Social Justice

The term ‘Unsound Mind’

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? The term ‘unsound mind’ appears frequently in Indian law. The Constitution of India disqualifies a person from being a MP or MLA, “if he is of unsound mind and…

April 23, 2017 0 321

Telangana Muslim Reservation

Daily News GS II Prelims and Mains

Why in news? The Telangana assembly passed a law increasing the reservation for OBC Muslims in jobs and education from 4% to 12%. It asked the Centre to include the 62% reservation in the state in…

April 22, 2017 0 306

Workplace Violence

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? There have been numerous media reports of instances of violence against doctors and health-care institutions across India. Has the workplace violence increased? The incidence …

April 15, 2017 0 265

Derailing White Revolution

Editorial GS II Mains

What is the issue? The gau raksha activism is actually derailing the benefits of India’s white revolution. How much of India’s milk today comes from cows? Out of a total production of…

April 11, 2017 0 298

Xenophobia in India

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Recently, senior African diplomats issued a joint statement deploring the series of recent attacks on African students and citizens in India. What the African diplomats say? The Afr…

April 05, 2017 0 586

SDMC’s Order - Part II

Daily News GS II Mains

Click here for SDMC’s Order Part I Why in news? South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) made it mandatory for all hotels and restaurants in its jurisdiction to give full access to the ge…

April 04, 2017 0 370

ICT and Disability

Daily News GS II Social Justice

What is the issue? Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have the potential to significantly impact the lives of 8-10% of India’s population lives with disabilities. It will facil…

April 03, 2017 0 364

Attack on African People

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Recently four Nigerian men were beaten up by locals holding a protest march demanding justice for a 17-year-old who had died two days earlier from a suspected drug overdose. What does t…

April 01, 2017 0 429

Restrictions on Women’s Mobility

Daily News GS II Social Justice

What is the issue? The India Human Development Survey (IHDS) was organised by the University of Maryland and the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) reports about Women’s relu…

March 28, 2017 0 361

The mental health care bill 2013

Daily News GS II Mains

Why in news? Recently, the Minister of health has introduced the bill, which has already been passed in the Rajya Sabha last year, in Lok Sabha. What does the bill say? Among the various objectiv…

March 26, 2017 0 614

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