The right to Privacy is how fundamental in the Indian context?

In India the Constitution does not expressly recognize or enumerate the right to privacy, though, the right to life enshrined in Article 21 has been liberally interpreted so as to mean something more than mere survival and mere existence or animal existence. It therefore includes all those aspects of life which makes a man’s life more meaningful, complete and worth living and right to privacy is one such right. The Black’s Law Dictionary defines ‘Privacy’ as “the right to be left alone; the right of a person to be free from any unwarranted publicity; the right to live without any unwarranted interference by the public in matters with which the public is not necessarily concerned”. … more

Corporate Governance and Company: A Look into the Current State of Corporate Governance and its Influences

For the modern corporation, attracting investors goes far beyond mere promises of returns. There are a host of factors to consider with an emphasis on corporate governance, to build the transparency and accountability required to attract investment. Additionally, governments must also take into account the need for laws and regulations to build a corporate governance framework that will foster private investment and ensure economic growth and protect all stakeholders. In this paper, we will outline the foundations of corporate governance and explore the roles of various actors, including investors, shareholders and boards, in the formation of corporate governance framework. In doing so, I hope to articulate the fundamentals of “good” corporate governance. … more

A Desk Research Paper on the background of the persecution of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

From June 2012 till present, Myanmar has been under international criticism for what could be considered “ethnic cleansing," “Genocide," or “crimes against humanity” of the Rohingya people, a Muslim ethnic minority group that has lived as a people in Myanmar for centuries. The Myanmar government has specifically been criticized for her handling of series of conflicts between Rohingya Muslims who form the majority in the northern Rakhine and ethnic Rakhines, mainly Buddhist, who form the majority in the South. Said actions of the government can be said to be fueled by discriminatory policies. … more

Economic Revolution: GST & Demonetization

The project publication discusses the economic impact of two major measures taken by India: a) Goods and Services Tax and b) Demonetization. It deals with GST and its impact on various relevant sectors as well as demonetization and its economic impact on the economy as whole. India, being the largest democracy in the world with a population of over 1.25 crores must cater to the need of a greatly diverse society. Since independence, multiple measures have been taken by different governments to further the economic growth. The efforts taken in this direction have been subdued by social problems such as rising population and deep-rooted corruption in the society. … more

The Constituents of Global Economy – Optimism with Caution

Globalization has, and continues to, change the way the economies around the world fundamentally operate. It has made the world economy far more complex due to the multitude of interconnections it has fostered. This has led to increased difficulty in coordinating economic policy on a national, regional, and global level. Though globalization has been largely positive, the extent of the inter-dependence it has created among countries has led to new problems with far more complex consequences. … more