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Article 35A and its significance

Article 35A of the Constitution of India, unknown to the public domain till recent times, has racked up an intense debate in the country. WHAT IS ARTICLE 35A: Article 35A …

Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs)

Background: Transfer pricing has long been a taxing issue for both multinational corporations and tax authorities. Over the last few years, transfer pricing has been under tremendous scrutiny by …

Rohingya Problem – From Past to Present

Who are the Rohingyas: The Rohingya are an ethnic Muslim minority group living primarily in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state; they practice a Sufi-inflected variation of Sunni Islam. The estimated …

Consolidation of Banks – from Top to Bottom

Introduction: Post the financial sector reforms in India, banking sector has played a key role in advancing and sustaining economic growth. However, since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, …

Locky Ransomware – Be Cautious!

What is Ransomware: Ransomware is a form of malicious software that locks up the files on your computer, encrypts them, and demands that you pay to get your files …

BRICS – Everything Explained

How the word BRIC come about: In 2001, Jim O’Neill of the American bank Goldman Sachs had first coined the phrase ‘BRIC’, in a report ‘Building Better Global Economic …

Vice-President of India

The Vice-President of India is the second-highest constitutional office in India after the President. Article 63 of Indian Constitution states that “there shall be a Vice-President of India.” The Vice-President acts as President in …

Section 377 and Controversy Surrounding it

The Supreme Court’s decision to hear in open court curative petitions – the last legal recourse available to litigants – on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is …