It’s time to scrap the Eunuchs Act

Steps must be taken to safeguard the fundamental rights of transgender persons in Telangana The Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Eunuchs Act, 1329 F, an enactment “for the registration and control of eunuchs”, must be struck down immediately as it violates every principle of natural justice. This move acquires a particular Read More …

The relevance of regional language in teaching

Introduction: Episodes of unmasking those trying to hide their identities are found across storytelling cultures. From the Jataka and Arabian Nights to the grey leCarrein world of spies. The gotcha moment is often when the man is startled, sometimes in his sleep, to reflexively exclaim in his native tongue. This is a dramatic exposition Read More …

Digital bank of the future

Introduction: In recent years, financial technology (fintech) companies, which are mostly start-ups, have increased dramatically in number—from about 1,000 in 2005 to over 8,000 in 2016—and have harnessed many new cutting-edge technologies to offer various financial services, while sidestepping the legacy cost structures and regulatory constraints of incumbent banks and Read More …

Insurance firms can benefit from blockchain

Introduction: Fake claims are a huge problem for the Indian insurance industry. India reportedly has crime “syndicates” that focus mostly on insurance fraud. Such fraudsters identify individuals with terminal illnesses, promise their families a cut, pay minimum premium and even undertake all the paperwork. Insurers are constantly trying to establish Read More …