Countless pop-culture pieces reflect the rich and the bourgeois keeping their money in Swiss Banks. If it’s true in real life, then what makes Swiss banks standout? This article tries to explore this question while assessing the factors that make them different from banks in the rest of the world.
Scott Morrison’s government passed the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code Bill, which mandates Google and Facebook to pay publishers for the news content they display on their platforms. With a series of private agreements, backroom deals and threats of total shutdowns, the Australian conundrum seems to have been quelled . However, its aftershocks are being felt across democracies that are now confident in their efforts to rein in the ‘Big Boys’
In this article, Krishanu Kashyap explores the new standard for environmental accounting in national wealth calculations, adopted by the UN in March 2021, its scope, criticism and concerns.
This article seeks to examine the salience of the visit of the Indian Prime Minister to Bangladesh on the occasion of 50 years of independence.
The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) is a key intergovernmental alliance in Eurasia. Yet, Russian economic and political influence within the organization remains a persistent barrier to greater collaboration among its members. If CSTO is to succeed as an organization, more equity needs to exist within it.
Whether OTT Platform can be regulated by exciting tech laws/technological jurisprudence of India or there is a need for amendment/new legislation or Rules? The author discusses this in the light of new OTT rules and guidelines released by the government back in February 2021. The blog also compared the international trend along with assessing the possibility of self regulatory code.
The meteoric rise of K-Pop stars as celebrity diplomats has exported various aspects of South Korean society to the rest of the world. This article explores how some of the nation’s more damaging characteristics, such as its highly unequal gender perceptions are being amplified by the growth of the K-Pop industry.
This article assesses whether the recently concluded Quad marks a turning point in India’s foreign policy, from its famed non-aligned status to a possible western alliance with the West, or it is a way of advancing national interests through hedging.
This article introduces the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its effects on Technology laws. It will focus on the aspect of how AI is affecting our daily life and is impacting the Indian legal framework and future law-making.
With the rise of K-pop, K-dramas and Korean Cinema, this article seeks to analyze Hallyu, or the South Korean Cultural Wave as a soft power tactic by the country to rebrand itself as a rising eastern power in the world stage. It looks at the role this wave plays in political diplomacy, especially with countries like the US, China, Japan, and North Korea to maintain a position in the East Asian region.
With climate change and global warming in strong motion, the world is trying to find ways to bring back the green environment and improve sustainability, thus ensuring a bright future for the coming generations. Renewable energy sources are an important step towards achieving this. Various Indian companies are putting their best foot forward to prevent climate change, and the fact that they are thriving in the financial market, be it through investor attraction or shares, shows society’s mindset towards a green, sustainable future.
In the second article of the two part series on Environmental Injustice, Noor Sharma and Ashika Thomas talk about the implications of the injustice in India, promoted through the existing caste system. They will be viewing environmental casteism in conjunction with geography, disaster relief, and labour; discussing how the rights of underprivileged communities in India are often sidelined. The article discusses the interplay of power and influence in areas which at first, appear to be devoid of it. The authors feel that voicing such instances of environmental exploitation and discrimination is integral to battling both.