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KAMBALA – IS ORDINANCE NEEDED?

KAMBALA – IS ORDINANCE NEEDED?

On the lines of the Jallikattu stir in Tamil Nadu, a fresh agitation demanding revocation of ban on Kambala is brewing in Karnataka. Kambala, a centuries-old tradition held in coastal Karnataka annually, is a buffalo race. 10 things you should know about the buffalo race: It is an annual buffalo race going on for early […]

Jallikattu- Ordinance Act- TN youth Movement

Jallikattu- Ordinance Act- TN youth Movement

Jallikattu- Ordinance Act- TN youth The Tamil Nadu specific ordinance to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960 provides an exemption to jallikattu by bypassing the provision in the parent law that deals with restrictions on ‘performing animals’. Called the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Ordinance 2017, the new law […]

Appointments as “spoils system”

Appointments as “spoils system”

Appointments as “spoils system” The Supreme Court’s observations on the quality of a round of appointments made to the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission last year expose the gross disrespect shown by the State government to the institutional integrity of the constitutional body. Standing by the Madras High Court judgment quashing the appointment of 11 […]

Personal Genomics- Year 2017

Personal Genomics- Year 2017

The conversation around personal genomics amplified in 2016, as did the range of diagnostic options This may have been the year personal genomics came of age in India. While tests to check for mutations that make one more vulnerable to breast cancer have been available in India since 2010, companies this year have expanded the […]