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News Today 29-12-2020
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Granting bail is the rule

Discussions on bail reform usually arise when exceptional cases capture public attention. However, bail reform must begin by addressing two key facets of the criminal justice system: judicial discretion and monetary surety bonds. (Read More)

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News Today 29-12-2020
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Failing Institutions

A timeless debate rages on in intellectual circles about the precipitous downfall of venerable institutions like the judiciary, Parliament, the bureaucracy, the Press etc. For long, institutional rot has been chipping away at the foundations [Read More]

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Build Back Green
Issues In News : Economy

Build Back Green

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused far reaching impacts on world economy. These impacts were largely due to the panic that ensued amongst the general populace regarding the nature and spread of the pandemic and due [Read More]

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Judicial Activism in India
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Judicial Activism in India

Relevance:  In the recent times, the stand taken by the higher judiciary in Andhra Pradesh, has once again raised the question of Judicial Activism Vs Judicial Overreach in the backdrop of separation of power between [Read More]

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News Today 28-12-2020
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Relief in Europe

Exactly as some observers had foreseen, and as this newspaper had commented early this month, there was considerable advantage for both the United Kingdom and the European Commission in taking the Brexit deal to the [Read More]

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News Today 28-12-2020
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Rise to the top

Conspiracy theorists will see in a report of a British think tank ~ that says China will emerge as the world’s largest economy five years earlier than predicted because of its rapid recovery from the [Read More]

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News Today 28-12-2020
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Himalayan Coup

Nepal’s rudimentary experience with its new and controversially conceived constitution (adopted in 2015) has again shown its inadequacies that make it vulnerable to political exploitation. It will take both time and imagined scenarios to make [Read More]

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News Today 28-12-2020
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A costly deal for Sudan

The recent U.S. move to remove Sudan’s designation, which had been in place since 1993, as a state that sponsors terrorism could potentially come at a huge price that no sovereign nation should demand, or [Read More]

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News Today 28-12-2020
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The facade cracks for China

The Spring Festival is when the Chinese are at their sprightly best. The spectacular dragon and lion dances, music performances, and people sending out New Year greetings create a festive air. This year, however, the [Read More]

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