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Can International Law Be Used To Tackle The Problems Of Cyber Espionage And Warfare?

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The use of Cyber Space has been adopted widely and various functions, which previously were in the realm of the real world, have shifted to that of the virtual world. The use of cyberspace is not limited only to the usage of civilians. Each day, intelligence units, ministries and departments make use of cyberspace in sophisticated manners which a civilian would not be aware of. A simple instance of the same is the usage of Google or social media platforms such as Facebook to track the ...

Overview Of Protection Of Children From Sexual Offences (pocso) Act

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The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 received the President’s assent on 19th June 2012 and was notified in the Gazette of India on 20th June 2012. It was enacted to provide a robust legal framework for the protection of children from offences of sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography while safeguarding the interest of the child at every stage of the judicial process. It has jurisdiction to whole of India except the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Unfcc And Its Effect On Climate Change

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a universal ecological settlement consulted at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992. The UNFCCC goal is to "settle nursery gas fixations in the environment at a level that would counteract unsafe anthropogenic obstruction with the atmosphere framework". The system set no coupling limits on nursery gas emanations for individual nations and contains no requirement components.

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New India

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In India government has three wings viz legislative, executive and judiciary. This separation of powers is in place to ensure each organ of government has autonomy and works without any interference from another organ.

The Supreme Court of India came into existence on 26th January 1950 and since then it has been the pioneer in giving landmark progressive decisions in order to keep country at pace with latest changes and developments. Some of the notable judgements of past were ...

Pre-Conception And Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994

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The main reason this act was enacted by Parliament was to stop prevalent female feticides and prenatal sex determination. The preamble of this Act at the onset prohibits determination of sex before or after conception, it regulates prenatal diagnostic techniques for the purposes of detecting genetic abnormalities, metabolic disorders, chromosomal abnormalities, congenital malformations, sex-linked disorders and for the prevention of their misuse for sex determination leading to female ...

Restitution Of Conjugal Rights

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The restitution of conjugal rights is a matrimonial remedy that requires spouses to live together and cohabit in order to survive and sustain the marriage. The primary object of showing proof or onus rests with the petitioner. Once the petitioner has proved his or her case, the burden of proof then shifts to the other party to prove the defence of ‘reasonable cause’. This must be voluntary act of the respondent. If the respondent has withdrawn from the society of his or her spouse for a ...

Why Does Society Place Men On Higher Pedestal?

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George Carlin once said “Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.” Gender equality is a basic human right. Gender equality entails the concept that women are equal to men in all spheres of life viz. they should be given equal opportunity and rights, freedom to make choices, fulfil dreams and aspirations and not be defined and bound by flawed societal norms. It directly attacks the medieval sexist view which had predefined gender roles and attracted the wrath of society if ...

Decency And Morality As Reasonable Restrictions Under Article 19 (1) (a) Of The Constitution Of India

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“Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.” – John Milton, Areopagitica.

The reason for the success of democracy is that it offers its citizens is to express their views, ideas, thought, expression, belief, opinion or faith without any fear of retribution, repression, restriction or any other form of state’s arbitrary control from the government. Through speech, humans convey their thoughts. The right to ...

Landmark Judgments That Changed Course Of Section 498a Of Indian Penal Code

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Section 498A of Indian Penal Code deals with cruelty against women by her husband and in- laws. The bare text of Section reads as if a husband or his relative subjects the women to cruelty, they will be punished with imprisonment for the period of three years and fine. The cruelty as defined by this provision includes conduct which is so grave that it drives the women to commit suicide.

The introduction of this Section into the statute book marks the second criminal amendment which ...

Bengaluru, Clean And Green

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Not a decade ago Bengaluru used to give English Suburbia feels. It had a clean and green environment, trees everywhere, clean lakes and umpteen number of lung spaces.

But the change that has occurred these years has been detrimental to its ecology. Yes, on the positive side we have sky touching skyscrapers everywhere, cabs, buses and other innovations of science. These developments have come at the cost of reducing Bengaluru to place that it no longer resembles to happening place ...