What is Stubble Burning? Stubble burning refers to the practice of burning the kharif crop of paddy’s residue to prepare the field for the Rabi crop. Stubble burning has been a cause of severe air pollution in the month of September-October in Delhi NCR Region. Majority of the stubble burning takes place in the states […]
India and Nepal : Who will be the loser in Nepal’s new Aggression?
India and Nepal shares a border of 1850 kilometres India and Nepal have been close neighbours and shared unique friendship. Nepal shares a border of 1850 kilometres with five Indian states – Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand. The bedrock of the friendship lies in the Indo Nepal Treaty of peace and friendship of […]
Nepali expansionist ambitions & why they are wrong
Nepali expansionist ambitions and why they are wrong. India and Nepal are natural partners India and Nepal are natural partners closely knit together by culture and geography. Both countries derive their understanding of the Indo-Nepal boundaries from the Treaty of Sugauli. Recently, both countries are facing a dispute which has arisen from different interpretations of […]
Juvenile Justice: Does India need to consider more sympathetically juvenile justice to safeguard children’s vulnerable actions?
The Juvenile Justice system around the world is a mechanism to deal with the youngsters, below 18 years of age who have committed crime. In India, such children are addressed with ‘children in conflict with law’. Therefore, children who have not yet attained the age of 18 or the age of majority are tried under […]
Increasing Heat Waves : Climate is Chang
Increasing Heat Waves: Extreme heat events, excessive rainfall, floods, droughts, etc. have become new normals today. Climate is changing at a faster pace, oceans are rising, lands becoming infertile and all because of us, the humans. One such event which adds to the woes of people in most places around the globe is increasing heat […]
Why History needs Re-Writing ?
History needs Re-Writing : Unity in diversity is what we say about our country, it’s not one-night process that emerged rather it is a long process of Indian history which itself is very diverse. There has been a lot of discussion in the last one year about the need for re-writing history as the history […]
DATA PRIVACY: Data is the new resource not less valuable than any other resources
Data Privacy: In contemporary times, it is data that drives us, our day to day activities and what not. Data is the new resource not less valuable than any other resources. We are so surrounded by data and yet fail to recognize how much importance it holds. These are the times of information overload where […]
Humanity will never forgive manual scavenging
Humanity: Manual scavenging is the removal, disposal of human excreta of a person by another person, in the most bold terms. It involves cleaning of sewers, dry-latrines, gutters, drains, septic tanks, etc. manually. The people who do this work are called ‘manual scavengers’. Manual scavengers are those unfortunate people who have been doing this work […]
Land Reforms Ownership & the way forward
Land Reforms Ownership & the way forward India is the seventh largest country in the World in terms of landmass although not everyone in the country has access to land. Even if one has access, our complex land ownership rules make things difficult. Since the British Raj, people like small farmers, labourers have just suffered […]
Apologies and Atonement
Apologies and Atonement Humankind is in the 21st century. The last century saw the rise of many independent nation-states which struggled their way to achieve independence or through disintegrations. We have witnessed Human rights movements across the world during this time. It is not wrong to say that this century changed the face of the […]