Headline : What is the project to redevelop Lutyens’ Delhi all about? Details : In News The Central government has started its plan of redeveloping the three-km-long Central Vista and Parliament. The plan also includes constructing a common Central secretariat for all ministries that are currently spread over many buildings across Delhi. This follows calls from Members of Parliament to … Continue reading What is the project to redevelop Lutyens’ Delhi all about?
Headline : Coming, digital push to Gram Panchayats Details : In News: The Union government has decided to start People’s Plan Campaign, also known as Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas in September, after consultations with the representatives of 16 key ministries.Earlier, from October to December, 2018, the government conducted a similar exercise in 2.48 lakh Gram Panchayats (GPs) across the country, … Continue reading Polity & Governance : People’s Plan Campaign, also known as Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas
Headline : The forms of federalism in India Details : Why in News? The Union government has withdrawn the special status conferred on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370 of the Constitution. It has also divided the State into two regions and declared them as Union Territories. Telegram: https://t.me/ShubhraRanjanPSIR The debate concerning with federalism: Nations … Continue reading Polity: Federalism- Debate, landmark cases, Types of Federalism, J&K and more
Headline : SC reserves verdict on changes to SC/ST law Details : The News Recently, the Supreme Court has reserved its judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act of 2018. The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 Objective: to prevent atrocities … Continue reading SC reserves verdict on changes to SC/ST law
Headline : Plea in SC on voting rights of undertrials and convicts Details : The News Recently a plea has been filed in the Supreme Court under Article 32 challenging an electoral law denying undertrials and convicts their right to vote. Provision violating the right to equality Section 62(5) of the Representation of People Act of 1951 : … Continue reading In Brief: Undertrials and Covicts: Fundamental Right, Right to equality, Right to Constitutional Remedies
Headline : Ensuring access to justice Editorial 2nd Apr'19 TheHindu Details : Justice system in India is not accessible to many: The justice system in any democracy is set up, under the Constitution to serve the public, and judges are supposed to act without “fear or favour, affection or ill-will”. However, judges through lack of prescience, and many … Continue reading Ensuring access to justice Editorial 2nd Apr’19 TheHindu
Headline : What is anti-defection law, why it won’t apply to two MGP MLAs who switched to BJP Details : Context: Recently, two of the three MLAs of a Goan political party (MGP) have joined another party (BJP) while also merging their party’s legislative wing. Now, as two out of the three MLAs have merged the … Continue reading Everything about About anti-defection law