December 31, 2012

Dodd-Frank Act

The financial crisis of 2007–10 led to calls for changes in the regulatory system. In June 2009, a proposal for a ‘sweeping overhaul of the financial regulatory system’ was

November 24, 2012

Doctrine of Eclipse

The doctrine of eclipse provides for the validation of the void laws. This doctrine is based upon the premise that a law which violates the fundamental rights is not

November 24, 2012

Doctrine of severability

Article 13 of the constitution says that a law is void if it is inconsistent with the Fundamental Rights. A void statute is devoid of any legal force and

November 24, 2012

Direct and Indirect Farm Credit

Difference between direct and indirect farm credit · Any loan to agriculture and allied sector is called farm credit. When the borrower is directly responsible for its repayment to

November 24, 2012

Deficit Financing

Deficit refers to the difference between expenditure and receipts. In public finance, it means the government is spending more than what it is earning. Government expenditure and revenue can

November 12, 2012

Drug Resistant TB

Drug Resistant TB can be MDR or XDR or TDR. TB which is resistant at least to isoniazid and rifampicin the two most powerful first-line anti-TB drugs is called

October 16, 2012


Diprotodon, or giant wombat or the rhinoceros wombat, is the largest known marsupial ever to have lived. This extinct species is member Australian megafauna. The pigeon-toed animals were widespread

October 9, 2012

Diego Garcia

Diego Garcia is coral atoll located south of the equator in the central Indian Ocean in the British Indian Ocean Territory. The United States was developing Diego Garcia as

October 7, 2012

Desert Lark

Desert Lark was the code name of the 7th Indo-US Army Joint Exercise conducted in Thar desert in March 2012. A number of key surveillance, communications and lED detection

October 6, 2012

Differential Voting Rights (DVR) Shares

A DVR share is like an ordinary equity share, but it provides fewer voting rights to the shareholder. The objective of issuing DVR shares is for prevention of a