Accessibility and Need of Social Media for Indian Women – An Analysis

Introduction In India, there are around 50 Crore Internet users. It is growing at a rate of 10% per year in the urban areas and 13% per year in the rural areas. Similarly, one-third of internet users in India are women. Today, a person spends an average of 145 minutes every day on social media.… Continue reading Accessibility and Need of Social Media for Indian Women – An Analysis

[ Yojana Summary] Federalism during the Pandemic – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction The second wave of Covid-19 is creating havoc in the country. The country is facing challenges in overcoming the medical Oxygen crisis, lockdown associated losses to the economy, etc. All this necessitated coordination between the center and the states. While states are struggling with a lack of financial resources, the center is finding itself… Continue reading [ Yojana Summary] Federalism during the Pandemic – Explained, Pointwise

Maratha Reservation and the Reservation Policy in India – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court recently held the Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act of 2018 as unconstitutional. This Maratha reservation law provides reservation benefits to the Maratha community in admissions and government jobs. However, the implementation of this reservation took the quota limit in the… Continue reading Maratha Reservation and the Reservation Policy in India – Explained, Pointwise

Reducing Independence of the Election Commission of India – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction The Election Commission (EC’s) independence and credibility has come into question in the recent phase of state elections in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Kerala. The Madras High Court blamed the EC. It was for proliferating the second wave of Covid-19 during the electoral process by not acting in a credible manner.… Continue reading Reducing Independence of the Election Commission of India – Explained, Pointwise

India UK Relations and its challenges – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction India and UK relations have deep historical connections. Both countries have maintained cordial relations since the Independence of India. But both of them struggled to realize their full potential due to various issues and prejudices. The recent developments like Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic provide an opportunity for a fresh start in India UK… Continue reading India UK Relations and its challenges – Explained, Pointwise

Significance of Universal Social Welfare – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction The Covid-19 pandemic struck India in 2020. It brutally impacted the lives of the Indian masses especially the marginalized community. Despite having multiple social welfare schemes, the country failed to provide adequate social welfare services to the marginalized during the pandemic. Thus, Universal Social Welfare is the need of the hour. This pandemic, along… Continue reading Significance of Universal Social Welfare – Explained, Pointwise

Why North-East is More Vulnerable to Earthquakes? – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction An Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hit Assam on April 28th, 2021. It caused sufficient damage to buildings and property but fortunately, no fatalities were reported. The northeastern region has a peculiar record of experiencing earthquakes at regular intervals due to its unique geographical location. The state of Assam itself witnessed two great earthquakes (Magnitude… Continue reading Why North-East is More Vulnerable to Earthquakes? – Explained, Pointwise

Intellectual Property Rights(IPR) and Universal Vaccination – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction The Covid-19 cases in India are increasing at a very high rate in India. According to the government data, the number of positive cases is increasing at a rate of more than 3 lakh every day since April 21. Now, the only solution suggested by experts around the world is universal vaccination. The government… Continue reading Intellectual Property Rights(IPR) and Universal Vaccination – Explained, Pointwise

New Umbrella Entity for Payment System – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction The RBI in August last year released a framework for setting up New Umbrella Entity or entities. These Entities will carry out various payment services, similar to the ones being provided by the NPCI right now. Recently the Reserve Bank of India said that it is not in favour of having direct and supervisory… Continue reading New Umbrella Entity for Payment System – Explained, Pointwise