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Asylum limbo Analyses & Assessments

Asylum limbo

A Zimbabwean has been in Britain for 15 years. Her application for seeking asylum was rejected. Subsequently her requests to be deported back to...

Practice of Dual Pricing System Analyses & Assessments

Practice of Dual Pricing System

On the 3rd of May 2017, raids were conducted at various business premises in Karnataka for selling water bottles at exorbitant prices. Bottles priced...

Can a “Bank in a box” replace a branch? Analyses & Assessments

Can a “Bank in a box” replace a branch?

Cash and any transaction have had a very steady history.

South Korea’s military discriminating based on sexual orientation Analyses & Assessments

South Korea’s military discriminating based on sexual orientation

In South Korea, homosexuality is legal under the civilian law but is regarded as sexual harassment under the Military Penal Code. South Korea is a...

India on “priority watch list” Analyses & Assessments

India on “priority watch list”

ntellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images...

Diplomacy in Space Analyses & Assessments

Diplomacy in Space

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Batt radio on 30th April announced India’s plans to launch “South Asia satellite”- GSAT-9 as a...

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...