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We believe in the supremacy of information over hearsay. These are short, crisp articles on the contemporary socio-legal issues will shed light on various aspects of the issue while providing an analysis of the causes and suggest ways to overcome it. These might support certain viewpoint but not without adequate data and analysis. These will help the reader to for an informed opinion on the issues discussed.

The Ban on Burqas in France: A View from the Perspective of Justice and Rights.

Burqa, Hijab, Niqab, and turbans are not mere pieces of clothing; they hold ideological and identical significance for a considerable number of people. However, in the 21st century, there are multiple countries which are banning Burqas and face coverings. While Sri Lanka plans to do so for the sake of national security, France did it to protect its secular ideals. Interestingly, yet surprisingly, European nations, which are often conferred to as the champion of human rights, show a growing trend

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Water Crisis

When hazardous substances—(often contaminants or microorganisms) contaminate a body of water—deteriorating its quality and making it toxic, it is called water pollution. Pollutants typically cause major water quality degradation around the world. Globally, the most prevalent water quality problem is eutrophication[i], which substantially impairs beneficial uses of water. When contamination originates from a single source, it’s called ‘point source pollution’. For example, effluent discharged by a manufacturer, oil refinery, or wastewater treatment facility, as well as contamination from leaking septic systems,

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The Idea of Justice

Sathymevodh bhavaramyaham[i] ‘Where there is Dharma, there will be Victory; and ‘The Truth Alone Triumphs’- are the essence of the true spirit of justice in India. The word ‘Dharma’ means ‘Justice’ or ‘Nyaaya’. We draw our concepts of dharma from the ancient concepts laid down in the transcendental scriptures like the Vedas, the Smritis and the Upanishads, which include codes of conduct and rites and are preserved in Dharma Sutras, influenced the idea of Dharma or law in ancient India. Several

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VIOLENCE AGAINST MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS: CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS

Introduction: Violence against medical professionals has become a global phenomenon, but somehow India has moved a step forward in this very phenomenon by leading the most number of incidents of violence. According to the Indian Medical Association (IMA), as much as 75% of medical professionals have face physical or verbal violence during their lifetime as medical professionals[1]. Another study of IMA shows that about 82.7% of the medical professionals in India are stressed out due to the fear of violence[2].

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FEMINISM: A GATEWAY TO PRO-WOMEN POLICIES

Introduction Every woman has the same equal legal status as that given to a man, but her legal status has largely been controlled by her social position in the society in which she lives. Law is an instrument of social change that can only equate the position of women in the society, when the message behind the legislation has been well received, understood, interpreted, and then implemented. The duty of determining the extent to which the legislation equating the position

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Edificating Immaculate Vocation

Fali Sam Nariman, a renowned lawyer, in his autobiography tries to influence that one should be righteous both in his life and profession. Through laying out how the Indian judiciary dealt with a number of seminal cases that the author argued in Indian courts, the book adroitly embraces and explores law from a larger stance, as well as describes India’s historical and judicial history. It delves into a side of law that few individuals deem: dissent, resistance, and the ramifications

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