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   Production sharing:- Mechanism :- Investment company will invest all capital and take huge risks. Profit margin is also larger. Once, resources are found and…

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…

SAARC Summit: Who said What ??

  In their inaugural speeches to the 18th SAARC Summit on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, leaders of SAARC member states have emphasized on fighting terrorism, attaining sustainable peace and enhancing…

Operation Cactus: When India flexes its muscles !!

      A group of Maldivians led by Abdullah Luthufi and assisted by armed mercenaries of a Tamil secessionist organisation from Sri Lanka, the People’s Liberation Organisation of Tamil…

G20: the Main Outcomes

  Economic growth: The leaders of the world’s most powerful industrial economies pledged to grow their combined economic output by an extra 2.1% – around $2 trillion – over the next…