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Water stress and scarcity has affected, and will continue to affect, the stability of nations. Water related conflicts arise because it is limited resource and a very vital aspect for any country in the way towards development, it is also necessary for every sector of any economy, human activity including power generation, industrial production and agriculture not only these, it is also source of different resources, and plays a major role in trade via water bodies between countries. An overview of global water scarcity and security challenges is an indicator of profound difficulties and potential flashpoints in future. There are examples of struggles in supplying clean water worldwide, and in the past how water has been both a strategic tool and object of conflict. Water has been an instrument of ethnic and religious conflict as well, and even has presently been used in regional and civil clashes. Trans-boundary water sharing disputes are also a potential danger in several regions of the world and it also stresses from climate change and variability increases the uncertainty of clean water. The potential ways to move positively towards the future and increase international security is anticipating future regions which are likely to engage in conflict over water, cooperation among riparian nations, proper policy and regulatory structures, and even infrastructure solutions. Water is so important; nations cannot afford to fight over it. Instead, water resulted in greater interdependence. By ignoring violence nations have used a rather non violent approach by coming together to jointly manage their shared water resources, countries build trust and prevent conflict. Water can be a negotiating tool, too: it can offer a communication lifeline connecting countries in even in the midst of crisis.
“This is not fog, it's smog” - after watching a beautiful morning in Delhi, this is the reply that a little girl gets when she praises how sunlight comes through fog and how beautiful it looks. This phase is commonly used in day to day life of any person who lives in metro cities like Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and so on; But why though? Why do we need to get comfortable in such an unhealthy environment on the expanse of our well being? Is development really worth all the risk we are taking or is it really worth it on the expense of leaving only skyscrapers for the coming generation? We got beautiful jungles filled with green trees passed down from our ancestors but what we are leaving is ‘concrete jungles’ for our coming generations.
The article talks about the concept of 'Coups' and the many aspects associated to it, such as the reasons why they happen, the history associated with it, and how international influences can make a coup possible.
On 1st February, 2021, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first ever digital Budget in Lok Sabha. This year’s budget is unique as it has been introduced in the midst of the COVID pandemic. This article serves as a ready-reckoner of the measures introduced for the forthcoming fiscal year.
Niti Manthan's 2019 Gender Studies Research Intern Suruchi writes about the living conditions of sex workers in India.
This article talks about the nexus of the provisions contained in the Indian Penal Code with the Constitutional document. It explains the constitutionality of the Right to Private defense and how has the judiciary interpreted it in a way that it does not breach the basic structure of the constitution. It explains how the homicide of a person by another could not be rendered as illegal.
The Burden of Proof lies upon the defense and failing to do so, it is inherent for the conviction to follow. This article explains what Burden of proof is and how does it shift its onus to the accused.
This article attempts to look for, address, and analyze the development and foundation of the majority rule government in the Small Independent realm of Sikkim since the rise of the Namgyal line till the merger of Sikkim with India in 1975. Presently the political System of Sikkim is based on democratic principle but this was not so before 1975.
The research topic “COMPARATIVE ADVERTISEMENTS IN THE CONTEXT OF TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT LAWS” will help unfold the various dimensions of comparative advertising and its impact on the registered trademarks of the owners. The Courts of different jurisdiction have analyzed this research area in different perspectives depending on the current situation of their competitive market economy and have hence tried to satisfy their stakeholders of advertising agencies to promote the concept of Comparative Advertisement in a manner that will be acceptable by fair and honest means.