The National Commission on Farmers (NCF) was constituted on November 18, 2004, by the Government of India. The commission was formed under the chairmanship of Professor M.S. Swaminathan. From December 2004 to October 2006, it has submitted five reports. Composition of the National Commission on … [Read more...] about National Commission on Farmers – Recommendations
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The status of women in India had been declining from ancient to medieval times - before promotion of equal rights by various reformers. But even today, women face inequality and subjugation. It is in this regard National Policy on Women 2016 gains significance. National Policy for Women 2016 In … [Read more...] about National Policy for Women – Will it Change the Status of Women in India?
In Indian democracy, the term of an MP or an MLA is 5 years (the term of the house). There exists no recourse for the electorate if they are unhappy with their elected representative. What if they have a right to recall legislators before the end of the term? What is Right to Recall? Recall refers … [Read more...] about Right To Recall – Can this clean up the Indian Political System?
End of the cold war and the rise of globalization has changed the concept of national security among the nations. As a consequence 'Non-Traditional Security Issues' are gaining the limelight against the traditional security issues. In this article, we discuss in detail about 16 non-traditional … [Read more...] about 16 Non-Traditional Security Issues India Should Worry About
Gene editing or genome editing is a way of making specific changes to the DNA of a cell or organism. An enzyme cuts the DNA at a specific sequence, and when this is repaired by the cell a change or ‘edit’ is made to the sequence. Enzymes which cut DNA are known as engineered nucleases DNA is … [Read more...] about Gene Editing – What is CRISPR-Cas9?
Arbitration in India is gaining importance given the overstressed judicial system with the huge pendency of cases. With a lot of commercial disputes, it's necessary to have a proper arbitration mechanism in place for faster resolution of issues. In this article, we discuss topics like the … [Read more...] about Arbitration in India – Mechanism and Challenges