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India struggles with air pollution

India struggles with air pollution

October 31, 2018

India has long struggled to pull together the type of coordinated national approach that has helped countries like China reduce pollution. While the government of India is focused on the economic growth of the country, its people are dying breathing world's worst toxic air.

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Right to privacy in a modern democracy

Right to privacy in a modern democracy

August 25, 2017

The Supreme Court ruling on privacy settles the debate in India on this crucial issue, at least for now. But how does India compare to other democracies in protecting the privacy of its citizens?

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Supreme Court of India’s ruling on privacy

Supreme Court of India’s ruling on privacy

August 24, 2017

In a historic ruling, perhaps the most significant and far reaching one in decades, the Indian Supreme Court has held that privacy is a fundamental right, delivering a big jolt to the Indian government and its pet scheme of generating biometric ID for all citizens.

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Italian marines – Indian fishermen 2012 death case

Italian marines – Indian fishermen 2012 death case

May 27, 2016

India’s Supreme Court cleared the decks for the Italian marine Sergeant Major Salvatore Girone – who along with Chief Master Sergeant Massimiliano Latorre, is accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala’s coast in South India in February 2012 – to l...

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