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The Myth of Growth

In 1956, Charles Tiebout, an American economist devised an economic model (dubbed as ‘The Tiebout Model’) geared at advancing the ‘federal argument’ through a fiscal-financial fusion. The ‘Tiebout Model’ counseled that federal units/states within a country contest for migrant influx while offering an analogue to the private sector by rendering alternative baskets of public goods. …

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Internet Shutdown: A Citizens’ Answer to Adequate Security and Sufficient Liberty

The Republic of India today has been labelled as the Internet shutdown capital of the world, a label that all citizens of the Republic regret. The Internet in the present age has become an essential tool for the citizens, especially when it comes to the Right to Free Speech and Expression under Article 19(a) of the …

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The Chilling Effect on Fundamental Rights: Constitutional Morality vs Social Morality

Incidents Of Restrain The judgement of the Sabrimala Case, upon which the spiritual values of many were hung, was pronounced in September 2018. Even after a couple of years down the line, some of the primary questions of law that were intrinsic to the case mandate a re-visit. Amongst other issues, the case attempted to …

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Deep Sea Mining Technology: Historical, Technological and Policy Perspectives

The next 30 years will witness our global population to rise by two billion people putting tremendous pressure on already limiting resources and allocation inefficiencies. The predicted 66% of this population will be residing in our cities simultaneously accommodating our clean energy and transport needs and transitions. The metal intensive nature of the emerging clean …

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India’s Position in the Global Hunger Index: Unscientific or Accurate?

“The One Ration One Card (ONORC) scheme plan aims to empower all National Food Security Act migrant beneficiaries to access food grains from any Fair Price Shop (FPS) of their choice anywhere in the country by using their same/existing ration card through biometric authentication.” These were the words by the Central Government to the Supreme …

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