European Monsoon – What, Why, Where, When, How?

Reading Time: 3 mins What is the monsoon? Monsoon is defined as a change or shift in the prevailing wind direction every 6 months in the Indian subcontinent. Monsoon is caused by the difference in temperature between land and sea, which brings a seasonal and predictable period of considerable rainfall. The Indian monsoon is the best example of these …

The Data Protection Bill 2018 – Critical analysis

Reading Time: 5 mins Why in News? The draft data protection bill was submitted by Justice BN Srikrishna committee in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to provide for a solid legal framework on data protection in India. The bill recognizes privacy as a fundamental right with provisions to protect personal data. Where does it get the …

[Premium] Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code – Complete Analysis with recent issues

Reading Time: 3 mins Insolvency and bankruptcy code (IBC) was introduced in 2016 to address the mounting bad
loans (NPAs) problem. In this scenario, there are new performance and legal issues arising
from the implementation of IBC…

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Modern Slavery in India – Forced Labour, Forced Marriage & Human Trafficking

Reading Time: 7 mins Global Slavery Index reveals that, in 2016, there were 8 million people living in modern slavery on any given day in India. India ranked 53 among 167 countries in the index. North Korea topped the list and Japan at the bottom. But in absolute numbers, India topped the list on prevalence due to its huge …

Seaweeds – From health benefits to climate change mitigation

Reading Time: 6 mins What is Seaweed? Seaweeds are also known as Macroalgae. They constitute several species of marine plants and algae. Seaweeds may also include Red, Green and Brown algae. Seaweeds can grow in ocean, rivers, lakes and other water bodies. There are many types of seaweeds such as nori and laver seaweed. Seaweeds are attracting interests all …

Offshore wind power – The underutilized potential of India

Reading Time: 4 mins Offshore wind power refers to the electricity generated from windmills installed in the bodies of water, usually on the continental shelf rather than on land. Unlike the typical usage of the term “offshore” in the marine industry, offshore wind power includes inshore water areas such as lakes and sheltered coastal areas. Offshore wind farms can …