Cryptocurrenct

CRYPTOCURRENCY – Approach Towards Adoption

It is of no doubt that cryptocurrency holds the potential of transforming the entire market structure. However, India has been quite repulsive in streamlining the use of this innovative technological advancement. The presented article talks about the journey of crypto assets till date in India along with some major takeaways from other jurisdictions, which have been proactive in adopting cryptocurrency. Continue reading CRYPTOCURRENCY – Approach Towards Adoption

Solutions to COVID 19 Economic Damage

Solutions to Externalities of the COVID-19 Pandemic

This article discusses various economic solutions that can internalise the externalities problem of COVID-19 Pandemic. It is argued that besides conventional means of public regulation through taxation and subsidy, resumption of economic activity would require the state to place trust in individuals and encourage private Coasean solutions in places where they are possible. Continue reading Solutions to Externalities of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health

WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION: Limitations to Effective COVID-19 Global Response

WHO was created for the purpose of facilitating cooperation among states over matters of public health and taking measures to strengthen the state of global health. However, the structural weakness of the organization has prevented it from responding to global health crises in an efficient manner. This necessitates the adoption of reforms necessary to create a reliable and internationally answerable yet empowered WHO, which may be found in Lawrence Gostin’s proposal for a Framework Convention on Global Health. Continue reading WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION: Limitations to Effective COVID-19 Global Response

Solutions to Market Failure in Higher Education

SOLUTIONS TO THE MARKET FAILURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION – PART II

This is the second and concluding part of the article. The first part dealt with the concept of market failure in higher education and addressing the failure at local level through government interventions. The second part deals with addressing specific causes of market failure through government interventions and suggesting other solutions to mitigate market failure in higher education. Continue reading SOLUTIONS TO THE MARKET FAILURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION – PART II

National Education Policy, 2020

RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT VIS-À-VIS NEW EDUCATION POLICY – PART II

The author in part II of the article compares NEP with the Right to Education Act. Shortcomings of the policy are expressed on the basis of personal observations and some data. Primarily, the policy lacks proper justification for granting economic aid on the basis of cast or providing a rational for introducing classical languages. Additionally, it emphasises upon digital education without considering the nuance gap between the rich and poor in terms of access to technological. The author provides some suggestions and concludes the article on a positive note and hopes for successful implementation of NEP 2020. Continue reading RIGHT TO EDUCATION ACT VIS-À-VIS NEW EDUCATION POLICY – PART II

National Education Policy, 2020

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: A Breath of Fresh Air – PART I

The author in the first part provides the crux of NEP 2020 and highlights the need for it. While Policy proposal has touched various aspects, the article provides a glimpse of clauses pertaining to inclusivity of transgenders and droupouts, holistic development of children by inculcating practical knowledge and the revamped system of appointing teachers as well as granting them autonomy for formulating the course structure. Continue reading NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020: A Breath of Fresh Air – PART I

Article 370 and Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation

ONE YEAR OF ABROGATION OF SPECIAL STATUS FROM JAMMU & KASHMIR [EDITORIAL]

Namrata Jeph The battle for Jammu and Kashmir was and is not merely or even mostly a battle for territory. It is an uncompromising and perhaps uncompromisable struggle for two ways of life, two concepts of political organization, two scales of values, and two spiritual attitudes. Joseph Korbel Introduction The Central Government on August 5 last year revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir … Continue reading ONE YEAR OF ABROGATION OF SPECIAL STATUS FROM JAMMU & KASHMIR [EDITORIAL]

Healthcare workers, burial, COVID-19, coronavirus, dead bodies, disposal

THE RIGHT TO DIE WITH DIGNITY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

India has enlisted itself as one of the worst-hit countries by the coronavirus. With an exponential increase in COVID-19 deaths and an increased mismanagement of the dead bodies, it becomes pertinent to discuss the rights of the corpse. This article aims to elucidate the right to die with dignity as recognized by various courts of India. It progresses to discuss the issue of mass fatalities during COVID-19, its cognizance by Indian courts and guidelines for management issued by national and international bodies. The article concludes with a few suggestions to improve the prevailing situation and the need to dispose of bodies with due dignity as a welfare state. Continue reading THE RIGHT TO DIE WITH DIGNITY DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC