RTIwala Explains Capital Punishment Policy Crime Explains Trending 

Abolition of Death Penalty: A Fancied but Faulty Idea!

RTIwala Explains: One of the most frequent debates and point of discussion in criminal justice systems all over the world is the enforcement of death penalty as a sentence for criminals committing certain crimes. The death penalty is in conformity with the ‘deterrent theory of punishment’. This theory adheres to the view that there should be a fear in the mind of the criminal before committing a crime as a result of the outcome of a person who had earlier committed a similar crime. This fear stops a person from…

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RTIwala Explains Demonetization Archive Explains 

Demonetization Completes A Year: But How Had It Begun?

RTIwala Explains: In the past one year, a lot has been talked about, debated and numerous convictions were made. November 8, 2016, will be marked in the history for stirring up such a storm across the nation in the name of Demonetization. On completing a year of the Demonetization bid, let us go back in time and understand where it all began and where it is eventually heading to. In order to understand the move better, let us first tell you what exactly is meant by Demonetization. What is Demonetization?…

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Who is Hirotugu Akaike and Why Google Doodle for Hirotugu Akaike? Explains Trending 

Who is Hirotugu Akaike and Why Google Doodle for him?

Who is Hirotugu Akaike and Why Google Doodle for him? RTIwala Explains everything you’d know about Hirotugu Akaike and the reason for Google’s Doodle for him! As we all know that Google used to celebrate the birth and death anniversary of people, places and things. And, today’s Doodle portrays Dr Akaike against a Google-inspired approximation of functions, parameters, and their respective curves. So who is Hirotugu Akaike? Dr Hirotugu Akaike, Japan’s prominent statistician who was born on November 5, 1927, in Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture and died on August 8, 2009, of pneumonia in Ibaraki Prefecture. He has worked…

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Rw Explains The Unitech Chaos Explains Trending 

Unitech MD can be bailed out. But On What Condition?

RTIwala Explains: The Supreme Court has said that it will consider granting bail to Unitech Ltd Managing Director Sanjay Chandra. This decision has come over after the embattled real estate firm will deposit Rs 750 crore by December end. The Bench was headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra. Justice Misra said that the money that will be deposited in the apex court registry, will be used in facilitating refund to the home buyers who want their money back. The Bench also comprised of justices A. M. Khanwilkar and D. Y….

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RTIwala Explains Late Girija Devi Explains 

Girija Devi: The Queen Of Thumri

RTIwala Explains: Girija Devi (8 May 1929 – 24 October 2017) was an eminent classical singer and Padma Vibhushan awardee. She passed away at Kolkata’s BM Birla Heart Research Centre hospital on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest. She was 88 and survived by a daughter. She was much acclaimed Indian classical singer of the Seniya and Banaras gharanas. She performed classical and light classical music and helped elevate the profile of thumri. She died on 24 October 2017. Considered as the queen of Thumri and fondly called Appa ji, Girija Devi was put on life…

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Rw Explains Rohingya Violence Explains 

Here’s What You Didn’t Know: Where is the Rohingya abode?

RTIwala Explains: Rejected by the country they were born in and shunned by the neighboring states, the Rohingyas are searching their true fate. The Rohingya are among the most vulnerable amongst forcibly displaced groups across the world. Thousands of Rohingya have been fleeing Myanmar, especially after the August 25 violence in Western Myanmar. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), which places them among the “the most vulnerable groups of the forcibly displaced” has said a total of 87,000 Rohingyas have arrived in Bangladesh till date. Also Read: Media Attacked Again: Who, When, Why?…

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RTIwala Explains Doklam Issue Explains 

Doklam Issue Resolved: What, Why and How?

RTIwala Explains the Doklam Issue: India and China were engaged in a 73-day-long tussle in Doklam. The standoff ended on August 28 with mutual understanding after China halted the construction of the road. The 73-day-long Doklam standoff was “safely resolved” after several rounds of talks with India, a top Chinese military official said. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) official Liu Fang cited it as an example of how the Chinese military is trying to resolve issues through dialogue mechanisms with different countries. On 16 June 2017, the Chinese military attempted to…

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