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Introduction Food and nutrition are among the fundamental needs of a human being and are particularly important for a child’s growth and development. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), malnutrition …

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Introduction Surrogacy is the practice of renting a womb; it is a type of assisted reproductive technology (ART). In the year 2002, commercial surrogacy was legalized in India to boost …

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Background According to the World Health Organisation standards, the ratio of doctor to population should ideally be 1:1000, but India has a ratio of 1:1456. The doctors are easily available in …

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Introduction In a historic decision, the Indian Home Minister, Amit Shah, announced in the Rajya Sabha that the government of India had repealed Article 370. The article granted special status …

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On the 13th of February, the Supreme Court ordered the eviction of the tribals and forest dwellers whose claims to the forest land had been rejected under the Forest Rights …

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INTRODUCTION Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the highest form of punishment awarded to any criminal. It is the legal procedure of the state in which it exercises its …

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What is Bandhua Mazdoori? In a society that feeds off exploitation, bonded labor or ‘bandhua mazdoori’ is more mainstream than we presume. Thanks to poor implementation of laws and under-researched …

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Passed in the Lok Sabha in late December 2018, the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights Bill), generated widespread backlash from the LGBTQI community. Viewing it as an assault on their …

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Ayushman Bharat or Pradhan Mantri Jan Aayog Yojana (PMJAY) is a new nationwide healthcare scheme that is introduced by the central government for the underprivileged families. Specifically, PMJAY is a …

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Hailed by many, the violent aftermath of the Sabarimala judgment could have been anticipated by few. Thus, violence was witnessed all across the state with women continued to be denied …

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