Section 66 A of the IT Act

What is Section 66 A of the IT Act? How its enforcement led to the infringement of fundamental rights? Ans: Basically, cyber crime is an ‘unlawful’ act in which the computer is either a tool or a target or both. Section 66 A specifically talks about sending offensive messages. Acts…

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Long term solutions to counter terrorism

What are the long term solutions to counter terrorism? Ans: Current counter terrorism policy has emphasized military action, imprisonment, cutting off terrorists’ sources of finance and denying them safe territory. These have had limited effectiveness and recent trends indicate that they are only short-term solutions. The global counter-terrorism strategy adopted…

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Reservation system in India

Is reservation system paralyzing India? should it be abolished? Ans: The answer to this question depends on the perspective of the people on whether they are benefiting from this quota system or losing from it.  There are two types of arguments regarding the present reservation system in India Upper caste…

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What is DNA profiling

What is DNA profiling? Explain the implications of its profiling bill. Ans: DNA profiling is the process of determining an individual’s DNA characteristics, which are as unique as fingerprints. DNA analysis, intended to identify a species rather than an individual, is called DNA bar-coding. It is a forensic technique in…

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Judicial activism in India

Is the proactive judicial activism diluting the basic structure of the Indian Parliamentary democracy? Ans: The traditional understanding of the judicial process is that while the legislature makes laws and the executive implements them, the judiciary’s function is only to interpret and apply the law to the facts of a…

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Economic reforms of India – LPG

Why is jobless growth continuing in India since LPG reforms? Explain Ans: The new model of economic reforms is usually known as the LPG or Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization. India got freedom in 1947 but its economy was in shambles. To develop that tattered economy, LPG model was followed. At…

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Impact of globalisation on governance

Explain the impact of globalisation on governance. Ans: Globalisation is a process of integration or interconnection between economies.  This affects environment, culture, political systems, economic development, and human physical well being in societies around the world.  Globalisation indicates that the world today is more connected than before. Globalisation in its…

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