The Judicial Presumption of Non-Citizenship

Abdul Kuddus, a resident of Assam had been declared a foreigner by the Foreigner’s Tribunal But his name had appeared in the final draft of the NRC for Assam along with his family There is a conflict in inclusion under NRC and exclusion under Foreigner Tribunals. This was a case asking the SC if the Foreigner Tribunal […]

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Drug Trafficking

Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking is a global illicit trade involving the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of substances which are subject to drug prohibition laws. UNODC is continuously monitoring and researching global illicit drug markets in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of their dynamics.  Data on Drug Trafficking According to NCRB Report 2016, a total 350862 Kg […]

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Combat

Combating Desertification

India on the occasion of World Day to combat desertification and drought said as in the past it will play a leadership role and will lead by example in combating desertification.  India will be hosting the fourteenth session of Conference of Parties (COP – 14) from 29th August – 14th September 2019. As per the […]

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Indian Women in Parliament

SIGNIFICANCE OF WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT

While the global average for Women in Parliament stands at 22.4%, India is at the 103rd place out of 140 countries with women occupying just 66 seats in the 543 member Lok Sabha that is a mere 12% representation and Rajya Sabha female MPs constitutes just 11.5 per cent of the total members. Within Asia, […]

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Ecology and Environment

Rise in Man-Animal Conflict

According to the Ministry of Environment, 1,144 people were killed by tigers or elephants between April 2014 and February 2017 – that’s more than one human every day. While most of these incidents are accidents, unchecked escalation of such conflicts does not benefit the cause of conservation. If people who live around forest areas see […]

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