Human behaviour often follows a pattern – there is an event, then a reaction, and then further reactions, few of them original, many of them borrowed. It is usually the most negative events – like crises, that evoke the most powerful reactions from people, surely replicated by others in some form or other. But what if we had an existing framework that mapped out how predictably we react?
This column elucidates the resource curse paradox by positioning the case study of Saudi Arabia at the center of the concept. It delineates the disadvantageous position of this resource-rich country during the period of shock and its recovery phase. Furthermore, it paints in words the implications of oil abundance on the imperfect correlation that exists between religion and women’s rights in Saudi Arabia.
For the past century or so, it is the record labels that have been influential in the growth of the music industry, developing it into a commercial enterprise rather than artistic pursuit.
Clashes between Russia and Ukraine have been a mainstay for the last few years. Russia invaded and captured Crimea in 2014 and has unleashed a full blown war on Ukraine in 2022. This war is illegal and has broken multiple international criminal, humanitarian and human rights laws. This article focuses on the international criminal aspects that have been breached by Russia by initiating the conflict.
This provision has done more harm than good, and the following piece aims at exploring how so by revolving around its archaic origin and its disproportionate effects on women. This piece also covers how RCR is violative of the Right to Equality, Right to Freedom, Right to Privacy, and Right to life and liberty.
In continuance with the theme of analyzing issues of environmental clearances within India, this article provides yet another perspective on faulty regulatory regimes being the primary cause of coastal erosion.
This article seeks to explore the current IPR regime, how it applies to outer space law, and how it may be adapted to be a better fit for the same. It seeks to do this through an analysis of the current IPR regime (by the means of various articles of international treaties and their inadequacies in addressing the needs of space law) and discussing its viability to support the growth of outer space law and its possibilities.
Given the problem of ‘twin deficit’– a budget shortfall as well as a current account deficit – it is natural to ponder how a country that consistently performed better than its neighbors in terms of various social indicators dug itself deep into this bottomless hole?
The rise of the Islamic State in Afghanistan portends serious challenges to the fragile security situation in the Afghan neighborhood. Its history and present situation give us a picture of the existing challenge.
This article pertains to the domain of war history and analyzes the origin and role of Mukti Bahini in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971. The article also argues that the war was much more than the duality of India-Pakistan rivalry and included equally significant players like the Mukti Bahini.
By holistically understanding the properties of hydrogen fuel, a comparison between hydrogen fuel and other alternatives can be drawn which will help to further understand the best and most sustainable option in the world today.
This article tries to analyse the data localisation regime in India hitherto and the changes that are sought with the Personal Data Protection Bill with reference to the Joint Parliamentary Committee Report. It lays emphasis on how the data localisation is likely to boost the economic growth of India.