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Collection of Forensic Evidence: Tools and Techniques

By Sahil Tandon, Symbiosis Noida  Editor’s Note: This article discusses the various tools and techniques for collection of forensic evidence from a crime scene. INTRODUCTION Forensic science provides evidence to resolve legal issues through the application of scientific principles. Sometimes called simply forensics, forensic science encompasses many different fields of science, […]

Article 21 of the Constitution of India – Right to Life and Personal Liberty

By Riya Jain, UILS Panjab University Editor’s Note: It is very evident that the judiciary has evolved from an positivist institution to an activist on in the 20th century. However, when it comes to Article 21 of the Constitution of India, the judiciary has not only been involved in judicial […]

Fascism: Origin, Features And Connotations

In this project, efforts have been made to explain the concept of fascism, its origin and development in various countries of the world. A detailed study of its features and a critical analysis of the literature available on the same has been done. Fascism as a social, economic and political ideosynthesis has been also addressed. However, in conclusion the author has made by an attempt to highlight the deficits and demerits of the concept of fascism and how it eventually failed in the face of democratization.

Right to Information Act: A Multi-Dimensional Approach towards Good Governance

The Right to Information Act, 2005 is considered to be one of the leading welfare oriented laws enacted after independence. The act provides for a modus operandi to acquire information from public authorities regarding the functioning of government. In this paper, the author has highlighted the various aspects of this act and its importance in the current political scenario.

A Critical Analysis of The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill, 2013

On 23 January 2003, India ratified the Cartagena Protocol which protects biodiversity from potential risks of genetically modified organisms. Currently, the Genetic Engineering Approvals Committee, a body under the Ministry of Environment and Forests is responsible for approval of genetically engineered products in India. However, the enaction of a statute has been proposed for the regulation of modern biotechnology in the country and a Bill to this effect, called the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill (BRAI Bill) 2013 has been tabled in Lok Sabha by the Minister for Science and Technology, Mr Jaipal Reddy. If the bill is passed, the responsibility will be taken over by the Environment Appraisal Panel, a sub-division of the BRAI. In this paper the author has presented the various dimensions and the effects of the proposed bill.

An Analysis of Fiscal Federalism in India: Concept and Structure of Sales Taxation

 -by Alok Ratnoo, GNLU “Editor’s note: In this paper, the author has comprehensively dealt with the power and fiscal federalism in India by studying the tax structure. He proceeds with the hypothesis that ” India being a Union of states preserves the federalist features in Fiscal regimes” and has succeeded in establishing […]