An Epidemic of Hatred

Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction Ice is also great And would suffice. — Robert Frost DefinitionContinue reading “An Epidemic of Hatred”

The Doctrine of Separation of Powers

The postulation of the doctrine of separation of powers which can also be termed as division of competences was introduced in Greece and was widely used by the Roman Republic. The concept separation of powers was initially introduced by Aristotle. He mentioned that doctrine in his book named “Politics”. In this book, he specified theContinue reading “The Doctrine of Separation of Powers”

Scope and Development of Medical Law in India

Just like the field of medicine, legislations governing medicine and healthcare in India are exceedingly vast. The legal framework established to deal with issues involving medical treatment, public health, and professional ethics is not singular in nature. It is dealt with by multiple levels of legislation ranging from appointment of suitable law enforcing commissions toContinue reading “Scope and Development of Medical Law in India”

Fall of Former Yugoslavia and the Creation Of ICTY

For most of the 20th century, there existed a country – Yugoslavia – in the Eastern part of Europe. It was created after the amalgamation of the Kingdom of Serbia, Kingdom of Montenegro, and the territories of the Austria-Hungarian Empire in 1929. Yugoslavia was originally called the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes. In theContinue reading “Fall of Former Yugoslavia and the Creation Of ICTY”

A Brief History of Feminism and its impact on Modern India

Feminism in its most basic sense is referred to as ideologies, theories, movements which aim and talk about equality for women with respect to other genders in terms of social, political and economic aspects. It aims at acknowledging women as a gender when it comes to giving opportunities and rights. Feminism can be said asContinue reading “A Brief History of Feminism and its impact on Modern India”

Evolution of Banking in India

Section 5 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 provides the definition of Banking as: “Banking is the accepting, for the purpose of lending or investment, of deposits of money from the public, repayable on demand or otherwise, and withdrawal by cheque, draft, order or otherwise” The financial sector of a country is very critical forContinue reading “Evolution of Banking in India”

Nuremberg Trials and the Birth of the International Criminal Order

Almost 75 years have elapsed since World War II came to a close. After the Axis powers surrendered, the postwar world was shocked by the xenophobic Nazi ideology that regarded Jews as “parasitic vermin”. This led to the annihilation of millions of Jews, including prisoners of war and dissenters, and took away the lives ofContinue reading “Nuremberg Trials and the Birth of the International Criminal Order”

Dialectical Materialism as proposed by Karl Marx and a History of Capitalism

Karl Marx was a German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary. Marxism, or Scientific Socialism, is the name given to the body of ideas first worked out by Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895).[1] In their totality, these ideas provide a fully worked-out theoretical basis for the struggle of theContinue reading “Dialectical Materialism as proposed by Karl Marx and a History of Capitalism”