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India’s coal plants Analyses & Assessments

India’s coal plants

India’s proposed plan to build 370 coal fired power plants may jeopardise the efforts of achieving the Paris Agreement goals of reducing global...

Signs of deep cyber security flaws Analyses & Assessments

Signs of deep cyber security flaws

Jharkhand witnessed a leak of confidential information of more than a million citizens as warnings came from the Jharkhand Directorate of Social...

Racial abuse of Indians in India Analyses & Assessments

Racial abuse of Indians in India

Racism is the discrimination of a particular race based on certain characteristics and abilities, which divides people into ‘us’ and ‘them’. It is...

Status of Women in Nepal Analyses & Assessments

Status of Women in Nepal

Nepal is a small State in South Asia surrounded by India, China (Tibet), Bangladesh and Bhutan. It is dominated by the patriarchal society. Women are...

New Vaccine for Malaria Analyses & Assessments

New Vaccine for Malaria

World Malaria Day is celebrated on 25th April and years of research finally bear fruit as the most advanced injectable vaccine against malaria RTS, S...

Jobless growth a threat to National Security? Op-Eds

Jobless growth a threat to National Security?

Poverty, corruption, terrorism and insurgency are some of the key issues facing the country. Apprehensions about India heading towards a jobless...

Vijay Mallya Arrested Analyses & Assessments

Vijay Mallya Arrested

Business tycoon Vijay Mallya, accused of defaulting on loans worth crores, has been arrested in London and will be produced in a metropolitan court...

Taiwan bans Dog Meat Analyses & Assessments

Taiwan bans Dog Meat

On 11th April 2017, the legislature of Taiwan, made a landmark amendment to its animal protection laws by prohibiting the consumption of dog and cat...

Validity of Triple Talaq and Polygamy in India Analyses & Assessments

Validity of Triple Talaq and Polygamy in India

On April 15th, 2017, Mohammed Haneef sent a postcard to his second wife just a week after their wedding. The second marriage was formalised with the...

Concentration Camps in Chechnya Analyses & Assessments

Concentration Camps in Chechnya

On the 11th of April 2017, Reports emerged that the first concentration camp since the Holocaust had opened in Argun, Chechen Republic, Russia. The...

Highway Liquor Ban Analyses & Assessments

Highway Liquor Ban

On April 4th, 2017, The Supreme Court reaffirmed their earlier decision to ban liquor being sold along any national and state highways....

Chemical attack in Syria Analyses & Assessments

Chemical attack in Syria

A suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held Syrian town has drawn widespread international condemnation, with the United Nations saying it would...

Human cost of India's meat 'ban' Analyses & Assessments

Human cost of India's meat 'ban'

The government's crackdown on meat shops in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has left many traders and butchers without much work and money...

Arrest of al-Aqsa guards Analyses & Assessments

Arrest of al-Aqsa guards

Israel's detention of Palestinian security guards working at the al-Aqsa compound is "unacceptable" and Israeli police are trying to change the...

US internet policy Analyses & Assessments

US internet policy

On 28th March 2017, the House of Representatives voted to repeal an Obama-era law that demanded internet service providers have permission to share...

Ahmed Kathrada passed away Analyses & Assessments

Ahmed Kathrada passed away

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada has died at the age of 87. He passed away peacefully in a Johannesburg hospital after a...

Neuralink Analyses & Assessments

Neuralink

On the 28th of March, the Wall Street Journal announced that technological visionary Elon Musk was investing into a brain-computer interface/platform...

Creating jobs Analyses & Assessments

Creating jobs

The Centre is working on a ‘compliance report” of its flagship ‘Make In India’ (MII) initiative that attempts to transform India into a global design...

Assange and Ecuador Analyses & Assessments

Assange and Ecuador

Assange's future in the Ecuadorian embassy could be in doubt after elections in the country. The two opposing candidates now face each other in a run...

200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean Analyses & Assessments

200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off the coast of Libya. Proactiva Open Arms said it had recovered five bodies floating near...