SC backs Right to Education

The Supreme Court on April 12, 2012 by a majority of 2:1 upheld the constitutional validity of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, which provides for free and compulsory education to children between the age of 6 and 14 years and mandates government/aided/and non-minority unaided schools to reserve 25 per cent of the seats...

Consolidated FDI Policy, 2012

Author: V S Warrier The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has issued the new Consolidated FDI Policy (Circular 1 of 2012). The said Circular is effective from April 10, 2012. The consolidated circular on FDI policy was introduced for the first time in 2010 summarizing all the regulations including those of FEMA and of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the benefit of foreign investors....

Euthanasia: Right to Die or Good Health

Author: Prachi Gupta* “There is no quality of life when the patient is dead.”… A Nurse Euthanasia (from the Greek meaning “good death”) refers to the practice of intentionally ending a life in order to relieve pain and suffering. There is no euthanasia unless the death is intentionally caused by what was done or not done. Thus,...