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Bans

In recent years we have seen banning of movies or books by governments in India on the pretext of hurting sentiments of certain section of population or defaming the country. Do you think such bans are justified? Critically comment. (150 Words) Article 19 (1)(A) guarantees the freedom of speech and expression but also subject to …

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Bending The Law

Your close friend who recently retired as a secretary in the Ministry of Health was known for his brutal honesty and personal integrity. He was respected for his knowledge and vast experience in various policy matters. Because of some inevitable circumstances, he had to bend rules to favour an industrialist which would benefit his chain …

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Alcoholism

“Deaths caused by drivers under the influence of alcohol should attract the charge of culpable homicide, and not merely that of negligent driving.” Justify on ethical grounds. (150 Words) Culpable Homicide is defined as an act through which a death occurred but it is not counted as equivalent of murder it attracts punishment just next …

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ADR in Rape cases

  Should Mediation, a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), be allowed in rape cases by the courts? Justify. (200 Words) While Mediation, as a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has many advantages like simple procedure, cost effective, reduce escalation of conflict and save times but it can’t be used in heinous offences like …

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Accountability

“The difference between the fourth estate (media) and real estate is blurring.” Why should media be held to higher ethical standards in a democracy? How can we fight the ills that have crept into Indian media? Analyse. (200 Words) Media is considered as fourth pillar of democracy because this is how citizens get to know about what other …

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