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How would you feel if your favourite celebrity had manipulated you? Had subconsciously persuaded you to purchase a product in order to gain more money
Lying is probably one of the most common wrong acts that we carry out (one researcher has said 'lying is an unavoidable part of human nature'), so it'
Health professionals have to reconcile the general presumption against telling lies with these other principles of medical ethics. While healthcare pr
What’s the difference between cheerfulness and happiness? Despite appearances, these two notions are quite different. Trying to offer an answer to thi
Ethics is one of the major branches of philosophy and an ethical theory is part and parcel of all philosophies broadly conceived. The list of the grea
The impact that Dr Ambedkar had in defining today’s India is unparalleled. His contributions in laying the foundations of a Transformed India with a r
There are many instances where a debate is spurred regarding “whether public officials are ethically responsible for their private acts which are lega
Transplantation represents one of the biggest achievements of medical science however; it is marred with a host of ethical challenges. Transplantation
In recent times, when our most fundamental understanding of concepts of law and its interplay with perceptions of justice, morality, humanism, freedom
Union Cabinet recently cleared the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, banning commercial surrogacy in India and allowing only the altruistic surrogacy
The abortion debate deals with the rights and wrongs of deliberately ending a pregnancy before normal childbirth, killing the foetus in the process. A
At the present juncture of history, the process of dissemination, creation, generation, augmentation and utilization of knowledge is subsumed under ed
Some of the greatest moments in human history were fueled by emotional intelligence. When Martin Luther King, Jr. presented his dream, he chose langua
People could be forgiven for thinking that the Google event in San Francisco last week would be about new devices and the Android mobile operating sys
Should Tipu Jayanti be celebrated or not is a debate that is raging in parts of Karnataka. This is a social and political issue, the fundamental under
It’s time an institute of management education started a course on managing family-based political parties. Family business management is a discipline
The latest boardroom drama at the Tata group has raised uncomfortable questions on corporate governance in India. Were it not for the enviable legacy
Gandhi’s newspapers suggest that his purpose of journalism was to serve the society in all respect and inspire the mass for a greater cause. His overr
The religion of Buddha is famous as Buddhism. The followers of that religion are known as Buddhists. In his teachings, Buddha showed a new path. In hi
With materialistic values as topmost priority, moral and ethical values at the lowest span of ladder, every fibre of society indulged in-self aggrandi
Physicians and nurses encounter difficulties in their practice of palliative Care. They do need a good understanding of ethical principles and precede
Compassionate and palliative care relate to the quality of the process of dying. After suffering their absence during and after a deeply grievous demi
Muhammad Ali’s death has, as deaths often do, made us think about his life, momentous and multifaceted, and wonder what it all finally meant. “Don’t c
Like the newspaper, the radio and television, the movies also have great power in society, especially in India. It has an impact of good or evil in th
‘Ethics’ is a system of accepted beliefs, mores and values, which influence human behaviour. More specifically, it is a system based on morals. Thus,
Media ethics is given a broader concept of social responsibility. In presenting the facts and news around the globe, the Media is expected to have cer
Many journalists believe, as witnessed particularly in India during the last couple of years, that the public’s right to know and the need to expose v
The daily print media is the basic means for the day-by-day dissemination of the news. It is the gate way of elaborate information of the world and it
The Companies Act, 2013, and the Securities and Exchange Board of India's guidelines have mandated that corporate boards have at least one woman direc
India has, of late, shown an increasing tendency to be stuck in a particular equilibrium with regard to crime and punishment, one of poor enforcement
Two long-running controversies, highlight a troubling element about the ethics of governance in India, irrespective of the party in power. These conce
Cloning is the most recent evolution of selective assisted breeding in animal husbandry. Cloning animals is a reliable way of reproducing superior liv
Legislation is a dry affair—a meticulous balancing of rights, obligations and economic and administrative imperatives. But on occasion, it must addres
An area of metaethics involves the psychological basis of our moral judgments and conduct, particularly understanding what motivates us to be moral. W
It is essential to recognise that the discipline of Public Administration has been broadly influenced in the initial stages of its growth, by Politica
Arriving at a short list of representative normative principles is itself a challenging task. The principles selected must not be too narrowly focused
Metaphysics is the study of the kinds of things that exist in the universe. Some things in the universe are made of physical stuff, such as rocks; and
One of the big questions in moral philosophy is whether or not there are unchanging moral rules that apply in all cultures and at all times. Moral abs
The 125th birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar is an apt occasion to assess and reassess his thoughts and ideology and their relevance in India and
The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013 was introduced in Parliament in August 2013. The Bill amends the Prevention of Corruption Act, 198
Imparts knowledge First and foremost, ethical norms help in gaining knowledge, analyzing the truth, and avoiding any chances of errors while examining
The notion of ethics has expanded itself to involve all major realms of human existence. Here, an attempt is made to outline certain salient aspects o
Generally individuals show behaviours according to their attitudes .Attitudes are considered as guides for various behaviours . But various studies li
Public relationships are more instrumental such as organizational colleagues, politicians, strangers, and other outside of one’s relatively narrow cir
The Public Services Bill 2007, is a manifestation of the struggle of the Indian bureaucracy for devising a mechanism which could ensure efficiency and
History is witness that there have always been informers who reveal inside information to others. Ancient Greeks talked about whistleblowing centuries
These are the factors in human behaviour that determine whether it is good or bad. There are three such determinants of ethics, namely the object, the
The consequences are the outcomes caused by an action and the quality of these consequences depend on how much good they contain. Motives are the caus
As a concept, values are often interchanged with ethics (and not infrequently also with standards), particularly in relation to addressing corruption
Values develop due to children’s internalization of cultural norms including beliefs regarding what is appropriate and what is inappropriate at very y
One of the terms of reference of the Administrative Reforms Commission pertains to ethics in governance, specifically the following aspects:- A. Vigil
The Narendra Modi government has amended the All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968 to include a 19-point guideline for bureaucrats, which mandates t
Work culture represents the collective values, beliefs and principles of organization and employee and is a product of such factors as history, produc
Organizational ethics is the ethics of an organization, and it is how an organization responds to an internal or external stimulus. Organizational eth
There are several ethical standards that are considered to be self-evident, and seem to apply to all people throughout all of history, regardless of c
Media ethics is concerned about the question of what is right or wrong, good or bad, acceptable or unacceptable about the means and ways that the medi
Environmental ethics is the part of environmental philosophy which considers extending the traditional boundaries of ethics from solely including huma
Values are ideas that a person holds about things and aspects of life. These areguiding principles that mould a person’sbehavior all his life. Q
Human beings are the only animals capable of controlling their behavior, differentiating between right and wrong actions and placing differing values
Judicial activism means that instead of judicial restraint, the Supreme Court and other lower courts become activists and com...
Rights and Duties are inseparable. They are two sides of a same coin. So as we have Fundamental Rights that we can enjoy ther...
Part III and IV of the Constitution have been together described as “Conscience of the Constitution”. But the fundamental que...
Frontline Gist: Issue April 14, 2017 How the poor die The national health policy’s professed commitment to strengthening the ...
An analysis of the debt and deficit of states based on the budget estimates of 2016–17 shows that almost half of them have a ...
India’s leading corporates have too much debt on their balance sheets; this keeps them from making fresh investment. Banks ar...
Yojana Gist: Issue March 2017 Budget 2017-18 Preface: Every issue of Yojana deals with a single topic comprehensively sharing...
On the surface, India's economy looks solid heading into 2016, with third quarter 2015 growth up 7.4% over third quarter 2014...
Frontline Gist: Issue February 17, 2017 Message from The Marina The unprecedented youth protest in Tamil Nadu demanding revoc...
The human development concept was developed by economist Mahbub ul Haq. At the World Bank in the 1970s, and later as minister...
The Revolt of 1857 is one of the most important chapters in the history of India’s struggle for freedom. There is a lack of c...
Global terrorism is one of the biggest threats of 21st century. Terrorism is defined as “calculated use of violence of threat...
Women were traditionally at a disadvantage in most societies especially by the end of 17th century. The advent of Industrial ...
The Concept In broad terms civil society is commonly defined as the area outside family, market and state, encompassing a spe...
National Consciousness was an outcome of the overall impact of British rule and its exploitative policies. The British coloni...
The union cabinet decided to ban the use of red beacons on all VIP vehicles, including those of the President, Vice-President...
The Union Cabinet has given its approval for introduction of the “Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016”. Salient features of the...
The debate on the Juvenile Justice Bill had been getting louder, with several developments unfolding in the horrific December...