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Leveraging Bureaucracy for Effective Public Service Delivery

The Constitution of India divides the government into three branches – namely, the Legislature, Executive, and the Judiciary, with clearly defined roles and responsibilities. Legislature is responsible for law- making, and the executive takes care of policymaking and its execution. The public policies are elaborated and implemented through laws, rules, and regulations subject to review …

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Know Your Laws: Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act

Drug Regulations in India In recent years, drug addiction has emerged in many ways across society, and substances like cannabis and opium being used for spiritual and medical purposes in India escalates the problem. Since this problem is inextricably linked with other crimes, such as organized crime, human trafficking, and money laundering, as well as …

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Does the Right to Propagate Religion include Proselytism?

The Right to Freedom of Religion is enshrined in the Constitution of India. Article 25 of the  Constitution provides the Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation  of religion. Article 25(1) says that “all persons” are equally entitled to this freedom. However,  the Article itself ensures that the right is conditional, and is …

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