Supreme Court: Streaming live

Source: The post is based on the article “Supreme Court: Streaming live” published in Indian Express on 28th September 2022 What is the News? The Supreme Court has started to live stream its proceedings only in crucial Constitution Bench cases. Background The Supreme Court in Swapnil Tripathi vs Supreme Court of India (2018) had ruled… Continue reading Supreme Court: Streaming live

Explained | Rules for identifying criminals

Source: The post is based on the article “Explained | Rules for identifying criminals” published in The Hindu on 22nd September 2022 What is the News? The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) notified the rules governing The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022. What is Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022? Click Here to read What are… Continue reading Explained | Rules for identifying criminals

Live streaming of SC proceedings: the rationale and the concerns

Source: The post is based on the article “Live streaming of SC proceedings: the rationale and the concerns” published in Indian Express on 21st September 2022. What is the News? The Supreme Court has decided to live stream its proceedings in crucial Constitution Bench cases that will be heard from September 27, 2022. Background In… Continue reading Live streaming of SC proceedings: the rationale and the concerns

ECI seeks restrictions on cash donations to political parties, writes to government

Source: The post is based on the article “ECI seeks restrictions on cash donations to political parties, writes to government” published in The Hindu on 20th September 2022. What is the News? Election Commission of India (ECI) has suggested a number of amendments to RP (Representation of People Act) Act,1951 to increase transparency and accountability… Continue reading ECI seeks restrictions on cash donations to political parties, writes to government

Scandinavian social democracy

Source: The post is based on the article “Scandinavian social democracy” published in The Hindu on 20th September 2022. What is the News? The Nordic model of social democracy offers lessons to the developing world including countries like India despite the myriad complexities of diversities. What is the Nordic Model? The Nordic model, also known… Continue reading Scandinavian social democracy

Govt to set up panel to study status of Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and Islam

Source: The post is based on the article “Govt to set up panel to study status of Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and Islam” published in Indian Express on 19th September 2022. What is the News? The Government of India is all set to constitute a National Commission to study the social, economic and educational… Continue reading Govt to set up panel to study status of Scheduled Castes converts to Christianity and Islam

Union Home Minister presided over the signing of historic agreement between Government of India, Government of Assam and representatives of eight Adivasi Groups

Source: The post is based on the article “Union Home Minister presided over the signing of historic agreement between Government of India, Government of Assam and representatives of eight Adivasi Groups” published in PIB on 15th September 2022. What is the News? The government of India and the Assam Government has signed a tripartite agreement… Continue reading Union Home Minister presided over the signing of historic agreement between Government of India, Government of Assam and representatives of eight Adivasi Groups

Cabinet approves addition of four tribes to ST list

Source: The post is based on the article “Cabinet approves addition of four tribes to ST list” published in The Hindu on 15th September 2022. What is the News? The Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra has approved the addition of four tribes to the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST), including those from Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and… Continue reading Cabinet approves addition of four tribes to ST list

Union govt. push for use of Hindi

Source: The post is based on the article “Union govt. push for use of Hindi” published in The Hindu on 15th September 2022. What is the News? The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has written to the Ministry of External Affairs to promote the use of Hindi for official work in banks, public sector undertakings, embassies and other government offices located… Continue reading Union govt. push for use of Hindi

No specific law against hate speech: EC

Source: The post is based on the article “No specific law against hate speech: EC” published in The Hindu on 15th September 2022. What is the News? The Election Commission of India (ECI) in the Supreme Court has said that due to the lack of a specific law against hate speech and rumour during polls. About the case on hate speech… Continue reading No specific law against hate speech: EC