Category: Governance

National IPR Policy: A Brief Overview

The mind is a work of great mystery. Even our own creations baffle us. Sometimes through progressive stages we find the ability to finish what we started, whereas on most occasions, we are left stumped. This so-called ‘dead end’ has been a source of great remorse for entrepreneurs who have desperately tried reaching out to […]

Capital Markets in India: An Overview

In India, from securities to money and money to capital, the whole market is incomplete without Securities Exchange Board of India. It is an entity that governs all the sectors of the market. Capital market is basically, a market for raising huge amount of funds for a longer period of time, which is really risky. […]

Make In India: The need for appropriate Labour Reforms

The vision for ‘Make in India’ was laid down by Prime Minister Modi, in his Independence day speech in August 2014 and was formally launched in September 2014. The Make in India campaign has been introduced to give a push to India’s manufacturing sector and to create millions of jobs by transforming the country into […]

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao – Need of the Hour

It is difficult for India to be called a civilised country, when the sex ratio is as dismal as it is. India’s child sex ratio (CSR) is at an all time low, as per the 2011 census. It has reached alarming proportions where the figures are put at 918 girls per 1000 boys in 2011 […]

India’s Entrepreneurship Movement – Need for Social Entrepreneurship

With a massive population of over 1.2 billion people, out of which 356 million are from ages 10-24, India’s demographics is a cause for envy to many nations with an aging population. But to realise this massive potential demographic dividend, India needs to invest heavily in its human capital. In such a scenario, the emphasis […]

Call for Papers

Alexis Foundation hereby invites original research papers on the following themes for publication in a book series: Theme 1 – War, Terrorism and National Security Sub-Themes 1. Forms of Terrorism that have plagued the world 2. New forms of warfare e.g. Cyber etc and measures to counter them 3. Using National Security to violate/oppress the […]

Need of Uniform Civil Code for Unification of India

India is a vast country with 1.28 billion people, spread over 3270000 sq. kms. It has 22 official languages and other 1527 unofficial languages, which is a very unique thing. The country inhibits people from various religions out of which, there are 7 major religions and 4 of them, took birth in the country itself. […]

Uniform Civil Code: Questioning India’s Definition Of Secularism

The Directive Principle of State policy gives us Article 44 –The Uniform Civil Code which  states “The State shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India”. The Directive Principles are mere guidelines to states and are not enforceable in courts of law if they are not fulfilled […]

Land to the tiller?

“The single biggest security challenge ever faced by our country”, these were the words used by our former prime minister Mr. Manmohan Singh to describe Naxalites. Before we start, let me tell you what this is not. This is not a Wikipedia page providing information on the Naxals. This is not an article which provides […]

Kashmir is an integral part of India! Azaadi from what?

The dining table erupted with a predictable debate. Aroused by the taste of the traditionally cooked meat, and, in the momentary infatuation to argue, I touched the subject of AFSPA. So did the other members on the dining table. “Kashmir is an integral part of India! Azaadi? Azaadi from what?” Challenged my guests to the […]

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