Decriminalization Of Adultery
Over the years, many archaic laws have been struck down by the Indian Judiciary and legislature as they represent the morality of colonial times and not the reality of the 21st century. The scenario in today’s society is such that woman are socially and financially independent and decriminalizing adultery brings the women at par with men and gives them the right to have consensual feelings of her own and act on her own free will.
Law Commission On Uniform Civil Code In India
In a recent ‘Consultation Paper on Family Law Reforms’ released by the Law Commission, the commission has taken a stand in favour of “equality ‘within communities’ between men and women” (personal law reform), “rather than ‘equality between’ communities (Uniform Civil Code)”.The consultation paper states that the Law Commission should deal with laws that are discriminatory rather than providing a uniform civil code which is neither necessary nor desirable at this stage.
Ordinance Banning Instant Triple Talaq (or Talaq-e-biddah)
Sacchar Committee observed in its report that the contemporary status of Muslims in India was abysmally low and deprivation prevailed. This deprivation within the community stems from a shortage of three essentials:
- Knowledge (measured by literacy and average years of schooling),
Women Temple Entry: Sabarimala Issue
The world over, issues of gender disparity and gender biased norms have been brought to the fore front in public debate. India is no exception.
Decriminalization Of Homosexuality
The vision of our constitutional fathers while making the Indian Constitution was that it remain fluid and dynamic to the ever changing needs and demands of the Indian Society. They envisioned a living document that was flexible but bounded within the morality of the Constitution.
Battle Of Unequals: PepsiCo Vs. Gujarat Farmers Case
Recently, American multinational corporation PepsiCo sued 11 Gujarati farmers for ‘infringing its Intellectual Property Right by growing the potato variety, FL 2027, which is used in its Lay’s chips.
Reduction Of Corporate Tax
High corporate tax was responsible for slow progress of Indian economy due to less incentive for capacity generation and less exports which was an outcome of less competitive international prices.
Merger Of Public Sector Banks
It refers to the pooling of the assets and liabilities of two or more banks. Starting from M Narasimhan Committee, various committees and experts have advised that India should have few but big banks.
Logistics Development Committee Report
The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister constituted a Logistics Development Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. Bibek Debroy. The committee was tasked to assess key challenges in logistics development and associated commerce and suggest policy reforms for ease of doing trade in India.
New Economic Capital Framework Of The RBI
RBI on 26th August 2019 approved the transfer of Rs 1.76 lakh crore dividend and surplus reserves to the government.