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Death penalty in India: A questionable debate

Death penalty in India: A questionable debate

March 22, 2020

The hanging of four persons convicted for the brutal rape and murder in ‘Nirbhaya’ case in Delhi on Friday brings the issue of death penalty back in focus. Is death sentence a deterrent?

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When education brings along anxiety

When education brings along anxiety

March 15, 2020

Last year India ranked 140 among 156 nations in the World Happiness Report, seven runs lower than in 2018. Recently a survey revealed that students are not happy as they face increasing pressure with rise in the competitiveness in the academic field.

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Rapes in India

Rapes in India

December 17, 2019

Every subsequent horrific rape in India leads to calls for and often passage of newer laws to deal with the spate of crimes against women. There are enough severe laws against these, but challenges lie in poor implementation as well as a sense of lawlessness that pervades parts o...

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India among the worst countries for privacy protection

India among the worst countries for privacy protection

October 17, 2019

According to a study by the Britain-based firm Comparitech, India is the third worst non-EU country in terms of digital privacy protection and state of surveillance.

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Dowry : the dark side of Indian weddings

Dowry : the dark side of Indian weddings

October 7, 2017

Like the hindu goddess Lakshmi, the new bride is considered to be the guarantor of the home's prosperity- but one symbolised by material assets.

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Heavy alcohol consumption might disrupt brain growth

Heavy alcohol consumption might disrupt brain growth

December 13, 2016

Excessive intake of alcohol during the adolescence can prove disruptive for the development of brain, according to a recent study. Despite mixed efforts in India, the country still witnesses more than 15 deaths everyday due to alcohol abuse.

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Crimes against women in India slightly decline

Crimes against women in India slightly decline

September 1, 2016

The percentage of criminal cases against women in India declined in 2015 on a yearly basis, but still, approximately 95 women are raped in the country every day, which is a huge cause of concern for women safety.

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