Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

To catch money launderers the legislature has to amend Schedule Part...

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Aabad Ponda The legislature seems to have omitted to incorporate offences of criminal misappropriation, punishable under section 403 and...
Two beams of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi Cantonment area collapsed recently/Photo Courtesy: zeenews.india.com

Faulty Construction: A Dangerous Workplace!

Above: Two beams of an under-construction flyover in Varanasi Cantonment area collapsed recently/Photo Courtesy: zeenews.india.com The collapse of girders at a flyover construction site in...
A synthetic version of a cardiac stem cell which offers benefits comparable to those from natural stem cells and reduces the risks associated with stem cell therapies/Photo: UNI

Drugs and Cosmetics Act: Are Stem Cells a Drug?

Above: A synthetic version of a cardiac stem cell which offers benefits comparable to those from natural stem cells and reduces the risks associated...
Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com

Franchise Flaws

Above: Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com Absence of a Franchise Act limits its growth in India ~By Sujit Bhar Franchise, the largest business model within the service industry—sometimes within...
Narendra Patel (in white shirt)

While one Patel leader claims he was offered Rs 1 crore...

Above: Narendra Patel (in white shirt) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s third home visit to Gujarat in a month was to announce a slew of...
Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab

Singing a Different Tune

Navjot Singh SidhuAbove: Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab In an effort to check obscene songs which glorify drugs, use of weapons and alcohol abuse,...
Students from various colleges staging a demonstration at Marina Beach demanding lift a ban on Jallikattu in Chennai. Photo: UNI

Jallikattu: What a Reprieve!

In a huge relief to the Tamil Nadu government and its people, the Supreme Court refused to stay a bill permitting this sport. This...
Photo: UNI

Network Issues

Idea-Vodafone merger has created India’s largest telecom entity, leaving just 3-4 players in the fray. Will it lead to a duopolistic or oligopolistic market...
Manohar Parrikar with Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari at his oath-taking as Goa’s CM. Photo: www.BJP.org

Farcical Play

The Supreme Court refuses to accept the Congress’ plea that the governor of a state is bound to invite the single largest party in...
Women laborers working in a firecracker unit

SC ban came as the fourth big jolt for Sivakasi’s fireworks...

Above: Women laborers working in a firecracker unit Four reasons are demonetization, GST, dumping of Chinese-made cheap goods and SC ban on the sale...

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