Justice BN Srikrishna Committee’s draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 is introducing a new right — the right to be forgotten, to remove very old, irrelevant and unnecessary information links from social media networks.
By rejecting homogenisation of cultures, Supreme Court’s verdict on Section 377 has upheld the rights of religious minorities.
It’s going to be 10 years, and despite a rebound in India’s GDP growth in April-June 2018, the macros look stressed. The rupee continues to slide, having lost over 13% since January 1 this year, and the current account deficit has widened to 2.4% of GDP in the quarter ending June 2018.
The debate over the fate of a tigress in Yavatmal, blamed for a series of human killings since June 2016, continues even as the Supreme Court has refused to intervene in the hunt by the Maharashtra Forest Department to capture or kill the animal.
If farmers are to be paid remunerative rates, the best way to do it is not through distorting but by liberating the markets.
A paper on gender differentials in the suicide rate in India, which appeared in The Lancet Public Health on Wednesday, establishes a trend which should worry policymakers.
The idea of an education policy has socialist, and even communist, overtones that are not in tune with a government that leans to the right.