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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 PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2019: WILL IT BECOME AN EYESORE TO THE COMPANIES AND PUBLIC AT LARGE?

Introduction The arrival of internet services in India goes back to 1995 when Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited for the first time launched internet services on August 15, 1995. Later in November 1998, the Government allowed private operators for providing internet services to the public. The late 20th Century did not see much growth in the use of internet services, they were mostly restricted to office use. The hike in colossal usage of internet service started in the early 21st Century.

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ROLE OF VIRTUAL COURTS IN INDIA DURING THE PANDEMIC: COVID – 19

Introduction Today, the entire world is facing an unforeseen and improbable havoc that has wrecked the life of almost every individual, Covid -19. The perplexing situation created by the pandemic compelled almost every system to alter the mode of its functioning and resort to a virtual mode. The pandemic paved way for a new concept of working in almost every sphere. The most defining concept introduced to the legal field is that of virtual court rooms. The principles of the

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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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