was declared […]

Belgian Employees Now Have the Legal ‘Right to Disconnect’ After Work Hours

Written By – Aishwarya Patel More than 65,000 government employees in Belgium have the right to be unavailable at theconclusion of the workday as of February 1st. That is, they have the legal right to ignore work-related emails and phone calls and to entirely disconnect from work – unless there are“extraordinary” circumstances. Belgium is now the latest country to embrace […]

Right To Privacy: Notice issued On Plea Against Illegal Use Of Mobile Hacking Spywares by Delhi HC

Written By – Shashank Mohan The Delhi High Court in the case of Dimple Vivek v. Union of India has issued a notice against a petition moved to court by Advocate Dimple vivek. The petition was against illegal use, selling and operation of mobile spyware without license for the purpose of hacking and spying which infringes the fundamental right to […]

Internship Alerts – LAW STUDENTS

Internship and Membership Opportunity with Shuruwat Foundation, Gwalior: Apply Now! Applications are invited for internship and membership opportunities to join Shuruwat Foundation and its various teams. About Shuruwat Foundation At Shuruwat Foundation it is believed that “as a one-person, we cannot change the world but we can change the world of one person – irrespective of their gender, caste or […]

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