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Two-time Indian Olympic medallist P.V. Sindhu was in the news recently and not just for her Bronze medal run at the Tokyo Olympic, 2020. After the historic win, some companies used her feat to promote their brand by using her name and image. This practice was later frowned upon by her marketing firm. Baseline Ventures, [...]

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One of the most radical abortion bans in United States history, Senate Bill-8, was recently enforced in the state of Texas. It is popularly referred to as the “Texas heartbeat law” as it bans the medical termination of pregnancy after the detection of a heartbeat, which is usually around the 6th week of pregnancy, sometimes even before [...]

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The doctrine of separation of powers finds place in the basic structure of the Constitution of India, 1950 (‘The Constitution’) even though it is not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution.  As per the doctrine, the three crucial powers of sovereign i.e. the rule-making, execution and adjudication of laws, shall be kept distinct in three different [...]

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Introduction On 7 July 2021, the Law Commission of Uttar Pradesh, a state in northern India, released a draft bill on population control.  The Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilisation and Welfare) Bill, 2021, pursuant to the 2022 elections in the state, is purported to be a draconian draft to control the population of the State. [...]

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Mergers & Acquisitions account for a significant portion of a nation’s gross domestic product particularly in developing industrial economies. The reforms processes initiated by the Government of India since 1991 has influenced the functioning and governance of Indian enterprises resulting in the adoption of different M&A strategies by the corporate enterprises refocusing on global competitiveness, [...]

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Ghana, one of the most successful democracies in Africa, is now being criticized widely at the hands of human rights defenders all over the world. After Russia, Nigeria, Uganda, and Hungary, this African country is all set to criminalize homosexuality. Eight members of Parliament have proposed a bill that criminalizes the LGBTQ+ community in the [...]

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At the end of May, Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus, announced that his government would no longer prevent migrants from illegally entering Lithuania through Belarus. Throughout July, evidence emerged that Belarus had even taken active measures to encourage the flow of migrants, such as using government vehicles to escort migrants over the border. From [...]

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