National Judicial Appointment Commission – is this the final best solution?

  By: Ashutosh Pandey   The Parliament has finally passed the National Judicial Appointment Commission bill and 121st constitutional amendment enabling the establishment of National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC). The Act…

Indian Agriculture : Sustainability and Design Intervention

  Author: Parveen Kaswan ( Author is an Engineer and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Designs from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ) This blog-series under the title of ‘Indian…

State Versus Union Territory in India

  Before delving into the difference between states and union territories (UTs), it’s imperative to understand why these UTs were formed in the first place and what was the concept…

Summary of Supreme Court judgement on Section 66A

  Edited excerpts from the Supreme Court’s judgment striking down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act in the case of Writ Petition (Criminal) No 167 of 2012 FREEDOM OF…

Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill : Explained

  The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation)  Amendment Ordinance, 2015 was promulgated on January 12, 2015. The Ordinance amends the Mines and  Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957. This earlier act regulates…

International Women’s Day : Historical Perspective

  International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900′s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the…

India’s Act East policy: Identifying Hinge-points

  By: Homagni Bhattacharjee (Been a Banker and a Teacher. Genuinely curious about the issues that turn the world. Like a typical Indian, loves cricket but considers Brian Lara to be…

OIL Production : Production sharing VS Revenue sharing

  Explained By: Suchak Patel   Revenue sharing Mechanism :- Private company recover it’s total cost before handing to the government, after cost recovery profit will be shared by both…

Reserve Bank of India: Functions and Responsibilities

  By: Mohit Diwan   The central bank of our country is the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). It was established in 1935 (by the RBI Act, 1934) on the…

Tax Administration Reform Commission’s 2nd Report: Summary

  The Tax Administration Reform Commission or TARC is committee appointed by the Government of India for giving recommendations for reviewing the public Tax Administration system of India. After submitting its first Report in…