International Affairs · Law

The Need for Diplomatic Privileges & Immunities

Niharika Sanadhya explores the need for diplomatic privileges and immunities, based on international law and practices, in this essay. Introduction The concept of Diplomatic Immunity is a very primeval one. The practice of providing immunity to an envoy or someone speaking on behalf of a leader from different states and from across borders was widely… Continue reading The Need for Diplomatic Privileges & Immunities

Culture · Governance · Healthcare · International Affairs · Law · Public Policy · Research · Women Empowerment · Youth

Age of Consent in Africa: A Source of Family Antagonism

Children occupy a special place in any community. Their vulnerability and precociousness makes them prone to various forms of exploitation which stifle their human development. It is, therefore, important for any community to safeguard and promote the interests of any child within their society. This means we should all have an informed opinion on children’s… Continue reading Age of Consent in Africa: A Source of Family Antagonism

Governance · International Affairs

Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG): The New Delhi Membership Drama

NSG has been in the news a lot recently. We can find articles on India and its struggle to get into the NSG and China not supporting this agenda. But, what is the NSG, why does India need to get its membership, why is China opposing India’s entry into the group and why is NSG… Continue reading Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG): The New Delhi Membership Drama

International Affairs · Society

Obamacare – An Introduction

INTRODUCTION AND A BRIEF HISTORY: ‘Obamacare’ or ‘Affordable Care Act (ACA)’ or ‘The Patient Protection and Affordable Care (PPACA)’ is a federal regulation signed by the 44th President of the United States of America, Mr. Barack Obama on 23rd October, 2010 and would be in effect beginning 1st January, 2014. After the passing of ‘Medicare’… Continue reading Obamacare – An Introduction

International Affairs

Failed Coup Attempt and its Global Implications

The attempted coup the Turkish government faced on the 15th of July 2016, was distinguishable from the Kemalist armed coups in the last six decades in the country. The Turks and the Turkish Government have blamed the moderate islamist Gulenist officers in the military for the attempted insurgency this time. The Gulenists had strengthened their… Continue reading Failed Coup Attempt and its Global Implications

Economics · International Affairs

A Nine-Question Course In The Greek Economic Crisis

This insightful article on the Economic crisis in Greece is written by Kuwar Singh. Greece is to Europe as to what Lindsay Lohan is to Hollywood: the bad child, the media magnet, the one behind on her bills, the fallen queen. Except Greece’s problems happen to be much worse than a bunch of DUIs. Simply put, the country is… Continue reading A Nine-Question Course In The Greek Economic Crisis