The issue raised by Raj Thackeray is not about loudspeakers or noise pollution but much bigger, which of course, no politician would ever raise and which he too, did not. The issue not raised by Raj Thackeray is the bigger issue of non-compliance with guidelines, issued by the Hon. Supreme Court in various matters over… Read More Has Raj Thackeray raised a larger issue, unintentionally?
Investigation of crime is a specialised job requiring some skillsets and above all the knowledge of the law. An investigation will be a useless exercise if the investigator is not aware of the provisions of the Evidence Act and which will eventually make the prosecution’s case difficult. Also, expert investigators with specialised knowledge of the… Read More Can Prima Facie be defined objectively?
Cause for concern In an interview with BBC, Dr. Pandey of the 1,100-bed State-run Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital of Indore has stated that the ‘black fungus’ infection is a bigger challenge than Covid -19 and if patients are not treated in time, the mortality rate can go up to 94%. He also pointed out that the… Read More ‘Black Fungus’ shows the mirror to an ailing health care system
Kleptocracy Defined Kleptocracy is defined as a government by those who seek status and personal gain at the expense of the governed. Does it sound familiar? Does it seem like governments that we know of? Kleptocracy is also aptly defined as ‘rule by thieves’. All over the world, especially maturing democracies resemble kleptocracies, and one… Read More Are we a Kleptocracy?
Aided Colleges / schools fall under the ambit of the RTI is well-settled law, despite this, the DAV College Trust and Management Society running aided schools and Colleges chose to take the position that they are not covered under S.2(h) of the RTI Act 2005 on the principle ground that the Act did not contemplate… Read More Whether the SC brought Societies / Trusts / NGO’s under the ambit of the RTI in September 2019?
Applying critical thinking to the material you have studied can help better retention and understanding. Retention based on clarity of thought about a concept will always be much better. One skill which is a potent tool for diving into critical thinking is the art of questioning? When you start solving a sample question paper, then,… Read More NEET Preparation Strategy I – Questioning the Question
‘The quality of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts’ Marcus Aurelius ‘The quality of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts’ is not only a profound statement by Marcus Aurelius but also reveals the secret behind achieving a good life which each of us desire. ‘The quality of not being… Read More Does Language Dictate Your Quality of Thinking?– The Secret Unearthed
Have you ever imagined what would happen if someone is kept in a deep freezer? Why someone? he can be your enemy. In a Hollywood flick, “Forever Young”, starring Mel Gibson which was released in 1992 has an interesting story to tell. The movie is a science-fiction drama about a cryogenic or cryonic freezing experiment… Read More Bacteria – ‘Forever Young’: The mystery called suspended animation.
The right to information is a fundamental right protected under Article 19(1) of the Indian Constitution and the Right to Information Act 2005 is to streamline this right. However, looking at the recent orders/decisions/procedures of the State Information Commissioners (SIC) of Maharashtra, one is compelled to conclude that there is either lack of display of… Read More Ex – parte orders of the Maharashtra State Information Commissioners – hit by delegation of statutory powers and violation of principles of natural justice
In evolutionary biology, it is theorised that organs or body parts of a living organism/animal becomes degenerate, rudimentary, or atrophied, rendering it functionless in the course of evolution if not used for the purpose it was evolved. Section 154(3) of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (CrPC) similarly has been rendered redundant and there are… Read More Is S.154(3) of the CrPC rendered redundant?