This article aims to look at the various deliberations about the merits and demerits of the new bill introduced to parliament at the recommendation of a 10 member task force, led by Jaya Jaitley, that seeks to increase the marriageable age for women from 18 to 21.
In terms of the acute risks of imminent climate change, the Himalayan environment is
extremely vulnerable. Because of its geology and terrain, the Himalayan ecosystem is rapidly nearing a state of disequilibrium, with visible changes in its resources and environment.
Himachal Pradesh is a hilly state in northern India and because of its physiography, it creates a barrier to health service diffusion and accessibility. Despite performing admirably, the state nevertheless has healthcare difficulties such as a lack of medical personnel and inadequate infrastructure. This article compares the state’s rural health infrastructure to those of other hilly states and attempts to understand the reasons for the region’s current healthcare issues.
Gender discrimination against women in the digital ecosystem has had many harmful ramifications, further amplified due to COVID. This article explores the causes and consequences of this divide and, most importantly, the solutions to bridge it through effective policies and measures to empower women both economically and socially.
As the current Surrogacy Bill of 2020 rests on an Altruistic Model and completely bans Commercial Surrogacy, this article converges various feminists opinion and legal cases to examine the current model exploring the possibility of making the practice commercial.
This article examines how India’s stance vis-à-vis Russia, on the Ukraine crisis has been different from other Quad members. While the US has not publicly criticised India it remains to be seen as to how New Delhi’s decision to not criticize Russia and purchase oil will impact the New Delhi-Washington relationship.
While the government schemes and provisions to uplift the urban poor have been highly appreciated, especially during the pandemic, its infrequent and uneven benefits are testimony to the fact that there is much more that still needs to be done.
In the budget speech, Finance minister Nirmala Sithraman announced a flat 30% tax rate on income generated from the transfer of digital assets. However, later she clarifies that this does not mean that these assets are legitimised, which was received with scepticism. This article first discusses how the legality of these assets is irrelevant to the government’s tax regime on them, and then moves on to discuss how we can interpret the government’s stance on digital assets through the lens of tax rates.
Caste is a deeply embedded phenomenon in the social realities of the subcontinent, and while numerous practices under the ambit of caste are dehumanizing and restrict liberty of thought and movement, it is not clearly considered a human rights crisis by the Indian State.
There is no denying AAP’s success in the recent elections in Punjab. However, it would still be premature to present AAP as a national alternative to the BJP.
The article focuses on understanding the effect of Private Health Insurance on the three dimensions of Universal Health Coverage: access to care (utilization of inpatient and outpatient care), coverage principle, and financial protection.
The Indian government has an ambitious plan of establishing four new high-speed rail corridors under the National Rail Plan by 2031. NHSRCL, the implementing agency, has recently invited bids for preparing detailed project reports for these routes. However, the success of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad corridor, currently under construction, strongly determines the implementation of further HSR corridors. Therefore, the focus of this article is to examine the economic feasibility and environmental impact of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad corridor in India.