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Time to Stop Immigration?

“We simply cannot allow people to pour into the United States undetected, undocumented, unchecked, and circumventing the line of people who are waiting patiently, diligently and lawfully to become immigrants in this country,” said former US president, Barack Obama. Recently, immigration has become a highly significant political issue in many countries, with a lot of opposition against it brewing.

Why You Must Invest In PPF Scheme

Individuals are always on an outlook to find investment options providing good returns without the high risk and at the same time assisting in saving taxes. Keeping in mind the needs of the people the government introduced the Public Provident Fund (PPF) in 1968 which is a saving-cum-tax- saving instrument that yields a healthy interest at a lower risk.

Hong Kong-China Conflict

The country of Hong Kong, has in recent years, been known for being a shopper’s paradise and one of the hot favorites of tourists for vacation. It has also gradually emerged as one of the world’s most bustling financial hubs. However, on the political front, it has been going through a major identity crisis this year, with hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers taking to the streets to rebel against the Chinese government.

Mental Health Stigma

According to the World Health Organisation, 1 in 5 Indians suffers from depression in their lifetime. This means 200 million people have to deal with mental health problems in India, alone; and out of this 200 million people, only 10-12% seek help. But, why are we scared of sharing our mental illness?

Is There ‘Justice’ in the Selection of Judges?

Since the advent of the collegium system in 1993, it has been a matter of contention. It surfaced again in the daily with the despotic transfer of the Chief Justice of Madras High court, Vijaya Tahilramani to the Meghalaya High court. To understand why this issue has never left the editorials, it is paramount to have a Historical Overview.

The Rise and Demise of Jet Airways

Introduction

The Indian Aviation Industry is the fastest growing aviation market in the world. Increase in need to travel quickly allured by cheap rates marked its growth over the past decade. However, its fiercely competitive nature has led to the rise and downfall of various airline companies’ overtime.

Jet Airways, founded by the cashier turned entrepreneur Naresh Goyal, had a journey of its own kind. Founded on 1st April 1992, Jet Airways commenced its operations from 5th May,1993. Taking the advantage of the New Economic Policy (NEP) and Open Skies Policy by the Government of India, Mr. Goyal began the private commercial airline service in India.

Barnum Effect- Art Of Manipulative Persuation

“You’re an independent thinker.”

“You seem very intuitive.”

“You’ve got a sharp sense of humor.”

“You’re a good judge of character.”

“You’re not living up to your full potential.”

Seems relatable?

An Impeachment on the Eve of an Upcoming Election

The term ‘impeachment’, when used in the Congressional context, refers to the filing of formal charges against a federal official in the House of Representatives, and not actually removing the official from office. If the House impeaches, the Senate then holds a trial on the afore-mentioned charges to decide whether the officer will be removed from the office. According to the US Constitution, a president can be impeached for “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanours”. Impeachment is meant to be a political act, and not a legal one, and hence there are no clear rules for judging when a president has crossed the constitutional line; this explains the ambiguity in the latter part of the statement over what constitutes an impeachable offense.

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