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Refugee Law in India Need of the Hour

No one leaves home unless Home is the mouth of a shark You only run for the border When you see the whole city running as well ~ Warsan Shire Donald Trump, 45th President of United States, recently ordered a four month suspension of America’s refugee program which has shaken the

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Israel passes law increasing regulation of human rights organizations

NEWS SCAN Israeli lawmakers on Monday passed a controversial law increasing regulation on Israeli human rights organizations. The law requires that organizations receiving more than 50 percent of their funding from foreign governments or political organizations disclose that they rely on such funding in “all communication

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Massachusetts governor signs transgender anti-discrimination law

NEWS SCAN Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signeda billn into law on protecting against discrimination on the basis of gender identity. The bill was passed  earlier in the week by both houses of the state legislature and has been praised as a compromise between anti-discrimination and public safety. The law

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Israel Plans Law Against Using Facebook For ‘Terror’

NEWS SCAN Israel’s justice and internal security ministers on Wednesday announced plans to propose legislation banning the use of Facebook to advance “terror” and outlawing incitement from the Internet.Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked and Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan said in a joint statement they had

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The law on Abortive Pills for Rape Victims

RU-486, the emergency contraceptive, was invented in 1982 by a French researcher. Having  approximately 96% effectiveness, RU-486 does not cause abortion. It prevents ovulation, and the sperm from fertilizing the egg, thus preventing pregnancy. Once a woman is pregnant, emergency contraceptive pills are useless and

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Youth Involvement In Law And Policy Making

“Youth has the power to make choices. The engagement of youth in democrati governance is fundamental to the development of the country.” National Youth Day is celebrated in India on 12 January on the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the Government of India declared

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Education Law In India

India has been a major seat of learning for many years. While the country has some of the best Universities (BITS, ISB, IITs, NITs, IISc, IIMs, AIIMS) in the world, it is also dealing with challenges in its primary education and strives to reach 100%

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Defamation Law Constitutionally Valid – SC

Coming straight to the nub of the matter, let me begin by first and foremost pointing out that upholding the constitutional validity of criminal defamation provisions in the IPC drafted during the colonial era, the Supreme Court on May 13, 2016 said these do not